CBA 'Executive Power Lunches' begin Feb. 4

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CBA ‘Executive Power Lunches’ begin Feb. 4

Tammy Beck and Dennis Duchon present in February and March.

UNL’s College of Business Administration’s executive education program will host four “Executive Power Lunches” to share the latest ideas and strategies in management.

Dennis Duchon, E.J. Faulkner professor of management, will present “Making Better Decisions,” and Tammy Beck, associate dean and associate professor of management, will present “Making Work Matter: Finding Passion at Work” at the lunches in Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska. These events are designed to introduce professionals to hot topics in a best practices format and provide businesses with ideas for professional and corporate growth.

“Today’s business professionals face complex challenges in a world of fast-paced change,” said Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart, endowed dean of the College of Business Administration. “Our power lunch series provides a place for cutting-edge ideas about business to meet the challenges of everyday practice.”

Duchon’s power lunch, “Making Better Decisions,” will sharpen decision-making skills by reviewing how human psychology plays into the decision making process. Duchon will speak in Omaha from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 4 at TD Ameritrade, 200 S. 108 Ave. In Lincoln, his power lunch will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 4 at the Wick Alumni Center, 1520 R St.

Beck will explore job crafting in “Making Work Matter: Finding Passion at Work.” Job crafting can be a powerful tool for reenergizing and reimagining work positions by incorporating strengths and passions. Beck will speak in Lincoln from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Wick Alumni Center. She will conclude the power lunch series in Omaha from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 25 at TD Ameritrade.

Professionals can attend one or both lunches by registering online at Cost is $95 and includes lunch.

The executive education program at CBA offers specific ongoing executive development for companies through customized management training programs as well as public programs. For more information, please contact Laura Niles, external relations director, at or 402-472-9580.

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