School of Business


The Kansas City IMA Chapter Spring CPE Conference

Becoming A Strategic CFO


John F. Levy, MBA, CPA
CEO of Board Advisory

Thursday, May 12, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Park Distance Learning Center
Park University, Parkville, MO

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Whether you are early or advanced in 
your career, these valuable insights into 
leadership and best practices will 
benefit your professional development.

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Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

2013 Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series 2013

Five Years After The 2008 Financial and Economic Crisis: Are We Really Any Better Off? 

Featuring Peter deSilva, President and COO, UMB Financial Corp.; President of UMB Bank; Chairman, UMB Fund Services
September 30th, 2013, 11 A.M.
Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel 

Financial expert and community leader Peter deSilva will present an inside look on the past several years since the start of the global economic and financial crisis. A question and answer session will be held after the presentation. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to hear one of Kansas City’s most knowledgeable financial experts discuss the global financial crisis that has affected all of us in some way. Live webcast of this event will be available at the Park University Campus Central.

Free Event for Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni and the Public.


Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series 2012Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series 2012
November 7, 2012

Using first-hand accounts of their years with Kansas City's most renowned entrepreneur, three former executives of Marion Laboratories, Bob Rogers, Michie Slaughter, and Jim McGraw, reveal the business practices and values that made it one of America's most admired and successful companies and how you can apply these simple and effective lessons to your business today!
Available for viewing a Park University Campus Central.

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series 2011Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series 2011
September 13, 2011
Sprint CEO Dan Hesse discussed leadership in the context of the job of a Fortune 100 CEO, including the requirements and responsibilities for the position and how future leaders can best prepare themselves to run a major corporation.

Insight 2010 Kansas City Chamber of Commerce: INSIGHT Kansas City 2010
January 21, 2010
This 2010 Kansas City Chamber of Commerce INSIGHT Kansas City event feature Mr. Paul Ingrassia, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and former Detroit Bureau Chief for the Wall Street Journal. This breakfast event sponsored in part by Park University was an in-depth discussion of what put the auto sector in the ditch, and what comes next for this critical industry. 
Available for viewing at the Park University YouTube Channel.

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series 2009Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series 2009
September 28, 2009
The 2009 Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series: "Challenges in the Economy" featured Dr. Thomas M. Hoenig, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series 2008Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series 2008
September 20, 2008
The inaugural Dean's Distinguished Lecture series: "The Mortgage Crisis in the U.S. - Where Do We Go From Here" featured Mr. Peter J. deSilva, Chairman and CEO of the UMB Fund Services.
Available for viewing at the Park University YouTube Channel.