Anew Category Management Online Training course is now available to convenience retailers and suppliers. The course teaches analytical skills for growing sales with the right product
offer, generating more profit dollars per square foot and
maximizing foot-traffic productivity inside the store.
The flexibility of the new interactive online
format allows participants to schedule their own
The NACS Leadership Executive Pro- gram, for emerging c-store leaders, helps senior executives attain the leadership skills needed to success- fully respond to the challenges of a
competitive marketplace. Registration is underway
for this year’s program, which takes place on the
campus of Cornell University from August 3 to 7.
This powerful program offers individuals taking
on key leadership positions in your company the opportunity to develop their leadership skills. Participants will learn from prestigious faculty members
of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the Johnson Graduate School
of Management as well as from top leaders from the
convenience and fuel retailing industry.
New to the program in 2014 is Howard Stoeckel,
vice chairman of Wawa Inc., who will deliver his perspective on servant leadership. “This program offers
executives much more than new ideas and solutions;
it provides them with new perspectives, new contacts
and new resources to tap in addressing tomorrow’s
business challenges,” he said.
Participants will have the opportunity to:
n Refine leadership skills.
n Prepare for the demands of key company roles.
n Learn from exceptional faculty, business leaders
and a network of high-performance peers.
n Participate in 360-Degree Feedback Assessments
and individual coaching sessions provided by faculty of Cornell’s Johnson School of Management.
n Network outside of the classroom.
The five-day program, endowed by PepsiCo, is
designed for high potential individuals preparing to
take on key leadership roles. Past participants include presidents and CEOs, COOs, CFOs, CTOs, vice
presidents and directors of some of the industry’s
most successful companies.
For more information, contact NACS Director
of Education and Programming Carolyn Schnare
at firstname.lastname@example.org or (703) 518-4248.
Class size is limited and enrollment is available only to
individuals from NACS retail member companies —
register at www.nacsonline.com/LEP.
learning at a time that is best for them. It also
helps companies save costs on travel and training
expenses. The training is designed for marketing,
merchandising and operations professionals, category managers, supplier sales, business analysts and
The online training follows the Six-Step Category
Management Framework, which guides participants through: