Executive Education

Executive Education

Empowering clients to achieve their high-performance objectives.

The UCCS Office of Executive Education empowers clients to achieve their high-performance objectives through customized executive education. Our innovative programs are collaboratively designed to target key business and personal goals, resulting in stronger leadership and improved performance at both the individual and organizational level. 

Women in Leadership Program

The Women in Leadership Program, in partnership with Zschool, helps develop your personal and organizational growth strategy while you expand your leadership skills, win at your work-life balance, engage your team, drive ideas and transformation throughout your organization, and positively impact your company's bottom line.

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Tom Duening, Ph.D.
Management Department Chair; Associate Professor, Management; Director, Center for Entrepreneurship; El Pomar Chair of Business and Entrepreneurship, College of Business
Rebecca Duray
Rebecca Duray, Ph.D.
Professor of Operations & Technology Management, College of Business
Nina Polok, Ph.D.
Nina Polok, Ph.D.
Program Executive for the Bachelor of Innovation™
Gregory Stock, Ph.D.
Gregory Stock, Ph.D.
Professor of Management/Academic Director of BI Program, College of Business
Gordon M. Stringer
Gordon M. Stringer, M.B.A.
Senior Instructor of Finance & Information Systems, College of Business
Scott Van Ness, ABD
Interim Faculty Director of Executive Education, Instructor of Operations Management, College of Business
Donald D. Warrick, D.B.A
Donald D. Warrick, D.B.A
Professor of Management and Organization Change, College of Business
Thomas J. Zwirlein, Ph.D.
Thomas J. Zwirlein, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Finance, College of Business

Business Research Corner

Business Advice
Improper inclusive leadership could be costing your company

By Juan M. Gallego-Toledo, Ph.D., College of Business, Colorado Springs Business Journal

PROBLEM - Several hours of meetings with no solutions in sight. The competition is eating your company’s lunch… and dinner… and part of your breakfast. Then, during a break, you overhear one of the silent participants suggesting THE solution to one of her peers. You wonder – why didn’t she speak up during the meeting?

We are also forced to make decisions with insufficient information. As General Colin Powell once stated in his 40-70 rule, an organization needs to make a decision when it has collected 40 to 70 percent of the details...