Seminar for New Associate Deans (Atlanta)

Build your network of other associate deans in this engaging seminar.
April 18​ – 19​
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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Congratulations on your new associate or assistant dean position! Are you asking yourself “Now what?” Do you have more questions than answers?

Maximize your transition to associate dean through networking with other new associate deans and exploring topics that are essential to the administrative role. Create a personal vision and action plan and learn to navigate common administrative challenges through group interactions, breakout sessions, and expert facilitation.

Learn how to motivate people, prioritize and delegate tasks, navigate politics, and deal with adversity while maintaining your and your school’s integrity and achieving balance between the needs of the dean, students, faculty, and yourself.

Through group discussions, take an in-depth look into the role and responsibilities of the associate dean. Facilitators and panelists with extensive administrative leadership experience will provide unique insights into the challenges new associate deans face as well as the resources and methods to handle them.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the role of the associate dean
  • Identify effective strategies for successfully managing your diverse responsibilities while supporting your dean and the school
  • Acquire the necessary tools for balancing work, life, and personal well-being
  • Establish a peer and professional support network of other associate deans 


Dewaynna_HornDewaynna Horn, Texas Woman's University

Dewaynna Horn serves as Associate Dean for Accreditation and Professor of Management at Texas Woman’s University (TWU) in the College of Business (COB) where she has taught graduate management courses in the MBA program for the past 13 years. In her role as Associate Dean she led TWU through a 6-year initial accreditation process and successfully achieved initial accreditation through AACSB International.  She assists the Dean in the creation and implementation of the COB strategic plan and serves on the university’s Strategic Plan Design Team. She holds a Ph.D. in Management from Jackson State University, an MBA from Millsaps College, and a B.S. in Business Administration from Belhaven University.  She worked in management roles in the banking/financial services industry for 14 years Her research interests include organizational citizenship behavior, women in leadership, positive job attitudes and strategic management/entrepreneurship. Her research appears in several academic journals and she has presented her work at national and international conferences.

Natasha VeltriNatasha Veltri, The University of Tampa

Natasha Veltri serves as the Associate Dean of the Sykes College of Business and Professor of Information & Technology Management at The University of Tampa. In her Associate Dean role Natasha leads the academic services for undergraduate business students and assists the dean in the implementation of the college strategic plan. She also supports the dean in the maintenance of AACSB accreditation: she has collaborated on the college’s previous CIR report and is responsible for assembling documentation for the next one. She holds a B.S. in Financial Management from Udmurt State University in Russia, and an MBA and a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Central Florida. He research interests include digitally-enabled social media and collaboration, IT sourcing and governance, human-computer interaction and women representation in science, technology, engineering and math. 

Who Should Attend

New associate and assistant deans, or faculty preparing to take on an associate dean position.

"The personal evaluation and action plan is extremely beneficial and well positioned at the end of seminar. This seminar is well worth my time commitment, attention, and effort. Well done!"
—Harley E. Ryan, Former Associate Dean, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University
"Excellent seminar that addresses a variety of AD-relevant topics and concerns. The facilitators are very open and honest about their experiences."
—Natasha Veltri, Associate Dean & Associate Professor, Sykes College of Business, The University of Tampa

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For more information, please contact [email protected].

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