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Registration Extended: Register Now for the 2022 UNICON Team Development Conference

Registration Extended: Register Now for the 2022 UNICON Team Development Conference

Registration for the 2022 UNICON Team Development Conference has been extended. 1. The right conversation at the right time. Responsible leadership and the role business plays in doing good. 2. A robust agenda with multiple

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Registration Extended: UNICON Team Development Conference 2022 Program Schedule

Registration Extended: UNICON Team Development Conference 2022 Program Schedule

Responsible Leadership This year’s Team Development Conference will be hosted in person by the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business Executive Education. Join us for an invigorating three days as we shake up

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UPDATE: UNICON Technology Disruptor Working Group

UPDATE: UNICON Technology Disruptor Working Group

In October of 2021 a working group was formed following the Annual Workshop that July hosted by St. Gallen. The group was formed in response to an initiative by UNICON board chair Markus Frank, for

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A Message from the New UNICON Executive Director Melanie Weaver Barnett

A Message from the New UNICON Executive Director Melanie Weaver Barnett

Dear UNICON Membership Community, I walked into my first UNICON conference 23 years ago, brand new to executive education, wondering what this UNICON thing was all about. By the time I left three days later,

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UNICON Welcomes Two New Board Members for 2022-2023

UNICON Welcomes Two New Board Members for 2022-2023

UNICON announced the results of the board election and appointment process for fiscal year 2021-2022 Serge Lafrance, Associate Professor and Director of Executive Education, HEC Montréal, won the board election held last month and will

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Bill Scheurer: Thank you, UNICON!

Bill Scheurer: Thank you, UNICON!

  Over the past 35 years I’ve been associated with UNICON, first as the head of executive education at the University of Minnesota and serving as UNICON’s Executive Director. I have a lot to be

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Two Gain Emeritus Status at Annual Board Meeting

Two Gain Emeritus Status at Annual Board Meeting

  Markus Frank       Lise Hammergren At the annual meeting of UNICON Board of Directors in July, Emeritus status was granted to Markus Frank, University of St. Gallen and Lise Hammergren, BI Norwegian Business School.

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Markus Frank: Exploiting the now while exploring the new – UNICON as your catalyst

Markus Frank: Exploiting the now while exploring the new – UNICON as your catalyst

Executive education undergoes profound change    Markus Frank, UNICON Board Chair 2021-2022 The 2021 Membership Survey revealed an unforeseen setback in university-based non-degree executive education. Before the pandemic, the average gross annual revenue of all

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UNICON Launches Volute Learning Community

UNICON Launches Volute Learning Community

As part of the ongoing strategy led by the 2021-2022 UNICON Communications Committee, we are excited to announce the launch of UNICON’s Learning Community through the social lifelong learning platform, Volute. Together, Volute and UNICON are

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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

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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

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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