Executive Education Programs

If you are an individual looking to advance your skills and career, consider one of our open enrollment certificate programs—or several. If you are looking for education for your workforce, choose a custom program or contact us to collaborate with you and develop a new program.

Classroom-Based Programs

Are you looking for opportunities to develop new skills and accelerate your career at the same time? Take a look at the certificate programs offered by the top-ranked Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University!

Custom Programs

Known for innovation in teaching and learning, Coles College of Business Executive Education partners with you to design a custom professional development program focused on your organizational needs and goals. Our team of Coles College of Business faculty and industry experts deliver your program, either in-person or online, addressing company specific goals using interactive sessions to spark creativity, innovation, and thought-provoking conversations. How can we help your company move forward?

Prior Custom Programs


  • Basics of finance and interpreting accounting/financial statements for non-financial managers. Adapted for several different companies including a local multi-location physician practice and engineering division of national big-box retailer.
  • Originally designed for senior leadership, managers, line supervisors, business development and sales staff of a national engineering consultancy. Topics include leading and managing change, embracing employee motivation and engagement, sales training, and strategic visioning.
  • Building company culture by understanding personality and communication styles and how to work best with each style. Co-created content with a rapidly growing technology company designed to elevate their employee’s potential as leaders, innovators, and change-makers.
  • A custom designed short course based on the Certified Managerial Coach Certificate Program delivered via an interactive meeting platform to employees of a global health insurance services provider.
  • For 100+ physician executives within a leading health-care delivery organization; tied business acumen and leadership skills to the organization’s strategic plan and delivered through a 10-day program led by Coles College faculty as well as members of the organization’s senior management.
  • Designed for a Fortune-150 insurance company’s underwriters; to improve interactions with its sales force.


Looking for other topics or options? Consider the research strengths of our faculty and the Coles College Centers of Excellence. From the highly technical to the profoundly personal, Coles College offers the guidance, the close attention, and the expertise to strengthen your people and your organization.