Event Profile

CN-2019 May Redesigning the Undergraduate Curriculum

Date(s):
May 5 — 7, 2019
Venue:
Omni Providence Hotel
One West Exchange Street
Providence, RI 02903-1058 
Website:
https://www.aacsb.edu/events/conference/2019/redesigning-undergraduate-curriculum
Description:
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  • 7:00am - 7:00am Please note breakfast and lunch will not be provided on Sunday, May 5.
  • 7:30am - 7:30am All conference sessions and times are subject to change - check back regularly for the latest schedule.
  • 8:30am - 6:00pm Conference Check-In and Information
  • 9:00am - 11:30am WORKSHOP: Transforming Your Teaching with Technology (separate registration and fee required)
  • 2:30pm - 5:00pm WORKSHOP: Transforming Your Teaching with Technology (separate registration and fee required) (REPEAT)
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm Exhibitor Showcase Open
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm Welcome Reception
  • 7:45am - 9:00am Continental Breakfast and Networking
  • 7:45am - 11:45am Exhibitor Showcase Open
  • 7:45am - 5:45pm Conference Check-In and Information
  • 8:00am - 8:45am Bonus Session: Global Business Education
  • 9:00am - 10:15am Plenary I: Leadership - Transforming Business Students into Business Leaders
  • 10:15am - 10:45am Monday Morning Networking Refreshment Break
  • 10:45am - 11:45am (A1) Fintech - How Business Schools Provide Skills for the Next Generation of Finance Professionals
  • 10:45am - 11:45am (A2) Incorporating Soft Skills and Critical Thinking
  • 11:45am - 1:00pm Networking Luncheon and Conversations of 8
  • 1:00pm - 1:45pm Poster Session
  • 1:00pm - 5:45pm Exhibitor Showcase Open
  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm (B1) Create and Collaborate
  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm (B2) Exploring Experiential Learning
  • 3:00pm - 3:30pm Monday Afternoon Networking Refreshment Break
  • 3:30pm - 4:30pm (C1) Community Engagement: Opportunity for Curriculum Enhancements
  • 3:30pm - 4:30pm (C2) Creating Effective Bridges from the Business College to the Business Career
  • 4:45pm - 5:45pm Bonus Session: It Takes a Cyber Center: Developing Cyber Capabilities Through Collaboration
  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm Dine Around (Optional)
  • 8:00am - 9:15am Continental Breakfast and Networking
  • 8:00am - 11:00am Exhibitor Showcase Open
  • 8:00am - 1:00pm Conference Check-In and Information
  • 8:15am - 9:00am Bonus Session: Pedagogical Innovation in an Online Degree Program: An Expedited Development and Launch
  • 9:15am - 10:30am Plenary II: The Future of the Workforce is the Future of Business - Getting a Grasp on the Elusive Future of Work
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Adams Rod
Organization: PricewaterhouseCoopers
Session: Plenary II: The Future of the Workforce is the Future of Business - Getting a Grasp on the Elusive Future of Work


Based in Chicago Rod is a Senior Human Capital Executive who is passionate about helping people launch and build their careers. As the US & Mexico Talent Acquisition Leader at PwC, he is a member of the People Leadership Team and responsible for leading the campus, experienced and catalyst recruitment team across Advisory, Assurance, Tax and Internal Firm Services as well as recruitment related operations, systems and strategies. Reporting to the firm’s US Chief People Officer he works closely with US firm leadership, faculty relationship partners, market leaders and recruitment teams to design and execute its recruitment strategy; and he actively collaborates and supports the firm's Global Talent Network and strategy. He drives innovation to build sustainable competitive advantage in attracting top talent via programs, social and digital media and brand-setting activities that are designed to build long lasting relationships with key talent.


Andersen Per
Organization: Aarhus University, Aarhus BSS
Session: (B1) Create and Collaborate


Per Andersen is the Vice-Dean at Aarhus University’s School of Business and Social Sciences, where he also earned his PhD in law. He is currently working on a Master’s in Public Leadership.


Baldwin Brandi M
Organization: University of Pennsylvania
Session: Plenary I: Leadership - Transforming Business Students into Business Leaders


Dr. Brandi is the CEO at Millennial Ventures Holdings, the parent company to a growing portfolio of women and minority-owned businesses. Prior to her role at Millennial Ventures, she spent over 6 years as a Business and Psychology professor at institutions such as Temple University, Harcum College, and Johns Hopkins. In 2018, she was invited to join the teaching team at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, where she currently teaches Management Communication. After publishing her first book on corporate leadership, Dr. Brandi has become a thought-leader who is tapped by organizations like Discover, Comcast, and the Federal Government to share her unconventional insights on engaging the millennial workforce, leadership, and diversity. Dr. Brandi was also the 2017 commencement speaker at Brightwood College where she shared her perspective on how to achieve "career freedom", a concept that she teaches professionals around the globe. She was appointed to Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's Millennial Advisory Commission in 2017 and was recently named one of Philadelphia's Most Influential African American's by the Philadelphia Tribune. In 2018, her company Millennial Ventures received the Small Business of the Year Award and the Philadelphia Business Journal awarded her as one of Philadelphia's 40 Under 40. Although her formal accomplishments are noteworthy, Dr. Brandi says that her family keeps her grounded, and that her Christian faith keeps her humble. She believes that she was "put on this earth to impact, not to impress."


