New Directors Session

Wednesday | January 23 | 2013 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 PM

You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet: Surviving and Thriving as a New Program Director or Dean
Although we can’t guarantee you’ll be an overnight sensation, this panel of seasoned MBA director rock stars will give you valuable guidance about how to become a hit in your new role. This two-hour interactive session will cover topics including managing student and faculty relations, managing up and down the organization, and surviving the first year. This is an ideal  opportunity to start networking with colleagues who are also new to their positions. Join in as we face the day-to-day challenges of program management with a sense of humor and a shared commitment to helping each other.

Nick Barniville, Director, MBA Programs, ESMT European School of Management and Technology

Dave Bussière, Assistant Provost, Admissions and Recruiting, and Associate Professor, Marketing, University of Windsor

Joe Fox, Associate Dean, MBA Programs, Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis

Sarah Fisher Gardial, Dean, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, and President, MBA Roundtable