Case Studies

Interested in more details on the success of our Custom Solutions? Take a look at just a few of the programs built and delivered by Vanderbilt Executive Education in partnership with our valued clients.

Nissan Talent Up Group


Preparing high-potential employees for leadership

Nissan's business leadership team originally chose Vanderbilt Executive Education to create a collaborative, give-and-take program to prepare high-potential senior managers for executive positions. The resulting program—LEAD—focused on helping participants develop fundamental business skills as well as critical leadership skills needed to manage change in the automotive industry. With the success of LEAD, Nissan then Vanderbilt to develop an additional five-day program—TALENT UP—to help emerging leaders understand all facets of Nissan’s value chain.

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Chubb Insurance

Driving Innovation by Precedent (and Practice)
Chubb, like other companies in the insurance industry, recognized the need for innovation. But how to go about it? How to go beyond imposing solutions from the top down to create a culture of change within the organization? 

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Regions Financial Corporation

Increasing “share of wallet” of prized customers
Vanderbilt Executive Education partnered with Regions Financial Corporation to develop and deliver a customized management education program to help the firm’s financial advisers better serve their customers and earn a larger share of wallet. The four-and-a-half day program included modules of Innovation, Strategy, Leadership; the on-campus experience was followed by eight months of monitored projects in which the bankers were given opportunities to practice what they learned. 

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Tackling specific management challenges with focused workshops
Challenged with supplementing their already robust internal development effort, the management team at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, chose Vanderbilt to provide continued professional development for alumni of their proprietary Leadership Development Series. 

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Video Gaming Technologies

Gaining a competitive edge with “outside the box” thinking

Video Gaming Technologies (VGT) is one of the leading manufacturers of games for Class II and emerging gaming markets. A 550-employee company with a presence in three states including Tennessee, it is continually challenged to find new and innovative ways to provide consumers with a gaming experience that is deemed “irresistible.” 

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