Accounting Leadership Weekend

Attend Accounting Leadership Weekend on April 8 to 10 to learn how

You'll interact with current MSADA students, faculty, career services staff, and alumni. Accounting Leadership Weekend is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the career momentum you can experience with just one extra year of education. Travel, lodging, and meals are provided by the Kelley School of Business.

Registration for ALW 2022 is now closed. For more information about ALW please contact: acctgrad@indiana.edu.

Who should attend

To be considered for Accounting Leadership Weekend, you must:

  • Be a student from an underrepresented minority group: Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian or Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or multiracial
  • Be a sophomore, junior, or senior (preference given to sophomore and junior students)

Agenda

Your visit to Bloomington, Indiana, will include in-person conference sessions with Kelley faculty, staff, and current accounting students. View the 2022 agenda to learn more.

TimeEvent

2 to 4 p.m.

Hotel Check-in

4:30 p.m.

Visit to Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center

5 p.m.

Interactive Campus Tour
Tour led by current MSADA students

6:30 p.m.

Dinner

8 p.m.

Evening Activites


Casual dress is recommended for the evening’s activities.

TimeEventSpeakers

8 to 9 a.m.

Breakfast at Hotel

Current MSADA students lead group to Kelley at 9 a.m.

9:30 to 10 a.m.           

Welcome

Ash Soni, Executive Associate Dean, Academic Programs

Leslie Hodder, Chair of Graduate Accounting Programs, Conrad Prebys Professor

10:15 to 11 a.m.

Featured Faculty Panel Conversation

Moderator:
Martin McCrory, Chief Diversity Officer Emeritus, Associate Professor of Business Law

Panelists:
Suneal Bedi, Assistant Professor of Business Law & Ethics
Christopher Cook, Senior Lecturer of Accounting
Bree Josefy, Clinical Associate Professor of Accounting

11 to 11:15 a.m.

Break

 

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Professional Career Development

Cindy Hosea, Associate Director, Graduate Career Services

12:15 to 1:30 p.m.

Lunch at Kelley

 

1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Balancing Your Past, Present, and Future as Minorities in Graduate Accounting Programs

Brittani Shantel Jackson, Doctoral Student, Accounting

2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Belonging in Business While Leading Through Differences

Amber Champion, Senior Business Consultant, EY

3:30 to 3:45 p.m.

Break

 

3:45 to 4:30 p.m.

Student Panel

MSADA alumni and current students

4:30 to 5 p.m.

Supporting Your Future: Scholarships and Financial Aid

Evan Gerstein, Associate Director of Student Recruitment

5 to 5:30 p.m.

Complete a Free MSADA Application (optional)

6:15 to 8:15 p.m.

Dinner

8:30 p.m.

Evening Activities


Business casual dress is recommended for the Saturday sessions.

TimeEvent

8 to 9 a.m.

Breakfast at Hotel

9 to 10 a.m.

Travel to Airport

Why the Kelley MSADA?

Accounting Leadership Weekend was the first step to successful accounting careers for Simone Dixon and Chrissy Smith, 2017 graduates of the MS in Accounting program.

95%of Kelley MSADA students have a job in their field within 90 days of graduation

Questions?

Please contact Kelley’s Graduate Accounting Programs at acctgrad@indiana.edu or 812-855-7200.

Kelley sets you up for success. Within a few days in the MSA program, I was already in front of Big Four accounting firms and I met the person who offered me my job at PwC.

Trevor Gregory, MSA'11, Director, PwC