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Custom Programs

Improve Your Company's Effectiveness

Develop skills for your organization that are influential to addressing today’s business challenges. Collaborate with Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) at the University of St Thomas to develop targeted learning opportunities that help your organization improve its performance, results, and success. Together we will complete a thorough assessment to identify your objectives and ensure your custom business solutions are tailored to maximize success.

Our customized programs offer:

  • Expertise of our faculty
  • Skills of our custom education team and the input of key leaders in your organization
  • Skill driven learning that can be applied in the workplace immediately
  • Flexible formats to best fit your schedule, whether on the St. Thomas campus, at your office or virtual

Your custom program draws upon the expertise of our faculty, the skills of our custom education team and the input of key leaders in your organization. Together, we develop and deliver content that is not only relevant, but also has immediate application on-the-job.

Contact CAPE

Andrew Claude
Director of Business Development

e: aclaude@stthomas.edu
p: (651) 962-4614

Custom Program Process to Establish Course Track

  • Conduct a Needs Assessment
  • Provide an Organizational Solution
  • Continued Program Management
  • Conduct a Needs Assessment

    The custom education team meets with your key organizational leaders to determine the best learning solution to meet your goals. This needs assessment is targeted to outline your optimal learning experience.

    Provide an Organizational Solution

    Once the assessment is complete, the Custom team works with you to align on the right program.

    Limited Customization: We incorporate an existing Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) program with your company's examples and processes to enhance abilities and improve performance.

    Significant Customization: Company leaders and key stakeholders are deeply involved in creating and delivering an exclusive program to achieve specific business objectives and goals.

    Continued Program Management

    Throughout the process, we teach you to support your new program through:

    • Senior management sponsorship and involvement
    • Messages from leadership that demonstrate how the program is linked to the company's business priorities
    • Clear communication of participant expectations prior to, during and after the educational experience
    • Ongoing reinforcement after the program plus opportunities for participants to use the new skills, behaviors and knowledge in everyday responsibilities
    • Executive coaching to support and sustain behavioral change

    Conduct a Needs Assessment

    Conduct a Needs Assessment

    The custom education team meets with your key organizational leaders to determine the best learning solution to meet your goals. This needs assessment is targeted to outline your optimal learning experience.

    Provide an Organizational Solution

    Provide an Organizational Solution

    Once the assessment is complete, the Custom team works with you to align on the right program.

    Limited Customization: We incorporate an existing Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) program with your company's examples and processes to enhance abilities and improve performance.

    Significant Customization: Company leaders and key stakeholders are deeply involved in creating and delivering an exclusive program to achieve specific business objectives and goals.

    Continued Program Management

    Continued Program Management

    Throughout the process, we teach you to support your new program through:

    • Senior management sponsorship and involvement
    • Messages from leadership that demonstrate how the program is linked to the company's business priorities
    • Clear communication of participant expectations prior to, during and after the educational experience
    • Ongoing reinforcement after the program plus opportunities for participants to use the new skills, behaviors and knowledge in everyday responsibilities
    • Executive coaching to support and sustain behavioral change