UNICON Team Development Conference: November 17-20, 2020
Hosted by Arizona State University Thunderbird School of Global Management, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
INNOVATION: Thursday, November 19
Day THREE Opening: Innovation
Dr. Sanjeev Khagram, Dean & Director General Thunderbird School of Global Management
Day Three’s Opening emphasizes standout highlights from the week thus far, while setting the stage for the day.
Exploring the innovation of what’s next in Executive Education.
Plenary: Innovation: Global-Ready Future-Focus, Meeting the Needs of Organizations Today and Beyond
Tomorrow’s Executive Education landscape: COVID19 has forced us to quickly adapt. What innovations are expected to emerge after the pandemic? How can executive education effectively transition into the 4IR when it comes to adopting technology?
InterACTION: Being Relevant: How Does Executive Education Pivot in the Way We Deliver our Products
Surfacing the market and technical drivers for the current state and near-future of Exec Ed and shaping Exec Ed’s relevance in that landscape.
Mark Lewis, Executive Director, University of Chicago Booth
The Director’s Track is a concurrent track dedicated for attendees who are Director level and above.
Business Development Discussion
Kristen Rae, Director, Business Development, Custom Programs
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL | Executive Education
The Business Development Track is a concurrent track dedicated for attendees who are in a Business Development type role, including Marketing, Communications, Branding, etc.
Jackie Williams, COO, University of Michigan Executive Education
The Operations Track is a concurrent track dedicated for attendees who are in an Operational role, such as managers, course and program design, and those who identified as ‘other’ in the registration process.
Day THREE Wrap: Key Questions, Insights, Action
Carleen Bobrowski, Senior Director of Executive Education, Thunderbird School of Global Management
Recap on the day; highlights of community engagement and outcomes from InterACTION Brainstorming.
Global Regionally-Focused Session: Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
Join others in your region or from around the globe for a tailored engagement focused on interests and experiences from CIS. This session will focus on “Development of Top Management Team.”
Global Sights & Sounds: Networking & Nosh with Treasury Wine Estate
Bonnie Cameron Wells, Senior Manager, Field Marketing West, Treasury Wine Estates
Gillian Ballance, Master Sommelier, Beaulieu Vineyard and Beringer Vineyards
Sustainability in Practice – Explore how two Napa Valley wineries work with Mother Nature to craft iconic wines. Join Master Sommelier Gillian Ballance from Beaulieu Vineyard and Beringer Vineyards as she guides us through a session on how their sustainability programs in the vineyard and winery are better for our planet but also help make better tasting wines. Attendees will be provided with info on how to order two specially selected wines Gillian will taste virtually during the session.