The global management education landscape is continuously evolving and as a dean you are the backbone of your b-school. It's your responsibility to strategically lead your school in the right direction by identifying opportunities and overcoming strategic challenges. This can be a daunting task, but building a strong network of peers will help your efforts to make a difference.
As one of our most highly anticipated and popular events, AACSB's Deans Conference consistently brings more than 400 deans from up to 40 countries together—which creates an invaluable networking opportunity. This is your chance to build and expand your network at the premier international forum exclusively for business school deans, while participating in a variety of thought-provoking sessions from top business leaders and educators.
The line-up of speakers at the Deans Conference represents unique perspectives and insight from across the globe. Take part in conversations with topics vital to management education in today's world, and garner new ideas to implement at your institution.
Who Should Attend:
This event is exclusively for deans and heads of higher education business units, i.e., the highest academic authority or official of the entire business unit.
"This was an outstanding conference for a range of reasons but mainly to touch base with our international colleagues all working together towards a common goal of improving business education worldwide."
- Professor Dr Ruth Ashford, Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
"As a first-time Dean, this conference was an outstanding experience. It efficiently provided a wealth of information in an extremely limited time."
- Rachel Croson, Dean, College of Business, UT Arlington
"The sessions were informative but having a roomful of deans to ask questions about the job of being a dean was what I enjoyed and appreciated the most."
- Debra Wellman, Dean College of Professional Studies, Rollins College
Robert S. Sullivan
Dean and Stanley and Pauline Foster Endowed Chair
Rady School of Management
University of California, San Diego