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    12 Foundations of Values-based Leadership for Sustainability From The 2022 UNICON Team Development Conference

    12 Foundations of Values-based Leadership for Sustainability From The 2022 UNICON Team Development Conference

    Based on a talk by Daniel Skarlicki, Edgar F. Kaiser Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business "For leaders in executive education, aligning our work with personal values

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    Applying the SHIFT model of behavior change to executive education

    Applying the SHIFT model of behavior change to executive education

    From the UNICON Team Development Conference 2022 – IEDP Applying the SHIFT model of behavior change to executive education As part of our continued efforts to drive increased value to the UNICON membership, UNICON has

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    Ten Pieces of Motivation and Inspiration From The UNICON Team Development Conference

    Ten Pieces of Motivation and Inspiration From The UNICON Team Development Conference

    Motivation and Inspiration from UNICON’s Team Development Conference 2022 – from IEDP Many of us were privileged to gather in person for this year’s UNICON Team Development Conference in Vancouver, hosted brilliantly by the team

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    Leadership Academy Completes Important Segment

    Leadership Academy Completes Important Segment

      Before the Team Development Conference in Vancouver, the seventh cohort of the Leadership Academy attended an all-day session on "Creating a Value Proposition and a Business Model." The session was led by Mónica Sacristán

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    Leadership Academy Participants Discuss Technology Trends in Executive Education

    Leadership Academy Participants Discuss Technology Trends in Executive Education

    Last week, the 24 participants in the UNICON Leadership Academy 2022-23 class spent time discussing the ever-changing landscape of the executive education ecosystem. Part of the discussion centered on global and marketplace trends that we

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    Welcome to the Future

    Welcome to the Future

    There are widely varying opinions on the changing landscape of higher education, but many point to opportunity for executive education providers who are ready. Forbes Glenn Llopis, Contributor September 14, 2022 Also available for listening

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    How the Covid Pandemic Might Have Lasting Effects on Executive Education

    How the Covid Pandemic Might Have Lasting Effects on Executive Education

    The pandemic is known to have changed most organizations in some way, often in quite significant ways. Higher Education is no exception. But which of those changes are of the permanent variety, which are temporary,

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    Financial Times Relaunches “Business School Insider” Newsletter

    Financial Times Relaunches “Business School Insider” Newsletter

    Touting "Campus news, management research and business education trends," the British daily newspaper Financial Times relaunched the newsletter "Business School Insider" in September. "Designed for and about those involved in business education," the weekly communication

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    Rankings Still Captivate

    Rankings Still Captivate

    Colleges and universities tend to have a love-hate relationship with rankings of all kinds. And yet they also tend to want to a) do well and b) stay abreast of how they and others are

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    University World News: Micro-credentials: A new category of education is rising

    University World News: Micro-credentials: A new category of education is rising

    Alejandro Caballero, Sean Gallagher, Hanne Shapiro and Holly Zanville 05 July 2022 universityworldnews.com Despite the lack of globally accepted standards or even agreement on language, micro-credentials have proven to be a promising way to fulfil

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    Higher Ed Dive Interviews Mike Malefakis

    Higher Ed Dive Interviews Mike Malefakis

    The new president of university partnerships at online education company Emeritus talks about growth plans and the direction of the sector Published September 2, 2022 Rick Seltzer, Senior Editor HigherEdDive.com Emeritus, a company focused on

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    Harvard Business School: University of the Future: Finding the Next World Leaders in Higher Ed

    Harvard Business School: University of the Future: Finding the Next World Leaders in Higher Ed

    Harvard Business School Working Knowledge Business Research for Business Leaders "Which universities will step into the void as American colleges decline? In the book Empires of Ideas, William Kirby explores how the history of higher