Center for Executive Education News

Business Analytics Expert Coming in February 2014; Registration Now Open

Leading firms are now using data analytics to drive their business strategies, make critical decisions, and compete through their analytical prowess. Tom Davenport, one of the world’s renowned experts and thought leaders on knowledge management, data analytics, and business processes, will conduct an interactive half-day seminar at UT on February 7 on how businesses can use big data to drive organizational change. It is open to the public and the campus community.

World-Renowned Expert in Theory of Constraints to Speak at UT June 24

An internationally recognized expert on how businesses can resolve complex management dilemmas and increase profitability by removing organizational constraints will speak at UT on Monday, June 24. Rami Goldratt, chief executive officer of Goldratt Consulting, will lead an interactive seminar, Creating the Ever-Flourishing Company Using the Theory of Constraints, at the Center for Executive Education in the UT College of Business Administration.

Pilot Flying J Becomes 48th Sponsor of UT Supply Chain Forum

The UT Knoxville Global Supply Chain Institute welcomes Pilot Flying J as the 48th sponsor of its Supply Chain Forum. With more than 150 executives, representing forty-eight companies, currently sponsoring the forum, it is the largest supply chain forum in the academic world.

UT’s Lean for Healthcare Course OK’d for Continuing Education Credits

The Lean for Healthcare course offered through the College of Business Administration’s Center for Executive Education at UT Knoxville has received approval from the UT College of Medicine to provide physicians and other health care professionals with continuing medical education (CME) credits. The course, offered Nov. 7-12, will provide physicians up to 35.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.

Air Force Secretary Donley Completes Process Improvement Training at UT

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley participated in process improvement leadership training at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, today, along with more than 20 senior leaders from across the Air Force. Donley visited to refine his own skills and to see some of the training the university is providing. The Air Force is working to improve key processes to strengthen combat readiness while simultaneously saving scarce tax dollars.