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Leadership and Management in Core Facilities

Northwestern University

4 days
4500 USD/full
4500 USD/full
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This four-day executive learning Leadership and Management in Core Facilities experience at the Northwestern University focuses specifically on helping you enhance your business and management skills and developing the leadership capacity to run your operation more effectively.


In the hands-on Leadership and Management in Core Facilities program at the Northwestern University, you’ll expand your knowledge and learn new approaches to leadership as you practice applying them to a challenge in your own organization. You’ll develop a team orientation that will enable you to engage your teams more effectively. You’ll leave this program with a deep understanding of your individual strengths and how to leverage them to meet difficult challenges and seize new opportunities.

Core Facilities Leaders will be able:

  • Understand key management concepts including leadership, finance, pricing strategies, marketing and others
  • Learn to think strategically about your facility and identify important concepts you can apply to build the organization, increase stability and enhance growth
  • Build a network of peers and mentors to support continued professional growth and development
  • Acquire new knowledge and skills for strengthening your organization’s capacity to meet the challenges of a changing competitive landscape

Programme Structure

The curriculum will address the unique challenges of operating in a University setting while applying business principles to ensure management success.

Leadership Topics

  • Strong organizational culture
  • Strengths-based leadership
  • Team building

Management Topics

  • Creating your value proposition
  • Managerial accounting
  • Marketing and consumer behavior
  • Pricing strategies
  • Creating market value
  • Intellectual property and innovation

Practical Application

  • Apply new learning from the program to a project within your facility
  • Discuss the applications of the learning in small peer group sessions
  • Present your project for review and analysis by faculty and industry experts


  • Directors, managers and business administrators overseeing university or nonprofit core facilities

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 4 days

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • START: April 12 at 9:00 AM; END: April 22 at 12:50 PM





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4500 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 USD for the full programme during 4 days.
  • National

    4500 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 USD for the full programme during 4 days.


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