KLR University - A Comprehensive, Continuous Learning Environment - A KLR News Article

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KLR University - A Comprehensive, Continuous Learning Environment

KLR, a premier accounting and business advisory firm, kicks off the 2015 curriculum for KLR University, the firm’s in-house education program for employees.  The education program provides training in accounting and tax changes as well as leadership development for career growth and advancement.

Today, KLR-U offers over 70 courses ranging from regulatory to practice group development to leadership and business development training.  The KLR-U committee develops the 2015 curriculum and schedule.  The committee meets with their respective colleagues in order to address current topics of interest, regulatory and industry specific issues, as well as focusing on the importance of bringing colleagues together in a setting of continued learning. 

Some classes include:

  • Technical topics – M&A, Global Tax, Revenue Recognition, Yellow-book training, etc.
  • Industry updates – nonprofit, private equity, technology, healthcare & manufacturing
  • Social Media – KLR Style
  • Business Writing and Presentation Skills
  • Communication Skills for the Workplace & Time Management
  • Understanding Firm Economics
  • Dress for Success

“We have learned that better trained leaders who are insightful, sensitive and experienced in managing people and projects contribute much more to our clients’ growth, the firm’s strategy and our colleagues’ career development,” said Henry Silva, Shareholder.  “From our first curriculum in 2005, KLR University continues to offer sessions to enhance interpersonal, management, leadership and technical skills.”

Classes are taught by our colleagues, partners and professors of local universities.  We engage the entire firm to share the experience of our talented colleagues.  This year marks our 10th year anniversary and we are celebrating our successes with awards for our professors and a graduation ceremony recognizing the hard work and continuous improvements needed to keep KLR U the best learning program in our industry.