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Dr. Adam J. Bock to Facilitate UNICON Annual Workshop

Dr. Adam J. Bock to Facilitate UNICON Annual Workshop

The UNICON Annual Workshop is just around the corner [Tuesday, July 12 through Thursday, July 14]. The theme this year  is “Lifelong Learning: The Innovation Challenge for Executive Education.” Dr. Adam J. Bock will facilitate

Research
Executive Summary Released: “Lifelong Learning and University-based Business Schools”

Executive Summary Released: “Lifelong Learning and University-based Business Schools”

Higher-ed leaders and executive education teams are working to re-imagine what university-based learning for executives can and should be in response to dynamic market forces, specifically, the notion of executive education providers as ‘lifelong learning

Research
2022 UNICON Membership Benchmarking Survey Coming Soon!

2022 UNICON Membership Benchmarking Survey Coming Soon!

UNICON is launching the Membership Benchmarking Survey earlier this year to allow more time to complete the survey and deliver the annual report, executive summary, and Infographics before the Team Development Conference. The Benchmarking Committee

UNICON News
Bill Scheurer Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Bill Scheurer Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

  At the 2022 Directors' Conference, UNICON Executive Director Bill Scheurer received the UNICON Lifetime Achievement Award for service to the organization. The award states: UNICON honors Bill Scheurer with the UNICON lifetime achievement award

Research
UNICON Research Report: Selecting the Best Executive Education Partner: The Voice of the Customer

UNICON Research Report: Selecting the Best Executive Education Partner: The Voice of the Customer

The UNICON Research Committee is pleased to share this new research conducted by Pat Cataldo and Kelly Bean. The result is an updated organizational look at the topic of university and non-university executive education identification,

Thought Leadership
Financial Times: What companies really want from executive courses

Financial Times: What companies really want from executive courses

"Corporate chief learning officers were surveyed about subjects, spending and the shift online" "Employers around the world plan to step up their spending on executive development programmes this year with a focus on leadership, diversity

Research
AACSB: Five Forces Driving the Future of Business Education

AACSB: Five Forces Driving the Future of Business Education

Changes in higher education and shifts in learner demographics require business schools to revisit their strategic priorities, evaluate risk, and identify opportunities for innovation. In this AACSB Insights report, five forces that are driving the

UNICON News
The Future of UNICON – the Next Fifty Years

The Future of UNICON – the Next Fifty Years

"The Future of UNICON - the Next Fifty Years" Peter Hirst, Michael Malefakis "As we all know all too well, making predictions–especially about the future–is a tricky business. After two years of pandemic-induced turbulence and

UNICON News
UNICON – The First Fifty Years

UNICON – The First Fifty Years

The First Fifty Years – (1972 – 2022) Pat Cataldo "From its initial inception of a small group of executive education directors getting together to discuss issues related to their business, the name UNICON (University

UNICON News
Melanie Weaver Barnett New Executive Director

Melanie Weaver Barnett New Executive Director

Following the retirement announcement of UNICON Executive Director Bill Scheurer, an extensive search was launched last year to fill the position. The UNICON Continuity Committee and the UNICON Board of Directors are delighted to report

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Register Now: 2022 Virtual UNICON Annual Workshop July 12 – July 14

Register Now: 2022 Virtual UNICON Annual Workshop July 12 – July 14

“Lifelong Learning: The Innovation Challenge for Executive Education.”July 12 - July 14Hosted by the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development, Madison, WI.The theme for the 2022 Annual Workshop is “Lifelong Learning:

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Online Event: Introduction to the 7th UNICON Leadership Academy

Online Event: Introduction to the 7th UNICON Leadership Academy

Thursday May 19 Noon Eastern The Leadership Academy is for UNICON member school staff members with leadership potential who aspire to leading a university-based executive education business.   They will work with senior industry leaders who