"Achieving Greater Success in the Chinese Market" November 20 Webinar recording. Link will be archived in the members' area; select "Videos and Webinars" in the navigation bar of the members' area.

  2014 Team Development Conference Registration Closed. This year’s conference theme is “Innovate or Evaporate!”  Sessions will be offered for people at all levels and functions.  You will learn how industry experts are approaching innovation in marketing, operations, technology and other areas.  Please follow these links for conference information, to review the topics and schedule. Hosted by the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA. Wednesday, December 3 - Friday, December 5

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  Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria will host the UNICON 2015 Directors' Conference April 8-April 10, 2015.

This year's theme: "Leading Learning in Dynamic Markets"

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"Inspiration Matters!"


Kelly Bean is Chair of the UNICON board, and is Associate Dean of Executive Education at UCLA’s Anderson School where she designs, develops and often teaches executive education programs.

Dear UNICON Colleagues,

We are all entering into the busy fall delivery season.   But before we fully immerse ourselves in the exhilarating rush of our business demands, I urge each of you involved in University-based Executive Education to pause for a moment and reflect on the incredible work we do for our clients.    Not many people get to experience what we do:  watching our clients grow and develop, transform their businesses, and develop the leaders of tomorrow.  As Executive Education providers, we get to do this every day.   We provide the platform for people to experience knowledge.  

Who inspires you?  When was the last time you reflected on that question?   As the board chair of UNICON, I’d like to invite you and your teams to experiment with us this year.  How can UNICON help inspire you?   

We encourage each of you to tell us your stories, to participate in our webinars, to watch our new video blogs, to attend conferences, and maybe to start a regional network of your UNICON colleagues.   In short, we invite you to be inspired!

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Innovation Exhaustion and a Path to Moving Forward
19 Jul 2013 12:42

Innovation Exhaustion and a Path to Moving Forward

by Dan Greenstein

July 1, 2013

original URL: http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2013/07/01/essay-need-focus-higher-ed-reforms-right-goals-not-just-quick-change

So many exciting and innovative efforts are under way to deliver the best educational [ ... ]

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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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The Practical University
05 Apr 2013 05:42

The Practical University

The best part of the rise of online education is that it forces us to ask: What is a university for?

By David Brooks

The New York Times, April 4, 2013

Original URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/05/opinion/Brooks-The-Practical-University.html?ref=opinion&_r=1& Are un [ ... ]

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