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Xavier Leadership Center offers new Business Management Certificate Program

Update MBA skills—or learn the fundamentals of all business areas—in 26 concentrated sessions.


For today’s highly-focused professional, taking the time to truly understand the full range of business areas in a fast-paced organization can be difficult—if not impossible. However, that understanding can help managers and leaders make decisions that impact the entire organization, instead of just a single department or division.

Xavier Leadership Center, the professional education organization of Xavier University, now offers a way for high-potential managers to gain a broad-based understanding of seven critical business areas in one powerful program. The Xavier Leadership Center Business Management Certificate Program launches Oct. 4, encompassing 26 weekly sessions of 3 ½ hours each on key business areas such as

  • Leadership
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Critical Thinking and Decision Making
  • Developing Teams and Culture
  • Strategy, Marketing and Customer Service
  • Improving Processes and the Way We Work
  • Organizations and Change
  • Business Values and Ethics
  • Business Simulation

An information session on the program will be held September 13, 6 p.m., at the Cintas Center on Xavier University’s campus. 

According to Len Brzozowski, Executive Director of Xavier Leadership Center, the program is particularly ideal for managers looking to make the transition to executive leadership. “Today's workforce has changed dramatically from the workforce of even a few years ago,” Brzozowski explains. “Professionals and organizations are more agile, and need to respond quickly to new competitors, new information sources and outlets, continually emerging e-commerce technologies, mergers and acquisitions. Organizations who want to succeed long-term are wise to invest in their highest potential talent, helping these managers truly contribute and grow within the company.”

The Business Management Certificate Program features faculty from Xavier University’s College of Business, as well as industry experts and coaches. It is offered both on campus or can be brought inside organizations for a completely customized program. For complete information or to register for the Information Session, visit us online at www.xavierbusinessmanagement.com or call Sue Bensman at 513 745-3396.

About Xavier University and the Xavier Leadership Center:

Xavier University is a private university located in Cincinnati, Ohio, providing a liberal arts education in the Catholic, Jesuit tradition. Founded in 1831, the university is the sixth-oldest Catholic university in the nation. U.S. News & World Report ranks it No. 3 among master’s-level universities in the Midwest, and The Princeton Review names it as one of the “Best 373 Colleges in America.”

The Xavier Leadership Center is an extension of Xavier University and provides high impact custom programs designed with the expressed intent of helping leaders and their teams solve real problems. The cornerstone to our approach is “facilitated learning,” which challenges participants to actively implement the concepts we teach under the guidance of our team, a blend of Xavier professors and experienced business professionals.