The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration is launching its new Executive Education Program with an Executive Power Lunch series. These lunches are designed to introduce professionals to hot topics in a best practices format and provide businesses with ideas for professional and corporate growth.CBA’s renowned faculty will share the latest ideas and strategies as well as compelling examples of growth and innovation. Dr. Mary Uhl-Bien, professor and Howard Hawks Chair in Business Ethics and Leadership, starts the series on October 16 with the topic “Growth and Innovation: Leadership for a Complex World.” The power lunch will take place at the Wick Alumni Center, 1520 R Street, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
“Today’s managers face complex challenges in a world of fast-paced change,” said Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business Administration. “We are pleased to launch the Power Lunch series as a place for cutting-edge ideas about business to meet the challenges of everyday practice.”
Participants will be introduced to new managerial skills and benefit from networking opportunities with other participants. Professionals can attend one or more lunches by registering online at: http://cba.unl.edu/execlunch
. Cost is $95 each and includes lunch.
Other speakers in the series include:
November 1, 2013, Dr. Theresa Welbourne, “Secrets to Growth: Lessons from Businesses Alive and Dead”
January 22, 2014, Dr. Ron Hampton, “WOW Customer Service: Leading to Faster Sales Growth”
February 19, 2014, Dr. Amit Saini, “Growing into New Markets: Using Market Based Strategies”
April 9, 2014, Dr. Emre Unlu, “Financing for Growth: What Every New Product Executive Should Know”
The Executive Education Program at CBA offers specific ongoing executive development for companies through customized management training programs as well as public programs. Dr. Ron Hampton, director of executive education, explained how these power lunches can inform and impact companies’ overall business strategies.
“Growth and innovation are critical needs for any size of business,” he said. “Every firm has to innovate in order to stay relevant. This series shares approaches companies can learn from and implement to spur profitable growth and innovation.”