Executive Electives Week

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Executive Electives Week

Drexel LeBow Executive Electives Week features coursework that spans a diversity of disciplines and explores some of the most pertinent challenges facing industry today. Designed by leading faculty members, industry experts and the Corporate and Executive Education team, these immersive experiences are designed to enhance your business acumen and sharpen your existing skillsets.

Check back for more information on the 2021 Drexel LeBow Executive Electives Week.

2020 Executive Electives Course and Descriptions


Grander Stages, Higher Stakes: Executive Communication Strategies for Disruptive Leaders
Instructor: Daria Torres, McKinsey & Company engagement manager and Lockeed Martin systems engineer

Explore skills and strategies that lead to the adoption of bold ideas, learn to blend qualitative and quantitative arguments into a compelling storyline and finish the course with mastery of battle-tested, pragmatic tools for impactful executive-level communication.


Digital Marketing Foundations for Executives
Instructor: Onuora Amobi, CEO, Learn About The Web Inc.

Master the key foundational concepts in social and digital media critical to thriving in today’s digital landscape. In this course, you will not only explore these key frameworks but expand on them to create dynamic social and digital media marketing strategies optimized for 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

Learn through experience in this executive course that tackles critical issues arising in governance from a broad perspective and explores how leaders can drive value and maximize impact.


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. Through use cases, the course will cover why and how a neurophysiological toolkit could address today’s business issues and provide insights on human behavior and decisions from both a psychological and a marketing consumption standpoint.


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

Learn how to better assess opportunities and risks, appreciate failure and utilize an executive framework designed to help you manage risk and learn from failure.

Prospective students interested in enrolling in Executive Electives Week courses must submit their online application and have enrolled in the Executive MBA program by March 9. If you are an alum or have additional questions regarding the coursework, please contact Christian Polidoro, assistant director, LeBow Corporate and Executive Education, at 215-895-1406 or cp483@drexel.edu.