Webinars and Thought Leadership
The Office of Executive Education is committed to serving its community during this time of uncertainty and is providing complimentary training to help navigate the challenges ahead. Please see a short message below from Paul Almeida, dean and William R. Berkley Chair at the McDonough School of Business, about the value of education during times of uncertainty.
In this time of change, there is an opportunity to revisit and improve upon the way organizations approach diversity and inclusion, ranging from gender to race to educational background. This session will provide fresh insight into the D&I space based on cutting-edge research to provide an actionable framework to guide executives.
Webinar participants will:
- Review the past, present, and future of diversity and inclusion best practices
- Learn tools for inclusion in a virtual space
Telework Leadership Best Practices
Establishing a strong telework environment will continue to become essential for years to come. Professor Michael O’Leary shares best practices for managing employees, yourself, and others in your home while working remotely (e.g., kids out of school). Recording to be available soon.
Managing Social Presence During Remote Work
Jeanine Turner, associate professor in the Communication, Culture, and Technology Program, shares an organizational communication framework designed for remote work. The webinar presents tools to structure productive virtual meetings and how to deepen social connection among employees while we work remotely.
AI and the Future of Work
Learn how the nature of leadership and employment will be changed by greater use of artificial intelligence in the workplace. In this webinar, Jose-Luis Guerrero, associate professor of operations and information management, shares a realistic understanding of how AI contributes to economic growth and the skills people need to compete against as well as work with machines.
Read the articles below for guidance from our faculty experts on how to adapt and lead during a crisis.
- An op-ed by Jeanine Turner, affiliate professor
“Virtual Communication Can be Tricky. What Happens When Every Part of Your Life Depends on it?“
- An article by Brooks Holtom, professor of management
“Top 10 Employee COVID-19 Concerns Every Leader Needs to Understand”
- An op-ed by Michael Czinkota, associate professor of international business and marketing
“Getting Decisions Right in a Crisis“
- An article by Michael Czinkotas, associate professor of international business and marketing
“Battling the Virus Strengthens Education“
- An op-ed by Ricardo Ernst, Baratta Chair in Global Business and director of Global Business Initiative
“Supply chain management is a vital weapon in the war against the coronavirus“
- An op-ed by Robert Hockett, visiting professor of finance
“We’re at war and need wartime institutions to keep our economy producing what’s necessary“
- An op-ed by Leslie Crutchfield, executive director of Business for Impact and Ernest “Chico” Rosemond and program director of the New Strategies program
“Nonprofits and COVID-19: No Money – No Mission“
- “Hi (new window)ghlights from Center for Financial Markets Webinar on COVID-19 Volatility (new window)“
Complimentary Content Customized to Your Needs
What are your burning questions? What challenges do you need help navigating? We will enlist faculty to provide research-based guidance on the pressing every day issues that people are facing.
Please fill out this form and we will address these topics via a webinar, blog post, or other outreach.