2018 Dates:
  • February 26-28
  • April 9-11
  • May 8-10: Los Angeles, CA
  • June 4-6
  • September 12-14
  • November 7-9

This two-and-a-half-day program introduces the important business skills you need to succeed in today's competitive environment. Explore the essential business skills to enhance and sharpen your management knowledge in critical MBA disciplines: accounting, finance, strategy, and organizational behavior. A capstone project at the end of the course will allow you to practice and apply your new skills.

In this program, you will:

  • Enhance your ability to understand financial statements;
  • Learn the financial tools to increase value to all or part of a business;
  • Make an impact on a business' strategic decisions and marketing goals;
  • Learn how to effectively manage work relationships; and
  • Develop methods for minimizing the risks of decision-making.

Sample Program:

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

Corporate Strategy for Lawyers 

Corporate Finance
Implementing Corporate Strategies
Capstone Case: Applying the Tools
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch


Financial Accounting for Lawyers
Risk Analysis
Managing People

Registration Information:

Program Date Early Rate Deadline Early Rate (ACC Members/Non Members*) Regular Rate (ACC Members/Non Members*) In-Transition Rate** (ACC Members only) Registration
February 26-28, 2018
Dec 25 $2,395/$2,780 $2,495/$2,880 $1,400 Open
April 9-11, 2018
Feb 5 $2,395/$2,780 $2,495/$2,880 $1,400 Open
May 8-10, 2018
Mar 6 $2,395/$2,780 $2,495/$2,880 $1,400 Open
June 4-6, 2018
Apr 2 $2,395/$2,780 $2,495/$2,880 $1,400 Open
September 12-14, 2018
Jul 11 $2,395/$2,780 $2,495/$2,880 $1,400 Open
November 7-9, 2018
Sep 5 $2,395/$2,780 $2,495/$2,880 $1,400 Open

*Must be in-house counsel to attend. Nonmember rate includes a one-year membership to ACC.
**In-Transition Rate: A special in-transition rate is available to existing ACC members on a first come, first served basis. This rate is for members who are not currently working, and are actively seeking a new in-house position. In-transition counsel who are not current members of ACC are not eligible for this rate. Please contact Boston University ( for details.

Program Credit Transfers:

Upon written cancellation prior to the cut-off date (see cancellation policy), a registration credit may be transferred to another program date that is within one calendar year of your original program. A $200 transfer fee will be applied. Credit may not be divided among programs, and if applied to program of lesser cost the tuition difference will be forfeited. Credit may be transferred to an eligible attendee from the same organization, but written notification of transfer must be received from original purchaser in order for credit to be valid. Credit may be transferred between programs one time only; all subsequent transfers carry a $500 fee.

Group Registration:

Any company registering two or more attendees will receive a group discount of $100 off of each registration. Registrations must be submitted on the same day to receive the discount. Each participant should register online separately, paying the full amount. After all registrations are completed one attendee must email Boston University ( the names of those who registered and a partial refund of $100 will be processed to each registrant. IMPORTANT NOTE: Payment for a minimum of two registrations must be received by 5 PM EST the same day in order to qualify for the group rate. No retroactive group rates will be given.

Program Faculty:

Visit the Registration page

Unless otherwise indicated, all programs take place at the Executive Leadership Center, Questrom School of Business in Boston, MA.

Mini MBA for In-house Counsel

Boston Location:
Executive Leadership Center, Boston University Questrom School of Business,
595 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

Los Angeles Location:
5700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 675, Los Angeles, CA 90036
(onsite parking available)

For hotel and travel information, please visit the Lodging page.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

* Mini MBA for In-house Counsel has not been approved for CLE credit by the Texas or New York State Bars.

According to BusinessWeek magazine, "Short programs that provide an overview of management essentials are in demand as a dislocated workforce discovers the value of a little business know-how."

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