Welcome To CorpU Open


Experience CorpU’s Science-Backed Approach to Leadership Development

Exclusive Access for CorpU Customers

Join our organizational learning movement and become a high-impact leader.

What is CorpU Open?

CorpU Open provides a flexible option for individual leaders and teams to join in the CorpU learning experience. Participants join colleagues from multiple companies in a cross-industry collaboration experience. Depending on the course selection, cohort members spend 10 to 30 minutes daily engaging in a variety of short online activities such as readings, videos, personal reflections, interactive discussions, and application exercises.

CorpU Open is available to all CorpU customers. View the CorpU Open calendar below to learn more and register for an upcoming course.

CorpU Open Benefits

  • Address your leadership development needs with the right programs for you
  • Develop your people with targeted team or individual development
  • Strengthen leaders and teams to drive transformation
  • Extend, refresh and reinforce topics that are critical to building the culture and engagement your organization needs

What to Expect

You will join expert faculty and leaders from other organizations. You will maximize the value of this learning experience by staying committed to completing the assigned daily activities and exchanges with colleagues and expert faculty. Each day of a one-week course requires 10-30 minutes of your attention, concluding with a fifth day capstone in the format of either an online Q&A forum, a response video with discussion, or a 60-minute webinar live event.

Open Courses

Leadership Academy

July 8 — 14

Live Event July 14 1:00 ET

Breakthrough Results Through Committed Teams

Working effectively within a team is a skill that takes practice and dedication. While some individuals may be natural leaders, learning how to give and take within a team structure is more of a learned behavior. Join us to study and discuss a proven framework you will use to help your team overcome challenges so they can operate at maximum capacity and produce outstanding results.

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Dr. Mario Moussa
President, Moussa Consulting
Derek Newberry
Management Consultant, Adjunct Professor at University of Pennsylvania

Supply Chain Academy

July 13 — 17

Live Event July 17 12:00 ET

Improving Procurement Practices

Procurement was once the purview of buyers who simply went into the marketplace to find the best price for raw materials or unfinished goods. As contemporary supply chains become ever more competitive, the role of procurement is becoming increasingly strategic. In this course we will investigate some core principles of successful supply chain management within procurement.

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Chris Craighead
Affiliated Faculty in Supply Chain Management, Penn State University

Leadership Academy

July 15 — 21

Live Event July 21 1:00 ET

Communicating to Inspire Change

Employees have very natural and rational reasons to resist change, particularly given the rapid pace of change that’s part of today’s business climate. In this course we will address how to be an authentic and successful change agent who gets people excited and committed to tackle the challenges of change.

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Dave Pottruck
Executive, Educator, Author

Leadership Academy

July 22 — 28

Live Event July 28 1:00 ET

Becoming a Purpose-Driven Organization

This one-week sprint is designed to help leaders embark on a journey to embed authentic purpose throughout an organization – including bringing leaders together to collectively discover their organizational purpose and leaders at all levels to discover their professional purpose.

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Robert E. Quinn
Professor Emeritus of Management and Organizations
Anjan Thakor
Washington University, St. Louis - John M. Olin School of Business, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Leadership Academy

July 27 — 31

Live Event July 31 12:00 ET

Understanding Talent Management

This one-week sprint helps you become a more effective talent manager—improving your team’s performance by developing and coaching your employees. Based on the expertise of Dave Ulrich, the recognized global leader in talent management, this sprint will help you become a better leader and the principles you'll learn will help you get the most from your team.

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David Ulrich
Rensis Likert Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

Leadership Academy

July 29 — August 4

Live Event August 4 1:00 ET

Helping Your People Find Meaning at Work

Armed with a sense of purpose, employees perform better and demonstrate higher levels of engagement. As leaders we need to uncover the ‘why’ of work that drives people to do their best. This course looks at why ‘making meaning’ makes money – how a commitment to helping your talent find meaning in work can produce measurable, bottom line results.

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David Ulrich
Rensis Likert Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

Supply Chain Academy

August 10 — 14

Live Event August 14 12:00 ET

Optimizing Distribution Network Strategy

Does your distribution network serve your customers as effectively as possible, or could you benefit from an examination of the current strategy and a focus on new possibilities? In Optimizing Distribution Network Strategy, we take a look at how organizations can best determine the optimal location of facilities throughout the supply chain network.

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Chris Norek
Affiliated Faculty in Supply Chain Management, Penn State Smeal College of Business

Supply Chain Academy

September 14 — 18

Live Event September 18 12:00 ET

Building Continuity and Resiliency in Your Supply Chain

Sooner or later, we will all come face-to-face with a disruption to our supply chain. It’s not a matter of if, but when it will happen. In this course we will explore the various types of risk and disruption you may face, as well as ways to prevent or mitigate the impact of those occurrences.

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Chris Craighead
Affiliated Faculty in Supply Chain Management, Penn State University

Leadership Academy

September 21 — 25

Live Event September 25 12:00 ET

Driving Your Team to High Performance

Coaching must be part of a clear development strategy that starts with concrete expectations and ends with the actual opportunities for development and skill building. In this course we will discuss a proven coaching framework, practice setting and communicating clear expectations, and debate the best ways to assess performance against those expectations.

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David Ulrich
Rensis Likert Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

Supply Chain Academy

October 12 — 16

Live Event October 16 12:00 ET

Critical Decisions in Logistics Management

On average, the majority of a company’s supply chain expenditures are from transportation and warehousing costs. Join us for Critical Decisions in Logistics Management to learn new approaches to evaluating and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of your organization’s logistics capabilities.

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Chris Norek
Affiliated Faculty in Supply Chain Management, Penn State Smeal College of Business

Supply Chain Academy

November 9 — 13

Live Event November 13 12:00 ET

Strategic Sourcing for Improved Performance

As supply chain leaders look to develop a more responsive and integrated supply chain, it is important to identify the key value drivers in order to begin the process of supply chain transformation. In Strategic Sourcing for Improved Performance you will investigate the steps to developing a more robust procurement strategy for the future.

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Chris Craighead
Affiliated Faculty in Supply Chain Management, Penn State University

Supply Chain Academy

December 7 — 11

Live Event December 11 12:00 ET

Supply Chain Alignment and Orchestration

How can you and your organization build an integrated supply chain that creates and captures value? In Supply Chain Alignment and Orchestration you will enhance your capacity for building alignment and collaboration into your supply chain as you learn a powerful methodology for leading contemporary supply chains.

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John Langley
Clinical Professor of Supply Chain Management, Penn State University
Steve Tracey
Executive Director, Center for Supply Chain Research™ and Executive Programs, Penn State University

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