Agenda

Three days online for the sharing of ideas and the exchange of experiences, addressing new paths for executive education and their new challenges.

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DAY 1
DAY 2
DAY 3

April 14th

What changes will remain?

April 15th

What is the market demanding?

April 16th

Building new ways of collaboration

Day 1 | Opening Session by UNICON and Fundação Dom Cabral

Lise Hammergren
Lise Hammergren
Beth Fernandes
Beth Fernandes

UNICON 2021 host FDC will welcome participants to the 2021 Directors’ Conference. We will discuss New Models in the Executive Education industry on both the demand and the supply side.

Day 2 – Session 1 | Future of Organizational Development: Change is the only Constant

Carlos Arruda
Carlos Arruda
Andrea Cruz Lima
Andrea Cruz Lima
Richard Lobo
Richard Lobo
Verônica Souza
Verônica Souza

This session will bring the voice, experience, and perspective from the demand side of Executive Education.

Day 3 – Session 1 | The Executive Education Industry: Voices from Competition

Ken Bardach
Ken Bardach
Ashley Williams
Ashley Williams
Lindsay Levin
Lindsay Levin
Deborah Toledo
Deborah Toledo

This session intends to improve our understanding of the competition landscape with key leaders from the following companies.

Day 1 – Session 1 | Not on the Syllabus: How Disruption Decided the Future of Business Education

Caryn Beck-Dudley
Caryn Beck-Dudley

As AACSB connects business schools and business leaders to address challenges, we explore new territory and continue to question the long-held tenants of education – realizing we all still have a lot to learn.

Day 3 – Session 2 | Growing the pie: Rethinking Value Creation and Value Capture

Heiko Spitzeck
Heiko Spitzeck
Anne Swanberg
Anne Swanberg
Devin Bigoness
Devin Bigoness
Jay Stowsky
Jay Stowsky
Mark Rittenberg
Mark Rittenberg
Nick Barniville
Nick Barniville

The session will explore and challenge participants to share best practices and think about opportunities to grow the businesses.

Day 2 – Session 2 | Individual development and Executive Education – Learning Stages

Paul Ferreira
Paul Ferreira

This session intends to identify key life stages, their critical success factors and assess how they may imply in different business models for Executive Education.

Day 1 – Session 2 | Learnings from COVID – Operational and Strategic Choices

Aldemir Drummond
Aldemir Drummond

This session addresses questions about what are short term operational choices and what may be medium to long term strategic choices, in view of the pandemic context.

Day 3 – Session 3 | The CEO´s Legacy

Aldemir Drummond
Aldemir Drummond
Ana Paula Assis
Ana Paula Assis
Antonio Batista
Antonio Batista
Renato Carvalho
Renato Carvalho

The session will discuss a FDC initiative named The CEO’s Legacy. This is an initiative that brings together 35 CEOs engaged with the construction of a more inclusive society, a sustainable environment and a more conscious business system.

Day 1 – Session 03 | “Chief Learning Officer Survey” Review

Andrew Jack
Andrew Jack
Marco Serrato
Marco Serrato

This session will be conducted in partnership, by UNICON and the Financial Times.

Speakers

Different views gathered together in search of new solutions for executive education.

Professor of Strategy and Organizations. Director of the Center of Strategy and International Business at FDC. Vice Dean of FDC, from 2016 to 2020, responsible for the areas of Executive Development, Faculty, R&D and Education.

Client Transition Leader supporting IBM clients and teams through the spin-off in every aspect of the client engagement. Within her 20+ years of international experience in the IT industry, Ana has devoted her career to strategic business development, change management and innovative leadership.

CEO of Home Appliances Brazil at Whirlpool after a 29-year remarkable career in Unilever. She held various senior positions as the Global Executive VP - Strategic Change Programme, leading the organisational transformation and the next level of efficiencies in Unilever, and reporting directly to the Global CEO.

Andrew Jack is global education editor for the Financial Times, writing on educational issues around the world and editorial lead for the free FT schools programme. He was previously head of curated content, deputy editor of the big read section, pharmaceuticals correspondent, and a foreign correspondent in France and Russia.

Associate Professor and Associate Dean for short learning modules at BI Norwegian Business School. Dr. Swanberg has been an important player in building the FOME Alliance Group - a global alliance of business schools aiming at developing cutting edge online learning experiences for management and business students.

