Executive Education

Redefine Your Leadership, Unlock Your Potential

At Gies College of Business, our commitment to developing and providing transformative educational experiences does not stop with a degree. The changing world of business requires leaders who continually evolve to meet the new challenges they face.

Executive Education at Gies College of Business provides professional development that empowers senior executives and high performing managers to achieve their potential. Our portfolio features intensive courses focused on a particular topic, and long-term executive engagements covering a wide range of topics.

Customize Your Program

We specialize in custom engagement that addresses the specific business challenges of your organization. A program director works with you, your organization and our renowned team to access course modules that meet your needs. Our team can even provide specialized content to enhance your existing in-house executive development programs.

Program Areas

  • Business Ethics
  • Digital & Global Marketing
  • Finance
  • Innovation Management
  • Management/Leadership
  • Operations
  • Organizational Behavior
If you’re interested in a customized or standard program, contact us to learn more.

One more way to grow

In order to best meet your needs, we also offer an online option called Business Essentials: Claiming, Creating, Managing, and Measuring Value. If you’re looking for a chance to learn from world-class faculty in a high-engagement online classroom, these four modules offer a chance to improve your management skills while providing content that caters to your busy schedule.

Check out how the Business Essentials series will take your career to the next level!

Contact Us

Amanda Brantner
Director of Executive Education
(217) 244-8497

Carlos Torelli, Ph.D.
Executive Director of Executive Education
Professor of Business Administration
Fellow, Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society
(217) 300-4158