About the Executive Education Center

The Drake University Executive Education Center provides a strategic and consultation-driven extension of your organization’s talent development efforts. Our approach to leader education blends academics with experience to deliver measureable outcomes for any business, nonprofit, or government entity. Whether you are looking to grow your leaders’ specific skillsets or want to position your organization for success in the global economy, Drake has an executive education program to meet your objectives.

Our signature leader readiness program, the Building Leaders from the Inside Out© series, builds your leadership capacity and competency, while our Talent Development Series offers intensive, skill-specific development.

If you are seeking a program built to fit your organization’s specific needs, Drake will work with you to create a custom professional learning experience. We also offer certificate programs, such as the Iowa Certified Public Manager program, to meet industry-wide demand.

University News
December 2, 2016
Twenty executives from 14 central Iowa companies have graduated from the Executive Education Center at Drake University’s Leading Others program. The intensive 18-month program enhances participants’ ability to lead organizations through times of stability and change.