Business Education Online Learning Summit

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Monday, September 19

Welcome Remarks and Plenary

What is the relevance of business schools in the new credentialing economy?

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Geoff Garrett, Dean, The Wharton School

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Anant Agarwal, CEO of edX, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

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Rick Levin, CEO of Coursera, former president, Yale University

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Jeffrey Brown, Dean, University of Illinois College of Business

Tuesday, September 20

Morning Plenary #1

A Question of Value: What is the value of these new credentials? Of the MBA in this new marketplace? What are pricing strategies? 


Jenna Talbot, Vice President, Director of Communications, Whiteboard Advisors

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Howard Kaufold, Vice Dean, MBA Program, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania


Ashwin Damera, Co-Founder and Director, Eruditus

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Matthew Sigelman, CEO, Burning Glass


Jonathan Finklestein, Founder and CEO, Credly

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Daniel Pianko, Founding Managing Director, University Ventures

Morning Plenary #2 

Experiments and Practices: What are the roles and responsibilities to this new population of learners around the world and at work? What are some innovative approaches to reaching global learners?

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Patrick Mullane, Executive Director, HBX, Harvard University


Gordon Jones, College of Innovation and Design, Boise State University


Shahid Ansari, CEO Babson Global, Babson College


Roger Berry, CEO, Fullbridge

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Vincent Price, Provost, University of Pennsylvania


Anne Trumbore, Senior Director, Wharton Online

Afternoon Plenary

The Elephant in the Room: What is the future of Executive Education and Lifelong Learning? Have business schools lost control of business education?


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Goldie Blumenstyk, Editor and Reporter, The Chronicle of Higher Education


Dave Weinstein, Associate Dean of Executive Education, GSB, Stanford University


Mike Malefakis, Associate Dean of Executive Education, Columbia Business School, Columbia University 


Will Garrett, Associate Dean of Executive Education, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University 

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Wally Hopp, Associate Dean for Learning Design, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan


Jagmohan Raju, Vice Dean of Executive Education, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Closing Panel 

The Future of Business Education: What is the new normal for design and delivery of business education? What does it take to do participate in online business education (at scale and elsewhere)? What do we see for the future?


Betsy Ziegler, Chief Innovation Officer, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

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John Palmer, Chief Learning Officer, AT&T


Susan Cates, COO, 2U

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Furqan Nazeeri, Partner, Extension Engine 


Lou Pugliese, Senior Innovation Fellow, ASU


Mark Lester, Director of Strategic Partnerships, FutureLearn


Videos from the Summit

Opening Remarks and Plenary

Betsy Ziegler

Dave Weinstein

Howard Kaufold

Matthew Sigelman

Patrick Mullane

Shahid Ansari

Susan Cates