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Microlearning: Leadership Competencies for a Chief Business Officer

Bite-sized learning on leadership topics.

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Leaders Showing the Way
Microlearning is a modern and effective approach to workplace learning that allows you to fit targeted lessons into your workflow without taking too much time out of your day.
This course includes four two-minute videos from the following CBOs sharing their insights on leadership topics within the business office.
  • Bronte Burleigh-Jones - Vice President, Finance and Administration at Dickinson College
    • Understanding the Importance of Communication
  • Brett Dalton, Chief Business Officer at Baylor University
    • Understanding How the Unexpected Can Offer Opportunities in Spite of Uncertain Markets
  • Gregg Goldman, Vice Chancellor and CFO at University of California-Los Angeles
    • Understanding the Importance of Honesty and Trust
  • Lynne Schaefer, Vice President, Finance and Administration at University of Maryland Baltimore County
    • Understanding the Importance of Building Relationships

How to Access the Course

After you register, you will navigate to your NACUBO classroom to access the course. 

Leadership and Management

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. After participating in this program, you will be able to:

  • Identify some leadership skills necessary for success in a higher education business office.
  • Recognize the communication elements needed for successful campus leadership.
  • Identify methods for building relationships across the business office in order to foster a collaborative and successful working environment.

Course Information

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advanced Preparation Required: No
  • Level: Basic
  • Delivery Method: Nano Learning
  • Length: 10 minutes


CPE Information

Recommended CPE Credits: 0.2 in Personal Development

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