2020 Agenda - Thursday, October 29

 

Agenda
All times are Eastern Time Zone

Thursday, October 29


2:00 – 2:15 | Welcome

  

Jeff Bieganek
Executive Director, MBA Roundtable

Brian Cameron
Associate Dean for Professional Graduate Programs, Penn State Smeal College of Business 
 


2:15 – 3:30 | Keynote Speaker

  

Rebecca Henderson
John and Natty McArthur University Professor, Harvard Business School

Q & A Moderator: Arvind Mahajan
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University
 

3:30 - 3:45 | Break

 

3:45 – 4:45 | Panel Session​

Planning, Implementing and Delivering Impact and Purpose in the MBA Curriculum


  

Moderator: Erik Foley
Director of Sustainability, Penn State Smeal College of Business

Travis Maynard
Associate Dean for Academic Programs, College of Business, Colorado State University

Andrea M. Prado
Associate Professor of Management and Organizations, Director of the Strachan Chair of Philanthropy and Social Investment, INCAE Business School
 


4:45 – 5:45 | Discussion Breakouts

Tying Social Innovation to Timely Topics: Data for Good, Future of Work, and Racial Equity


  

Moderators:

Noa Gafni
Executive Director of the Rutgers Institute for Corporate Social Innovation, Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University

Jaideep Vaidya
Professor in the MSIS Department & Director of the Rutgers Institute for Data Science, Learning, and Applications, Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University

Jeana Wirtenberg
Ph.D., Associate Professor of Professional Practice & Associate Director, Rutgers Institute for Corporate Social Innovation, Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University


Where do we stand on delivering Ethics in the MBA curriculum?​

  

Moderator: Dr. Michelle R. Darnell
Director, Tarriff Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility & Honor and Integrity Director, Penn State Smeal College of Business


Developing faculty buy-in to deliver impact and purpose in the MBA curriculum


  

Moderators:

Santanu Chatterjee
Director, Full-Time MBA & MSBA Programs and Josiah Meigs Professor of Economics, Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia

Sundar Bharadwaj
The Coca-Cola Company Chair of Marketing, Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia
 

How do you measure your success in teaching CSR and CS? Assurance of Learning and Learning Analytics Challenges​

  


Moderator: Shannon McKeen
Executive Director for Strategic Engagement, Renaissance Computing Institute, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Faculty Advisor, Kenan-Flagler’s STAR program, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
 

5:45 – 6:00 | Break



6:00 – 6:15 | MBA Roundtable Fast Track Innovation Award Announcement

  

Michael Koenig​
Chair, MBA Roundtable
Associate Dean for Innovation Initiatives & Executive Director of Executive Education, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University

Robert Ruiz
Managing Director, BusinessCAS


6:15 – 7:30 | Penn State Presentation and Virtual Networking Event

Evening with the Dean

  

Charles H. Whiteman​
Dean, Penn State Smeal College of Business


Virtual Escape Room

 



 
 
 
 

 

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