Webinar Now Posted: "The Use of Blended Learning in Executive Leadership Development Programs" delivered by Giuseppe Auricchio, hosted by IESE Business School, recorded Wednesday, October 8, 2014 4:02 pm

  New UNICON Research Report corrected link: "Minding Their Business By Flexing Our Minds: A Guide To Corporate University Partnerships" (pdf) by Kimberly Maybar-Plaxe, Mark Allen, Ph.D. and Annick Renaud-Coulon. July, 2014.

The report examines..."key factors that influence corporate university leaders when crafting their executive learning programs, with a special focus on non-credit academic executive education partnerships.

The resulting work helps identify how executive education is currently perceived (and executed) by corporate universities, and, just as importantly, suggests specific steps that can be taken by higher education institutions to gain larger market share of the executive education economy."

  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

Conference Agenda     Register Now! 

   "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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"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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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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23 May 2014 13:42


"As I prepare to step down as UNICON board chair and retire from MIT, I have been reflecting a bit on our work in executive education."
"Prepare, share, care
and have fun!”
ong>Rochelle Weichman, UNICON Board chair 2013-2014

As some of you may recall at the c [ ... ]

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The Unholy Alliance Against Online Learning
06 Nov 2012 06:42

The Unholy Alliance Against Online Learning

By Richard Vedder, Ohio University

Original URL: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-29/the-unholy-alliance-against-online-learning.html

I am teaching my college course in American economic history the same way I did 47 years ago, which is similar to the [ ... ]

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