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William & Mary's rich history of educating leaders continues at the Center for Corporate Education (CCE) as we prepare today's leaders to tackle tough business challenges. Whether you are an established executive or an emerging professional, the CCE is committed to providing you with quality education that offers fresh ideas and new professional skills to give you and your organization a competitive advantage.

William & Mary's rich history of educating leaders continues at the Center for Corporate Education (CCE) as we prepare today's leaders to tackle tough business challenges. Whether you are an established executive or an emerging professional, the CCE is committed to providing you with quality education that offers fresh ideas and new professional skills to give you and your organization a competitive advantage.
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William & Mary's rich history of educating leaders continues at the Center for Corporate Education (CCE) as we prepare today's leaders to tackle tough business challenges. Whether you are an established executive or an emerging professional, the CCE is committed to providing you with quality education that offers fresh ideas and new professional skills to give you and your organization a competitive advantage.




111 Lisa DeNoia & Jeff Werby - The Coworking Movement

While a traditional professional goes to the office every day, other professionals work from home, often alone and isolated. Those working from home have an alternative: Coworking. By next year, over two million professionals around the world will go to work in shared offices or workspaces where they work independently. Amenities in coworking spaces include office space, conference rooms, private telephone rooms and other necessities professionals seek. Lisa DeNoia and Jeff Werby launched...


110 Kathrine Kimball - The Successful Professional

As thousands of new college graduates begin their careers this summer, many hope they can find a successful professional whom they can emulate. For young business women, Kathrine Kimball has proven to be a popular role model. Kimball began her career in transfer pricing in 1993. Since then, she has advised clients all over the world as she worked for Deloitte, EY and CRA. Just last year she founded Aptis Global. Less than 12 months later, the International Tax Revue named it Best Newcomer...


109 Jennifer Engelhardt - Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence may become one of the most important and transformational technologies of our time. AI can affect just about every aspect of business; including leadership, results and the bottom line, hiring, retention and culture, decision making, and innovation. While we see and hear a great deal about artificial intelligence, for many professionals, the topic remains somewhat of a mystery. Jennifer Engelhard knows the ins and outs of AI. She’s a partner at IBM Global Business...


108 Molly Pieroni - Career Advice for New Graduates

Over the next month, thousands of new graduates will receive their diplomas and enter one of the best job markets in years. Making the transition from student to professional is no doubt exciting, but it comes with questions and unknowns. Molly Pieroni is Managing Director of JatoTech Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm she co-founded in 1999. She earned her bachelor’s degree from William & Mary and her MBA from Harvard Business School. Pieroni’s had an outstanding career, much...


107 David Musto - Transforming the World of Investing

It seems like every business and industry is experiencing disruption today. Much of the change is driven by technology and data. One field that’s being transformed is the world of professional financial planning and investment management. Consumers can now count on technology to guide them in terms of their retirement savings like never before. As a result, the role of the financial advisor is changing. David Musto is President of Ascensus - they provide resources for organizations and...


106 Evan Jones - The Evolution of Fender

If you like music, or play the guitar, you know the great guitarists like Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, and The Edge, Jimmy Hendrix, Bonnie Raitt and Stevie Ray Vaughan. In addition to their talent, they have something else in common: The Fender guitar. For years, rockers and other musicians have relied of Fender to help them belt out killer solos and get audiences on their feet. But like always, music continues to change. While the electric guitar is still popular, many of today’s top...


105 David Hunt - The Path to Entrepreneurship

When you hear the word “entrepreneurship,” you may think of a startup where an individual or team generates a great idea that after multiple steps becomes a business. While many entrepreneurs pursue the startup route, some take another path and look into opportunities available in established businesses. That’s what David Hunt did. Years ago, rather than start from scratch, he looked for a business that was ready for a new owner, a new approach, and new ideas. And it worked. Hunt joins us...


104 Ken Bouyer - Winning Through Inclusiveness

Three out of four companies say diversity and inclusion is a priority. But saying it and doing it effectively are two different things. One organization that’s out in front in terms of D&I is EY, also known as Ernst & Young - the multinational professional services firm, and one of the big four accounting firms. For years, EY has been committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce, while making employees feel included and heard. Ken Bouyer is EY’s Director of Inclusiveness...


103 Inga Carboni - Gender Dynamics in the Workplace

Sexual harassment. #metoo. Gender communication in the workplace. However you label it, it’s become a topic may companies and organizations have placed on the front burner - especially in the past few months. But of all the work-related issues professionals face, this topic is proving to be challenging. There doesn’t seem to be a universal approach to dealing with the issue. Inga Carboni is a professor of Organizational Behavior at William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business....


