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Management Development Center

  1. 1. ManagementDevelopment Center 2012–2013 Program and Course Guide
  2. 2. MANAGEMENTDEVELOPMENT CENTERIn today’s rapidly changing business world, having acompetitive edge is imperative for achieving success.Individuals and organizations must continually improvetheir management skills and capabilities. DePaulUniversity’s Management Development Center, aleading provider of innovative management programsfor more than two decades, can help both individualsand organizations acquire new skills and enhanceexisting knowledge. Our programs include both openenrollment and customized on-site courses covering avariety of traditional and emerging business topics.
  3. 3. MBA PRIMER Certificate ProgramTo succeed in business, you need specialized knowledge and practical skills, an understandingof management concepts and functional areas, as well as experience in using current tools andtechniques for improving operations.In the MBA Primer program—a 15-week “mini-MBA” program offered by DePaul’s ManagementDevelopment Center—you’ll gain a broad-based view of business theories and practices, as wellas the pragmatic perspective necessary for effective management. You also will experience anassessment of your managerial skills and receive formal guidance on developing those abilities.PROGRAM CONTENT Who Should Attend LogisticsThe MBA Primer focuses on subject • Experienced professionals looking for a • A bachelor’s degree in any field isareas important in today’s business better understanding of the latest, as required for admission.environment. Sessions will cover the well as established, business theories • Participants meet for a three-hourfollowing topics: and practices session one evening a week for 15• Assessing your managerial skills • Mid-level managers wanting to update weeks. A passing grade in a final test is• Business strategy and expand their business skills required to earn a certificate.• High performance • Managers or professionals wanting • A credit waiver equivalent to one quality-management systems to “test the water” before enrolling in elective course will be given to• Sustainability in business a traditional MBA or other graduate students who:• Supply chain management business program - arn a “B” or better on the test. E• Innovation in business - re accepted into the MBA program A• Project management Extraordinary Faculty in the Kellstadt Graduate School of• Human resources and coaching The MBA Primer is taught by faculty from Business.• Negotiations DePaul’s Kellstadt Graduate School of• Economics Business, whose evening MBA program is• Finance ranked among the best in the nation• Accounting by U.S.News and World Report and• Marketing industry experts. Academic excellence• Social media combined with real-world pragmatism— the advantage is apparent. “DePaul University’s MBA Primer program gave me a fresh perspective on the latest thinking in business. It was truly an investment worth making and has already paid dividends in helping me grow our business.” National Business Manager, Waste Management Inc. | 1
  4. 4. MBA PRIMER: ENTREPRENEURSHIP CERTIFICATE PROGRAM Prepare for success in entrepreneurial ventures with the MBA Primer: Entrepreneurship Certificate Program. Taught by DePaul faculty and experienced entrepreneurs, this 15-week program focuses on the important aspects of business combined with the theoretical foundation of an MBA program along with real-world entrepreneurial skills. Upon successful completion of the program, you’ll be able to obtain coaching and advisory support through DePaul’s Coleman Entrepreneurship Center. Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit • Entrepreneurs who want to learn best • Evaluate new venture opportunities practices in management, finance, • Identify, quantify and articulate marketing and strategic planning market opportunity • Non-profit leaders who want to learn • Use financial data to make better how to use for-profit strategies to management decisions promote their causes • Complete a venture feasibility analysis • Corporate employees with an • Communicate the value proposition of entrepreneurial spirit who want to your venture develop new corporate strategies • Earn a credit waiver for one elective and opportunities course if you continue your education • Aspiring entrepreneurs, graduate at DePaul’s Kellstadt Graduate School students and professionals interested of Business in a career change2 | FINANCIAL PLANNING EDUCATION CENTER
  5. 5. BUSINESS ANALYST CERTIFICATE PROGRAMBusiness analysts understand the structure, policies and operations of an organization andhave the ability to recommend solutions to help the organization achieve its initiatives. Thisprogram covers the International Institute of Business Analysis’s (IIBA®) Body of Knowledge,supplemented with practical examples and resources, to help you prepare for the examinationsto earn the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or Certification of Competency inBusiness Analysis (CCBA) designations.PROGRAM TOPICS Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit• Business analysis planning and • Business analysts, business systems • Learn how to create high-impact monitoring analysts and business analyst marketing plans and programs• Elicitation managers • Develop your analytical skills to gain• Requirements management and • Product, project and program deeper business insight communication managers • Create and participate in new initiatives• Enterprise analysis • Business and software architects to advance your career• Requirements analysis• Solution assessment and validation This program will help you prepare for certification with the Association for Strategic Planning (ASP).STRATEGIC MANAGEMENTCERTIFICATE PROGRAMSkilled strategic management professionals establish and direct practical, sustainable and costeffective approaches to planning and executing projects. The Strategic Management CertificateProgram gives you an understanding of the discipline of strategic management as a wholeand breaks down the required phases and steps for planning, implementing and evaluatingstrategy as a management process. Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit • Professionals who manage, lead or • Learn the skills and tools to facilitate consult on strategic management and all phases and steps of planning, development implementing and evaluating a • Owners and senior executives managed process interested in implementing strategic • Use interactive, multimedia tools to internal improvements build your capacity to manage strategy • Prepare to become an ASP Strategic Planning Professional (SPP), Strategic Management Professional (SMP) or Strategic Planning Associate (SPA) | 3
