2021 Symposium Agenda




Agenda*
ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN
 
  Thursday, October 28
8:00 – 1:00 Registration Desk Open
8:30 – 1:00 Pre-Symposium Workshop – Auditing Your Curriculum for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (Lunch Included)

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1:00 – 1:30 Welcome & MBA Roundtable Up[dates

Jeff Bieganek, Executive Director, MBA Roundtable


Santanu Chatterjee, Josiah Meigs Professor, Department of Economics, Associate Dean for Diversity, International and Master's Programs, Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia
 
Michael Koenig, Board Chair, MBA Roundtable
Associate Dean for Innovation Initiatives & Executive Director of Executive Education, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University
1:30 – 2:30 Keynote Speaker

DeRetta Rhodes, PhD, Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer, Atlanta Braves
2:30 – 2:45 Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
2:45 – 4:00 Panel Session: The “New” New World of Work – What do employers need from graduate management education now to prepare students for the new reality of work

Moderator: Patrick J. Waite, Vice President Audit Services/CAE, Cox Enterprises, Adjunct Faculty, Department of Management, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia
 
Panelists:
Tonika Coaxum, Global Logistics Program Director, Google

Sergio Correa, Director, Supply and Trading at Delta Air Lines

Amy Guyotte, Sr Manager Retail Media Partnerships, The Home Depot

Sasha Mukherjee, VP of Operations and Worldwide Head of JV Operations and Analytics, Global Payments

 
4:00 – 5:00 Discussion Breakouts

Weaving student well being into your GME program curriculum


Donna Smith, Graduate Program Director, MBA Programs, Professor, Retail Management, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
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Building faculty and staff awareness, skills and culture to create and develop an inclusive GME curriculum
 
Marcus M. Stewart, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Associate Professor of Management, Bentley University
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Using your school's curricular strength to innovate and address todays challenges while differentiating your programs from the competition
 
Mary Reinhardt, Director, Online MBA, Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University
 
5:00 – 5:30 Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
5:30 – 5:45 2021 MBA Roundtable Innovator Award & Case for Women Case Writing Competition Winners Announced
 
Innovator Award Sponsor:
5:45 – 6:45 University of Georgia Session
6:45 – 8:30 Opening Reception
 
  Friday, October 29 
7:30 – 8:45 Registration Desk Open
8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast – Table Topics
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
9:00 – 10:00 Keynote 2

Judy Samuelson, Founder & Executive Director, Aspen Institute Business and Society Program

 
Keynote Sponsored by:
10:00 – 11:15 Panel Session: Leading GME curricular innovations meeting the needs of students and employers

Chris Collins is the Associate Dean for Leadership Development, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

 
José Esteves, Associate Professor, Information Systems/Associate Dean, full-time MBA program & TECH MBA program, IE Business School

Brian Mitchell, Associate Dean, Full Time MBA, Goizueta Business School, Emory University

11:15 – 11:30
Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
11:30 – 12:30 Discussion Group Sessions

Redesigning your curriculum to prepare students to meet today’s challenges

 
Wendy Guild, Assistant Dean of MBA Programs, Foster School of Business, University of Washington
 
Joe Stephens, Senior Assistant Dean & Director, McCombs School of Business , The University of Texas at Austin
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Using Technology to increase student engagement - what are schools trying out and what are the costs?
 
Carly Papenberg, Director, Instructional Design, Fox School of Business, Temple University
 
Bora Ozkan, Academic Director Online MBA and Online BBA programs, Associate Professor of Finance, Fox School of Business, Temple University

Social Purpose and Impact - How business schools are updating their curriculum to respond to the increasing demands for this in their programs.
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
1:30 - 2:45 Interactive General Session – How do we get this done?!  Turning innovative curriculum ideas into reality.

George Andrews, Associate Dean of Degree Programs, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University
2:45 – 3:00 Wrap Up/Closing

Jeff Bieganek, Executive Director, MBA Roundtable


Santanu Chatterjee, Josiah Meigs Professor, Department of Economics, Associate Dean for Diversity, International and Master's Programs, Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia
 
Michael Koenig, Board Chair, MBA Roundtable
Associate Dean for Innovation Initiatives & Executive Director of Executive Education, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University
3:00 Airport Bus Departs

*Agenda and presenters subject to change

 










Registration is now open!   

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Registration Rates (In-Person & Virtual):
  • MBAR Member Symposium Rate - $500 USD
  • MBAR Non-Member Symposium Rate - $700 USD
  • Pre-Symposium Workshop MBAR Member Rate - $250
  • Pre-Symposium Workshop Non-MBAR Member Rate - $350

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Symposium/Workshop Cancellations
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Requests for refunds must be submitted via email at info@mbaroundtable.org on the following schedule:
  • October 8, 2021 or before: Full refund.
  • After October 8, 2021: Refunds will not be granted after this date.
Please allow 2 to 4 weeks for a refund. 

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