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  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...

20 May 2013 13:42


By: David Theo Goldberg

University of California Humanities Research Institute

Published: January 21, 2013

Original URL: http://dmlcentral.net/blog/david-theo-goldberg/moocmania

MOOCs, it seems, are driving us to distraction. The objects of so much current investment, fiscal and psychol [ ... ]

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College of Future Could Be Come One, Come All
20 Nov 2012 06:42

College of Future Could Be Come One, Come All

By Tamar Lewin

Published: November 19, 2012
New York Times

Original URL:http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/20/education/colleges-turn-to-crowd-sourcing-courses.html?hp

Teaching Introduction to Sociology is almost second nature to Mitchell Duneier, a professor  [ ... ]

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"Business school: time to set yourself apart", By William Ham Bevan, November 4, 2013, The Telegraph
05 Nov 2013 14:42

Business school: time to set yourself apart

The Telegraph

By William Ham Bevan

Published: November 4, 2013
br/>Original URL: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/universityeducation/10399002/Business-school-time-to-set-yourself-apart.html

Recent years have seen a proliferation of advanced leadershi [ ... ]

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