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2012 Annual Conference
[BANNER] 2012 ACBSP Annual Conference - Baltimore, Maryland

2012 Annual Conference - "Sustaining Excellence Through Quality Business Education"
June 15 - 18, 2012 - Marriott Baltimore Waterfront - Baltimore Maryland

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Thank you for making the 2012 ACBSP Annual Conference in Baltimore the most successful conference to date. More than 940 individuals were in attendance this year, including over 830 individuals from educational institutions. This is a record attendance, surpassing the previous overall attendance record of over 780 (total including all exhibitors, sponsors, and others) set last year at the 2011 Annual Conference in Indianapolis.

Mark your calendars now to attend the 2013 ACBSP Annual Conference, scheduled for June 21-24 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The conference theme is "Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility in the Classroom."
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PresentationsPresentations and Papers Available for Download

The Board of Directors and ACBSP staff thank our many presenters at sessions during our Annual Conference held in Baltimore. Listed below are papers and presentations available to members. Not all presentations are available electronically because the presentation was not provided to ACBSP or because the session did not include a presentation. You must have a account and be logged-in to download and view presentations. Please contact if you are unable to download any documents.
Compilation of Conference Presentations - 2012 Annual Conference Compilation of Conference Presentations - 2012 Annual Conference

The Compilation of Conference Presentations—2012 Annual Conference is a single, unabridged 1138-page PDF containing all presentations received before the Annual Conference. The compilation is available to members who have a account. The Compilation was edited by Annette E. Craven, Ph.D.

Concurrent Session Tracks
|| Empowering Women || Sustaining Excellence Through Quality Business Education ||
|| Teaching Excellence || Global Business Education || Focus on ACBSP || Accreditation Process ||
|| Associate Degree Standards and Criteria || Baccalaureate/Graduate Standards and Criteria ||

Pre-Conference Workshops
Completing the Student Learning Process
Janice Stoudemire
Palmetto Academic Consulting Services
How to Ensure That Students Prepare for Class So That Class Time Can Be Used for Deep Learning
Lynn Gillette
Sierra Nevada College


Keynote Speaker & Thought Leader Sessions
Keynote Luncheon
Yves Camille Désiré Leterme
Former Prime Minister of Belgium,
Deputy Secretary General for the Organisation for Economic, Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Opening Luncheon
Kay Sanders
Bellewether, Ltd.

Opening Speech
Book order form for Interpersonal Secrets for Professional Success
Where the Baldrige Program is Going...
Why You Should Join Us, Use Baldrige, and Teach Baldrige

Harry S. Hertz
Baldrige Program
Empowering Women
Mia Doornaert
Former Journalist, Policy Advisor and Speech Writer of Prime Minister Yves Leterme of Belgium

Melynnie Rizvi

Symantec Corporation

Annette E. Craven

University of the Incarnate Word
Maryland & Baltimore in the Global Economy
Nina Bankova
International Visitors and Clients Services for the World Trade Center Institute

Aris Melissaratos
John Hopkins University

Rex Bishop
College of Southern Maryland


Concurrent Sessions - Empowering Women
Female Leadership Advantage in Economic Crisis
Becky Havens
Point Loma Nazarene University

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Concurrent Sessions - Sustaining Excellence Through Quality Business Education
Accreditation Preparedness - Are You Ready for the Storm?
Olin Oedekoven & Michael Ewald
Peregine Academic Services
Achieve Better Outcomes Through Simulations
Tim Sams
Interpretive Simulations
Achieving Experiential Learning Through a Marketing Strategy and Promotions Project
Judy Eberhart, Roger Ellis, & Renee Porter
Lindenwood University
Addressing Unique MBA Market Requirements
David Gilfoil
DeSales University
Best Practices in Online Teaching: Strategies for Effective Student Engagement
Lisa Wyzik & Mike O'Connell
River Valley Community College
Critical Skills for First Year Business Students Research Study
Marsha Jance & Anita Morgan
Indiana University East
Cutting Edge Technology: Collaboration Between Academia and Business World
Arshia Khan
The College of St. Scholastica
Developing a Digital Academic Portfolio Performance Evaluation System (DAPPES) Kim Moorning
City University of New York- Medgar Evers College
Entrepreneurial Propensity amongst Emirati Students Sudipa Majumdar & Damodharan Varadarajan
Dubai Women's College
Entrepreneurship; utilizing education excellence for Honor students Tim Scales
Indiana University East
How to Incorporate an Evidence-Based Decision Approach into Business Courses Hanora O'Sullivan
Marymount University
Increasing Rigor in Support of Sustainable Growth Suzanne Erickson & William Lightfoot
Brenau University
Innovative Teaching: A Test of the Impact of the Khan Academy in Business Statistics Courses Fusun Gonul & Roger Solano
Slippery Rock University
Introductory Training in the Employee Selection and Hiring Procedure Francisco Gerardo Barroso Tanoira
Universidad del Mayab, S.C.
Learning Analytics in Higher Education - What is to Come Janet Staker Woerner
Herzing University
Learning from Service Learning Teresa Gillespie
Northwest University
Linking Assessment to Mission Fulfillment Graham Fane
Capilano University
Navigating Expectations of Regulators and Stakeholders Thomas Baldridge, Khadijat Rashid, Reed Gershwind & Kari Kinyon
Gallaudet University
Ramp Up Advisory Council Engagement with a Week-Long Program John Buttermore & Bruce Orvis
Slippery Rock University
Redesigning the Master's Level Business Plan Development Course Emmett Dulaney & Jeff Buck
Anderson University
Sustaining Excellence thru' Quality Business Education: the MBA Jeremy Cripps
University American College Skopje
Telling Tales: Understanding the Stories That Kill or Sustain Excellence Andrew Weiss
Heidelburg University

