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Lifelong Learning Programs

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

Tailored Programs for the Wolfpack Community

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 current suite of NC State Executive Education Lifelong Learning programs are offered in collaboration with the NC State Jenkins MAC Program and, while open to any 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

Registration is open for 2024 Lifelong Learning programs, primarily designed for accounting professionals. You can register directly below, or get full details on the Jenkins MAC website.

Virtual CPE Summer Series

The Lifelong Learning 2024 Virtual CPE Summer Series features one-hour virtual sessions. Participants can earn CPE for each session.

  • Friday, May 17, 2024, 12-1 p.m. ET (online) – Registration closed.
    • Should I stay or Should I Go: Navigating Mid-career – led by Nicole Andrews, MBA, MHRD
  • Friday, June 21, 2024, 12-1 p.m. ET(online) – Registration closed.
    • Empowering Impact: Navigating Nonprofit Board Service as a CPA – led by Bonnie Hancock, professor of practice, Poole College of Management
  • Friday, July 19, 2024, 12-1 p.m. ET (online) – Registration closed.
    • Status of Sustainability Reporting and Challenges in Standard Setting – led by Jeffrey Hales, Bake Chair in Global Sustainability Leadership; Charles T. Zlatkovich Centennial Professor of Accounting; executive director of the Global Sustainability Leadership Institute.

Lifelong Learning Annual Summit

Friday, October 4, 2024 at the Talley Student Union on NC State University’s main campus—a full day of learning, sharing and networking with expert faculty, industry leaders and Jenkins MAC alumni. Corporate registrations and sponsorship packages are available.

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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Business Registration

Register as a business and enjoy group registration rates, branding at virtual and in-person events, as well as enhanced opportunities to network with MAC alumni, faculty and students.