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In today’s competitive business environment, it’s more important than ever for In-house counsel to understand the pressures on their colleagues and clients. At the Questrom School of Business, we give you the opportunity to kick your management skill set up a notch.

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), in partnership with Questrom, offers business education programs specifically geared towards In-house counsel. Each custom program is designed to provide you with the important business skills required to identify and solve the unique issues your organization faces in our increasingly global economy. They enhance and sharpen your management savvy in critical MBA disciplines:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Project management
  • Risk management
  • Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Organizational behavior

You’ll gain the tools to work across functions vital to an organization—from managing teams to measuring performance to providing technical expertise. With the ACC and Questrom, you’ll find yourself immersed in an innovative learning environment that, before you know it, will have you working more effectively with line management and speaking the language of business.

Review the calendar below to choose the right program for you, and be sure to register early to secure your spot.

Program Dates Registration
Mini MBA for In-house Counsel April 8-10, 2019 REGISTER
May 7-9, 2019 (in LA) REGISTER
June 3-5, 2019 REGISTER
September 9-11, 2019 REGISTER
November 4-6, 2019 REGISTER
Finance & Accounting for In-house Counsel September 23-25, 2019 REGISTER
Project Management for In-house Law Department November 13-14, 2019 REGISTER

Program Options

Mini MBA for In-house Counsel

2019 Dates:  April 8-10, May 7-9 (in LA), June 3-5, 2018, September 9-11, November 4-6

This two-and-a-half-day program introduces and explores the essential business skills you need to succeed. It enhances and sharpens your management knowledge across critical MBA disciplines, such as accounting, finance, strategy, and organizational behavior. A capstone project at the end of the course will allow you to practice and apply your new skills.

Finance and Accounting for In-house Counsel

2019 Dates:  September 23-25

Financial reporting. Capital budgeting. Voluntary disclosure. When you provide guidance to your organization as corporate counsel, you must be confident in all areas of the business – including finance. This two-and-a-half-day course will build that confidence by teaching the key terms, core tools, and practical techniques of finance and accounting. Collaborate with world-class faculty as you learn alongside rising corporate counsel from industries and corporations worldwide. You’ll even practice applying the tools to communicating financial data to others. Strengthen your confidence in your organization: make accounting and finance your strength.

Project Management for the In-house Law Department

2019 Dates:  November 13-14

In this new program, learn the strategic dimensions of project management, including critical aspects of project definition, planning, execution, project tools, and monitoring. Learn concepts and approaches for dealing with complexity, uncertainty, vague mandates, project team dynamics, stakeholders, risk management, and time-critical deadlines. You’ll identify a project from your work environment to use to exercise your new skills. (Past class projects include matter management system deployments, E-discovery system and process improvement projects, and litigation and compliance programs.)

Explore more information on our ACC program options, including sample program schedules, locations, and lodging details here.