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Executive Electives Week Course Descriptions

Executive Electives Week

We are excited to offer the following executive courses as part of the EMBA Executive Electives Week. These immersive executive education experiences span a diversity of disciplines and cover an array of contemporary topics, all designed to enhance your business acumen and sharpen your existing skillsets. In developing this content, the Corporate and Executive Education team worked with some of the leading faculty members at the LeBow College of Business, as well as key industry experts and renowned academics throughout the University. Participants will be joined in class by current Executive MBA students, engaging with them during experiential learning exercises and robust discussions. Each executive course requires a varied amount of pre-readings, which is necessary to lay the proper foundation to come to class ready to contribute.

If you have questions about any of the offerings or would like more information, please contact Christian Polidoro, Assistant Director, LeBow Corporate and Executive Education, at 215-895-1406 or .


Grander Stages, Higher Stakes: Executive Communication Strategies for Disruptive Leaders
Instructor: Daria Torres, strategist and executive-level advisor, with analytical acumen honed in former roles as a McKinsey & Company engagement manager and Lockeed Martin systems engineer
Participants will learn battle-tested, pragmatic tools for impactful executive-level communication in today’s increasingly VUCA environment. 


Digital Marketing Foundations for Executives
Instructor: Onuora Amobi, CEO, Learn About The Web Inc.
Learn how to build social and digital media marketing strategies while tracking efficiency and effectiveness.


Corporate Governance and Risk: Learning from Fraud, Failure, and Scandals
Instructor: David Becher, PhD, Dean's Industry Fellow, Associate Professor, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University
Firms today are under increasing pressure as they face a plethora of external threats and hazards. Learn how a good governance framework can avoid catastrophes and enhance corporate value.


Neurobusiness and Human Analytics: Do You Really Understand People?
Instructor: Rajneesh Suri, PhD, Vice Dean for Research and Strategic Partnerships, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University
Learn state-of-the-art frameworks on human behavior, and acquire a neurophysiological toolkit to examine human behavior and decision making.


Ready, Set, Fail: Creating New Opportunities Through “Smart Risk” and Learning from Failure
Instructor: Chuck Sacco, Associate Dean & Director of the Biada Institute, Close School of Entrepreneurship, Drexel University
Opportunity creation requires taking risks, which can sometimes lead to failure. Learn how entrepreneurs balance opportunity with “smart risks,” and how to learn from failures.

Connect with Us

Christian Polidoro

Assistant Director

(215) 895-1406

Gerri C. LeBow Hall 422