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Knowledge to Go: Corporate Culture, July 13
Marcie Zlotnik, BBA ’83, Chairman and CEO, StarTex Power

StarTex Power made the Houston Business Journal’s Top 10 Best Places to Work and is the 30th fastest growing private business in the U.S. How does one company satisfy its customers, employees and shareholders? Corporate culture plays a significant role in StarTex Power’s success.

How to Get the Visibility You Want, July 22
Neena Newberry, MBA ’92, Career Coach

Newberry will present a tasteful way to promote yourself and highlight your contributions to your company.

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Alumni Barbecue, Sept. 25, 2010
All McCombs alumni are invited back to Austin for a pre-game reunion celebration at the business school. Get ready to watch the Longhorn football team beat UCLA by catching up with fellow McCombs alumni while enjoying delicious Texas BBQ.

MBA Alumni Reunion: Classes of ’95, ’00 and ’05, Oct. 22-24, 2010
Graduates from the classes of 1995, 2000 and 2005 are invited back to campus to reconnect with fellow alumni and the school. Activities include a Friday evening welcome reception at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center; a Saturday game-day tailgate, with fun activities for the kids; a tour of the school and an update from Dean Gilligan and Associate Dean of Graduate Programs Eric Hirst; and a Sunday farewell gospel brunch at Stubbs BBQ.

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Developing the Project Business Case, Aug. 30-31, 2010
Build a sound business case for pursuing a potential opportunity in the face of significant risk and uncertainty. Identify opportunities that succeed… or fail.

Advocacy: Championing Ideas and Influencing Others, Sept. 9-10, 2010
Enhance your communication skills and convince others of the value of your ideas while generating personal loyalty.

Planning the Successful Project, Sept 14-15, 2010
Develop a robust execution plan that captures the cost, schedule and resource requirements in the face of significant risk and uncertainty. Identify and address risks at the proper level using a comprehensive risk management process.

Building Engagement: What Leaders Do To Manage Talent & Build Allegiance, Sept. 16-17, 2010
Analyze what it takes to “make it” as a leader, and learn specific steps to enhance your interpersonal effectiveness and generate high levels of engagement among those who work with you.

Managing Across Generations: Boomers to Millennials, Sept. 23-24, 2010
Develop new insights into generational expectations to gain strategies for aligning generational expectations with your organization’s culture, policies and practices.

Strategic Decision Making, Sept. 28-29, 2010
Acquire a framework for analyzing decision problems by breaking them down into manageable parts. Examine tools and methods available for structuring and modeling decision problems.

Practical Negotiation Skills, Oct. 5-6, 2010
Gain your best possible outcome when facing daily negotiation challenges as managers and professionals.

Leading High Performance Teams, Oct. 7-8, 2010
Acquire a comprehensive tool kit of the major functions effective leaders perform to generate group cohesiveness, mutual respect and support and company loyalty.

Strategic Management, Oct. 14-15, 2010
Learn tools and techniques used in strategic analysis and increase your ability to set strategic goals. Learn how to think strategically and globally.

Keeping Your Customers in Challenging Times, Oct. 19-20, 2010
Know what customer focus means, why customer retention is vital to the firm and how to achieve customer loyalty and trust.

Managerial Accounting for Non-financial Executives, Oct. 21-22, 2010
Examine fundamental internal measurement and control systems. Discover what you need to know about decision making and control without excessively constraining your organization.

Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Managers, Oct. 26-27, 2010
Become proficient in the language of business. Learn how to identify relevant information, apply analytical skills to make better business decisions and take maximum advantage of business opportunities.

Marketing Strategy, Oct. 28-29, 2010
Develop a thorough understanding of the concepts behind marketing strategy. Acquire a foundation for building internally consistent marketing campaigns.

Visit or call Lynn Slattery at 512-232-9462 for more information about Texas Executive Education programs or to register for a course.

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