University of Georgia Terry College of Business Executive Programs offers a suite of conferences and educational leadership programs designed to meet the needs of businesses and executives.


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Are you thinking of becoming a financial planner? UGA’s Terry College of Business offers a registered program of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. that will develop the skills and knowledge needed to prepare for the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ exam. Online and at Terry Executive Education Center, 3475 Lenox Road, Atlanta, GA 30326

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While fully addressing the retirement subjects covered by CFP® certification programs, the CPRS™ program goes even further by emphasizing practical applications and cutting-edge planning techniques in the three key areas of Sales Ideas & Solutions, Asset Protection, and Real World Strategies.

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This program serves as an introduction to financial modeling using Excel. Participants learn how to create financial models that solve a variety of applied situations. In an online, hands-on setting, the program provides the skills to apply financial concepts and spreadsheet tools for effective decision making.

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A fundamental understanding of finances by leaders ensures that all areas of the business are thoughtfully considered when evaluating and implementing strategic changes. In University of Georgia’s online Fundamentals of Finance program, you’ll learn the basic concepts and analytical tools of finance in the corporate finance and investment arenas.

Leadership and Management

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Why do so many women plateau in middle management? Confidence and resiliency are tested by cultural and organizational norms and biases. Individual beliefs and perceptions about leadership become tangible roadblocks. That’s when it happens – career optimism shifts into career conflict or stalled advancement.

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Being a founder, CEO or senior executive can be a lonely place, as it’s not always appropriate to “think out loud” with employees, other leadership or the board. In partnership with TechCXO’s certified executive coaches, UGA Executive Coaching provides benefits to startup and enterprise-level organizations. Through Executive Coaching, we co-create and deliver extraordinary impact.

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Set yourself apart by earning a Terry College of Business certification based on current D&I standards. With training from experts, including the editor of the pioneering Employment Law for Business textbook, you’ll learn to move beyond uncomfortable conversations and minimize risk by creating inclusive business processes. You’ll receive a certificate in ISO 30415:2021 upon completion of the program.

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Are your leaders adapting to today’s ever-changing workplace? Give them a competitive edge by sending them to learn the latest research, trends, and best solutions in today’s business environment from UGA’s Terry College of Business faculty. This three-day program focuses on the processes and principles that characterize excellence in leadership and how to successfully transition from individual contributor to leader.

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Whether responding to a pandemic or adjusting to disruptive technologies, today’s organizations are forced to deal with an unprecedented pace of change. The result? Organizations with a “change ready” culture are positioned to thrive—while others are at risk.

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A Lean Six Sigma certification from the Terry College of Business sets you apart from your colleagues as being uniquely equipped with the right combination of analytical problem-solving, critical thinking, and process-improvement skills.

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Professional women can face unique challenges when navigating business opportunities, workplace dynamics and conflict. From sales activities to salary negotiation to managing board-member relations, many women can readily supply examples of overcoming barriers their male colleagues may not see. This course is designed to help women overcome these hurdles with tools for effective conflict resolution and agreement. Participants will better understand the nature and types of conflict while negotiating winning techniques with individuals, groups and organizations.

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The demand for project management skills in today’s business environment continues to increase with rapidly evolving, complex infrastructures and expanding global reach. University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business is proud to offer a Project Management course that addresses the often-overlooked leadership and communication skills critical to overseeing a project to completion.

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Strategic Decision Making and Crisis Management probes the complex ways people process information and make decisions. Experienced executives and new leaders will benefit from learning about the leading research in the field. The knowledge to formulate a message that considers the situation and audience expectations can make a leader’s communication highly effective, whether for a CEO responding to a product failure, a restaurant manager announcing layoffs in an economic downturn, or a hospital manager announcing a no-visitor policy.


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Digital marketing is now a necessary skill in the modern workplace, whether you are a marketing professional, manager of a marketing team, or an executive who needs to understand the strategic landscape of the modern marketplace. The Terry College of Business has partnered with Silicon Valley experts to design comprehensive training programs specific to these job roles, to provide you access to the knowledge you need, and the skills and strategies required to enhance your existing career path and knowledge base.

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Looking to boost your capabilities — and your career? Offered in collaboration with University of South Carolina and INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences), this training immerses you in the concepts needed to stimulate your data science and analytics journey. Sharpen your fundamentals and learn test-taking strategies to earn Certified Analytics Professional (CAP®) and other relevant credentials.