Executive and Professional Education

Executive and Professional Education (EPE), which resides in Rutgers' School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR), develops and delivers innovative training and development solutions that strengthen and advance the individual, workforce, and organization as a whole. EPE provides a rich learning environment through a powerful combination of expert class instruction and peer interaction, led by distinguished Rutgers University faculty, thought leaders, and industry experts.

Leverage our expertise for your benefit in these key impact areas: Human Resource ManagementLeadership & Management DevelopmentProject ManagementLabor Management, and Health Care Management. Programs are offered in-person, online, and in hybrid formats. You can choose from our convenient formats, including:

  1. Programs for individuals who would like to participate in one or more modules as needed. 
  2. Programs for individuals who would like to participate in all modules within an EPE program. You can choose between an accelerated, week-long format or participate in a program once a week for 10 weeks. Program participants may earn certificates, continuing education credits, and academic graduate credit from Rutgers. View our overview brochure for details.
  3. Custom-designed programs, tailored to meet individual client's requirements and organizational needs. Leaders can choose among our offerings, or we can collaborate with your management team to design deeply impactful and relevant programs for your organization. View our custom program brochure for details.

EPE News and Blog

September 23, 2016

Performance Management: Setting Up Employees for Success

In many organizations the notion of performance management often refers to the assessment process and the appraisal tools used to ensure whether the employee meets or even exceeds expectations.  However, managers need to hold up the…

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August 24, 2016

Free Webinar-Retaining Talent: Replacing Misconceptions With Evidence-Based Strategies 9/21 at Noon EST


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July 19, 2016

Defending Against Defensiveness

It’s inevitable that in our interactions with others at work, there will be times when we hear things that make us feel that we are being unfairly criticized or attacked.  A natural reaction to a “perceived assault or…

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July 19, 2016

Employment Branding and Recruiting: What’s the Goal?

When I ask HR practitioners what they see as the primary goal of recruiting, the most common answer I receive is “To attract the best possible pool of applicants.” The logic underlying this response is fairly straightforward. If…

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July 08, 2016

The Mobile Workforce: Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

If Dr. Seuss had written his book Oh, the Places You’ll Go in 2016 instead of 1990, his illustrations may have incorporated many of today’s remarkable, new mobile inventions.  Clearly these devices enable people to…

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