Digital Badges - Lori Nate
Lori Nate, Manager of Public Programs and Marketing, Center for Professional Development, Boise State University
During this session we will discuss and answer questions on the process, validation, and benefits of digital badging.
Moving Successful Custom Program to Open Enrollment - Chuck Black
Chuck Black, Assistant Director of Custom Corporate Solutions, Executive Education Weatherhead School of Management
We will discuss an opportunity and systemic process of taking successful Custom programs and transition them to Open Enrollment format and delivery.
Business Simulations - David Steenstra
Dr. David Steenstra, Professor at Ferris State University. David will share with you the value of simulations embedded into management programs, Leadership programs, and Business Acumen programs. His work spans over 20 years in Executive Education and teaching within MBA degree programs.
Managing a Center's Finances - Mark Gould
Mark Gould, Assoc. VP of Professional, Graduate, and Int'l Enrollment Mgmt. & Chief of Staff to the Provost at Merrimack College
During this round-table discussion you will learn appropriate allocations of costs and strategic financial data you should have at your fingertips. I also will share several spreadsheets that you will be able use back at your center. You will leave this round-table discussion with the knowledge and know-how for creating a financial plan and budget for your center.
Lead Generation and Nurturing - Mykola Sarazhynskyy
Mykola Sarazhynskyy, Vice President, Marketing Solutions, ProEd
Mykola will discuss how to best establish a footprint in your online environment for managing leads and conversions to increase registrations. His work at the University of St. Thomas was instrumental in Executive Education in creating 20% enrollment growth in the last six years and also increasing the number of quality leads in the MBA programs that are offered at UST.
Women’s Leadership Programs - Lillas Hatala
Lillas Hatala, Leadership Development Facilitator and Coach
This session will focus on sharing the current research, tapping our collective experience and our observations around women’s leadership development initiatives. Recent statistics on women leaders and recent scholarly books and articles are sparking much interest, intrigue and new conversations around what leading edge women’s leadership development programs and initiatives look like in 2016. Given all of this, what are the considerations in exploring the case for women only leadership development programs in the larger context of leadership development for mixed genders, and what do these new programs look like? Learn about one new Leading Edge Initiative – a 6 month program in its third year, at Butler University “Advancing Women in Leadership.”