2019 Agenda



Deconstructing and Rebuilding
the MBA for Lifelong Learning

 
 

2019 MBA Roundtable Annual
Curricular Innovation Symposium Agenda*


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 Thursday, November 7

8:00 – 12:00 Best Practices in Curriculum Review and Design Workshop (Additional registration/fee required) Four Seasons Lounge (A159)
10:00 – 3:00 Symposium Registration Desk Open Henry Center (Lobby)
11:00 – 6:00 Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open Atrium (A150)
12:00 – 1:30 A Conversation with Apple:
Preparing MBA Students for the App Economy

Optional Session delivered and hosted by
Apple (Box Lunch Included**)
A169
1:30 – 1:45 Break Atrium (A150)
1:45 – 2:00 Welcome
MBA Roundtable
Michigan State University
 
Jeff Bieganek, Executive Director, MBA Roundtable

Cheri DeClercq, Assistant Dean, MBA/Graduate Programs, Broad College of Business, Michigan State University
 
A169
2:00 – 2:45 Keynote Speakers
 
Matthew Alex, Principal - Higher Education, Deloitte
 
Nicole Overley, Manager, Human Capital - Workforce Transformation, Deloitte
A169
2:45 – 3:15 Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
Atrium (A150)
3:15 – 3:30 Affiliate Sponsor Intros A169
3:30 – 4:30 Panel Session - New Models for MBA Education – Taking a Lifelong Learning Approach
 
Moderator:
Patrick Cullen, Vice President for Strategy and Innovation at AACSB International
 
Panelists:
Vikas Anand, Executive Director for MBA Programs and Graduate Innovation, Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas
 
Erin K. O’Brien, Assistant Dean, Chief Enrollment  and Marketing, University at Buffalo School of Management
 
Cara Richards, Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs
School of Business, The George Washington University
 
A169
4:30 – 4:45 Affiliate Sponsor Intros A169
4:45 – 5:30 Discussion Breakouts
 
What is the future of the full-time MBA in this new modular/lifelong learning world?


Moderator: David W. Frasier, Associate Dean for Graduate Management Programs, University of Iowa, Tippie College of Business
 
Breaking down silos in the business school and university to better serve the MBA student life cycle/A true business school portfolio approach to lifelong learning


Moderator: D. Jill Green, Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Experience, Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University
 
The growing role of credentials/badges/certificates in MBA programs and lifelong learning
 
Moderator:  Michael Maier, Associate Dean for Master’s Programs, Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta  
 
 
 
 
 
Atrium (A150) – West
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atrium (A150) – East
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A169
 
 
 
5:30 – 5:45 Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
Atrium (A150)
5:45 – 6:00 Transfer  
6:00 – 7:00 The Broad College – Transforming Tomorrow’s Business

Sanjay Gupta, Eli and Edythe L. Broad Dean of the Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University

John Hollenbeck, University Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University & Eli Broad Professor of Management, Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University

Shana Redd, Professor Practice, Marketing Department, Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University

Richard Saouma, Associate Dean for MBA, EMBA and Professional Master’s Programs, Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University
 
Edward J. Minskoff Pavilion
7:00 – 8:30 Opening Reception Edward J. Minskoff Pavilion (M019)
 
8:30 Transfer  
 

Friday, November 8

7:30 – 10:00 Registration Desk Open Henry Center (Lobby)
8:00 – 8:45 Breakfast with Discussion Table Topics
 
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
Atrium (A150)
8:45 - 9:00 Affiliate Sponsor Intros A169
9:00 – 10:15 Panel Session - The Role of Experiential Learning in Developing Lifelong Learners
 
Moderator:
C. Michael Stepanek, Executive Director, Academics and Operations, MBA Programs, Kenan-Flagler Business School The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 
Panelists:
Santanu Chatterjee, Director, Full-Time MBA & MS Business Analytics Programs, Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia
 
Bryan Ramos, Executive Director, Student Engagement, Stern School of Business, New York University


Kelli Kilpatrick, Senior Director, Graduate Business Programs, University of Notre Dame

 
A169
10:15 – 11:00 Discussion Group Sessions


Virtual approaches to lifelong learning/technology’s role in delivering/developing lifelong learners?

Moderator: Tawnya Means, Assistant Dean and Director of the Teaching and Learning Center, College of Business, University of Nebraska


Engaging external stakeholders in developing a new lifelong learning curriculum
 
Moderator: Vikas Anand, Executive Director for MBA Programs and Graduate Innovation, Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas
 
Employer demand is strong but the media says the MBA is dying….how can we defend the MBA brand?
 
Moderator: Deirdre Kane, Director of Admissions for FTMBA & Dual Degree Programs, Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia
 


 
 
 
 
 
(A169)


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atrium (A150) – West
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atrium (A150) – East
 
 

11:00 – 11:30
Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
Atrium (A150)
11:30 - 11:45 Innovator Award Winner Announcement
 
Michael Koenig, Chair, MBA Roundtable, Associate Dean for Innovation Initiatives & Executive Director of Executive Education
Jones Graduate School of Business
Rice University

 
A169
11:45 - 1:00 Panel Session - Engaging and leveraging your faculty in adapting the curriculum to a lifelong learning approach
 
Panelists:
Jeff Grabill, Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning, and Technology, Michigan State University
 
Irene Scruton, Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Programs, State University of New York Oswego
 
Valerie Y. Suslow, Vice Dean for Faculty & Research, The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
 
A169
 
1:00 – 3:00 Interactive Closing Session - Reimagining the MBA - What if we deconstruct and rebuild the MBA?
 

Boxed Lunch/Discussion Group Breakouts
 
Cheri DeClercq, Assistant Dean – MBA/Graduate Programs, Broad College of Business, Michigan State University
 
A169
Breakout Rooms
Atrium (A150)
 
3:00 – 3:15 Wrap Up and Closing Remarks


Jeff Bieganek, Executive Director, MBA Roundtable
A169
3:15 – 5:00 Optional


Transfer to
Michigan State University’s
iOS Design Lab
Presentation/Tour
 
 
*Schedule, speakers and topics subject to change

**Apple would be happy to host you for lunch as part of this session. If you are a public official, please ensure before accepting this lunch that you are permitted to accept this meal from Apple under applicable laws and your employer's policies. If you have any questions related to the value of this meal, please contact Apple Political Compliance at govethics@apple.com. In addition, please note that in some states this meal may constitute a reportable gift and Apple will report the value of such gifts where required.

 















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