Executive MBA Kansas City Program Launched by Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis

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2010 Executive Education programs are now available at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis

Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis is bringing its executive education to Kansas City in 2010, ranging from one-day open-enrollment seminars to an Executive MBA – Kansas City degree program.

Olin Dean Mahendra Gupta welcomes the business school's cross-state outreach as a means to better serve the school's alumni and other business professionals in Kansas City, who until now had to travel to St. Louis to take advantage of Olin's programs.

Panos Kouvelis, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean and professor of operations and manufacturing management is the Director of Executive Programs, "We are very excited about offering our programs to the Kansas City business community. Professionals from around the country and around the globe attend our courses in St. Louis and Shanghai and now we can include our friends across the state in our growing network of business leaders."

Olin's executive education programs in Kansas City will offer professionals a variety of opportunities to accelerate their career advancement, differentiate their business skills and learn about the latest in management, strategy and leadership.

2010 Executive Education programs available in Kansas City:

  • Executive MBA – Kansas City

Nationally recognized Executive MBA curriculum offered in a convenient weekend format over 20 months. The program addresses key management issues: developing organizational leadership; operating strategically in global and emerging markets; creating a culture of innovation; and generating sustainable, profitable growth. It's taught by a renowned faculty uniquely qualified to push conventional boundaries and test new methods. It's enriched by collaboration with seasoned peer professionals from diverse functional backgrounds and industries.

Seats are available in the inaugural class that begins April 11, 2010. Classes for the Olin Business School Executive MBA – Kansas City will be held at The Kansas City Club, 918 Baltimore Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64105. Apply by March 29. GMAT/GRE scores considered but not required for admission.

Join us for an information session at The Kansas City Club on March 24, 2010 at 6 p.m. RSVP online

  • Thought Leadership Series

Timely business topic discussions with an Olin Business School faculty member. Open to interested professionals; no registration fee. Reservations requested.

Friday, April 9, 7:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Topic: The Future of Health Care Reform
Location: Cerner Innovations Campus Auditorium—10236 Marion Park Drive, Kansas City, MO
Faculty: Barton Hamilton, Ph.D., Robert Brookings Smith Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis

  • Olin Partners' Program: Executive Education Seminars

One-day seminars for senior and midlevel managers from organizations of all sizes provide participants with knowledge and tools on specific business topics to apply immediately in their workplace.

March 19, 2010, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Topic: Growth Engine

May 13, 2010, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Topic: Creating Your Leadership Style

For more information on Washington University's Olin Business School Executive Education programs, please visit: http://www.olin.wustl.edu/ExecEd / emba(at)wustl(dot)edu / 314-935-EMBA.

About Olin Business School:
Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis is an institution of leaders: distinguished research faculty…exhilarated, brilliant students…and successful, energized alumni. Our 12 business degree and nondegree programs emphasize rigorously analytical, critical-thinking skills; applied learning; global competence; and communication and collaboration skills¬ – advancing today's business world and tomorrow's global leaders. Learn more about Olin Business School on the Web at:

On the Web at:
Web site: http://www.olin.wustl.edu/Pages/default.aspx
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Saint-Louis-MO/Olin-Business-School-at-Washington-University-in-St-Louis-official-page/140055344946?
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/OlinBusinessSchool

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