2022 Symposium Agenda

  Thursday, November 3
8:00 – 1:00 Registration Desk Open
8:30 – 1:00 Pre-Symposium Workshop w/lunch (Separate Registration and Fee)
Moving From Episodic To Continuous Curriculum Review And Innovation - A New Perspective On GME Curriculum Management
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1:00 – 1:30
Jeff Bieganek, Executive Director, MBA Roundtable

Nydia MacGregor, Senior Assistant Dean of Graduate Business Programs, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University

Toby McChesney, Vice Provost for Graduate Programs, Santa Clara University

Daniel J. Turner, MBA Roundtable Board Chair
Associate Dean, Master's Programs, Brix Endowed Fellow in Marketing, University of Washington Foster School of Business
1:30 – 2:30 Deans Panel

Ed Grier
Dean, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University
Ann E. Harrison
Dean, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Lisa Ordóñez
Dean, Stanley and Pauline Foster Endowed Chair, Professor of Management and Organizations, Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego
Daniel J. Turner
Associate Dean, Master's Programs, Brix Endowed Fellow in Marketing
University of Washington Foster School of Business
2:30 – 3:00 Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
3:00 – 4:00 Discussion Breakouts

Developing and delivering your mission – a consortium perspective on the importance of collaboration

Discussion Session Moderator:
Paula Lentz, Academic Director, University of Wisconsin MBA Consortium
Supporting your faculty to deliver on your mission in their classrooms and curriculum

Discussion Session Moderators:
Dan Gruber, Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning, Clinical Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

Tawnya Means, Assistant Dean for Educational Innovation and Chief Learning Officer, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

David Wood
Lecturer, Operations Management
Executive Director, Ivey Publishing
Ivey Business School
Western University
Public Policy/ESG/DEI in your mission

Discussion Session Moderators:
Michael Lord, President and CEO, The Washington Campus

Gale Gold Nichols, Executive Director, Full-Time MBA Program, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
4:00 – 4:30 Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
4:30 – 5:15 Santa Clara University Session
Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation
5:15 – 7:00 Opening Reception
  Friday, November 4
7:30 – 8:45 Registration Desk Open
8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast – Table Topics
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
9:00 – 9:30 Welcome Back – Research Discussion – MBAR Updates
9:30 – 10:30
Keynote Speaker
Joel Podolny
Chief Executive Officer
Honor Education
10:30 – 11:00 Break
Affiliate Sponsor - Exhibitor Area Open
11:00 – 11:45 Discussion Group Sessions

 Using Certificates and Alternative Credentials to strengthen your mission

Discussion Session Moderator:
Jeremy Bennett, Associate Dean/Associate Professor of Management, Stetson-Hatcher School of Business, Mercer University – Atlanta
The challenges of delivering ESG in your curricular mission in a global setting

Discussion Session Moderators:
Rebecca Judis,  CEO, Global Strategic Partnerships

Sherilyn Scully, Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs and Student Life, Dean of Students, Yale School of Management
The role of co-curricular activities in delivering your mission 

Discussion Session Moderator:
Greer Jason-DiBartolo, Associate Dean of Academic Administration, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University
11:45-12:45 Lunch
12:45-1:45 Panel Session

Who are we serving and who are we not?  Who should we be serving?  Do we need a new mission for this new time?

Monica Powell, Senior Associate Dean and Graduate Dean, Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas

Brian Cameron, Associate Dean for Professional Graduate Programs, Smeal College of Business, The Pennsylvania State University

Brian Mitchell, Associate Dean, Full-Time MBA Programs and Goizueta Global Strategy and Initiatives, Goizueta Business School, Emory University
1:45 – 2:45 Discussion Group Sessions

Student Preparedness – In this post COVID world of test optional admissions, how is our curriculum impacted so we can successfully deliver our mission to our students?

Discussion Session Moderator:
Tina Mabley, Assistant Dean and Director, Full-time Texas MBA Program, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
Designing an inclusive student journey and developing your organization to successfully deliver it

D. Jill Green
Associate Dean for Education and Student Experience
Carey Business School
Johns Hopkins University
Building and managing your team to deliver your mission through rapidly changing times!!!

Discussion Session Moderator:
Jennifer V. Blackhurst, Associate Dean for Graduate Management Programs, Professor of Business Analytics, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa 
2:45 – 3:00 Wrap Up
3:00 – 3:30 Transfer
3:30 – 5:30 Off Site Event
5:30 Return to Hotels

*Agenda and presenters subject to change
Registration is now open!   

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Registration Rates:
  • MBAR Member Symposium Rate - $600 USD per registrant
  • MBAR Non-Member Symposium Rate - $800 USD per registrant

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Symposium Cancellations
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  • October 17, 2022 or before: Full refund.
  • After October 17, 2022: Refunds will not be granted after this date.
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