  6. 6. SIX SIGMA GREEN BELT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM— EXCELLENCE IN PROCESS IMPROVEMENT A Six Sigma Green Belt certificate from DePaul University shows employers that you possess basic problem-solving skills, bring statistical expertise, and can work effectively as a member or a leader of a Six Sigma process-improvement team. The management disciplines taught in this course are indispensable for professionals who want to help their organizations achieve world- class standards of performance. PROGRAM Content Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit During this 16-week program, This program is appropriate for In this program, you’ll acquire the you will learn to: professionals who want to develop the abilities and skills to implement Six Sigma • Identify core processes ability to lead process-improvement effectively and economically. You’ll learn • Define customer requirements initiatives. Participants in our Green Belt how to play a key role in a Six Sigma • Measure current performance program include: transformation initiative and become • Define opportunities for improvement • Financial/business analysts highly visible to top management as a • Measure the relevant processes • Commodity managers leader in this area. requiring improvement • Project managers • Gather and analyze data to investigate • Quality managers causes • Business development managers • Improve, control and redesign • Manufacturing process engineers processes • Continuous improvement directors • Director or VP of operations “the course was a great experience. I learned many new tools that I am able to utilize at work every day.” David C. Hopp, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.2 | FINANCIAL PLANNING EDUCATION CENTER
  7. 7. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENTCERTIFICATE PROGRAMNo matter the field, supply chain management (SCM) can drive an organization’s success orfailure. Gain the knowledge and competencies necessary to improve your companies’ supplychain performance. The results can be both more efficient internal operations and betterrelationships with suppliers and customers.PROGRAM TOPICS This program is offered through an Who Should AttendThis 20-week program—offered in two agreement with APICS, The Association • Professionals interested in a deeper10-week modules—covers these topics: for Operations Management. It uses the understanding of supplier and• Supply chain strategy APICS CSCP Learning System to equip customer relations, international trade,• Supply chain management participants with the knowledge and skills supply chain information technology fundamentals demanded of supply chain leaders and and logistics• Continuous improvement—Lean Six to prepare them for the APICS Certified • Professionals working to improve Sigma Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) productivity and increase innovation in• Building competitive operations, certification exam. the supply chain planning and logistics • Professionals who are preparing for the• Global logistics APICS CSCP certification exam• Managing customer and supplier relationships How You Will Benefit• Global procurement Enhance your ability to make outsourcing• Outsourcing manufacturing and decisions, build operations and deploy services IT. Upon successful completion,• Information technology to enable you’ll be prepared to take the APICS supply chain management CSCP certification exam and receive a• Supply chain innovation certificate in Supply Chain Management from DePaul University. ® | 3
  8. 8. PURCHASING AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM Supply management has advanced the role of purchasing beyond achieving sustainable and recurring cost savings. It now positions an organization to provide more value to customers, establish market differentiation, develop lasting supplier relationships, and remain flexible and agile. In this program, you will enhance your knowledge and skills to achieve success in the field and prepare for the Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM)’s Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) certification. PROGRAM TOPICS Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit This 24-week program, taught by industry This program is ideal for current • Gain an understanding of the leaders, is structured in three eight-week purchasers or supply managers who best practices and processes of modules focusing on these topics: want to advance their careers, as well as supply management • Foundation of supply management for individuals who want to explore this • Develop practical skills to make • Effective supply management profession as a new career. Professionals accurate and profitable decisions performance from a number of industries, such as • Learn how to develop and implement • Leadership in supply management healthcare, public service, retail and innovative and effective supply manufacturing, can benefit and prepare strategies to qualify for the Certified Professional in • Bring the latest supply management Supply Management® designation from practices to your organization the Institute for Supply Management™. • Integrate the supply management function into your organization’s supply chain networks • Prepare for the Institute for Supply Management™ CPSM® certification exam “I was able to directly apply what was taught in class to my job. I launched several projects based on topics discussed in class. This was a great experience and the classes definitely helped further my career.” J. Novak, Sourcing Specialist II, Grainger2 | FINANCIAL PLANNING EDUCATION CENTER
