The Greater Houston Partnership, which traces its roots back to Houston's original Chamber of Commerce founded in 1840, is the primary advocate of the Houston-area business community. Its principal objective is to build regional economic prosperity. The Partnership facilitates relocations and expansions in the Houston area; international outreach initiatives such as business development missions outside the U.S. and receiving foreign trade delegations; and strategic planning. The 10-county Houston region encompasses Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, San Jacinto and Waller counties. With more than 2,000 member organizations, the Partnership represents approximately one fourth of the region's work force.
Visit the Greater Houston Partnership at www.houston.org.
One of the largest and most distinguished business schools in the country, the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin is dedicated to educating the business leaders of tomorrow while creating knowledge of critical significance for industry and society. McCombs educates over 6,000 students yearly, creating one of the largest cumulative impacts of any business school in the world, and graduated more current S&P 500 CEOs than any other public business school. McCombs is consistently ranked among the top 20 business schools nationwide. With strength in all major business disciplines, the school is most notably recognized for vanguard programs in accounting and finance, practicum-based courses in consulting and marketing, and partnerships with world-class corporations around the globe. The reputation of the McCombs faculty is world-renowned. Talented educators, who conduct leading edge research and collaborate with colleagues across disciplines, they serve as consultants and board members for leading corporations globally. They incorporate this combined knowledge into the courses they design and teach. The faculty recognizes that business challenges are multifaceted and involve knowledge and solutions that cut across disciplines.
A pioneer in custom programs, Texas Executive Education has been working with corporate and government clients from around the world since 1955. Drawing from the vast resources of UT Austin, innovative executive programs offer business professionals the insights and skills that enable them to lead, think strategically and manage change. A variety of teaching methods and program formats provide a choice of world-class executive education experiences. Combining the best of leading-edge research and real-world knowledge, professors identify practical solutions to help organizations reach their goals. Companies partner with us to address key development needs of their high potentials up to their top-level executives. They take advantage of a portfolio of open enrollment programs from strategy, marketing, accounting and finance to leadership, negotiation and new programs specifically designed for project management and the energy industry. We can work together to develop custom programs specifically addressing their goals, timelines and needs. Services include assessment, coaching and experiential learning. Ultimately companies can utilize a combination of open and custom programs to meet their complete needs providing a continuity that binds the organization together with shared stories and experiences.
Call us at 800.409.3932 or visit http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/execed