TEP EEE Navigating to a Brighter Future


Navigating to a brighter future:

Courses for business leaders

Gain new tools to blaze a path forward through crisis.
Help your business thrive in this new reality.

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Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has partnered with globally ranked Eller Executive Education to provide top-ranked business education for small business leaders who need new tools to navigate the current COVID-19 crisis.

We are offering four online courses designed by Eller faculty to foster specific business skills which will equip leaders to create innovative solutions during this time of great uncertainty and turbulence. Participants will be encouraged to embark on their own learning journey, completing courses independently, at your own pace.   

Why Should I Attend?

Develop a clear path to your post-COVID future

Lead with confidence during rapidly changing environments

Acquire new skills from a highly-ranked global executive education provider

Course Features

Accessible anywhere, anytime so you can complete one or all four at your own pace

Apply MBA-level content to help you thrive in a new reality

Each learning experience includes interactive videos

Content by Eller Exec Ed

Ranked 7th among providers of executive education by Financial Times!

Course content is designed to honor your intellect and time.


  • These interactive courses have been designed to share current management strategy for small business leaders
  • You will gain insights and tools to equip you to lead others through the uncertainty we face
  • Come invest in yourself and be inspired through Eller Executive Education's community of leaders

As the 7th ranked provider of executive education and part of the University of Arizona, Eller Executive Education feels a duty to provide access to high-quality learning experiences. Our rank reflects our deep commitment to highly experiential learning programs in context with the relevant business challenges.

  • Engaging and Relevant - you will gain insights and tools to help you lead with confidence
  • Convenient Platform - these interactive courses can be completed at your pace
  • Designed for Leaders - these courses offer tools to enhance your perspective and create new plans for action

We understand it is difficult to make time for education. These courses can be accessed anytime and you can complete them at your own pace. Each course will require an approximate four hour commitment to complete.

  • Courses help you look forward with confidence in your ability to lead
  • Learning outcomes are enriched by self-directed study: leaders will forge a path based on their specific challenges
  • As you implement what you've learned you will be creating a brighter future for your business and community

Eller Executive Education launched these courses in response to the needs expressed by business leaders. We have designed these courses to provide practical tools you can implement as you lead through this time of change. Join us in expanding a community of leaders.

"TEP is proud to sponsor the development of this unique learning opportunity for our community partners. We are confident these brief but impactful virtual courses designed by Eller Executive Education provide business leaders with the skills they need to build brighter futures for their businesses and our community."
-Cathy Ries, Vice President of Customer & Human Resources
Tucson Electric Power and UniSource Energy Services


In partnership with TEP, Eller Executive Education is offering TEP registrants a discounted rate of $400/person for the four course series (normally valued at over $1,000).

Developing Power through Sponsor and Mentor Networks

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Navigating your career will undoubtedly bring opportunities as well as challenges and the role of mentors and sponsors will take on an even greater significance. You will learn the difference between mentors and sponsors – and how to leverage both to advance your business interests and practice asking for mentorship and sponsorship. Lastly, you will rethink the role of mentors and develop actions to cultivate a more diverse portfolio of them to empower your career decisions.

The Paradox of Leadership

Paradoxes can lead team members to “dig in their heels” and argue for one side or the other and potentially miss the opportunities of embracing aspects of both sides to achieve a common goal. In this course, you will learn how to differentiate between a paradox and a problem, practice using a tool to map a paradox and guide a productive dialogue that strives for an optimal balance between the two opposing ideas – the critical leadership skill of and+both thinking.

Leadership Derailers in Times of Stress

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You will learn the causes of leadership derailment and pinpoint which derailers may be present and causing you difficulties. At the conclusion of the module, you iwill develop a set of actions to risk mitigate your potential for derailment.

Managing Business Models through Change

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This course will explore how to assess our current business model between the constraints and potential opportunities that exist during turbulence and unwanted change. In this course, we will identify the essential components of an effective value proposition and using the Drexler-Sibbett model, we will uncover what the role of non-negotiables and discover what good execution looks like.

Special thanks to our sponsor, Tucson Electric Power, for their partnership and investment in leadership development.

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