April 6–9, 2021 | Virtual Conference
Register by March 16 to save 200 USD!
Creating a sustainable future for business education requires the cultivation of meaningful relationships with business partners and communities, built on trust and action. This April, we are proud to convene the largest global gathering of business school leaders virtually at AACSB’s International Conference and Annual Meeting.
Join hundreds of your peers as we focus on connecting for better. Through our connections to each other, to business partners, and to our communities, we can improve student success, faculty engagement, program quality, and the way we lead our organizations.
The 2021 virtual ICAM has more than 40 hours of engaging sessions, peer networking, regional and topical meetings, and social discussions. Your conference registration also provides access to the Exchange, where you can interact with your peers. Recorded sessions will be available for 90 days to all registrants upon completion of the event.
“It is through co-creation of knowledge, collaborative innovation, and integrated leadership that business schools advance solutions and strategies that are relevant, effective, and sustainable.”
—AACSB Connected for Better Briefing Paper
Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know
The past year has led us to rethink fundamental assumptions—where to work, how to manage remote culture and collaboration, whether to reimagine our strategy and our products or services. Yet too many leaders and employees are reacting to events instead of proactively looking for opportunities to think again. We'll examine how we can update our own opinions, open other people’s minds, and build a learning organization in which people know what they don’t know and are eager to improve on the status quo.
Adam Grant, Organizational Psychologist, The Wharton School of Business; Bestselling Author; Host: WorkLife, a TED Original Podcast
As an organizational psychologist, Adam Grant studies how we can find motivation and meaning, and lead more generous and creative lives. He has been recognized as one of the world's 10 most influential management thinkers, Fortune's 40 under 40, and Oprah’s Super Soul 100. He is the author of multiple #1 New York Times best-selling books. His new book is THINK AGAIN: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know. His speaking and consulting clients include Google, the NBA, the Gates Foundation, and the World Economic Forum, where he has been honored as a Young Global Leader. He hosts "WorkLife", a TED original podcast; writes on work and psychology for The New York Times; and serves on the Defense Innovation Board at the Pentagon. He curates the Next Big Idea Club along with Susan Cain, Malcolm Gladwell, and Dan Pink, handpicking two new books each quarter for subscribers and donating 100% of profits to provide books for children in under-resourced communities.
Meet With AACSB Accreditation Liaisons
Contact your accreditation liaison to schedule a one-to-one meeting during the conference. Discuss your school's accreditation status, specific needs, and questions between conference sessions.
Network With 600+ Peers
Join in informal chats, facilitated discussions, networking community meetings, and social time to connect with colleagues from around the world. Find old friends and build new relationships with speed networking, one-to-one video calls, and an attendee directory.
Corporate representatives, deans, associate/assistant deans, international directors, program directors, department chairs, and faculty.
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