UNICON Request for Proposal:DEMYSTIFYING THE FINANCIAL TIMES ANNUAL RANKINGS OF EXECUTIVE EDUCATION.Proposals will be accepted until 12 midnight EST, on 12 September 2014. Project must be completed by January 31, 2015.

  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...

Provide a real-world education from experts in the field, By John Beck, Financial Times, November 3, 2013
06 Nov 2013 14:42

Provide a real-world education from experts in the field

Today’s business schools need to know when to act like corporations
d when to act like schools

The Financial Times

By John Beck

Published: November 3, 2013
br/>Original URL:  ttp://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/ab7d9ed4-4089-11e3-ae19-00144fea [ ... ]

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Eight Brilliant Minds on the Future of Online Education
24 May 2013 05:42

Eight Brilliant Minds on the Future of Online Education

By Eric Hellweg, Bloomberg.com

Published January 29, 2013

Original URL: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-29/eight-brilliant-minds-on-the-future-of-online-education.html

The advent of massively open online classes (MOOCs) is the single most  [ ... ]

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Exec Ed Industry Continues Steady Recovery
25 Jan 2013 15:39

Executive Education Industry continues steady recovery
with more growth expected
 January 24, 2013—The ernational Consortium for Executive Education (UNICON) today released findings from its annual membership survey, which includes nearly 100 educational institutions from around the world wit [ ... ]

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