Tentative Schedule

The Symposium runs September 16-18, 2016. The following is a tentative schedule and is subject to change as the date approaches.

One-on-One appointments with the ACBSP Chief Accreditation Officer may be arranged throughout the Symposium at the Registration Desk.

Friday, September 16

EventStartEnd
Symposium Registration9:00 AM12:30 PM
Exhibitor Area Open12:00 PM4:00 PM
Opening Luncheon, Sponsored by Capsim
"Going Beyond Traditional Higher Education: Innovation in Leadership"
Dr. Paul Stumb, President, Cumberland University
12:30 PM2:00 PM
Symposium Registration2:00 PM5:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions -- Accreditation Track
"Making the Assessment of Student Learning Work"
Janice Stoudemire, CPA, President, Palmetto Academic Consulting Services, Inc.
2:00 PM3:15 PM
Concurrent Sessions -- Administrative Leadership Track
"Successful Recruitment and Retention Strategies"
Dr. Le-Quita Booth, Former Dean, College of Business Administration, Alabama State University
Dr. Shawnta Friday-Shroud, Dean, School of Business & Industry, Florida A&M University
2:00 PM3:15 PM
Refreshment Break & Attendee/Exhibitor Networking3:15 PM3:45 PM
Concurrent Sessions -- Administrative Leadership Track
"Branding and Differentiation of Your Business School"
Charlie Hardy, President & CEO, Centre for Excellence, LLC
3:45 PM5:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions -- Educational Leadership Track
"Dealing with Difficult Faculty while Reviving the Deadwood"
Christopher Roe, Former Asst. Dean, Academic Affairs, DeVry University – Addison Metro
3:45 PM5:00 PM
Attendee/Exhibitor Networking5:00 PM5:30 PM
Welcome Cocktail Reception5:30 PM6:30 PM
Evening on Your Own6:30 PM 

Saturday, September 17

EventStartEnd
Symposium Registration8:00 AM12:30 PM
Buffet Breakfast8:00 AM9:00 AM
Exhibitor Area Open9:00 AM4:00 PM
Group Panel Discussion "Dean to Super Dean" led by
Dr. Terri Friel, Brian Walker, and Dr. George Vukotich, Deanworks
9:00 AM10:30 AM
Refreshment Break & Attendee/Exhibitor Networking10:30 AM11:00 AM
Group Panel Discussion, continued led by
Dr. Terri Friel, Brian Walker, and Dr. George Vukotich, Deanworks
11:00 AM12:30 PM
Keynote Luncheon, Sponsored by Peregrine Academics
"The Seven Principles for the Modern Landscape of Higher Education"
Dr. William (Bill) Pickard, Chairman, Global Automotive Alliance; Co-Managing Partner, MGM Grand Detroit Casino; CEO, Bearwood Management Company
12:30 PM2:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions -- Accreditation Track
"The ACBSP Accreditation Process"
Dr. Steven Parscale, Chief Accreditation Officer, ACBSP
2:00 PM3:15 PM
Concurrent Sessions -- Educational Leadership Track
"Adding Value to Business Programs: An Analytical Approach"
Dr. Maneesh Sharma, Dean, School of Business, Tiffin University
2:00 PM3:15 PM
Refreshment Break & Attendee/Exhibitor Networking3:15 PM3:45 PM
Concurrent Sessions -- Accreditation Track
"How to Lead the Accreditation Journey from the School’s Perspective"
Dr. Bruce Stetar, Executive Director, Graduate Business Programs, Southern New Hampshire University
Mary Vaughan, Dean, Business and IT, College of the North Atlantic
3:45 PM5:00 PM
Concurrent Sessions -- Administrative Leadership Track
"Creating an Effective Strategic Plan for the Modern Business School"
Dr. Anthony Negbenebor, Dean Emeritus and Dover Chair, Godbold School of Business, Gardner-Webb University
Dr. Carlos Guereca, Rector, UNID - Universidad Interamericana para el Desarrollo
3:45 PM5:00 PM
Evening on Your Own5:00 PM 

Sunday, September 18

EventStartEnd
Symposium Registration8:00 AM12:30 PM
Buffet Breakfast8:00 AM9:00 AM
Exhibitor Area Open8:00 AM11:00 AM
Panel Discussion "Maximizing your Influence with Fewer Resources"
Fundraising -- Building Support from Alumni -- Interaction with the Community
Dr. Anthony Negbenebor, Dean Emeritus, Godbold School of Business, Gardner-Webb University
Dr. Dewayne Thompson, Chair, Department of Business, Lee University
Dr. Carlos Tasso E. De Aquino, Chair, Undergraduate and IT Programs, Argosy University
Dr. Carlos Guereca, Rector, UNID - Universidad Interamericana para el Desarrollo
9:00 AM10:30 AM
Refreshment Break & Attendee/Exhibitor Networking10:30 AM11:00 AM
Sponsor Presentations
Moderated by Dr. Myrna Pinto, Director, Office Management Dept., University of Puerto Rico
  • Peregrine Academic Services
  • Capsim
  • Cengage Learning
  • PlanningShop
11:00 AM12:30 PM
Closing Luncheon, Sponsored by Cengage Learning
"The Art of leadership a Business School"
Dr. Alejandro Cheyne, Dean, Business School of Universidad del Rosario – Colombia
12:30 PM2:00 PM
Adjourn2:00 PM