Graduate Management News

December 2014

The Newsletter of the Graduate Management Admission Council

GMAC Leadership Conference: Where Strategy and Ideas Meet

Where can you learn how to handle a crisis, predict the future of the full-time MBA, or learn how to curate the digital customer journey?

Leadership Conference

With content and networking opportunities designed specifically for those in the role of program direction, the 2015 GMAC Leadership Conference, taking place in Long Beach, California on January 20-23, 2015, is a must-attend event for strategic decision makers. 

The Leadership Conference offers professionals from around the world the opportunity to gather in an intimate setting to learn, share insights, and discuss the issues that matter most the global management education community.

Hosted by GMAC and the MBA Roundtable, the conference will include: 

  • Crisis management. You never know when a crisis will happen, but you can be prepared to handle anything that comes your way when Dean Erika James from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, shares her key principles for crisis leadership in the opening keynote session. 
  • Tools for success. For those new to the role of program direction, the New Directors Orientation will provide the critical tools for success. 
  • Networking opportunities. The conference agenda includes numerous sessions, workshops, receptions, and networking opportunities to keep attendees engaged.
  • Keynote by Paul Danos. There’s no better way to anticipate the future than to examine the past. One of business education’s preeminent experts, Dean Paul Danos of Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, will share his perspectives on the changing landscape of graduate management education. His insights come from a unique leadership vantage point. He is the longest serving dean in the history of Dartmouth College, and will be ending his tenure as head of the business school in June 2015, after devoting 20 years to the job. 

See why 59% of attendees come back each year, register today!