NACS Executive Education

Reenergize Your Leadership

In today’s competitive market, we know that skilled leadership is essential for survival and long-term success. To help our industry leaders meet this demand, NACS has partnered with world-class institutions to customize executive training that advances convenience retail leaders and shapes industry innovators.

Treated holistically, NACS Executive Education helps forge the well-rounded leaders we need. Each program, standing strong individually, also acts as a puzzle piece in creating nimble, adaptive strategists and thinkers that help forward-thinking organizations grow and evolve.

Which of our five programs is right for you, or your team members? Take a look:

October 27 to November 1, 2019
Yale School of Management at Yale University, New Haven, CT
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Designed for women executives to develop critical skills including developing strategic perspective and decision making, understanding and honing leadership style, improving executive presence and leveraging diversity to accelerate innovation.

November 3-8, 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA
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Building on MIT’s prestigious reputation and innovative culture, this program combines research-based management frameworks with practical hands-on experiences and offers networking opportunities for top-tier convenience industry leaders. Attendees will directly apply methods and frameworks to their own businesses—to build innovation capability and improve business results.

July 12-17, 2020
The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
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Designed for high-potential executives looking to expand their financial insights and, in turn, provide greater value to their organizations.

July 19-24, 2020
Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
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Designed for senior-level executives looking to enhance their knowledge in topics such as branding, consumer experience and analytics.

Date: August 2-6, 2020
Location: Dyson School at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
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Designed for senior-level retail management already in or preparing to take on key leadership roles, this program gives participants the skills needed to successfully respond to the challenges of a competitive marketplace.

For questions, to register or to request more information, visit the program websites or contact Brandi Mauro, NACS Education Coordinator, at or (703) 518-4223.