NHCC Corporate Executive Development Program
Hispanic Senior Executives
NHCC Corporate Executive
Hispanic Talent Development Pipeline
CEDP identifies emerging Hispanic leaders and prepares them to represent the Hispanic community by developing their leadership skills step by step. The pipeline includes support from executive-level advisors who coach participants as they navigate their corporations and interact with others.
Mission and Strategic Intent
The NHCC CEDP is designed to accelerate Hispanic executive and management careers by producing high potential leaders equipped with the knowledge, skills, and tools to succeed. The program emphasizes building and maintaining strategic relationships by offering graduates a comprehensive network of Hispanic executives.
- Identify and develop Hispanic leaders.
- Fill key roles in global market corporations and organizations.
- Deliver a practical and interactive leadership development experience.
- Attract and retain emerging leaders
- Develop leaders to manage diversity
- Increase long-term profitability
- Meet global-market demands
Frequently Asked Questions
The NHCC CEDP is targets high potential Hispanic managers on the cusp of moving forward in their careers. It’s a year-long, one of a kind leadership development program delivered at SMU that continues in the workplace with on-going mentorship and coaching from high-level executives at Fortune 1000 companies.
NHCC is a non-profit organization that provides members with access to resources, knowledge, best practices, and innovative solutions to grow talent, customers, and suppliers to reach the Hispanic market. HACR is an advocacy organization that aims to advance the inclusion of Hispanics in Corporate America at a level commensurate with their economic contributions.
There is a lot of work to be done to increase Hispanic representation in Corporate American and we feel that both organizations complement each other’s work.
We know from studies that gaps in representation continue to exist within U.S. companies. Hispanics are significantly underrepresented in executive and senior executive positions, but remain the fastest growing demographic in the country. This program helps companies and Hispanic managers work together to address this disparity.
We did our homework. We consulted with HR trade associations as well as senior ranking HR executives at corporations to help us design this training program. The NHCC-CEDP will not only provide Hispanic managers with tools and capacity-building strategies but will also connect them with high-level executives at Corporations who will serve as mentors.
Partnering with a university allowed us to develop the infrastructure and curriculum for the program. The NHCC selected SMU because of its national reputation and strategic location.
SMU Cox Executive Education
The program’s academic director, Professor Miguel Quinones, works closely with NHCC to develop application oriented curriculum and to assemble a team of instructors that are proven and effective in working with high potential corporate executives.
SMU Cox Executive Education offers innovative and flexible programs that provide relevant and dynamic learning experiences for professionals, managers, and executives. Programs develop leadership capability, business acumen, strategic thinking and decision making skills that improve performance. SMU Cox is ranked among the top business schools nationally and internationally by major publications, including Business Week, The Economist, Financial Times, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and U.S. News & World Report.