LSU Executive Education to Host Rising Stars Program

09/27/2012 03:34 PM

BATON ROUGE – LSU Executive Education will hold its last Rising Stars Program of the year Oct. 9 –11, at the Business Education Complex at LSU.


The three-day, highly interactive program is designed to groom high-potential employees for professional growth. The program is designed for various individuals, including those on the path to becoming people or project managers, those recently transitioning into a managerial role or individuals identified as part of an organizational succession plan. 


Registration for the October program can be found at


Program faculty from the E. J. Ourso College of Business and other experienced practitioners provide instruction that combines proven theory with real-world application. Areas of focus include:

  • Leadership vs. Management
  • Defining Your Personal Leadership Framework
  • Leading Projects and People
  • Branding as a Leader
  • Positioning Yourself for Growth


The Rising Stars Program is approved for 21 general recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. It is also an approved Continuing Professional Development course with the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board, or LAPELS.


Three program dates have been scheduled for March, June and October of 2013.  More information on the Rising Stars Program and registration for all dates can be found at


LSU Executive Education has prepared individuals and organizations to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing workplace for nearly 50 years. Highly relevant courses are designed to provide an immediate impact and serve as a resource in determining the best course of action for a business owner to take. For more information, visit or call 225-578-1190.

Wendy  Marx 
E. J. Ourso College of Business

Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012