UNICON’s members are the most successful, relevant, and sought-after learning partners for leaders and organizations. Our consortium provides new knowledge, inspiration, perspectives, capabilities, and a global network of colleagues to its membership. They stay at the forefront of the industry and together help create the future of the Executive Education industry. UNICON’s primary activities include conferences, research, benchmarking, sharing of best practices, staff development, recruitment/job postings, information‐sharing, and extensive networking among members. All UNICON’s services center around the business and practice of executive education.
UNICON is a global consortium of business‐school‐based executive education organizations with over 115 members worldwide. Our members are the faces of UNICON who make up our organization and help us fulfill our mission of providing executive educational professionals with the best resources they need to stay informed and succeed. We are fortunate to have members of diverse backgrounds, experience and expertise in education. Each member is vital to keeping UNICON on the cusp of industry trends and establishing us as a leader in the executive education industry.
UNICON and its members provide a global reference for executive education. UNICON helps its members with developing their university-based executive education and better serving their clients through building alliances, developing unique products and services and providing outlets for collaboration. As a result, our members become the most sought-after learning partners and help shape the future of executive education. UNICON fosters the growth of university-based executive education by helping its members serve their clients better.
Our community of member organizations accelerates the growth of leaders and managers through executive development initiatives, ultimately enhancing performance in public and private organizations globally.
UNICON is comprised of schools that share a passion for executive development. Among our members, we build a community based on respect and collaboration.
UNICON draws from the expertise of our members to research and disseminate benchmarking data in executive development. We create an open dialogue with our members to gain insights to improve our executive education offerings.
UNICON’s services and products are designed to serve the needs of our members as well as supporting the overall growth of the university market.
Founded in 1972 as an association of graduate-level executive education program directors, UNICON has evolved to be a driving force in the rapidly-changing mosaic of lifelong learning. UNICON now has over 1150 active individuals at 115 institutions around the world. 2022 marks our 50th anniversary where we will be celebrating 50 years of collaboration, innovation and evolution.
UNICON is founded as an association of executive education program directors.More
The first non-U.S. Chairperson was elected to head the consortium. Of the seventy member schools, twenty-three are outside the U.S.More
UNICON is founded as an association of executive education program directorsMore
The first non-U.S. Chairperson was elected to head the consortium. Of the seventy member school, twenty-three are outside the U.S.More
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