Boivin Marc
Organization: University of Calgary
Session: (D2) From Assurance of Learning to ‘Ensurance' of Learning - A Macro and Micro Approach to AoL


MMarc Boivin is a Senior Instructor (with Tenure) at the Haskayne School of Business. He has been an instructor for over thirteen years, in areas such as marketing principles, business-to-business marketing, and strategy. Marc is the past Chair of the Assurance of Learning (AoL) committee at Haskayne, and has been involved with the accreditation process there for more than 6 years. Marc's current area of research is in the area of Competency Based Education (CBE) and its application in various areas of education and assessment.


Borba Gustavo
Organization: Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos - UNISINOS
Session: Poster Session

DeWilde Michael
Organization: Grand Valley State University
Session: Poster Session


Michael DeWilde is Director of the Business Ethics Center at the Seidman College of Business and an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Grand Valley State University. His most recent article is "Art, Aristotle, and Ambiguity: Notes from an Accidental Consultant." He has a chapter on developing leaders in the forthcoming book Social Responsibility, Entrepreneurship and the Common Good to be published by Pelgrave Press, and is currently also a Research Affiliate professor with the ESC Rennes School of Business, Rennes, France. His work has been featured in Inc. Magazine, among other places. He holds degrees from Harvard University and Grand Valley State University.


Downs Carolyn
Organization: Lancaster University
Session: (C1) Community Engagement: Opportunity for Curriculum Enhancements


Dr Carolyn Downs is a senior lecturer in Lancaster University Management School, visiting research fellow at Manchester Metropolitan University and the director of a number of EU-funded projects including Eliemental and Helpcare. She works with research partners across the UK, EU, the USA, Canada, India, Sri Lanka and the Philippines developing projects designed to support groups vulnerable to social exclusion through the application of approaches developed in management education. Dr Downs is also a well-established researcher into the social impacts of gambling with 70+ media appearances in 2018, many of which were syndicated worldwide.


Elcik Jacqueline
Organization: Providence College
Session: (D2) From Assurance of Learning to ‘Ensurance' of Learning - A Macro and Micro Approach to AoL


Jacqueline Elcik started her position at the Providence College School of Business in July 2013. Jacqueline has worked in the field of higher education for more than twenty years. Her previous work experience includes: Executive Director, Undergraduate Programs and Advising Office at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, Interim Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Director of Graduate Programs in the Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati, and Director of First Year Experience and Orientation Programs and Interim Director of Residence Life and New Student Programs at Miami University. Elcik received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Cincinnati. She has a MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs from The Ohio State University and a BA from Case Western Reserve University.


Fleming Robert
Organization: Rowan University
Session: Poster Session

Georg Co-Pierre
Organization: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Session: (A1) Fintech - How Business Schools Provide Skills for the Next Generation of Finance Professionals


Co-Pierre Georg is an Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town and holds the South African Reserve Bank Chair in Financial Stability Studies. He also has a part-time position as Research Economist at Deutsche Bundesbank and as a policy associate at Economic Research Southern Africa. Co-Pierre is the convener for the MPhil in Financial Technology at UCT where he teaches courses on "Fintech and Cryptocurrencies". His research interests focus on systemic risk and financial interconnectedness with a particular interest on the nexus of financial innovation and financial stability. He obtained his PhD from the University of Jena in 2011 and has published both in finance and interdisciplinary journals. Co-Pierre’s research has received awards from the European Central Bank, the SAFE Center of Excellence at Goethe University, the Volkswagen Foundation, and the Institut Louis Bachelier. He has been a consultant at various central banks and held visiting positions at MIT, Oxford, Princeton, and Columbia University. Aside from being a Research Associate at the Oxford Martin School for the 21st Century, Co-Pierre is a Research Associate at the Imperial College Center for Global Finance and Technology, as well as a Research Affiliate at the Columbia University Center for Global Legal Transformation.


Grant Patricia
Organization: Georgetown University
Session: Bonus Session: Global Business Education


A graduate of Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Patricia Grant is a career educator who is dedicated to research, teaching and service in K-20 education. Dr. Grant currently serves as the Associate Dean in the McDonough School of Business Undergraduate Program at Georgetown University where she works with students, faculty and administrators to organize a comprehensive curricular and co-curricular experience for undergraduates. The combination of her academic and professional experiences has enabled her to develop proven approaches that assist all students, particularly those who are Black and Latino, in achieving at the highest level that they might also benefit personally, and mentor future generations for the public and private good. Dr. Grant provides thought leadership around: diversity strategy, organizational change, student leadership, educational policy, student retention, and organizational development.


