New Directors Session

Tuesday | January 21 | 2014 | 10:00 pm - 12:00 AM
Las Olas V

Leadership Conference New Program Directors Orientation—You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet: Surviving and Thriving as a New Program Director 

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.

Joe Fox, Associate Dean and Director of 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
Joe Stephens, Assistant Dean of MBA Programs, Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business, University of Missouri, Columbia
Introduced by Julia Tyler, Executive Vice President, School Strategy, Graduate Management Admission Council