Custom Learning Solutions

  • Innovation

    As organizations and people, how do we serve, lead and thrive in an era of unprecedented complexity? At SMU Cox, we've delved deeply into how business leaders should prepare to navigate today's changing realities. We're delivering exciting new content in innovative ways while meeting rigorous standards for quality, and we have partnered with many forward-thinking businesses to bridge the knowledge and experience gap.

    Our approach is collaborative from start to finish, and our executive education specialists will work with you closely to co-create programs and solutions that are right for your business and your people. Whether it is a class for eight, a program for eighty, or a program for eight hundred, we will work with you to discover, develop, deliver and assess the program that is right for you. Together, we'll empower your leaders with transformational skills to make immediate change and achieve lasting results.

  • Collaboration

    Our approach is collaborative from start to finish. Our executive education specialists will work with you closely to co-create programs and solutions that are right for your business and your people.

    • Discovery. We work closely with you and your leadership team to learn about and analyze your specific organizational realities, needs and business challenges. Together, we zero in on specific pain points and strategic goals.
    • Development. With your input, we design and fine-tune a targeted solution that's optimized for the size and level of your group and responsive to any cultural sensitivities.
    • Delivery. We deliver learning experiences in the format that works best for you — from standalone seminars to modules spaced over time—on campus or onsite.
    • Assessment. We work with you in the early phase to chart measures of success. Then we collect program evaluation data and monitor the application of learning. Rigorous assessment means we can fine-tune your program as needed for future iterations.

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  • World-Class Faculty

    Our secret weapon: the SMU Cox faculty. The professors who'll craft and deliver learning experiences for your organization are proven experts. They're masters of business theory who publish groundbreaking research in leading journals. They're top practitioners with years of experience solving tough business problems for leading corporations nationwide. And they're passionate teachers—dynamic, committed mentors whose enthusiasm is contagious.

    Meet the SMU Cox faculty

  • University Setting

    While you always have the option to host programs at your own facility, our clients agree that bringing team members to SMU’s beautiful 210-acre campus sets the stage for the highest level of focus and interaction. The headquarters for your on-campus experience is the state-of-the-art James M. Collins Executive Education Center. Beyond the center, your team can use the rich resources of the entire university and interact with intellectual powerhouses from across the schools of SMU.

  • Transformative Topics

    As experts in business education for professionals, we know from experience that the most successful leadership programs integrate skills training across four areas: Individual, interpersonal, managerial and organizational. Our flexible menu of transformational content enables us to create a customized curriculum that fits your organization's culture and priorities.

    • Coaching and mentoring
    • Organizational trust
    • The multicultural and multigenerational workplace
    • Budgeting
    • Consultative selling
    • Financial analysis and planning
    • Authentic influence
    • Emotional intelligence
    • Difficult conversations
    • Exemplary leadership
    • Capital acquisition
    • Managing performance
    • Human-centered design
    • Master negotiation
    • High-performance teams
    • Financial statements
    • Creativity, innovation and risk
    • Leading change
    • Executive presence
    • Decision-making
    • Unconscious bias
    • Business strategy
    • Leadership resilience
    • Hiring, engaging and retaining the best
    • Communications style
    • Influence without authority
    • Creating organizational value

    Let's create unique learning experiences that strengthen and future-proof your organization. Call us at 214.768.3335 today to arrange a consultation with an executive education specialist.

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