Focus on innovation, marketing and leadership at Vanderbilt Banking Institute
Vanderbilt and BAI partner to strengthen skills of financial services executives
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Jun 1, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The financial services industry has reached unprecedented crossroads, where innovation and creativity are more vital than ever in reshaping the future of banking. That is why the Vanderbilt Banking Institute is offering a challenging and forward-thinking series of executive programs specifically designed to amplify critical and creative skills.
The Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management has expanded its partnership with BAI, the preeminent leader in education and research in the financial services industry, to launch a series of market-driven programs, which run from August 1 to October 22, 2009. The two-day open enrollment classes, developed in conjunction with BAI and executive experts within the banking industry, include innovation strategy, developing new products and services, strategic marketing, maximizing loyalty and retention in banking, strategic alignment of human capital and leadership development.
The programs are specifically designed to support the critical goals of financial institutions, including cost containment, increased profitability and expanded productivity, while fostering innovative thinking, improving operational efficiency and teaching ways to increase customer loyalty.
“We’re arming banking leaders with the sharpened skills they need to re-shape and strengthen this evolving industry,” said management professor and Vanderbilt Executive Development Institute faculty director David Owens.
Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management is ranked as a top institution by BusinessWeek, the Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and Forbes. For more information about Owen, visit www.owen.vanderbilt.edu.