102 Thomas Taylor - The Business of Public Education

When you think about K-12 education, you might think about academics, homework, athletics, and other education-related topics. But in many respects, public schools and public school districts are much like companies and businesses. Chesterfield County Public Schools, located just outside Richmond, Virginia, is a large school district with over 7,000 employees serving almost 60,000 students. In order to be successful it employs a business-like approach to education management. Thomas Taylor...


101 Good Reads for 2018

As the new year begins, you might spend some time creating lists - lists that include resolutions, goals, and maybe good books to read. That’s where this week’s podcast comes in. As 2018 kicks off, we spoke to some professors and professional staff members at William & Mary’s School of Business and asked them to recommend a book for you and other professionals to read in the new year - a book that can help you in your career. We spoke with three professors, the Head of our Graduate Career...


100 Quimby Kaizer - Your Why, How & What

The end of another year. A good time for reflection. A good time to examine your life and career. In terms of your profession, one question you may want to ask yourself is: “Why?” Why do you do what you do? And is it the right fit. Our guest today encourages other to take time to examine their “why.” Quimby Kaizer is a Principle at KPMG. She recently spoke to MBA students at William and Mary about their “why,” and the way it connects with their “what” and “how.” The point being, when the...


99 Joanna Stern - In the Elevator With

The elevator. Certainly not one of the great venues for communication. When most of us are in an elevator, we usually look up, look down, or look at our phones. Having a conversation in an elevator is rare and often uncomfortable. In October, the Wall Street Journal changed that when it launched an online video series that has quickly become popular with viewers and leaders. It’s called “In The Elevator With.” Each episode features a short conversation - around two minutes in length - that...


98 Marcelo Barros - Coming to America

Some young professionals living outside the United States today see the American M.B.A. - the Masters Degree in Business Administration - as a pathway to a job, and life, in the U.S. Many of those international students enroll in full-time M.B.A. programs where they quit their jobs, leave home, and study full time on campus for two years. International students are important to U.S. business schools. Among other things they bring diversity, a global viewpoint, and tuition dollars to the...


97 Kelly Crace - Human Flourishing

When it comes to your life and your career, how are you doing? Would you say you are flourishing? Most people don’t use that term to describe their life, career, and mindset. In fact, most of us are chronic evaluators. We spend much of our time judging ourselves, and when we do that, it becomes difficult to flourish. Our guest today helps professionals and students get to a deeper place - to a consistent level of productivity, fulfillment, and resilience. A place of human flourishing. Dr....


96 Dianne Greene - Millennials at Work

Millennials, the generation whose members are between the ages of 16 and 38, make up the largest percentage of the population. By 2020, researchers say almost half of all US workers will be Millennials. And while there’s no doubt Millennials are here and their impact continues to grow, many organizations and companies struggle to attract and retain members of the generation. One organization that has it figured out is ADP, the Fortune 500 company that offers human capital management...


95 Ryan Malone - The Remote Workforce

Over the past few years, organizations have wrestled with the concept of remote employment - having employees who work from home. Much has been written about the effectiveness of the remote worker, and how to lead a remote - or virtual - team. A recent Gallup study revealed that more Americans are working remotely, yet not all industries and organizations have embraced the concept. As many companies struggle to find the sweet spot, one organization has gone all in with a 100% remote...


94 Bill Crawford - The CEO

What makes an effective CEO effective? For Bill Crawford, CEO of United Bank, it means realizing you don’t have to know the answer. Instead, you need to know where to find it. Crawford credits much of his success to the talented people with whom he surrounds himself. He’s quick to say he’s far from the smartest person in the room. Thanks to his leadership and round-table culture, where everyone’s encouraged to participate, United Bank has gone from $1.7 billion to $7 billion in assets. As...


90 Margaret Liptay & Terry Shannon - Working with a Leadership Coach

It’s difficult to reach your goals by yourself. We all need help along the way. The best quarterbacks in football work with quarterback coaches. The best actors have acting coaches. And in business, the best leaders have leadership coaches. At some point in your career, you may decide to work with a leadership coach. It might be your idea, or your employer may make the suggestion. Either way, finding a leadership coach and creating a one-on-one collaborative relationship with the coach can...


92 Jon Doyle - Remembering September 11

Sixteen years ago this week, terrorists attacked the United States. Four airliners were hijacked - two of the planes crashed into the north and south towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. Almost three thousand people were killed, six thousand injured. In 2001, Jon Doyle worked at the investment banking firm Sandler O’Neill, whose offices were located on the 104th floor of Tower 2. Sixty-six of Sandler O’Neill’s 171 employees died as a result of the attacks. But the people in...