2016 Agenda

2016 Annual Curricular Innovation Symposium
Re-Imagining MBA Education:  Weaving Business Acumen and Leadership into the MBA Curriculum
 
Thursday, October 27
2:00 – 4:30 Registration Desk Open
2:45 – 3:15 MBA Roundtable Symposium Welcome
Joe Fox - President, MBA Roundtable
Jeff Bieganek - Executive Director, MBA Roundtable
3:15 – 4:15 Changing Context for 21st Century MBA Education
John C. Beck - Chief Innovation Officer, Arizona State University, President - North Star Leadership Group, Senior Advisor, Cambodia's Minister of Commerce and Senior Research Fellow, Annenberg Center for the Digital Future
4:15 – 4:45 Break
4:45 – 6:15 Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business - Forward Focus MBA program
Joan F. Brett - Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
Kay Keck - Director, Full-time MBA Program, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
6:15 – 7:00 Dean’s Welcome
Amy J. Hillman - Dean, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
7:00 – 8:30 Opening Reception
Friday, October 28
7:30 – 8:45 Registration Desk Open
7:45 – 8:30 Breakfast
7:45 – 8:30 Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
8:45 – 10:15 Shifts in Pedagogy and Process
What are schools doing within their curriculum to build thinking and behavioral skills
 
Moderator:
Joan F. Brett - Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
 
Panelists:
Daniel W. Baack - Assistant Dean and Program Director The Denver MBA, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver
Ali Boyd - Senior Director, Leadership and Professional Development, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver
Suzanne M. Carter – Executive Director, Neeley EMBA/Professor of Practice in Strategy, Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University
Lisa Messaglia – Executive Director of Faculty Services, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks - Professor of Management & Organizations, Faculty Director, Office of Action Based Learning, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
10:15 – 10:45 Break
10:15 – 10:45 Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
10:45 – 11:00 Research Review:
Discover the results of the recent MBA Roundtable survey on how our members are integrating business acumen and leadership into their curriculum
 
Jeff Bieganek - Executive Director, MBA Roundtable
11:00 – 12:30 Leadership Development in the B School: 
Why is leadership development important?  What are the many ways business schools are delivering it successfully?

Moderator:
Brian Flanagan - Managing Director, Sanger Leadership Center, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
 
Panelists:
Daniel Turner – Associate Dean of Masters Programs, Brix Endowed Fellow in Marketing, Foster School of Business, University of Washington
Laurie Weingart - Richard M. and Margaret S. Cyert Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory,
Senior Associate Dean of Education, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University
12:30 – 1:45 Networking Lunch
12:30 – 1:45 Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
1:45 – 2:30 Discussion Group Sessions:
Highly interactive opportunities for attendees to share and discuss their challenges in weaving leadership and business acumen into their curriculum
  Choosing strategies that align with your school’s mission and market
 
Moderator:
Joan F. Brett - Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
  Creating and Managing a Leadership Center
 
Moderators:
Brian Flanagan - Managing Director, Sanger Leadership Center, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Laura C. Maxwell – Executive Director and Leadership Coach, Accelerate Leadership Center, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University
  Incorporating Coaching:   Internal vs external coaches – Advantages and Challenges

Moderator:
Tina Mabley - Assistant Dean and Director, Full-time MBA Program, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
2:30 – 3:00 Break
2:30 - 3:00 Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
3:00 – 3:45 Discussion Group Sessions
  Choosing strategies that align with your school’s mission and market
 
                                      Moderator:
Joan F. Brett - Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
  Developing faculty – challenges of weaving leadership and business acumen into academic requirements

Moderator:
Suzanne M. Carter – Executive Director, Neeley EMBA/Professor of Practice in Strategy, Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University
  Stretching and expanding resources – how to recognize and capitalize on what you currently have and find and leverage corporate and alumni resources

Moderator:
Michael Caplan - Assistant Dean of Student Services, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University
3:45 – 4:30 Discussion Group Report Outs
An opportunity to share our take-aways and learning from the discussion group sessions
 
Jeff Bieganek - Executive Director, MBA Roundtable
4:30 – 5:00 Wrap Up
 
Joe Fox, President, MBA Roundtable
Jeff Bieganek, Executive Director, MBA Roundtable
 
*Schedule, speakers and topics subject to change
Registration is now open!

***Please note -- Non member or public registrations do not have the option to pay later via check or wire transfer through the online registration system.  If you would like to send a check or arrange a wire transfer, please contact susan@mbaroundtable.org to manually register and receive an invoice.