2017 Agenda



A Market-Driven Approach
to Designing a Responsive MBA Curriculum
 
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  Thursday, October 5  
11:00 – 12:45 Registration Desk Open Sonesta Hotel
11:00 – 3:00 Registration Desk Open Alter Hall Lobby
1:45 – 3:00 Welcome
MBA Roundtable
Online MBA Consortium
Fox School of Business
7th floor, MBA Commons
3:00 – 3:45 Insights to Develop a Market-Driven MBA Curriculum
Matt Hazenbush
Research Communications Senior Manager Graduate Management Admission Council
7th floor, MBA Commons
3:45 – 4:00 Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
7th floor, MBA Commons and Room 748
4:00 – 5:15 Journey to Professional Competency:
A RoadMap™ to Personalized Lifelong Learning and Development
Fox School of Business – Temple University
 
Moderator:
Aubrey Kent, Senior Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs
 
Panel:
TL Hill, Academic Director, Global MBA
Jennifer M. Nyiri, Executive Director, Talent Management & Enterprise Rotational Development Programs, Comcast NBCUniversal
Debbie Campbell, Senior Vice Dean
Darin Kapanjie, Academic Director, Online BBA, Online MBA & Part-Time MBA Programs
Moshe Porat, Dean
 
 
7th floor, MBA Commons
5:15 – 6:15 Transfer  
6:15 – 8:30 Opening Reception Camden Aquarium
  Friday, October 6  
7:30 – 8:45 Registration Desk Open Alter Hall Lobby
8:00 – 8:45 Breakfast
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
7th floor, MBA Commons and Room 748
8:45 – 9:00 MBA Roundtable
Innovator Award Announcement
 
Joe Fox, President, MBA Roundtable
Jeff Bieganek, Executive Director, MBA Roundtable
 
 
 
7th floor, MBA Commons
9:00 – 10:15 Panel Session – Gathering Market Feedback on your MBA Curriculum…the good, the bad and the ugly
 
Lisa Abendroth, Associate Dean for Graduate Program Innovation, Opus College of Business, University of St. Thomas (MN)
 
Brian Cameron,  Associate Dean for Professional Graduate Programs, Pennsylvania State University

Toby McChesney, Sr. Assistant Dean – Graduate Programs, Santa Clara University


Monica Powell, Senior Associate Dean, Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas
7th floor, MBA Commons
10:15 – 10:30 Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
7th floor, MBA Commons and Room 748
 
10:30 – 11:30 Discussion Group Sessions – A
 
Benefits and drawbacks of using an external market research company
Brian Cameron,  Associate Dean for Professional Graduate Programs, Pennsylvania State University
 
Engaging alumni and employers in curriculum redesign and program creation
David Frasier, Associate Dean, MBA Programs, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa
 
Online MBA Conference – Data Discussion 3
 
 
 
7th floor, MBA Commons




Rooms 746

 
 
Room 745
11:30-11:45 Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
7th floor, MBA Commons and Room 748eni
11:45 – 12:45 Discussion Group Sessions – B
 
Doing it all in-house:  Using internal analysis to support curriculum review and design
Monica Powell, Senior Associate Dean, Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas
 
Using local market research for curriculum redesign and program creation
Daniel J. Turner, Associate Dean, Masters Programs, Foster School of Business, University of Washington
 
Online MBA Conference – Data Discussion 4
 
 
7th floor, MBA Commons




Rooms 746

 
 
 
 
Room 745
12:45 – 2:00 Networking Lunch
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
Undergrad Commons – 1st Floor and Room 748
2:00 – 2:30 Research Review:
Discover the results of the recent MBA Roundtable research as well as ongoing research initiatives
 
Michael Koenig – Associate Dean for Innovation Initiatives and Executive Director of Executive Education, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University
Jeff Bieganek - Executive Director, MBA Roundtable
 
7th floor, MBA Commons
2:30 – 3:45 Panel Session – Implementing Market Feedback into the MBA Curriculum
 
Peter Lorenzi, Professor of Management, Sellinger School of  Business, Loyola University, Maryland
 
Joyce E. A. Russell, The Helen and William O’Toole Dean, Villanova School of Business, Villanova University
 
Arshad Saiyed, Executive Director, Online Programs, College of Business, University of Illinois
7th floor, MBA Commons
3:45 – 4:00 Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
7th floor, MBA Commons and Room 748
4:00 – 5:00 Discussion Group Sessions – C
 
Faculty Engagement in Implementing Market Driven Changes into the MBA Curriculum
TL Hill, Academic Director of the Global MBA, Fox School of Business, Temple University


ASU’s Forward Focus MBA, One Year Later
Kay Keck, Director, Executive Connections Programs, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
 
Measuring and Communicating Success of Market-Driven Curricula
David Cook, Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies, Strome College of Business, Old Dominion University
 
 
 
7th floor, MBA Commons



Rooms 745

 
 
 
 
Room 746
5:00 – 5:30 Discussion Group Report Outs
An opportunity to share our take-aways and learning from the discussion group sessions
 
Joe Fox, President, MBA Roundtable
7th floor, MBA Commons
5:30 – 5:45 Wrap Up
 
Joe Fox, President, MBA Roundtable
Jeff Bieganek, Executive Director, MBA Roundtable
7th floor, MBA Commons
*Schedule, speakers and topics subject to change



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