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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

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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

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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,

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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

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Exploratory Podcast: When you have something to teach, but even more to learn

Exploratory Podcast: When you have something to teach, but even more to learn

  The UNICON Research Committee is pleased to offer this paper by Jim Pulcrano and Patrick Reinmoeller for discussion. It differs from most UNICON research, which involves collection of quantitative and qualitative data, by providing

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UNICON Research Report: Intermediation and Disintermediation in the Executive Education Market: Competing and Collaborating as a Response – Tom Ryan

UNICON Research Report: Intermediation and Disintermediation in the Executive Education Market: Competing and Collaborating as a Response – Tom Ryan

The UNICON Research Committee is pleased to share a new paper addressing the role of ‘Intermediaries’ in the delivery of online Executive Education. It follows last fall’s release of “What Are the Jobs To Be Done in

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UNICON Research Report: What Are The Jobs To Be Done In The Future Of Executive Education? Tom Ryan

UNICON Research Report: What Are The Jobs To Be Done In The Future Of Executive Education? Tom Ryan

The executive education market is not compassionate: clients choose the provider that best meets their needs in this increasingly competitive environment. Schools should be continually asking themselves how well their business model and learning approach

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Pedagogical Innovation: Best Practices Through the Perspective of some Major Business Schools Around the World

Pedagogical Innovation: Best Practices Through the Perspective of some Major Business Schools Around the World

Research conducted by: Flávia Angeli Ghisi Nielsen, João Paulo Bittencourt, William A. Presada, Carolina Costa Cavalcanti, Barbara Maionchi BerardoUNICON sponsored this research initiative conducted by Flávia A. G. Nielsen. The report intends to promote the

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Implications of Artificial Intelligence on Business Schools and Lifelong Learning

Implications of Artificial Intelligence on Business Schools and Lifelong Learning

Research sponsored by AACSB, EMBAC, and UNICONConducted by the Academic Leadership GroupAuthors: Jennifer Stine, Anne Trumbore, Toby Woll, and Heber SambucettiIf the goal of business education is to equip workforce leaders to master AI’s opportunities

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UNICON Research Report the Changing Nature of Leadership

UNICON Research Report the Changing Nature of Leadership

The Changing Nature of Leadership:An exploratory investigation into how the evolution of social media is changing what it means to be an effective leaderBy Dr. Patricia Hind and Vikia Holton Ashridge Executive Education at Hult

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UNICON-Sponsored Research – “Make Or Buy To Scale”

UNICON-Sponsored Research – “Make Or Buy To Scale”

By: Jennifer Stine and Toby WollShould executive education organizations make or buy to scale their offerings? The answer is surprisingly complex.For this research report, we interviewed executive education leaders from ten different schools in the

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ROI on Executive Education

ROI on Executive Education

Revisiting the Past and Looking to the FuturePat Cataldo, Bob Stilliard, and Peter ToppingUNICON Research ReportNovember 16, 2018UNICON sponsored this research initiative that was conducted by Pat Cataldo, Bob Stilliard, and Peter Topping.There has been continued interest