Accounting Leadership Weekend

Learn more about Accounting Leadership Weekend

Tell us about yourself to get event updates for Accounting Leadership Weekend on April 8 and 9, 2022, and to discover how the MS in Accounting with Data and Analytics can build momentum for your career.

Who should attend

To be considered for Accounting Leadership Weekend, you must:

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

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 (now MS in Accounting with Data and Analytics) program.

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


Your visit to Bloomington, Indiana, will include conference sessions with Kelley faculty, staff, and current accounting students, as well as networking with top accounting firms that hire MS in Accounting with Data and Analytics graduates year after year. View the agenda from a previous Accounting Leadership Weekend to learn more.

3 to 5 p.m., Check-In, Springhill Suites Hotel
Check-in to your hotel and get comfortable.

6 p.m., Dinner, Topo's 403
403 N Walnut St.

Optional Evening Activities (Friday)

9 p.m., Union Board Films, IMU
Each weekend Union Board Films shows first-run movies in the IMU’s Whittenberger Auditorium. (Free admission for students with student ID.)

9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Union Late Nite, IMU
Live music performances, comedy shows, karaoke, trivia, games, laser tag, arcade games, roller-skating, table tennis, bungee trampolines, casino games, giant Jenga, DIY art projects, and more.

7 to 8 a.m., Breakfast, SpringHill Suites Hotel
Meet outside of hotel to board shuttle at 8:00 a.m.
8:30 to 9 a.m., Welcome, CG 3059 
Welcome from Ash Soni, Executive Associate Dean of Academic Programs, and Pat Hopkins, Chair, Graduate Accounting Programs
9 to 9:30 a.m., Field Consulting, CG 3059
A-569 Winning Team
9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Professional Development Exercise, CG 3059
Teri Cramer
, Associate Director - Graduate Career Services

10:15 to 10:30 a.m., Break

10:30 to 11 a.m., Graduate Career Services Introduction, CG 2077 
Eric Johnson
, Director - Graduate Career Services      
11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Professionalism/Value to a Company, CG 2077
Professor Pat Hopkins
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Lunch, CG 3059

1 to 2 p.m. RSM, CG 3059
Cameron McMillian, RSM Assurance Manager

2 to 2:45 p.m., Minorities in Accounting, CG 3059
Brittani Jackson
, PhD Student – Accounting

2:45 to 3:15 p.m., Debrief and Feedback, CG 3059
Complete a free MSA application with assistance

5:30 p.m., Dinner at Uptown
102 E Kirkwood Ave    
Optional Evening Activities (Saturday)

7:30 p.m. IU African American Dance Company, Buskirk-Chumley Theatre
IU African American Dance Company’s Final Spring Show
114 E Kirkwood Ave

9 p.m. Union Board Films, IMU
Each weekend Union Board Films brings shows first-run movies in the IMU’s Whittenberger Auditorium. (Free admission for students with student ID)

9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Union Bowling & Billiards, IMU


Questions? Please contact Kelley’s Graduate Accounting Programs at 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