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Executive Education Online Programs Schedule

Professional and Executive Education at Gies College of Business provides continuing education that empowers senior executives and high-performing managers to achieve their potential. We welcome you to join us for an upcoming course. View our upcoming courses below:

MBA Essentials

August 6, 2020 Course Launch | Online Only
Duration: 12 weeks, online, excluding orientation
Price: $1,700

Looking to improve your management skills to better lead teams, improve outcomes, and secure a brighter professional future? The MBA Essentials Certificate online program from Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois provides you with the chance to gain skills in strategic leadership and innovation, process improvement, marketing management, and managerial accounting. The flexibility of the program is ideal for working professionals looking to make the leap into a more successful future.

Skills iCademy: Business Analytics

Open Enrollment | Online Only
Duration: 3-4 Hours per Skill
Price: $99  USD

The Business Analytics iCademy has a variety of competencies that provide foundational and advanced resources to help ease the burden you face when learning data analytics. Within each competency, skills are organized based on the analytic platform that you want to learn, such as Excel, R, or Python.

Data Analytics and Visualization for Accounting Professionals

Open Enrollment | Online Only
Duration: 25-30 Hours
Price: $95  USD

This course is designed to help accounting professionals develop an analytical mindset and prepare them to use data analytic programming languages like Python and R. Upon successful completion of Beyond the Basics: Data Analytics and Visualization for Accounting Professionals, you will earn a certificate of completion, and a digital badge. In addition, through collaboration with the Institute of Management Accountants you will earn 21.5 ICMA CPE.

Gies News and Events

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Bertram helping build a bridge for the next generation

Jim Bertram joined Gies as an instructor of finance this fall after spending 32 years in investment banking, working for major firms like Salomon Brothers, Deutsche Bank, Banc of America Securities, and William Blair. He will be teaching Investment Banking (FIN 463) this fall and succeeding Rob Metzger as the director of the Investment Banking Academy in January.

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Torelli: From civil engineer to Gies department head

Carlos Torelli will apply his engineering mindset and marketing expertise to his new role as head of the Department of Business Administration at Gies. “We have a responsibility to give back in academia at a certain point in our careers. I returned to Gies because I knew they would value my skills and my background and give me the opportunity to make an impact."