Dean at Fundação Dom Cabral. As Associate Dean at FDC for 14 years, Antonio Batista played an active role in several areas of the School. He was responsible for Executive Education comprising Customized, Open enrollment and Degrees Programs.

Ashley Williams

Ashley Williams

CEO and CLO, Executive Education and Lifelong Learning at University of Virginia Darden School Foundation. An expert in transforming leaders through learning and development with an exceptional ability for unleashing their growth as they work toward their full potential, with measurable impact for their organizations.

Vice-Dean for Executive Education at FDC since 2021, Director of CEO´s Legacy, Professor of Leadership and People Management. For over 25 years Beth has served in several areas at FDC, leading programs to strategic leadership and organizational development.

Carlos Arruda

Carlos Arruda

Professor of Innovation and Competitiveness, Executive Director of the Innovation Centre. Emeritus member of UNICON council (2005-2010), member of the advisory council of Salesforce Brasil and of Biominas Board.

President and CEO at AACSB International since June 2020. Caryn Beck-Dudley most recently served as the seventh dean of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, a position she assumed on August 1, 2015.

Head of Human Resources at UBS Brazil. Deborah is HR generalist with specialist skills. 20+ years experience in financial services HR, both in Brazil and abroad.

Devin Bigoness

Devin Bigoness

Director of Custom Live Corporate Programs in the integrated Executive Education area of Cornell University. In that role he works across Cornell University including the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, ILR and Cornell Tech to work with a global portfolio of customized clients.

Director of the Corporate Sustainability Research Center at Fundação Dom Cabral. He has pioneered work combining individual and organizational development executive education programmes.

Jay Stowsky is the Senior Assistant Dean for Instruction at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, where he oversees the School’s six degree programs, its professional faculty, and its initiatives to support teaching excellence.

Mixologist, Wine & Spirits specialist certified by WSET. He held the position as Portfolio Mixologist in Pernod Ricard and Brand Ambassador at Diageo. Currently, Morandi is developing projects in education, inovation and experiences focused in mixology experience in spirits industry.

Adjunct Professor at Fundação Dom Cabral. Ken has over 30 years experience in the fields of management education and development having held senior-level positions for a variety of leading academic and corporate enterprises.

Lindsay Levin

Lindsay Levin

CEO and Founder, Leaders’ Quest. In 2001 she founded Leaders’ Quest as her ‘last start-up’, to help leaders and companies align profit with purpose. She has since worked to connect leaders from all sectors, to accelerate solutions to some of the big issues in the world.

BI Norwegian Business School, UNICON Board Chair 2020-2021. Lise Hammergren serves as Executive Vice President at BI Norwegian Business School and was Marketing Director at Lilleborg, Director Orkla Brands Marketing and Sales.

Executive MBA International Relations Director at Fundação Dom Cabral. Marcele worked as Program Director for custom programs and social programs from 2008 to 2015.

Marco Serrato

Marco Serrato

Marco Serrato serves as Associate Provost at the University of Chicago, where he collaborates with deans and faculty across the university to expand the range of professional development programs for executive and other continuing education students.

For over thirty years, Dr. Mark Rittenberg has helped organizations create communities of excellence among their people and empowered individuals to become true leaders with the ability to actualize a vision, all through the power of communication.

Nick Barniville

Nick Barniville

Nick is the Founding Director of ESMT Berlin’s EdTech Lab. His main focus is on developing custom and open online and blended programs. He is also the incoming Chair of FOME, the Future of Management Education alliance, a group of ten global business schools who share a vision that online learning should have the same transformational impact as the very best face-to-face courses.

Paul Ferreira

Paul Ferreira

Professor of Strategic Management and Director of the Center of Leadership at Fundação Dom Cabral. Director for STC, a joint program with Kellogg School of Management. Columnist at MIT Sloan Management Review Brazil.

President for Novartis in Brazil since 2019. Renato leads Novartis Brazil in a cultural shift journey, towards an unbossed, inspired and curious mindset, looking for ways to re-imagine medicine through advanced therapies and data science.

Richard Lobo leads the people function at Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. Heading the people function at Infosys, he is responsible for creating an environment that attracts and builds the talent Infosys needs for the future.

Leadership Development and Talent Management at Natura &Co América Latina. She works for more than 18 years in HR with People Development, Organizational Development, Change Management. In Natura &CO, since May 2019, in charge of Leadership Development and Talent Management - Latin America.