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UNC Charlotte's Ex Ed Talks are short-format presentations offering new and relevant insights and resources to the business community. Ex Ed Talks feature UNC Charlotte's world-class faculty expertise as a preview of the possibilities in Executive Education. Topics cover leadership, communications, innovation, data science and business analytics, and more.  See examples of available Talks here.

UNC Charlotte's Ex Ed Talks can be held at our convenient uptown location, UNC Charlotte Center City, or on-site at your organization's facility of choice. Talks make great pre-meeting ice breakers, informative lunch-and learns, or can be added to your own professional development workshops.

Interested in learning about the topics and speakers we can bring to your organization? Contact us for more information at executive.education@uncc.edu

Each semester, UNC Charlotte Executive Education provides opportunities to sample our programming. Last year, our faculty provided two free Ex Ed Talks on the following topics:

Tips for Leveraging the Power of the Multi-Generational Workforce

At least four generations make up today's workforce, contributing to business success by increasing flexibility and creativity. Harness the multi-faceted and multi-perspective power of your team with these tips, shared by Dr. Gary Kohut, director of UNC Charlotte's MBA program. This talk was presented at the Alumni Coffee, directly preceding the Barings/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast on December 5, 2017, at UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. 9th Street, Charlotte NC 28202

Dr. Gary Kohut

Professor of Management, Director, MBA Program, and Director, Dual MBA Program and EGADE Business School Tecnológico de Monterrey

Dr. Kohut is a recognized expert on communication in business and active as a consultant and speaker on communication and management development for organizations such as American Express, Bank of America, Ingersoll Rand, TIAA, and more. His research focuses on corporate communication strategy, leadership and management development, and applied technology in business communication.  Among numerous teaching and speaking awards, Dr. Kohut is the 2002 recipient of the Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence, the university’s most prestigious teaching honor and a 2003 recipient of the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.  More recently, Dr. Kohut received the 2015 NCACPA’s 5.0 Discussion Leader Award.


Decision Making Under New Uncertainty: Using Financial Analysis to Help Make Informed Decisions

The ability to interpret financial statements to inform decision making is an imperative for leaders in today’s global markets.This is especially true in today’s ever-changing business climate. Dr. Ben Nunnally will share insights for leaders seeking to utilize financial data to inform their decision making. This talk was presented during the Alumni Coffee preceeding the Barings/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast on March 2, 2017 at UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. 9th Street, Charlotte NC 28202.

Dr. Ben Nunnally

Professor of Finance Emeritus, UNC Charlotte

Dr. Ben Nunnally is Professor of Finance Emeritus at UNC Charlotte. Before beginning his academic career, he was a capital budgeting analyst at the BF Goodrich Company. During his 30+ years at UNC Charlotte, Dr. Nunnally has co-authored several finance textbooks and has consulted with many area businesses on company valuation and strategic planning.

Please visit our topics page for a list of featured talks, or contact us for more information on the full list of topics available.