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Live Cary | North Carolina Bar Center
Thursday-Friday, May 30-31, 2019

Available format

Join us for an engaging two-day, 16-hour, business management course designed for business and in-house attorneys and other business professionals.

Network with colleagues and establish new relationships while enhancing your understanding of business principles. This course covers a wide range of business management topics including leadership, financial accounting, finance, marketing, human resource management, managerial accounting, management information systems, and business strategy. The chosen faculty consists of a talented group of business school professors and instructors with a reputation for engaging their audience and providing information that has immediate, real-world relevance.

This course is not pre-approved for any continuing education credits and specifically does not qualify for continuing legal education credit. An agenda together with course materials will be provided. Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance after completing the course. Submission of any type of continuing education credits will be at the discretion and expense of the attendee.

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  8:15am  Registration and Continental Breakfast
  8:55  Welcome and Introductions | NCBA Staff 

Leadership | Woolard

  • Leadership theory
  • Servant leadership
  • Transformational leadership
  • Citizenship and engagement
  10:30 Break 

Financial Accounting | Flicek

  • Introduction to financial statements
  • Basic accounting principles
  • Accounting cycles
  • Adjusting entries
  1:15pm  Lunch 

Finance | Yu

  • Introduction to finance
  • Present value calculations
  • Valuation of companies
  • Equity valuation
  • Financial decision-making
  • Debt financing
  • Capital budgeting
  4:00 Break

Marketing | Monahan

  • Segmentation and targeting
  • Positioning
  • Marketing analytics
  • Consumer insights
  • Branding 
  6:15 Adjourn for the day 
  7:30am  Continental Breakfast 

Human Resource Management | Delise

  • Strategic role of HR
  • Recruiting/hiring
  • Performance management
  • Employee development
  • Employee relations 
  9:30 Break 

Managerial Accounting | Flicek

  • Accounting benchmarking/comparisons
  • Pro forma statements
  • Budgeting
  • Cost basics 
  12:15pm  Lunch 

Managing in the Digital World | Martin 

  • Introduction to management information systems
  • Types of information systems
    • Transaction processing systems
    • Social software
    • Mobile applications
    • Law practice management systems
    • E-commerce
  • Forces pushing digital change
    • Mobility
    • Internet of things
    • Social media
    • 3D printing
    • Cloud computing
  • MIS role in business strategy and success
    • New revenue models
    • Sharing economy
    • Gig economy
    • Machine learning
  2:30 Break 

Strategy and Capstone Case | Langenderfer and Woolard

Capstone case preparation, presentation and feedback

  5:15 Adjourn 
Product Information
Product Date:
May 30, 2019
NCBA Executive Education: Elements of Business Management
TUITION RATE. Early and Membership discounts automatically apply at checkout. 

Register early and SAVE 10%! Live Cary early rate expires May 9. 

Standard: $1295 / $1165 Early
NCBA Member: $1080 / $970 Early

  • CLE Premier Pass tuition rate is not available for this course. Please click here for the fine print regarding NCBA Executive Education courses.
  • This course does not qualify for CLE credit. 


North Carolina Bar Center

8000 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC 27513 | 800.228.3402 | Driving Directions 

HOTEL INFORMATION. Contact hotels directly for reservations at the special NCBA room rate. Rates are based on availability and may sell out. 

Embassy Suites

201 Harrison Oaks Boulevard, Cary, NC 27513 | Driving Directions

  • Rates | $174 single/double
  • Reservations | Click here to book online (Group Code 2691626)

TownePlace Suites by Marriott

120 Sage Commons Way, Cary, NC 27513 | Driving Directions

  • Rates | $114 studio queen with sleeper sofa (Sunday-Thursday)
  • Reservations | 919.678.0005 (Please ask for the NCBA corporate rate)


  Dr. Lisa Delise is an assistant professor of business administration at Meredith College. She earned her Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville and a B.S. in psychology from Tulane University. She has taught management, statistics, HR, and organizational behavior at the college level and her research focuses on the ways teams share information, communicate, and collaborate, as well as how teams can be trained to enhance communication and performance.
  Gregory Flicek is a lecturer in the school of business at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. He is a licensed NC Certified Public Accountant and holds an MBA. His career has touched all facets of accounting including public accounting, accounting in private industry, managing business units using financial data, consulting and teaching. Mr. Flicek specializes in using financial data to drive performance improvement.
  Dr. Jeff Langenderfer is an associate professor of marketing & law and a former associate dean in the school of business at Meredith College. Dr. Langenderfer holds a Ph.D. in business administration (marketing) from the University of South Carolina, a J.D. from North Carolina Central University, and a B.A. in economics from UNC –Chapel Hill. He has more than 20 years of experience in legal and negotiation consulting and has published more than 15 academic journal articles.
  Dr. Megan Martin has a Ph.D. in business information technology from Virginia Tech, an MBA from UNC-Wilmington and a B.A. in mathematics, also from UNC-Wilmington. Her teaching and research interests focus on management information systems and quantitative methods. Previously, she managed the electronic training platform for a nationwide plasma collection company and served as the subject matter expert for technical training for executive leadership and end users. She is an active consultant in operations management and information systems.
  Dr. Lisa Monahan holds a Ph.D. in marketing from the University of South Florida, an MBA from Columbia University, and a B.A. from Amherst College. Currently an assistant professor of marketing at Meredith College, she previously spent 15 years working in business development and brand management positions in New York City for several national firms including Hanes, Citibank, Hartz, and Unilever, and as an advertising executive for J. Walter Thompson.
  Dr. Nathan Woolard is the associate dean and assistant professor of management in the school of business at Meredith College. He holds a Ph.D. in educational leadership from Oklahoma State University, a Master of Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma, and a B.S. from the University of Central Oklahoma. Woolard’s research and teaching interests focus on entrepreneurship, leadership and organizational behavior.
  Dr. Bing Yu is an associate professor of finance at the Meredith College School of Business. Yu earned a Ph.D. in finance from Kent State University, an MBA from University of Toledo, and a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering in China. Prior to joining academia, Yu worked in international business and financial industrial areas in mainland China and Hong Kong for 12 years, first as a sales associate and later as an executive manager. His research interests lie in corporate governance, law and finance, international corporate finance, and corporate performance. His work has been widely published in academic journals and he has won numerous research awards.


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