UNICON Webinar October 8:An Investigation into the Use of Blended Learning in Executive Leadership Development Programs.” October 8th, 2014, 10 am EST, 7 am PST, 4 pm in continental Europe, 5:00 pm Europe Summer Time (Madrid, GMT+02:00), 10 pm in China. Presented by Giuseppe Auricchio. Hosted by IESE business School.

Participants in this webinar will learn how corporate learning leaders, responsible for the conceptualization of leadership development programs, are integrating face-to-face and on line learning in formal leadership development programs for executives, the motivations underlying their design choices and the benefits they have observed or measured.

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   "Bespoke Executive Education", by Wendell Brock, DeltaSky Magazine, September 2014

Driven by change and volatility, companies embrace custom-tailored learning

"...for firms willing to invest in their leaders, customized executive education has become the heady and luxurious stimulant of choice.  It's the boardroom equivalent , if you will, of a supersized mocha with extra whipped cream."

  UNICON Research Report: "Designing And Delivering Customized Programs With Impact" (pdf) Elizabeth Weldon, PhD

In this report, I describe the results of a UNICON survey designed to identify the key elements of a customized executive education program.

One hundred sixteen UNICON clients and prospects recruited by twenty-three UNICON schools completed the survey.

The results reveal the program elements that clients value most, and they provide practical guidelines for designing and delivering customized programs with impact.


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UNICON Research Report:

"Designing And Delivering Customized Programs With Impact"


by Elizabeth Weldon, PhD

In this report, I describe the results of a UNICON survey designed to identify the key
elements of a customized executive education program.

One hundred sixteen UNICON clients and prospects recruited by twenty-three UNICON
schools completed the survey.

The results reveal the program elements that clients value most, and they provide practical guidelines for designing and delivering customized programs with impact.

full article in pdf...

Master’s Degree Is New Frontier of Study Online
18 Aug 2013 13:42

Master’s Degree Is New Frontier of Study Onliner/>
The New York Times

By Tamar Lewin

Published: August 18 2013

Next January, the Georgia Institute of Technology plans to offer a master’s degree in computer science through massive open online courses for a fraction of the on-campus cost, a fir [ ... ]

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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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New Unicon Chairperson Defines Organization’s Role In The University-Based Executive Education Industry
20 Aug 2013 13:42

New Unicon Chairperson Defines Organization’s Role In The University-Based Executive Education Industryr/> 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 [ ... ]

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