Here’s a World-Class Learning Opportunity for C-Store Leaders

Register for the only Ivy League, mini-MBA programs tailored specifically for the convenience and fuel retailing industry.

March 28, 2022

NACS Executive Education Course

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Registration for the 2022 NACS Executive Education Programs are now open. Curated in partnership with world-class Ivy League institutions and renowned best-in-class speakers who tailor the training specifically to the convenience industry, NACS Executive Education is built to empower top-level, convenience retailing executives to navigate tomorrow’s challenges.

Built specifically for convenience leaders, NACS Executive Education Programs hone business acumen across key areas of development and create leaders who are empowered to ignite transformational change, actualize their potential, navigate the crisis of the moment, and connect strategy to business results.

This year’s programs take a deep dive into five critical leadership disciplines customized for the convenience and fuel retailing industry, explore on-campus networking opportunities and evening events, and collaborate with global industry peers.

Here’s the 2022 program overview:

  • NACS Financial Leadership Program at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pa., July 17-22, 2022
    Build financial acumen, maximize financial adeptness, amp up organizational value and impact your company’s bottom line. Endowed by: Cash Depot
  • NACS Marketing Leadership Program at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., July 24-29, 2022
Home in on branding, consumer experience, gain customer-centric insights, and determine the most attractive targets of your company’s offerings. Endowed by: Keurig Dr Pepper and NielsenIQ Level-up leadership skills, prepare for the demands of key company roles, foster new ways of thinking and respond to the challenges of an evolved marketplace. Endowed by: Reynolds
  • NACS Women’s Leadership Program at Yale School of Management in New Haven, Conn., November 13-18, 2022
    Spotlight female leaders’ unique perspectives and strengths, energize problem-solving skills, negotiation tactics and leadership styles. Endowed by: Altria Group Distribution Company and Frito Lay
  • NACS Innovation Leadership Program at MIT Sloan School of Management in Boston, Mass., November 6-11, 2022
    Implement real-life innovation, leverage the principles of design thinking and identify choices for responding to disruptive competition. Supported by: Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Mondelēz International and Shell

Those who attend three or more NACS Executive Education Programs will be awarded the NACS Master of Convenience designation that acknowledges the NACS members around the globe who have invested in their personal leadership development.

Registrations for the NACS Executive Education Programs are now open, and spaces are limited to ensure an immersive experience.

Not sure which program to attend? For questions, to register or to request more information, visit the program websites or contact Brandi Mauro, NACS education program manager, at or (703) 518-4223.