Executive Education Overview

Why Lehigh

Founded by industrial pioneer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Asa Packer, Lehigh is among the nation's premier research universities. A groundbreaker in interdisciplinary education, it was ranked sixth in the nation in The Economist’s college rankings, which looked at the earning power of a school’s graduates. With a reputation for creativity, innovation, and interaction, Lehigh engages its students at the highest levels.

This same emphasis on engagement and innovation is found at the schools’ Vistex Institute for Executive Education. The Institute leverages the knowledge of Lehigh’s award-winning faculty in a range of programs for individuals and organizations. Valuing the time constraints of today’s busy executives, the programs are highly focused and take place over just one or two days. 

Located in the heart of the Lehigh Valley, Lehigh provides an exceptional learning environment. Situated between New York and Philadelphia, it is easily accessible from southern New York, New Jersey, northeastern Pennsylvania, and Maryland. Bethlehem, known for its rich history and its current economic and cultural renaissance, has a walkable downtown that offers a thriving arts district, cosmopolitan food scene, historic sights, and museums.

Executive Education to Meet Today’s Challenges 

At the Vistex Institute, you’ll find a range of programs to meet your career and your company’s needs. Whether you are seeking to strengthen your leadership, supply chain management, or specific skills such as team-building, financial acumen, or negotiation, we have you covered. 

Taught by Lehigh’s award-winning management faculty and other experts, our programs are research-based, experiential, and highly practical. Expect to be immersed in engaging discussions and hands-on exercises.

Our instructors also leverage the experience in the classroom, so you will benefit from (and network with) your fellow accomplished professionals. You will develop a broader perspective, grounded in a range of industries and organizations, which will make you more valuable in your current role and pay dividends throughout your career. 

Recognizing that your time is one of your most valued assets, our programs are designed to provide the most impactful content over just one or two days. You will get the latest insights and most practical applications with the least disruption to work and home life. You’ll quickly gain powerful new knowledge, tools, and skills that you can start using as soon as you’re back at work.

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