Co-Lab: Connecting Business Schools With Practice

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Co-Lab: Connecting B-Schools With Practice

June 21–22, 2018 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Special Thanks to Our Presenting Sponsor and Host: Drexel

Co-Lab provides a unique opportunity for business leaders and educators to collaborate in engaging workshops, lectures and small-group discussions. Explore the greatest challenges facing business today and the technology revolution shaping the business world of tomorrow. Working together, you will develop innovative, actionable solutions to futureproof your business and ensure that business school graduates are prepared to meet business challenges head on.

Topics include:

  • Artificial intelligence and the data analytics revolution: what it means for you
  • The impact of AI and technology on workplace learning
  • Achieving business and education results through collaboration and partnerships
  • How business/business school partnerships help shape business education and workforce skills
  • Neurobusiness insights: how neuroscience informs business decisions
  • The future of business education in the era of disruption: opportunities and challenges
  • The future of work and developing a cutting-edge curriculum

Bring Your Corporate Partners

Guided tour of Drexel University’s Behavioral and Engineering Labs:

Experience state-of-the-art tech and engineering innovations first-hand! Peer into the future while participating in our on-site workshops designed to provide a look at what’s next, and explore how it will impact industry, education, training, and other aspects of the business ecosystem.


Featured Speaker

Tom-DavenportMeet Tom Davenport

Tom Davenport is the President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College, co-founder of the International Institute for Analytics, a fellow of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, and a senior advisor to Deloitte Analytics. He teaches analytics and big data in executive programs at Babson, Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan School of Business, and Boston University. He pioneered the concept of “competing on analytics” with his bestselling 2006 Harvard Business Review article and his 2007 book by the same name.


Conference Chair

Paul E. JensenPaul E. Jensen
Dean, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University

Paul Jensen is the dean of the LeBow College of Business and an associate professor of economics. His primary research areas are international trade and applied microeconomics. Prior to his appointment to LeBow’s economics faculty in 1997, Jensen began his career as an engineer at General Electric. He received his PhD from Penn State University.


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