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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  2014 Team Development Website Now Posted: 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, and to register. 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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Deadline Extended: Proposals now will be accepted until September 26, 2014. Project now must be completed by February 14, 2015.

   "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."



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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.

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Pedagogy vs. Andragogy: A False Dichotomy?
16 Jan 2013 06:42

Pedagogy vs. Andragogy: A False Dichotomy? By: Geraldine Holmes and Michele Abington-Cooper The Journal of Technology Studies, Fall, 2000

Original URL: http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/JOTS/Summer-Fall-2000/holmes.html
This article is not pointedly aimed at technology education, but it addres [ ... ]

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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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MOOCs, sensors, apps and games: The revolution in education innovation
03 Mar 2013 06:42

MOOCs, sensors, apps and games:
The revolution in education innovation

In education innovation, MOOCS are only the beginning.

By Vivek Wadhwa

The Washington Post, March 29, 2013

Original URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/on-innovations/in-education-innovation-moocs-are-only-the-beginning/201 [ ... ]

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