2021 Symposium Presentations



 

ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN
 
  Thursday, October 28
1:00 – 1:30 Welcome & MBA Roundtable Updates

Benjamin C. Ayers, Dean & Earl Davis Chair in Taxation, University of Georgia Terry College of Business 

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 Networking Table Topics
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
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, Clean Products Supply and Trading, Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Amy Guyotte, Marketing Director, IBM

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

Session Recording

 
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
 
Sandy Bennett, Assistant Vice Provost, Professional Education, Baylor University

Mary Reinhardt, Director, Online MBA, Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University

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5:00 – 5:15 Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
5:15 - 5:45 The Georgia MBA: Changing Lives, Changing Business

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
5:45 – 6:00 2021 MBA Roundtable Innovator Award Winners Announced

 
Innovator Award Sponsor:
 
  Friday, October 29 
8:30 – 9:00 Welcome Back
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
9:00 – 10:00 Keynote

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

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Q and A Moderator:  Noa Gafni, Executive Director, Rutgers Institute for Corporate Social Innovation, Rutgers University

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

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


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

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


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Session Recording
 

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?
 
Bora Ozkan, Academic Director Online MBA and Online BBA programs, Associate Professor of Finance, Fox School of Business, Temple University

Carly Papenberg, Director, Instructional Design, Fox School of Business, Temple University

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Preparing students to use business as a force for good

Jake Mosley, Director, Full-Time MBA Student Services, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia

Nathan A. Stuck, Director of Culture & Strategic Impact, Ad Victoriam Solutions

Jessica Yinka Thomas, Co-founder, President and Board Chair of B Academics and Assistant Professor of the Practice, Poole College of Management, NC State University

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12:30 – 1:30 Keynote Speaker

DeRetta Rhodes, PhD, Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer, Atlanta Braves

Q and A Moderator:  Patti Zettek, Director of the FTMBA/MSBA Career Management Center, Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia

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Session Recording
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

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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