Now Posted: Session presentations and summaries from the UNICON Directors' Conference, host by Hong Kong HKUST Business School Executive Education, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology. Login and select "Conferences" in the navigation bar.

  Board Membership

We are pleased to report that Arnold Longboy, University of Chicago – London, was elected to the UNICON board of directors. At the same time, David Weinstein, Stanford University, is the “Board Appointee” to the board of directors. Their six-year terms will begin in July of this year.

  UNICON Membership

We are delighted to report that the University of Reading Henley Business School, MIP Milano, and the University of the Witwatersrand were admitted to UNICON as “Associate Members.” Also at the Board meeting in Hong Kong, Nanyang Technology University was approved for Full Membership. Congratulations to these schools and welcome to the consortium.


  Annual UNICON Workshop: "All About Blended: Meeting our Partners’ Needs - While Staying True To Who We Are", hosted by IESE Business School, July 23-24, 2014, Barcelona, Spain. Register now! Seats are limited. Program details to follow...

 Executive Education in the News:  "Back to school: Schools see exec education resurgence from doldrums of downturn", Chris Gautz, Crain's Detroit Business, Feb 2, 2014.  More news articles

  Webinar Link Now posted in the Members' Area: "Serving the future needs of business in management development and retention" - originally held March 17, 2014, with Dr. Jim Pulcrano, Executive Director IMD. Hosted by BI Norwegian Business School. The duration of this movie is 00:57.22.

  Webinar Link Now posted in the Members' Area: "CRM Success: A Journey of Transition, Collaboration, and Transformation".

New Unicon Chairperson Defines Organization’s Role In The University-Based Executive Education Industry


“Prepare, s
hare and care”
Rochelle Weichman, UNICON Board chair 2013-2014

As Rochelle Weichman prepared to deliver her closing remarks at the UNICON directors’ conference in Cranfield, England, she challenged herself to encapsulate UNICON’s mission in a phrase.  What she came up with will serve as the foundation for her one-year tenure as Chairperson of the UNICON board:  “Prepare, share and care”. 

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The Trouble With Online Education
24 Jul 2012 13:42

New York Times JULY 19, 2012 The Trouble With Online Education By MARK EDMUNDSON “AH, you’re a professor. You must learn so much from your students.” This line, which I’ve heard in various forms, always makes me cringe. Do people think that lawyers learn a lot about the law from their [ ... ]

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Paradigm Shifts and Promising Practices
15 Jan 2013 16:17

  aradigm Shifts and Promising Practices
This year’s Unicon Directors’ conference takes place from April 9-11 atnfield School of Management in the UK.  

Under the theme "Paradigm Shifts and Promising Practices", the conference will explore the future of the organisational worl [ ... ]

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Getting Ahead: 4 Trends in Executive Education
03 Mar 2013 06:42

Getting Ahead: 4 Trends in Executive Education

Want to earn more money? Get a promotion? Local universities may have a class for you.

By: Mary Yarrison
The Washingtonian, March 2013

Original URL: http://www.washingtonian.com/articles/work-education/getting-ahead-trends-in-executive-education/ Execu [ ... ]

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