The Value of Graduate Management Education: Reclaiming Quality in Our Programs

Thursday | June 20 | 2013 | 2:45 pm - 4:00 PM
Junior AB, Level 3

It sounds almost trite to say that graduate management education matters. At the same time, you would be hard pressed to find a clearly articulated summary of its impact on individuals, organizations, and society. For many business school stakeholders, its value is relegated to economic outcomes, which ignore a host of other meaningful contributions. Similarly, questions of its quality are viewed in a severely limited way through media rankings based on a small set of quality indicators. Business school stakeholders deserve better and more relevant information. In this session, the speakers will build a multifaceted value proposition for graduate management education; present a comprehensive model of the essential criteria that constitute academic quality; and offer ways in which your business school can
keep its own score by rethinking, retooling, and reclaiming discussions of quality in graduate management education.
Sponsored by the MERInstitute

Erich Dierdorff, Associate Professor of Management, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, DePaul University
Robert Rubin, Associate Professor of Management, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, DePaul University