LSU Executive Education

LSU Executive Education offers leadership development, professional business education, enterprise education, and industry certification programs. Our programs are designed to provide the strategies and tools you need to enhance your leadership skills, build a foundation of business acumen, and connect you with a network of peers. Built around current research and trends in industry, our programs will help you address current workplace challenges while providing situational frameworks that you can apply throughout your career. You'll learn from world-renowned LSU faculty members and seasoned industry practitioners and experts who incorporate innovative and interactive learning exercises and techniques in our programs. 



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Whether you are an emerging leader, an experienced executive, a business owner, or seeking a professional certification, LSU Executive Education's portfolio of open enrollment and custom programs will help you succeed.  

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Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Certification is a nationally and internationally recognized professional certification offered through the CFP® Board.  LSU Executive Education offers the required CFP educational requirements.

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This project change control workshop offers a comprehensive set of strategies and best practices to navigate and manage project changes successfully. It introduces key concepts and processes related to project change management and project cost management.

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Leading an organization through a crisis requires a valuable set of competencies and techniques pre-crisis, during crisis and post crisis.  Leaders recognize that planning an organization’s response to natural disasters, pandemics, cyberattacks, or system failures can be challenging and time-consuming.  

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Executive Education offers targeted learning solutions designed for your specific team needs.

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Cutting-edge, business growth and sustainability training  exclusively for veterans who own their own business.

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Today's executives must develop and communicate their organization's strategy and principles, balance competing priorities, and make tough decisions, all while developing future talent. This  consecutive, comprehensive, four-day program combines executive coaching, self-assessment, and experiential learning to prepare leaders to meet their organization's present and future challenges. 

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In this workshop, you will enhance your knowledge of the fundamentals needed to manage projects successfully. This includes how to create a comprehensive project plan, implement the plan, monitor progress, make changes, and achieve desired outcomes. 

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This three-day leadership development program is specifically designed for individuals employed in state and local governments or the not-for-profit sector. It focuses on improving employee performance and the organizational performance of state and local government. 

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Negotiation is more than just a skill; it’s an art form. This module will provide business leaders with the skills and expertise needed to excel in highly strategic situations.

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This module presents tools and techniques that may be used to get the most out of negotiations, resolve conflict, and gain greater confidence. 

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LSU Executive Education provides one-on-one professional business coaching and assessment result analysis.

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The demand for certified Project Management Professionals grows every year and is relevant in every industry. This PMP® Exam Prep Course uses the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge to equip students with the knowledge and techniques they need to pass PMI's Project Management Professional certification exam.

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The LSU Executive Education Rising Stars Program is a three-day, highly interactive program designed to groom high-potential employees for professional growth. 

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Earning the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® professional Human Resources designation identifies you as an expert in the field of HR and increases your value to your organization.  An expert, SHRM-certified instructor will be on hand to answer your questions, guide you through interactive discussions, review sample test questions and provide exclusive test-taking tips to learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for your exam date.

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Effective workplaces recognize that employees are an organization’s greatest resource and have the potential to make a critical difference in the organization’s ability to achieve its goals and thrive. This six-part learning series will provide a full toolbox to create and foster a morale-building culture, build trust, encourage workplace positivity, and more. 

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Bundle Courses and Save Money!

Expand your negotiation skills and save with the Negotiation Strategies Two-Class Bundle!

Two-Course Bundle includes: 

Negotiation Strategies: Creating & Maximizing Value & Influence
(September 24 - 8:30 am to 3:30 pm)

Advanced Negotiation Strategies and Techniques
(October 15 - 8:30 am to 3:30 pm)

Pricing: $800.00 for the Negotiations Two-Class Bundle ($450 per individual class)

Bundle Registration Deadline: September 10 

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Bundle our project management courses to save money! This bundle of three LSU Executive Education certificate courses provides high impact project management training.  From creating a comprehensive project plan, implementing the plan, monitoring progress, making changes, controlling costs, and achieving desired project outcomes, to preparing you for professional PMP certification, this bundle offers it all.  The bundle includes the following LSU Executive Education certificate courses

Fundamentals of Project Management
(May 7, 2024 – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)

Change Control in the Project Lifecycle 
(May 21, 2024 – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)

Project Management Professional Certification Exam Prep
(August 19-22, 2024)

Standard Registration Date: April 30, 2024

Bundle Rate: $2575.00




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The LSU100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses identifies, recognizes, and celebrates the 100 fastest growing Tiger-owned or Tiger-led businesses in the world. The LSU ROARING20 recognizes the twenty highest revenue-generating LSU graduate-owned or graduate-led businesses from all those that apply for the LSU100 each year.  



"The LSU Executive Development Program experience has been the highlight of my career. The opportunity to be surrounded by such a talented group of professionals was a privilege. I feel I now have the basic tools needed for growth in my company. I developed personal relationships with professors, presenters, and classmates that will continue throughout my career. It was evident that the Executive Development team is truly concerned with my personal growth, as well as my company's growth.” 

D. Bailey,  RoyOMartin 



IWTP & SBET Funding

LSU Executive Education is an approved training provider for Incumbent Worker Training Program (IWTP) and Small Business Employee Training (SBET) funded training. This means that eligible employers may utilize IWTP or SBET dollars to pay for all or a portion of the registration fees for LSU Executive Education programs. Through the Louisiana Department of Labor, the IWTP provides grant funding to eligible companies for customized employee training. The SBET program offers grant funding to eligible companies for standardized employee training. 

To determine your company eligibility and apply for a grant, visit

Please note that to utilize the grant funding for LSU Executive Education courses, you will need to include the specific LSU Executive Education courses you would like your employees to attend on your grant application. LSU Executive Education is also available as your primary training provider and grant administrator. 


Executive Education News

LSU announces the opening of nominations and applications for the 2024 LSU100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses and for the LSU ROARING20: Highest Revenue Generating Tiger Businesses.

LSU announced the company rankings for the 13th annual LSU100 and LSU ROARING20 during a private event on October 20, 2023.

LSU is pleased to announce this year's list of the annual LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses. The LSU100 is a highly competitive program that celebrates the 100 fastest-growing LSU graduate-owned or LSU graduate-led businesses in the world. Companies must apply each year to be considered for the list.


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Executive Education 
3000 Business Education Complex 
501 South Quad Drive 
Baton Rouge, LA 70803 

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