NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

Bringing Education to You

What is
Executive Education?

Providing in-depth leadership development to reach your potential personally and professionally. NDSU Executive Education offers a variety of training solutions for all levels of leadership to strengthen the human capital of every organization. Offering sessions statewide, collaborate with us to bring our expertise to your team. Other services also include:

  • Tailored Corporate Solutions

    Bring an Executive Education session to your team. We provide tailored leadership training solutions for your organization. Learn more about the session topics we offer.  Schedule a consultation session today to identify your needs and create a results-oriented action plan for your organization.

  • Conference Support Services

    We provide a full range of decision making services to make your next conference, event, or training session a success. From the venue and food selection to the registration process, our conference support services will make the planning process flawless.

  • The Group Decision Center

    Established in 1998, the Group Decision Center (GDC) at NDSU is a network of 40 laptop computers equipped with award-winning software. Using technology and skilled facilitators, the GDC can also be accessed virtually. Easily integrate the GDC in your next session to assist with focus groups, meetings, strategic planning, problem solving, decision-making, surveys, and consensus through a platform that is anonymous and simultaneous. Learn more at www.ndsu.edu/gdc

Interested in sponsoring an Executive Education session? Contact Lisa McNamara about upcoming sponsorship opportunities. 

The Executive Education programming concentrates on three segments that provide ongoing sessions statewide: 

The Executive Suite

Today‚Äôs complex and dynamic business climate demands that leaders possess a broad skillset. As a key leader, your personal and professional growth reflects in the organization. Join other senior executives with enterprise-level strategic responsibilities for these transformative professional development sessions created for decision-makers. Titles include: chief executive, president, general manager, division head, department head, vice president, director, business owner.

Leadership Excellence Advancement Program

Equipping the leaders of today with the necessary skills to succeed tomorrow, the Leadership Excellence Advancement Program provides in-depth professional development sessions for all levels of leadership. The programming is ideal for mid-level and emerging leaders seeking to broaden their knowledge base and enhance their leadership skills. Titles include: manager, professional,  specialist, supervisor. 

Business Owner Solutions Series

Connect with other business owners who face common challenges to stay competitive, innovative, and profitable. This series provides in-depth programming and practical tools to overcome these challenges and take your business to the next level. Topics included in this series include process improvement, business development, leadership, strategic marketing, and exit strategies. Titles include: business owner, president, founder, partner.