Training and Education

Our courses range from one-hour online sessions to intensive three-day seminars, and are tailored to the unique needs of employee-owned companies. Covering everything from technical topics to ownership culture, our offerings are led by expert instructors with real-world experience in employee ownership.

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Governance Curriculum for Employee-Ownership Companies

The Beyster Institute now offers a comprehensive program of employee ownership governance education: the Governance Curriculum for Employee Ownership Companies. The program takes the form of three intensive educational events (two or three days in length) that will be offered by the Rady School of Management at intervals throughout each year. Each course addresses the needs of one of the three elements in the collaboration that governs and directs modern employee ownership companies.

See the Governance Curriculum for Employee Ownership Companies.

MBA Courses on Employee Ownership

The Beyster Institute offers Rady MBA candidates a unique opportunity to learn about employee ownership through two MBA elective courses. The first course offers a comprehensive review of employee ownership for Rady School MBA students titled, "Topics in Corporate Governance: Techniques in Equity Compensation." This class covers the full range of equity incentive and compensation techniques, from synthetic equity programs to leveraged ESOPs. The second course, "Creating a High-Performance Workplace," introduces students to effective strategies and practices for the development of a high-performance workplace. The course looks at actual companies to examine how today's businesses are fashioning new ways to maximize productivity and performance.