October 23, 2013

Dr. Theresa Welbourne Headlines Second Executive Power Lunch

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration will host its second Executive Power Lunch on Friday, Nov. 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Wick Alumni Center, 1520 R Street. Dr. Theresa Welbourne, FirsTier Banks Distinguished Professor of Business and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, will discuss the “Secrets to Growth: Lessons from Businesses Alive and Dead.” 
 
“The College of Business Administration is home to world-class faculty conducting research that is shaping the conversation about how to lead and create success in the dynamic world of business. They are often asked to speak nationally and internationally on their work, and these Executive Education Power Lunches gives the Lincoln community the opportunity to learn from our faculty,” said Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business Administration.
 
Welbourne runs several large research projects focused on developing interventions to improve organizational performance through people. Her work includes breakthrough thinking about employee engagement, based on data from large-scale, multi-firm, longitudinal studies on the predictors of firm growth and the role of employee energy in driving change. She works with a range of organizations through her research on the leadership pulse and the focused case study work. Welbourne has extensive experience with smaller, high growth organizations and with large, global Fortune 100 and FTSE 500 businesses in a variety of industries.
 
Theresa Welbourne

Theresa Welbourne to speak at Executive Power Lunch

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/execed. Cost is $95 each and includes lunch.
 
Other speakers in the series include:

  • 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 and is led by Dr. Ron Hampton, director of executive education. The Executive Power 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.