Now Posted: 2014 UNICON Annual Workshop PowerPoint presentations: "ALL ABOUT BLENDED - Meeting our Partners’ Needs While Staying True To Who We Are."  Hosted by IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday July 23 and Thursday, July 24, 2014.



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  At the Annual UNICON board meeting in July, ESIC Business and Marketing School, Renmin University of China and Rutgers University, the state university of New Jersey were granted full membership status, having demonstrated their commitment and engagement as Associate members.

  Please welcome Peking University Guanghua School of Management Executive Education and Singapore Management University SMU Executive Development to the consortium.

  Download Webinar: "Nurturing Executive Leaders", held June 17, 2014, conducted by Winfried Ruigrok, hosted by the University of St. Gallen. (note: large mp4 file can be played using QuickTime, iTunes, Windows Media Player, RealPlayer and others.) Now posted in the Members' Area.  Log in to the Members' Area to download.

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"The Most Powerful Paths to Profits"

by Mia de Kuijper

CEO of Cambridge Global Partners and Fellow at London School of Economics

At the UNICON Directors’ Conference in Hong Kong, Mia de Kuijper, CEO of Cambridge Global Partners and Fellow at London School of Economics, introduced her research on Power Nodes as a source of competitive advantage.

She helped the conference delegates identify which Power Nodes exist in the university-based executive education industry, and understand how each one might shape the strategy of their specific school.

The following article introduces the 12 Power Nodes and defines each of them. You are invited to use it as a lens through which to view your place in the university-based executive education industry.

full article in pdf...

Executive Education in Asia: Trends, Opportunities and Challenges
21 May 2014 07:42

Executive Education in Asia: Trends, Opportunities and Challenges

By Athru Services

The UNICON Directors’ conference in Hong Kong in early April gave attendees an opportunity to review the state of the Asian university-based executive education market. A series of interactive and engaging confer [ ... ]

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FT Executive Education rankings 2013: methodology
20 May 2013 12:42

FT Executive Education rankings 2013: methodology

By: Adam Palin

Financial Times

Published: May 12, 2013

Original URL: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/6be39830-ae87-11e2-8316-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2TAPc6c2E

For the 15th year, the FT has ranked the world’s leading providers of executive education progr [ ... ]

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MOOCs of Hazard: Will online education dampen the college experience?
07 Aug 2013 12:42

MOOCs of Hazard: Will online education dampen the college experience? Yes. Will it be worth it? Well...

BY ANDREW DELBANCO

New Republic

Published: March 31 2013

In the spring of 2011, Sebastian Thrun was having doubts about whether the classroom was really the right place to teach his course on a [ ... ]

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