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Lifelong Learning Programs

Professional education, industry knowledge and meaningful connection for any stage of your career

Short Programs with Lasting Impact

Lifelong Learning programs bring together professionals with shared experiences to help you develop, adapt and lead in your career.

Lifelong Learning programs are open to any interested professionals—including NC State alumni, their colleagues and employers—as well as faculty, administrators and students.

The 2023 NC State Executive Education Lifelong Learning programs are offered in collaboration with the NC State Jenkins MAC Program and, while open to interested individuals, are designed for accounting professionals.


Tap into knowledge, research and expertise to help you stay on the leading edge of emerging trends in accounting and business.


Connect and create meaningful relationships with respected expert faculty and a network of diverse, skilled accounting professionals.


Complete required CPE hours required CPE hours and strengthen your skills and support meaningful career growth.

Program Details and Registration

2023 Registration is open! Individuals may register for:

1) The 2023 Virtual CPE Summer Series – a series of three one-hour virtual sessions offered May 19, June 23, and July 21.

2) The full 2023 Lifelong Learning Bundle – access to the Virtual CPE Summer Series events, plus the Lifelong Learning Annual Summit, which takes place September 22, 2023 on NC State University’s campus.

May 1912-1 p.m. ET, Virtual Session: Imposter Syndrome, Deborah Porter, workplace parent consultant and certified life coach
June 2312-1 p.m. ET, Virtual Session: A Dialogue with the Chief Accountant of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Paul Munter, chief accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
July 2112-1 p.m. ET, Virtual Session: Managing Hybrid and Remote Teams, Bradley Kirkman, Ph.D., General (Ret.) Hugh Shelton Distinguished Professor of Leadership
September 22Second Annual Lifelong Learning Summit, NC State University Talley Student Union
*Payment is not required at the time of application.

By far the best CPE event I have been to. All of the speakers were passionate about their topics and I feel like I actually learned something!

Brendan Madigan

Brendan Madigan

CFO, Limited Run Games
NC State MAC Class of 2016

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Partner Benefits

Partner with us and enjoy group registration rates, branding at virtual and in-person events, as well as enhanced opportunities to share you expertise and network with MAC alumni, faculty and students.

Lifelong Learning Partner Benefits