Building Component Manufacturers Conference

October 5-8, 2021 | Omaha, NE

MBA in a Day Workshop

Tuesday, September 29 • 8a-4p

Turning Business Acumen into Valu​e​​​

This daylong seminar will dive into business concepts focused on key performance indicators, financial metrics, decision-making and business strategy as it relates to structural component manufacturing. Led by faculty members with Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business Executive Education, participants will gain an understanding of manufacturing performance trends, turning knowledge into competitive advantage, and using financial analysis to grow margins and expand market share.

Cost: $275 for SBCA Members, $500 for Non-Members

This workshop is only available to 100 registered participants.


Dr. Will Geoghegan, Indiana University

Dr Will Geoghegan

Dr. Will Geoghegan is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the Kelley School of Business.

He received his PhD from the National University of Ireland, Galway and has spent the last 15 years educating and working with companies around the world to develop strategic plans.

Will has garnered teaching awards across various levels (undergraduate, graduate and executive) and was recently named one of the 40 best business professors under 40 by Poets and Quants  Magazine. His research interests include strategic management, innovation, innovation systems, innovative capabilities and technology transfer.

Dr. Matt Billett, Indiana University

Dr Matt Billett

Dr. Matt Billett is the Richard E. Jacobs Chair in Finance at the Kelley School of Business and frequent faculty contributor to Kelley Executive Education programs, including the Building Business Acumen and Literacy program.

He earned his PhD in Finance from the University of Florida. Prior to his appointment at the Kelley School, Dr. Billett taught at the University of Iowa and the University of Miami. He has prior corporate experience as a Financial Economist with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in  Washington, DC.

He has received numerous teaching awards, including “Outstanding Faculty” citation in Business Week Guide to the Best Business Schools, 8th and 7th Edition, 2003, 2001, and was voted “Outstanding Young

Scholar” at the Eighth Annual Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (Sydney, Australia, 1995).