Online Events

Gies and Ivy Exec Webinar

Netflix Accounting: Are Their Earnings More Than Just Another Production?

April 8 | 12:30pm CST | Brooke Elliot, Associate Dean and EY Professor

Successfully determining what risks to take in your professional life or business strategy often comes from decades of trial and error. If you’re interested in fine-tuning your understanding of calculated financial risk, join us for this online class with Professor Brooke Elliot of the University of Illinois. Professor Elliot will share how to decode financial statements, what hidden signals you should be looking for, and where you should be looking to eliminate any unnecessary financial risk.

Presenter's Bio

Brooke Elliott is an Associate Dean and EY Professor in the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois. She most recently served as Head of Accountancy, and prior to that, as the Academic Director of Undergraduate Programs for Gies. Brooke holds a BS in accounting and an MBA with an accounting focus from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. She earned her PhD in accounting from the University of Washington and joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as a faculty member in 2003. Her research program has advanced our understanding of how investors’ use of accounting information affects individual and market-level outcomes. Brooke has developed and taught a number of financial reporting and analysis courses to learners ranging from undergraduates to executives. She currently serves on the board of directors and audit committee for Gordon Food Service.

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Admissions Webinars

April 1 | 12:30pm CST: iMBA Admissions Webinar

Join our admissions team to walk through the details of the program and ways to create your strongest application. Our admissions coordinators will walk you through the application process from start to finish so that you can confidently submit. You will have the opportunity to ask any of your admissions-related questions before the April 15 deadline.

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April 15 | 6:00pm CST: Live Sessions- What, Why, and How via a Sample Class

At Gies College of Business our online classes are not just business as usual , they are interactive and engaging opportunities to connect with the top faculty in the college. In this mock live session, Professor Gary Hect will provide an overview of how we use technology to facilitate learning and give you an opportunity to interact with content. In order to get the most benefit from this session, please be prepared to interact by having your microphone and video turned on!

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April 27 | 6:00pm CST: Netflix Accounting: Are Their Earnings More Than Just Another Production?

Successfully determining what risks to take in your professional life or business strategy often comes from decades of trial and error. If you’re interested in learning more about Online Programs at Gies Business, join us for this live online class with Associate Dean Brooke Elliott. Brooke will share how to decode financial statements, what hidden signals you should be looking for, and where you should be looking to eliminate any unnecessary financial risk, all while giving you the online teaching experience. In order to get the most benefit from this session, please be prepared to interact by having your microphone and video turned on!

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