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Short Sessions

These 4-hour sessions cover topics ranging from leadership, to innovation, to technical skills, and serve as your team's gateway to our university’s comprehensive lineup of subject matter experts.

A world of knowledge at your fingertips.

With Short Sessions from NC State Executive Education, our university’s leading experts share their insights and deliver experiential exercises with tangible outcomes on a variety of topics pertaining to personal and organizational leadership, innovation, data science, and various technical skills. From our “Design Thinking” and “Managing Change” sessions, to our experts in team communications and data analytics, these grab-and-go, 4-hour sessions provide the specific knowledge your team needs to meet its professional goals.


Flexible • Experiential • Impact-Focused


We know that your organization’s needs are unique and fluid. That’s why we designed our Short Sessions to be flexible in a way that allows us to provide you with the expertise that you need, when you need it, and HOW you need it.

Choose one specific session to address your team’s most urgent need, or select a combination of sessions to develop your own certificate offering. We can also integrate with your internal offerings to create a university-corporate shared certificate.

Sessions are delivered at a date and time of your choosing at your organization’s facility of choice in the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area. Alternatively, we can host your session(s) at one of our prestigious campus locations (additional fees apply).

View our complete list of sessions offered in the following categories:

Meet our team of experts

Our instructors include leading experts from NC State's Computer Science department, Statistics and Mathematics department, and the Poole College of Management.

Meet the team


For additional information, please contact us.