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Join our faculty experts for topic-focused business courses, which is a deep dive into a particular area that may be of interest for you or your organization.

Business Courses at a Glance

Business Training

  • Duration: Varies by course
  • Method of Delivery: In person
  • Location: College of Business, Business Building (BB) 1.01.20, One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249
  • Cost: Varies by topic and length of program
  • Cost Includes:
    • Tuition
    • Custom workbook
    • Parking at UTSA
    • Lunch and snacks
    • UTSA Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Online Registration and Payment

Program registration is completed through the UTSA marketplace. Payment is due upon registration and we accept American Express, Discover, Visa, MasterCard and Electronic Check (ACH). Please review our refund and cancellation policy for further information.

Group discounts and invoicing is also available for all organizations, email execed@utsa.edu for more information.

Upcoming Business Courses

February 2020 

March 2020 

April 2020 

May 2020 

June 2020 

February 2020

Effective Communication Skills and Strategies

Saturday, Feb. 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $600

As your responsibilities grow within an organization, your communication skills become even more critical to your continued and future success. The objective of this business course is to enhance and improve your existing communication skills so that you can build stronger relationships, operate more efficiently, increase self-confidence, teamwork and produce measurable results. Sessions are led by Chris Hajek, Ph.D., a top facilitator.

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Quality Performance and Improvement Practices

Saturday, Feb. 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $600

This business course will provide you with an overview of quality performance and quality improvement based on Six Sigma and Lean, by presenting the components of this very popular approach to improve organizational operations. In-class exercises provide you an opportunity to explore the concepts covered in the class. Sessions are led by Aaron DeWispelare, Ph.D., P.E., PMP, ACP, who brings extensive public and private sector experience.

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March 2020

Introduction to Cybersecurity

Saturday, March 7 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $600

Develop a proactive approach to cyber security by understanding the cyber threat landscape, how best to assess and mitigate cyber threats and leveraging different solutions (e.g. forensic technique, big data and behavioral analytics) to better protect against these types of growing threats, regardless of your position and department within your organization. Sessions are led by Raymond Choo, Ph.D., an internationally recognized expert in this field.

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Introduction to Data Analytics

Saturday, March 21 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $600

The Introduction to Data Analytics workshop focuses on improving your understanding, appreciation and utilization of data analytics, as well as understanding its impact on work-related decisions. The primary objective of this business course is to demonstrate how to better utilize the data you handle to make more informed and data driven decisions. Sessions are led by Max Kilger, Ph.D., an internationally recognized expert in this field.

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Introduction to Data Visualization

Saturday, March 28 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $600

Visualization tools such as graphs, dashboards and websites can be helpful to communicate data and positively influence business decisions. Develop systematic knowledge of best practices in visualization, and learn about popular database technologies, analytics technologies and common visualization and reporting technologies. Sessions are led by Ashwin Malshe, Ph.D., an accomplished researcher and expert in this field.

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April 2020

Agile Project
Management

Saturday, April 4 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $600

This business course introduces the agile approach to project management. Compared to a traditional/waterfall approach, Agile project sprints can begin before a full scope is complete. The Agile methodology is flexible, which can allow to more easily accommodate changes later in the project management process. Sessions are led by Aaron DeWispelare, Ph.D., P.E., PMP, ACP, a top facilitator with extensive experience in both the public and private sector.

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Project Management Certification Preparation

Saturday, April 25, May 2, 9 & 16 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $1,400

This workshop will prepare you for both the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification examination, and the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification examination. If you are applying to take the CAPM certification exam, this course satisfies the CAPM prerequisite of 23 hours of project management education. Sessions are led by Aaron DeWispelare, Ph.D., P.E., PMP, ACP.

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Advanced Data
Analytics

Saturday, April 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $600

This session builds on the theory and concepts presented in the Introduction to Data Analytics. Gain knowledge of the capabilities and underlying mechanics of popular machine learning algorithms that can be used to solve a variety of real business problems. Discuss the limitations and assumptions behind the models, to help guide the appropriate selection of algorithms and tools. Sessions are led by analytics expert Arkajyoti Roy, Ph.D.

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May & June 2020

Business to Business (B2B) Social Media Marketing

Saturday, May 16 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $500

If you are new to Business to Business (B2B) social media marketing, learn how the professionals combine social media with the science of marketing to increase awareness, encourage education and drive B2B conversions. Sessions are led by Wendy Gratereaux, MBA.

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Advanced Content, UX, Targeting and Analytics for Digital Marketing

Saturday, June 6 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $500

Created for business subject matter experts (SMEs), sales leadership and marketing professionals, this session will explore Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), link building, co-branding, public relations and more. Sessions are led by Wendy Gratereaux, MBA.

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