Executive Education is bound by its mission to create leaders who can positively influence their organizations and lead change. Custom training programs focus on building the skills needed for such change, ensuring that programs and instruction methods encompass the main learning domains of foundational knowledge, application, integration, human dimension, care and learning how to learn. Executive Education customized programs ensure that participants and their teams are equipped to meet the unique challenges their organizations face.
Executive Education delivers customized programs for large and small organizations in a variety of industries on topics such as strengthening leadership and interpersonal skills, technical challenges, handling the transition to a new technology, virtual management, channel development, business acumen and more.
Executive Education designs an optimized learning experience to address organizational performance after gaining a deep understanding of the organization’s strategy and learning needs through a discovery process, as follows:
- Context Building
The process begins by cultivating relationships. While Executive Education has extensive experience, no two organizations are alike, and sufficient time dedicated to customization greatly enhances the learning experience for the participants, as well as the benefits to the organization.
- Analysis and Assessment
During this phase, Executive Education engages the key individuals in the organization who are developing the statement of requirements. Interviews and focus groups help focus the organization’s needs and develop actionable outcomes.
- Program Development
Executive Education proposes programs that would be based on facilitated learning and experiential exercises, using the challenges facing the organization as the main learning vehicle. At this stage, program specifications are developed that articulate program objectives, delivery schedule, content and any other related outcomes.
- Program Delivery
Through their experience in research and teaching, faculty members and trainers are matched with program objectives. Learning methodologies, such as industry-related and focused cases, role play activities, video training aids, eye opener exercises and implementation tactics have a genuine role in delivering the content and developing the skills so that participants return to work armed with frameworks for application.
- Debriefing and Follow Up
Executive Education completes the quality assurance process, identifies value added from the programs and potential areas for future growth with the organization, and provides a closure report as per agreement.
Executive Education is continuously seeking the alignment of the training programs with the demands of the industry and pursuing the strategic directive of AUC as to strengthening academia-industry relations, by, inter alia, concluding agreements with academic and professional institutions as well as industry leaders worldwide.
Executive Education signs corporate agreements with companies in various industries, such as banking, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications, giving these companies the privilege of receiving updates about Executive Education offerings and enjoying a scholarship scheme for their employees who enroll in Executive Education programs.