Guida Marisa
Organization: Virginia Commonwealth University
Session: (B1) Create and Collaborate


Marisa Guida is the Unit Head of Business Essentials in the School of Business at Virginia Commonwealth University. Marisa holds an M.F.A. in Theatre Pedagogy from VCU, has over twenty years of professional performance experience. She specializes in voice, movement, musical theatre, and communication. Marisa has been the coordinator and lead instructor for Winning Presentations at VCU since the pilot in 2014. She has managed 50-60 sections of Winning Presentations per year. With the recent promotion to Unit Head, Marisa now oversees all Business Essential courses. Marisa's original show, Pretty Funny the Musical, was produced by MusicalFare Theatre in Buffalo, July-August 2017 for which she received the Katherine Cornell Artist in Residence Award.


Harvey Steve
Organization: American University of Beirut
Session: (C1) Community Engagement: Opportunity for Curriculum Enhancements


Dr. Steve Harvey is Dean of the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut. Harvey was appointed dean and professor of management in 2016, after having served as Dean of the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, and Dean of the Williams School of Business and Associate VP, Research at Bishop’s University. Harvey earned his doctorate from the University of Guelph in 1996. Since then, he has been an active scholar, professor, senior executive, and consultant in management and human resources. Harvey’s research has been recognized by various awards, subsidized by several funding agencies, and presented at multiple conferences worldwide. As a strong advocate of the view that practice and research inform teaching, he has been regularly conveying his research findings and practice knowledge within the classroom. He has won several awards for teaching in areas of human resource management, organizational behavior, organizational conflict, and negotiations. (10/17)


Kaplan Marilyn
Organization: The University of Texas at Dallas
Session: Poster Session

Kowalsky Michelle
Organization: Rowan University
Session: Poster Session

Lofgren Joan Marie
Organization: Aalto University
Session: Poster Session

Lucas Kristen
Organization: University of Louisville
Session: (A2) Incorporating Soft Skills and Critical Thinking


Kristen Lucas is Assistant Dean of Program Innovation & Strategic Initiatives at University of Louisville, where she also leads the undergraduate business communication initiative. With her University of Louisville colleagues, she developed an innovative competency-based curriculum for teaching and assessing business communication competence. She has published information on the curriculum in Business & Professional Communication Quarterly (2015) and BizEd (2017). She teaches workshops and consults with business communication faculty on how to customize the competency-based curriculum to fit their specific needs.


Magro Anne
Organization: George Mason University
Session: (D1) Curricular Change: Experiences from Engaging in the Process & Re-imagining Business Core Courses


Dr. Anne M. Magro is Senior Associate Dean for Strategy and Impact and Deputy Dean at George Mason University School of Business. She previously served as Interim Dean, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, and Director of Undergraduate Curriculum Redesign at Mason. Dr. Magro is passionate about undergraduate education and using business education to make a better world.


Means Tawnya S.
Organization: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Session: WORKSHOP: Transforming Your Teaching with Technology (separate registration and fee required) (REPEAT)


As of July 2017, Dr. Tawnya Means is the assistant dean and director of the Teaching and Learning Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Prior to that, she was the director of the Teaching & Learning Center for the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida (UF). Her primary roles at UF were to manage instructional design, technology adoption and integration, and faculty development for the college, and to serve as the subject matter expert on pedagogy, assessment, and accreditation efforts. Her teams supported college faculty in teaching and technology. She was also an instructor at UF teaching courses in computing and telecommunications, a PhD seminar on teaching in the business school, and co-teaching courses in entrepreneurship and strategy and decision-making. Previously, Tawnya was an instructional designer for the University of Missouri's School of Information Science and Learning Technologies and a consultant leading a team of instructional designers for the U.S. Department of Defense. Dr. Means received her BS in education, MS in educational technology, and PhD in information science and learning technologies with an emphasis on learning systems design, all from the University of Missouri. Her research interests are in online and blended learning, active learning, learning space design, technology for teaching, access to digital learning resources, and faculty preparation to teach. She presents at conferences and other institutions and organizations on technology-enhanced learning.


Means Tawnya S.
Organization: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Session: WORKSHOP: Transforming Your Teaching with Technology (separate registration and fee required)


As of July 2017, Dr. Tawnya Means is the assistant dean and director of the Teaching and Learning Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Prior to that, she was the director of the Teaching & Learning Center for the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida (UF). Her primary roles at UF were to manage instructional design, technology adoption and integration, and faculty development for the college, and to serve as the subject matter expert on pedagogy, assessment, and accreditation efforts. Her teams supported college faculty in teaching and technology. She was also an instructor at UF teaching courses in computing and telecommunications, a PhD seminar on teaching in the business school, and co-teaching courses in entrepreneurship and strategy and decision-making. Previously, Tawnya was an instructional designer for the University of Missouri's School of Information Science and Learning Technologies and a consultant leading a team of instructional designers for the U.S. Department of Defense. Dr. Means received her BS in education, MS in educational technology, and PhD in information science and learning technologies with an emphasis on learning systems design, all from the University of Missouri. Her research interests are in online and blended learning, active learning, learning space design, technology for teaching, access to digital learning resources, and faculty preparation to teach. She presents at conferences and other institutions and organizations on technology-enhanced learning.


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