Our Design Process

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Our faculty and staff will work to understand your organization’s strategy, culture, context and values. We collaborate with our clients to establish program objectives to address your organization’s specific needs.

After an initial meeting, a preliminary proposal is prepared providing an overview of the program design, topics, recommend faculty, and program cost.

A dedicated program coordinator and lead faculty member work with our clients and any other key stakeholders on program design and delivery. Our program coordinators are experienced in complex program deliveries and often travel to support programs offered at locations around the world. This personal attention to detail and dedication to our clients is what sets us apart from other executive education providers.

Design Options

When you work with Paul College, there is no “one-size fits all” approach to executive education. We design dynamic programs based on your objectives.


Our programs are very portable and can be seamlessly delivered at your own site, as well as a number of UNH-affiliated conference facilities around the world. In addition, the Paul College has a Hospitality Management Program that provides us with an international network of alumni that can assist us in finding premier venues in every region of the world. Our faculty and staff have the experience and capabilities needed to coordinate all aspects of logistics for high quality program delivery.

Programs can also be delivered on campus - The University of New Hampshire is located in Durham, in the seacoast area of New Hampshire, about one hour north of Boston, MA, and one hour south of Portland, Maine. It’s a beautiful quintessential New England college campus, complete with conference rooms, catered food, a fitness center, library, and walking trails.

In January of 2013, the business school moved into a brand new, state-of-the-art building equipped with cutting edge technology capable of course capture and technology-mediated delivery.  Further, its design is driven by a community-building theme of openness and the desire to “bring the outside in.” An executive education suite features classroom space, a business center, and break-out rooms located adjacent to the main gathering area and café overlooking the courtyard. The building design is ideal for teamwork and informal networking between class sessions.

Off-campus programs can also be found in nearby Portsmouth at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel and Conference Center. Portsmouth regularly lands on various "best places to live" lists, with a stimulating mix of historic buildings, sidewalk cafes, great restaurants, art galleries, jazz clubs and distinctive artisans' boutiques. In 2009, Forbes Traveler listed Portsmouth as one of America's Prettiest Towns.

Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel and Conference Center