U. of Iowa business program to offer ‘executive coaching’

July 9, 2019 | The Gazette

“Soft skills” like communication, problem-solving, group collaboration and team management are becoming increasingly important in the business world, and the University of Iowa is aiming to personalize its approach for teaching them to executives on the job.

Beginning early next year, the UI Tippie College of Business plans to offer its roughly 50 Executive Master of Business Administration students one-on-one executive coaching — as a “value-add” to its 16-month accelerated program for seasoned, working professionals.

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