Executive Education

Like the organizations they work for, individuals who succeed in today’s business world are the ones who never stop learning. At Wake Forest Executive Education, we offer open enrollment and customized programs that sharpen your talents as a business leader and improve your company’s competitive advantage. Our programs are specifically designed to provide highly personal education experiences that address real-world issues.

Wake Forest Executive Education specializes in professional development and rich learning experiences in Marketing, Data Analytics, Finance, Leadership, Supply Chain Management, Innovation, and Strategy.

Upcoming Programs

Nov. 19, 2020

Authentic and Effective Leadership

This 1-day program will provide the participant with the foundation of authentic and effective leadership, while exploring who the leader is as a person. Fully understanding the factors driving behavior enhances leadership authenticity, assists in building trust with others, increases leader effectiveness, and contributes to personal fulfillment and team performance. This program is part one of a series of four open enrollment programs leading to a Certificate in Leadership. Each program can be taken individually to gain critical knowledge and skills, or, combined as a certificate.

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Dec. 2-3, 2020

Descriptive Analytics

Through this course, you will develop a deep understanding of the business, economic, and social trends that are impacting organizations and gain new tools to mitigate future risks and exploit opportunities. This program is part one of a series of three open enrollment analyst-based programs leading to a Certificate in Analytics for Analysts each program can be taken individually to gain critical knowledge and skills, or, combined as a certificate.

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Jan. 6-7, 2021

Predictive Analytics

Using techniques such as data mining, statistical modeling, machine learning, and even artificial intelligence, predictive analytics helps analyze existing data to make future predictions. This course provides participants with the skills to generate future insights with more certainty, and more reliably forecast scenarios, trends, and behaviors. This program is part two of a series of three open enrollment analyst-based programs leading to a Certificate in Analytics for Analysts. Each program can be taken individually to gain critical knowledge and skills, or, combined as a certificate.

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Jan. 29, 2021

Building and Leading Effective Teams

This 1-day program will provide the participant with the knowledge and tools to build and lead effective teams (standing, temporary, and/or virtual), manage conflict, build trust with others, and shape a culture of empowerment and shared leadership. This program is part one of a series of four open enrollment programs leading to a Certificate in Leadership. Each program can be taken individually to gain critical knowledge and skills, or, combined as a certificate.

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Feb. 3-4, 2021

Prescriptive Analytics

As we evaluate business objectives, key metrics such as profitability improvement, cost reductions, and client satisfaction can be optimized with prescriptive analytics. During this program, applications in business including production planning, location analysis, supply chain design, transportation, marketing/product design and financial portfolio analysis will be discussed. Additionally, the use and application of rule-based systems and heuristics with an emphasis on optimization modeling of real business problems will be explored and tested. This program is part three of a series of three open enrollment analyst-based programs leading to a Certificate in Analytics for Analysts. Each program can be taken individually to gain critical knowledge and skills, or, combined as a certificate.

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