The Vistex Institute for Executive Learning & Research at Lehigh's College of Business is offering 13 new online programs this winter and spring to give businesses the tools to adapt and grow during the pandemic.
“This is not a time for employees or businesses to sit back and wait and see what happens,” said Alison Peirce, executive director of the Vistex Institute. “You want to acquire the tools to make something happen now and post-pandemic."
The new Vistex courses are short online sessions with meaningful yet manageable assignments, allowing employees to learn without taking them away from their flow of work. Upon completion of any one of the programs, attendees will better understand their organizations, be able to create agile plans for the future, and participate meaningfully in discussions with senior leadership, she said.
“We are focusing the first half of 2021 on leadership, management and supply chain challenges,” said Peirce. “These are the skills the business community is telling us that are in demand in this new environment.”
Take any one or a combination of 13 executive education programs being offered February through June 2021.
Leadership and Management Programs
Agile Project Management
Feb. 23 and March 2 and 9, 2021 from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. ET ($695)
Connected Leadership: Creating and Retaining an Engaged Team
April 8, 13 and 15, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET ($695)
Virtual Leadership: Essential Skills for Leading a Hybrid and Remote Workforce, Now and Post-COVID
April 20 and May 4, 2021 from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. ET ($495)
Essentials of Negotiation: Optimizing Outcomes and Maximizing Value
April 26, 28 and 30, 2021 from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. ET ($695)
Creating the Environment for Courageous Inclusion
May 5, 12, 19 and 26, June 2& 9, 2021 1 - 4 p.m. ET ($1195)
Creating and Executing Strategy: The Business Model Canvas
May 17, 2021 from 10 – 5 p.m. ET ($995)
Strategic Decision-Making in a Crisis
May 18 and 20, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET ($495)
Supply Chain Programs
Managing Supply Chain Risk
Feb. 18 and 25 and March 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET ($995)
Utilizing Supply Chain Management for Competitive Advantage
March 8, 10 and 12, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET ($695)
Supply Chain Management: Cost and Financial Management
April 12, 14, 16, 19, 21 and 23, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET ($995)
Managing Financial Challenges in the Supply Chain: Surviving COVID and Beyond
May 11 and 13, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET ($495)
Supply Chain Management: Continuous Improvement for Manufacturing and Service Industries
May 25 and 27 and June 1, 3, 8 and 10, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET ($995)
Supply Chain Management: Capstone Experience
June 21, 23 and 25, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET ($695)
The Vistex Institute for Executive Learning & Research at Lehigh University College of Business provides high impact, short duration live, online programs for working professionals with a particular focus on content that enhances interpersonal and corporate effectiveness. The customized programs are applied, interactive and employ Adult Learning Theory to maximize retention and application back on the job.
The Vistex Institute offers certificate and non-certificate programs for individuals and custom programs for your organization.
Registration is open. Learn more at business.lehigh.edu/executive-education.
Story by Rob Gerth