Executive Education

Short Courses

Custom Solutions

Course can be conducted onsite at your organization or modified to suit your organization’s needs. We offer custom solutions in Aerospace & Defense, Global Supply Chain, Healthcare, and Leadership. Contact our industry representatives for more information.

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Module 1 - The Efficient Manager

Course Description

Emerging Leaders Module 1

The Efficient Manager focuses on eliminating waste in business processes and spending time on activities that add value to the business. 

  • The Way We Are Working is Not Working
  • The Eight Wastes
  • The Myth of Multitasking
  • Making Strategy Routine
  • Creating the Proactive Organization
  • Email and Filing Protocol

Available Industries: Leadership

Duration & Dates

2 Days

  • March 6, 2018 - March 7, 2018

Lea Anne Law, Director
+1 (865) 974-1622

Mike Bowman, Program Coordinator


Classes are held in the Graduate and Executive Education classrooms of the Haslam College of Business on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. A nearby downtown business hotel can be booked for travelers.


William Peterson

Bill Peterson is a Lean best practices teacher and facilitator who draws on over 30 years of hands-on experience using Lean, TOC, Six Sigma, BPR, and other continuous improvement tools to ...


This course is offered as part of the Emerging Leaders Program.