Professional Development

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Custom Solutions and Services

Our Partnership Begins with a Conversation

“What I hear, I forget. What I see, I remember. What I do, I understand.” – Confucius
 

By building dynamic partnerships with our clients and creating customized education services, we provide inspiration and a fresh perspective to company leaders, managers, and teams. Our training solutions are real-world, hands-on, interactive learning experiences developed to meet your objectives. Through initial meetings we talk about your needs and challenges, assess the current and future states, and then work together to build a program that truly helps your organization reach its goal(s).

We work with your company to develop a program specific to its culture and needs, or take one of our existing programs and pair it with a scaled-down customized learning opportunity. Every partnership is unique and we will work with you to find the right solution for your organization.We work hard to learn your culture, understand your goals, what inspires you, and what challenges you face. We take that information and work with you to determine where your organization needs to be along our ‘Spectrum of Customization.’

By building dynamic partnerships with our clients and creating customized executive education services, we are providing inspiration and a fresh perspective to company leaders, managers and teams.

FACULTY

When you work with the Baldwin Wallace Professional Development Department, you gain the support, insight, and knowledge of the renowned BW Business School and our affiliated educators. Our business curriculum is based on sound business theory with a strong focus on real-world applications.

Our instructors have practical experience and present information in a compelling and relevant manner. Your team walks away with new ideas, a new level of understanding, and a new drive to put these ideas into action.

Example Subject Matter Expert Topics:

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Provides managers with the tools and processes to identify needs and manage work efficiently so the delivery of products and services are within scope and budget, and on time. Curriculum is developed to focus on defining project needs, initiation, planning, execution, and project closure.

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Business Analysis is the practice of enabling change in an organizational, defining needs and recommending valuable solutions to stakeholders. This disciplined approach is used to identify and articulate the need for change and how to facilitate that change. Our Business Analysis courses help define various BA tasks, goals, and requirements for programs and projects. If business analysis is new to your company or role, or if you already have BA experience and are looking to expand on your/staff’s knowledge and processes, we can customize training to suit your company’s needs and goals.

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT and INNOVATION

Develops the tools and techniques that use customer data to systematically improve and innovate processes and products. The curriculum ranges from simple mapping and problem-solving methods to full certifications in Lean Six Sigma for department teams. Our objective is to provide practical guidance and direction so your organization’s investment in process change yields meaningful and lasting returns.

MANAGEMENT and LEADERSHIP

We can create a variety of programs designed to develop your organization’s leadership in skill areas that match your strategy and culture. Programs may include targeted courses in financial acumen, creative problem-solving, team leadership, scenario planning, and organizational change, to name a few. The program also includes multi-phased leadership development experiences such as a 360 assessment, executive coaching, action-learning projects, and a core classroom curriculum.

 

INDUSTRY FOCUS

A targeted curriculum can be developed to focus on your specific industry. Customized programs examine industry related issues in-depth and help you develop solutions specific to your organization. Our faculty and business experts include members with rich backgrounds in corporations, healthcare, banking, technology, and manufacturing, among others. Partner organizations can tap into faculty expertise to develop effective initiatives.

Contact us for a private consultation to accomplish your organizational objectives at (440) 826-2253 or bwpd@bw.edu.

 

 

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