University of Tennessee

Executive Education

Short Courses

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Courses can be conducted onsite at your organization or modified to suit your organization’s needs. We offer custom solutions in aerospace and defense, global supply chain management, healthcare and strategic leadership. Contact our industry representatives for more information.

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Boardroom Ready: Nursing Leadership Series

Course Description

Nursing Leadership is an executive development series designed to transform today’s nurses into tomorrow’s healthcare business leaders. It provides nurses, who aspire to be part of the leadership team, with the skills needed for advancement. Topics can include, but are not limited to:

• Dynamics of medical staff/hospital integration
• How to make strategic decisions using spreadsheets
• Negotiating skills
• Change management
• Healthcare policy
• Presentation skills

Simulations, PI tool kits, personal coaching and CME credits can be included. The series can include ROI projects selected by the sponsoring organization.

Key Benefits

  • Receive leadership assessments and enhance management skills for organizational success.
  • Grasp the challenges of the finance in the healthcare organization.
  • Learn strategic planning and competitive analysis for healthcare.
  • Understand Lean processes for improvements in the healthcare setting.
  • Understand systems thinking in healthcare.
  • Hone communication and presentation skills.
  • Learn change management and conflict resolution.
  • Gain American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC) contact hours.

Available Industries: Healthcare

Duration & Dates

This course is recommended to be taught over a five-month period with a two-day session each month.
The dates of this course are customizable. Please contact us for more information.

Please call +1 (865) 974-5001 for more information.


This course is currently not offered as a public course at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Content can be customized and delivered in Knoxville or a location of your choice.



The price of this course is based on the number of participants in the custom cohort.