Our Curriculum

Learn today and be more prepared to lead the financial industry of tomorrow.

Southeast Management School features a broad collection of courses designed to develop your operational, managerial and leadership skills. Led by acclaimed instructors, courses range from financial ratios, asset liability, and financial analysis to emotional intelligence, marketing, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy, and change management. Whether you’re looking to shift career tracks or preparing for succession, this school fosters the kind of inspiration and growth you’ll need for continued leadership success.

Our curriculum is reviewed and revised each year to continue meeting the ever-changing needs of today’s credit union professionals. As it becomes available, the schedule below will be updated to reflect the latest course details. For 2024: Students should plan to arrive on Saturday as the tentative schedule calls for an early morning start on Sunday, June 16 with the program running through Friday afternoon.

2023 Program Schedule

Asynchronous Coursework: All students (first, second, and third year) will have several self-paced learning activities to participate in June 4 – 17, prior to the start of in-person courses. You can plan for these activities to take between 10 – 15 hours to complete.

The schedule for the synchronous (“live”) coursework in Athens, GA is detailed below.

DateClassSynchronous Coursework*
Sunday, June 181st, 2nd, & 3rd Year8:00 AM (Registration); 10:30 AM (Opening Ceremonies / Keynote)
 1st Year1:30-3:30 PM (Orientation / Project Introduction)
2nd Year9:30 AM (Officers Meeting); 1:30 PM (Debate Prep); and 4:00 PM (Team Building Ropes Course)
3rd Year9:30 AM (Officers Meeting); 1:30 PM (Team Building Service Project); and 4:00 PM (Debate Prep)
   
Monday, June 191st Year8:00 – 11:00 AM, 12:00 – 4:15 PM (Financial Ratios); and 4:15 – 6:15 PM (CU Philosophy)
 2nd Year8:00 – 11:00 AM, 12:00 – 3:00 PM (Presentation Skills); and 3:15 – 6:15 PM (Strategic Thinking)
 3rd Year8:00 – 11:00 AM (Scenario Planning); 12:00 – 3:00 PM, 3:15 – 6:15 PM (Lending)
   
Tuesday, June 201st Year8:00 – 11:00 AM (Emotional Intelligence); 12:00 – 3:00 PM (Financial Analysis); and 3:15 – 6:15 PM (Ethics)
 2nd Year8:00 – 11:00 AM (Asset Liability); 12:00 – 3:00 PM (Leveraging Strengths); 3:15 – 4:15 PM (Intro to Third-Year White Paper)
 3rd Year8:00 – 11:00 AM (Communications); and 12:00 – 3:00 PM (Data Power); and 3:15 – 6:15 PM (Advanced Marketing)
   
Wednesday, June 211st Year8:00 – 11:00 AM (Communications); 12:00 – 3:00 PM (Project Management); 3:15 – 6:15 PM (Marketing); and 7:00 PM (Class Team Building Night)
 2nd Year8:00 – 11:00 AM, 12:00 – 3:00 PM (Change Management); 3:15 – 5:15 PM (Debate Prep); and 6:30 PM (Class Team Building Night)
 3rd Year8:00 – 11:00 AM (Financial Simulation); 12:00 – 3:00 PM (Investments and ALM); 3:15 – 5:15 PM (Debate Prep); and 6:30 PM (Class Team Building Night)
   
Thursday, June 221st Year8:00 – 11:00 AM (Negotiation); and 12:00 – 3:00 PM (Business Writing)
2nd Year8:00 – 11:00 AM (Employment Law); and 12:00 – 3:00 PM (Practical Diversity)
3rd Year8:00 – 11:00 AM (Managing the Generations); and 12:00 – 3:00 PM (Relationships with the Board)
1st, 2nd, & 3rd Year4:00 – 6:00 PM (Debate); and 6:00 PM (Reception)
   
Friday, June 231st Year9:00 – 11:00 AM (Data Analysis); and 2:30 – 3:30 PM (Year 1 Retrospective Meeting)
2nd Year8:00 – 11:00 AM (Marketing)
3rd Year9:00 – 11:00 AM (Head Shot & Graduation Photos)
 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Year11:00 AM (Class Photos); and 12:00 – 2:00 PM (Graduation Lunch & Ceremony)

* All times shown are EDT.  A 60-minute lunch break will be given each day, as well as a 15-minute afternoon break.