2018 Agenda



Tech Enabled - Human Empowered


 
 

2018 MBA Roundtable Annual
Curricular Innovation Symposium*


Click here to download a PDF of the Agenda and Presenter Bios
 

 Thursday, November 8

12:00 – 2:00 Registration Desk Open Rowling Hall Atrium
1:00 – 1:15 Welcome
MBA Roundtable
 
Jeff Bieganek, Executive Director, MBA Roundtable

Michael Koenig, President, MBA Roundtable
Associate Dean for Innovation Initiatives & Executive Director of Executive Education, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University
 
Sylvie & Gary Crum
Auditorium
Rowling Hall
1:15 – 1:30 Affiliate Sponsor Intros Sylvie & Gary Crum
Auditorium
1:30 – 2:30 Keynote Speaker

Ezra Greenberg, Senior Expert, McKinsey
Sylvie & Gary Crum
Auditorium
2:30 – 3:00 Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
Rowling Hall
Atrium
3:00 – 3:15 Affiliate Sponsor Intros Sylvie & Gary Crum
Auditorium
3:15 – 4:30 Panel Session - What are the technology and leadership skills needed for the future: what the market says - an employer perspective

Moderator: 
Dan Turner
, Associate Dean, Master's Programs, Brix Endowed Fellow in Marketing, Foster School of Business, University of Washington
 
Panelists: 
Dr. Andrew Currah
, Education Development Executive, Apple Inc,

Debbie Hughes, Vice President, Higher Education & Workforce, The Business-Higher Education Forum

David Miller, Managing Director, Deloitte

Stephanie Murphy, Ph.D., Talent & Culture Consultant, Dell
 
Sylvie & Gary Crum
Auditorium
4:30 – 5:30 Discussion Breakouts
 
Leveraging partnerships to enhance your curriculum in building technology and leadership skills.

Moderator:  Tina Mabley
, Assistant Dean and Director of the Full-time Texas MBA Program, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

Alumni:  1). Gathering information on what technical skills they need; 2).  How can they help in this training;  3). How can we provide them life long learning in technical and leadership skills?

Moderator:  Cortez Smith, Manager, Eller Business Consulting, Eller School of Business, The University of Arizona

How do you prepare faculty with the resources and knowledge to incorporate technology into their curriculum?

Moderator:  Valerie Suslow, Vice Dean for Faculty and Research, Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University
 
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Rowling Hall
Classroom
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5:30 – 5:45 Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
Rowling Hall
Atrium
5:45 – 6:45 Purpose, People, Place

McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin Session
 
Ethan R. Burris, Professor of Management, Chevron Centennial Fellow, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
 
Eric Hirst, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, King Ranch Chair for Business Leadership, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
 
Stephen T. Limberg, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, PricewaterhouseCoopers Centennial Professor, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
Sylvie & Gary Crum
Auditorium
6:45 – 8:45 Opening Reception Rowling Hall
Special Events
Room 5.210

 Friday, November 9 

7:30 – 8:45 Registration Desk Open Rowling Hall
Atrium
8:00 – 8:45 Breakfast w/ Discussion Table Topics
 
 Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
Rowling Hall
Special Events
Room 5.210


Rowling Hall
Atrium
8:45 - 9:00 Affiliate Sponsor Intros Sylvie & Gary Crum
Auditorium
9:00 – 10:15 Panel Session – How are schools providing the technology and leadership skills the students and their employers need

Panelists:
Kate Barraclough, Head, MBA Program, Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

Vishal Gaur, Associate Dean for MBA Programs and Emerson Professor of Manufacturing Management, Johnson Graduate School, Cornell University

Tony Hansford (Panel Moderator), Senior Assistant Dean of Financial and Operational Strategy, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California at Irvine

Sabyasachi Mitra, Senior Associate Dean of Programs, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology
Sylvie & Gary Crum
Auditorium
10:15 – 11:15 Discussion Group Sessions

Using global experiences to teach these skills - putting students into global live situations where they use data analytics and tech skills.

Moderator:  Shaun Carver,
Assistant Dean, Graduate Programs, Rady School of Management, University of California San Diego


A closer look at the many ways you are teaching tech and leadership skills - full length courses /short courses/tracks/specializations/live cases/virtual teams, etc.

Moderator:  Maureen O. Hall,
Assistant Dean, Graduate Programs, Kogod School of Business, American University

Integrating tech and leadership skills across all formats of the programs.

Moderator:  Lisa Abendroth
, Associate Dean for Graduate Program Innovation, Opus College of Business, University of St. Thomas
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Classroom
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Classroom
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11:15 – 11:45
Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
Rowling Hall
Atrium
11:45 - 1:00 Panel Session - Preparing our students to address the big challenges and dilemmas in the new tech economy - ethical, technical, financial and human
 
Panelists:
Jamie Breen, Assistant Dean, MBA Programs for Working Professionals, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Suh-Pyng Ku, Vice Dean for Graduate Programs, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

Maytal Saar-Tsechansky, Associate Professor, Information, Risk, and Operations Management, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
Sylvie & Gary Crum
Auditorium
1:00 – 2:00 Boxed Lunch/Discussion Group Sessions
 
The admissions challenge - How to maintain diversity/ inclusion in your programs as you are driving toward more technology driven curriculum?

Moderator: John Roeder
, Assistant Dean of Graduate Admissions, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University

Are MBA programs structured properly to address the challenges of preparing students to succeed in the new tech economy?

Moderator:  Joe Stephens, Assistant Dean & Director, MBA for Working Professionals, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin



Rowling Hall
Classroom
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Rowling Hall
Classroom
5.402

 
2:00 – 3:00 Closing Session - How can MBA programs succeed at the intersection of business and technology:  supporting  faculty and students in this new age
 
Michael Koenig, President, MBA Roundtable
Associate Dean for Innovation Initiatives & Executive Director of Executive Education, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University
 
Sylvie & Gary Crum
Auditorium
3:00 – 3:15 Wrap Up and Closing Remarks

Jeff Bieganek, Executive Director, MBA Roundtable
Sylvie & Gary Crum
Auditorium
 
*Schedule, speakers and topics subject to change



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