Kelley School of Business offering day-long courses for working professionals in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time, top-ranked faculty from the Kelley School of Business are offering dynamic, one-day courses for working professionals in central Indiana.

The budget-conscious open-enrollment courses are designed to provide professionals at all levels with innovative, real-world knowledge they can immediately apply at the workplace. Kelley School of Business Executive Education will offer this new curriculum to the public for the first time beginning in September 2017.

Held in downtown Indianapolis on IUPUI’s campus, the executive short courses will provide organizational leaders, managers and their teams and business-minded individuals with the specialized training needed to align goals, strategically plan for the future and to retain and grow talent within an organization.

“These sophisticated and specialized courses allow business leaders in central Indiana to work directly with employees to retain top talent and make companies more globally competitive,” said Ash Soni, executive associate dean for academic programs at the Kelley School of Business in Bloomington. “Whether you are a manager looking for increased buy-in from teams, an executive looking to become a more influential leader, or a professional looking to advance your career or secure a job, the short courses offer powerful results.”

Open-enrollment courses span more than a dozen modern topics in business, giving participants immediate return on investment – From managing cyber risk in the global marketplace, developing effective decision-making skills, mastery of the negotiation process, refining communication skills, helping to increase visibility for new products or developing entrepreneurial and corporate innovation.

Course offerings in 2017 include:

Effective Communication – September 14, 2017
Project Management Excellence – September 19, 2017
Effective Strategic Business Writing Skills – September 20, 2017
Financial Management – September 21, 2017
The Business of Intellectual Property – September 22, 2017
Cybersecurity 101 for Managers and Directors – October 10, 2017
Value-Driven Pricing – October 12, 2017
Corporate Innovation: The Entrepreneurial Individual in an Organization – October 24, 2017
Framing Business Problems: Efficient Use of Excel – November 7, 2017
White-Collar Crime and Ethical Corporate Cultures – November 9, 2017
The Executive as Negotiator and Communicator – November 14, 2017
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – November 15, 2017
Predictive Analytics: Creating a Forward-Thinking Organizational Culture – November 16, 2017
Design Thinking for Innovation – December 8, 2017

Each course will be completed in one day, beginning at 8:30 AM and ending at 4:00 PM EST. The registration fee is $695 per person, with discounts available for organizations enrolling more than three people in the same program, Kelley School alumni and non-profit organizations. For more information, contact Kim Ennis, program manager, at 812-855-5182 or

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IU Kelley School of Business at IUPUI