Explore our growing catalog of executive level programs hosted from the university's Edina location! These non-credit, professional development trainings are designed to provide best practices for leadership that can be directly applied for immediate organizational impact.

Minnesota State University’s Executive Leadership Academy provides new and emerging leaders unique perspectives on how to drive customer-strategic thinking across the enterprise. Learn best practices to manage teams, handle adversity, and define your personal leadership style and brand. Participants will receive a certificate after successful completion of the academy.

Date Topic
January 5 Executive Thinking
February 2 Executive Presence
March 2 Executive Vision
April 6 Executive Change, Planning and Execution
May 4 Organizational Culture
June 1 Strategy and Execution


Scott Morrell

Scott Morrell
Executive Leadership Series Instructor and Founder
President of Rebar Leadership
Minneapolis, MN

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Roll up your sleeves and learn practical skills that can immediately be applied to your role and organization. The Customer Experience Certificate program offers a non-credit, professional development opportunity for participants to develop deeper insights and understanding about the experiences your customers are having with your brand and organization. Learn how to integrate best practices and innovative methodology by immersing yourself in a program designed by professionals, for professionals. Classes are fast-paced, interactive, and provide practical tools you can take back to your workplace and immediately make an impact.

Self-Paced Learning

  • Rolling Admission - enroll at any time
  • Interactive Projects
  • CX Portfolio and all course materieals

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With over 12 million women-owned businesses in the United states, this course serves as a platform for female leaders to engage and uplift each other by inspiring positive change. In this non-credit, professional development program, you will learn how to navigate the nuances of leading a powerful organization through leadership, barrier destruction, and influence.

8-Module Online Program
  • Rolling Admission - enroll at any time
  • Interactive Projects
  • WIL Portfolio and all course materials

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