2019 Episodes

21st-Century Dean
Moez Limayem, dean of the University of South Florida Muma College of Business, takes a look at how the role of a business school dean has changed over the years, and the multiple and varying skills today's deans need to be successful in their roles.

A Gender Perspective on Leadership Roles
Rector of Vienna University of Economics and Business, Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger, shares her thoughts on the perceptions of leadership roles and how those impact individuals taking these leadership roles, no matter their gender.

A Holistic Approach to Industry Collaborations
How can business schools and businesses create more effective collaborations? Today's top business leaders discuss some successful ways to approach partnerships.

AACSB on Earning ISO Certification
AACSB's chief accreditation officer, Stephanie Bryant, tells 2018-19 board chair, Caryn Beck-Dudley, about the decision to pursue ISO certification and the journey AACSB underwent to get there.

Design Thinking: Create Empathy, Elevate Discovery
Michael Arena, author of Adaptive Space, discusses how both business leaders and business educators can take on a design thinking approach to better connect to consumers, students, and global society.

Facilitating Impactful Research
Dean of University of South Florida Muma College of Business, Moez Limayem, explores the current necessity for business schools to make an impact and how deans can help facility faculty research efforts.

How to Succeed in Today’s Dynamic Business World
What are the most important skills business students need to have to enter the today's workforce? Top business leaders and b-school administrators offer insights.

Lifelong Learning for Long-Term Career Relevance
Members of AACSB's Business Practices Council discuss the factors driving the need for today's employees—and business schools—to embrace a lifetime of learning.

Preparing Leaders for a Diverse Workforce
Kenneth Bouyer, director of inclusiveness recruiting with EY Americas, offers advice to university leaders on how to ensure their diversity and inclusion initiatives are most effective for today's workplace needs.

Teaching Critical, Open Thinking to Business Students
Dan Pontefract, founder and CEO of The Pontefract Group, tells AACSB and current business school leaders what we need to teach our current students to ensure alignment of workforce needs with future talent.

The Business Imperative for Diversity and Inclusion
Today's business leaders discuss why it's critical for organizations today to have diverse talent and inclusive policies, which can enable innovation and better serve the varying needs of stakeholders.