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. 
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.  

Corporate & Executive Education Programs

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Executive Development Program

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 non-consecutive, comprehensive, five-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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Project Management Professional Certification Exam Prep 

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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Rising Stars Emerging Leader Program

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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Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Military Veterans

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

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Crisis Leadership Certificate Program

Leaders who enable their organizations to prepare for and recover from a crisis exhibit valuable competencies and techniques pre-crisis, during, and post-crisis. This program is designed to help you implement realistic and manageable plans for addressing various incidents or disaster situations.

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Louisiana Public Leader Program

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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Certified Financial Planner Certification

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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Workplace Effectiveness Series

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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Professional Business Coaching & Assessments

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

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Custom Solutions

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

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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 ROARING10 recognizes the ten 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 Executive Education will offer a Crisis Leadership Certificate Program on September 12 & 13, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at LSU's Business Education Complex, 501 S. Quad Dr.

Effective workplaces recognize that employees are an organization's greatest resource and that employees have the potential to make a critical difference in the organization's ability to achieve its goals and thrive.

EBV Accelerate, an Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Military Veterans who are current business owners, will be hosted by LSU's E. J. Ourso College of Business from May 1 through May 4, 2023.

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

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