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2021 New Business Officers (NBO) Program

SAVE THE DATE: July 8-9, 15-16 | Details Coming Soon


The New Business Officers (NBO) Program is designed to provide resources, information, and guidance to those new to the Chief Business Officer role within a higher education setting. Throughout the four-afternoon, online workshop, participants will examine the complexities of the role and learn from experienced chief business officers, presidents, provosts, NACUBO experts, and other significant higher education representatives. Key issues for the success of every new business officer will be covered.

Attendance at the New Business Officers Program is limited to first-time chief business and financial officers who report directly to a president or chancellor and who have been in their current positions for less than three years. Business officers interested in this program will need to complete a short questionnaire. If the business officer meets the program eligibility requirements, a registration link will be sent to the applicant via email.


Leadership and Management Webcast Workshop

What You Will Learn

NACUBO’s professional development programs are designed to deliver the skills, concepts, and best practices for success to individuals in the business of higher education. The following course information is provided to help you determine the best learning experience to meet your needs

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the elements to develop relationships with key constituents on campus.
  • Develop a set of tools and strategies to navigate the complexities on the chief business officer role.
  • Discuss and gain insight on current topics and issues facing chief business officers working in higher education.

Who Should Attend

  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Vice Presidents for Finance and/or Administration


No prerequisites and/or advance preparation required.

CPE Information

Estimated 10.5 CPE CREDITS

NACUBO is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website


An online application will soon be posted to this page for interested new business officers.

Member Registration Fee: $249

Nonmember Registration Fee: $425


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