Professional & Executive Development

Professional & Executive Development

Next Level Success
Empowering clients to achieve their high-performance objectives.

The UCCS Office of Professional & 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. 

Dustin Bluhm, Ph.D.
Dustin Bluhm, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Management, College of Business
Jill Bradley-Geist, Ph.D.
Jill Bradley-Geist, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Management, College of Business
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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, Ph.D.
Rebecca Duray, Ph.D.
Professor of Operations & Technology Management, College of Business
Jeffery M. Ferguson, Ph.D.
Jeffery M. Ferguson, Ph.D.
Professor of Service Management and Marketing, College of Business
Martin Key, Ph.D.
Martin Key, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Marketing, College of Business
Nina Polok, Ph.D.
Nina Polok, Ph.D.
Program Executive for the Bachelor of Innovation™
Colleen Stiles Ph.D.
Colleen Stiles, Ph.D.
Co-director for Strategic Alliances and Partnerships
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
Scott Van Ness, ABD
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
$75k in 75 Days
UCCS Mini-MBA Program
In the UCCS Mini-MBA, participants will learn current business theory, research, and best practices within an interactive learning environment. Participants will then immediately apply their new knowledge and skills in an ongoing capstone project. Drawing on evidence-based strategies and faculty expertise, this program provides unparalleled opportunities for growth and transformation.

Business Research Corner

CSBJ
Improper inclusive leadership could be costing your company

Juan M. Gallego-Toledo, 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...