  9. 9. SUPPLIER DIVERSITY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMThe Supplier Diversity Certificate Program, offered in partnership with the Chicago MinoritySupplier Development Council, is designed to help strengthen your relationships with minoritysuppliers and fully utilize often untapped minority partnership opportunities.By completing both eight-week modules, Foundations of Supply Management and SupplierDiversity, you will receive a certificate of professional achievement in supplier diversity fromDePaul. Additionally, the content of this program will benefit anyone interested in pursuing thenew Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity™ (CPSD™) designation from the Institute forSupply Management™ (ISM).PROGRAM TOPICS Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit• Supplier diversity policies The program is designed for purchasing • Understand the significant value of• Sourcing and strategic planning professionals, management and staff supplier diversity• Financing and budgeting working at all levels in the supply chain • Learn the best practices and processes• Metrics and oversight and supplier diversity professions. of supplier diversity• Training and development • Develop supplier diversity metrics• Advocacy, marketing and outreach to improve your organization’s performance • Gain practical skills to develop a world- class supplier diversity program | 3
  10. 10. BASIC MANAGEMENT SKILLS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM Managers who have the right skills and knowledge can have a major impact on a firm’s success. DePaul University’s Basic Management Skills Certificate Program provides managers and supervisors with the tools they need to deliver results in the productivity and performance of their company. Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit DePaul University’s Basic Management • Learn leadership styles and skills to Skills program is designed for front-line manage today’s changing workforce managers, team leaders and new • Enhance your ability to manage, managers who need to improve their delegate, communicate and resolve team’s performance and experienced conflict to improve employee managers who want to enhance their productivity and performance management skills. • Increase job performance by applying the principles of performance management and measurement • Create personal action plans focused on the application of new skills and knowledge of effective leaders • Earn a certificate in Basic Management Skills BUSINESS ESSENTIALS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM The Business Essentials Certificate Program is a combination of courses and certificate programs that introduce you to the fundamental concepts of business management, human resources, marketing, accounting and finance. Whether you’re a new manager or a professional transitioning into the business environment, you will find this program of instruction immediately applicable to your career. Program Requirements Required Courses: Elective Courses (choose two): To receive the Business Essentials • Basic Management Skills • Effective Presentation and certificate you must successfully Certificate Program Communication Skills Certificate complete the five required courses • Building an Effective Marketing Program and two elective courses. Plan Certificate Program • Employment Law • Essentials of Human Resource • Introduction to Organizational Management Certificate Program Development • Finance and Accounting for • Negotiation Strategies and Skills Non-Financial Professionals Certificate Program • Introduction to Management • Professional Business Writing Certificate Program8 | Management Development Center
  11. 11. Continuing and DePaul UniversityProfessional EducationREGISTRATION FOrm Management Development Center 2012–2013 PROGRAM AND COURSES Name Date of Birth Ways to Register Home Address City State Zip Online: Home Phone Home Email Employer Title Mail in: DePaul University, CPE Business Address City State Zip 1 East Jackson Boulevard Chicago, Illinois 60604-2201 Business Phone Business Email Fax Walk in: Preferred mailing address: Home Business 14 East Jackson Blvd., Suite 1010 Preferred email address: Home Business Fax registration form to: How did you hear about us: Email Print Ad Direct Mail (312) 362-8764 Internet Search Word of Mouth Employer CPE Event Professional Organization/Association Call: Other (312) 362-6300Applicant — Detach here. Highest level of education: High School/GED Bachelor’s Degree Professional Degree Associate Degree Master’s Degree Doctoral Degree Other School previously attended: Program Title Dates Days Campus Cost TOTAL: Payment Options (Payment must be received at the time of registration.) Check (payable to DePaul University CPE) Visa MasterCard Discover American Express Account Number Expiration Date Name as it appears on the card Signature Payment may be made by check, VISA, Master Card, Discover, American Express or money order. Cash will not be accepted. Payment must be received at the time of registration. Checks should be made payable to DePaul University CPE and reference the student’s name. University policy requires a $25.00 Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF) fee to be charged for all returned checks. All registrations are due seven calendar days before the course start date. Any registration submitted after that deadline will be charged a mandatory $75.00 late registration fee. You will receive confirmation of your registration by email. If you need confirmation or a receipt mailed to you, contact our office at (312) 362-6300 or Written notification of cancellation is required seven calendar days before the course start date to receive a full refund (minus a $75.00 cancellation fee). DePaul’s complete registration and student policies can be found on our website at We reserve the right to substitute instructors, change the day and location that programs meet, and cancel programs due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen events. MDC2013B
  12. 12. DePaul University Continuing andProfessional Education (CPE) is a leading Mprovider of professional developmentand learning for working adults seekingto enhance their skills, advance in theircareers and enrich their understanding Dof a rapidly changing world. CPE alsooffers education solutions customized tomeet the needs of business, governmentand nonprofit organizations.Visit Our WebsiteFor online registration, course informationand current dates, please visit our websiteat ContactEilish McDonagh, Program Manager(312) 362-5295emcdonag@depaul.eduCustomized Onsite Learning SolutionsFor those organizations wishing toincrease the knowledge and skills oftheir employees, DePaul’s Continuingand Professional Education (CPE)offers customized on-site learningsolutions through Custom Programsand Onsite Services.