Diane Maletta
University of Notre Dame
The Cobbler's Children Have No Shoes Nina Aversano
College of Mount Saint Vincent
The Digital Divide Sarah Gross
Sinclair Community College
The Financial Crisis and Educational Innovation Charlene Conner
Dallas Baptist University

Theresa Hrncir
Southeastern Oklahoma State University

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Concurrent Sessions - Teaching Excellence
A Successful Online Business Service Learning Experience
Sue McGorry
DeSales University
Applied Group Problem Solving as an Element in Teacher Excellence Lee Meadows
Walsh College
Bloomberg Businessweek, B-School Connection Program Terry McNair
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Building and Scaling Online Programs David Clinefelter
The Learning House, Inc.
Delta Mu Delta: Teaching Excellence Through Honor Societies Mike LaRocco
Delta Mu Delta
Demonstrating Student Learning Using Embedded Common Assessments Steve Whitten
American InterContinental University
Enhancing Student Learning: A Demonstration of eLEARNABOUT's Finance Videos Gerard & Mary Olson
eLearnabout Videos
Excellence in Teaching Goes beyond Classroom Performance Janet Evelyn-Dorsey & Danna Bishop
Ivy Tech Community College
Facts about Finance Labs and Trading Rooms Ryan Cahoy
Rise Display
Faculty Perspectives on the Best Practices in Supporting/Managing Online Faculty Michael McGivern
Jones International University
How do Functional Experts Become Exceptional Manager Without Years of Experience?
Craig B. Watters
Capsim Management Simulations
How Do We Prepare Our Students/Community/Stakeholder for Employment? Trina Lynch-Jackson
Ivy Tech Community College
Implementation of an ePortfolio as an Assessment of Student Learning Derek Crews & John Nugent
Texas Women's University
Integrating Corporate Social Responsibility into the Curriculum Mary Lou Kohne
Heidelberg University
Kappa Beta Delta: Teaching Excellence Through Honor Societies Al Fabian & Kappa Beta Delta Board
Kappa Beta Delta
Keeping Pace with Newer Technology Jeffrey Lineman
Northwest Nazarene University
Mastering Business Professional Skills Donna Duffey
Johnson County Community College
Online Teaching: Perspectives on Quality and Excellence Freda Hartman, University of Phoenix
Renee Porter, Lindenwood University
Dean Pielstick, Northern Arizona University
Brad Kleindl, Park University
Program Assessment Through Testing and MBA Prereq Courses Bob Holt
Ivy Software
Project Based Learning - Online Assessment Tools Damodharan Varadarayan Sowmya
Dubai Women's College
Selling New Concepts Across the Department Kathryn Davis, Huston-Tillotson University
Lynn Gillette, Sierra Nevada College
Robert Gillette, University of Kentucky
Sigma Beta Delta: Teaching Excellence Through Honor Societies Sandy Hammerly
Sigma Beta Delta
Take Notes and Pass the Popcorn: Engaging Business Students with Pop Culture Thomas Passero
Owens Community College
Teaching Business Using Student-Created Websites Peter Abramo, University of Central Oklahoma
Michael Edmondson, The Philadelphia Center
Peter Eberle, Penn State Fayette
The Successful Use of Contemporary Social Media in the Classroom Anita Satterlee & Melanie Hicks
Liberty University
Tool Time with Rose Rose Kuceyeski
Owens Community College
Transforming the "Textbook" to Improve Accessibility, Affordability, and Accountability Neil Marquardt
Cengage Learning
Trends in Business Schools Program Development Saul Spivack
Project Management Institute
Using LiveText to address Standard 4: Measurement and Analysis of Student Learning and Performance Robert Budnik

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Concurrent Sessions - Global Business Education
An International Collaboration and Assistive Technology - a New Pedagogy
Arshia Khan & Tamara Lichtenberg
The College of St. Scholastica
Assessing Global Common Professional Competencies After Business Study Tours
Dale King & Wayne King
Lenoir-Rhyne University
Developing Students as Global Leaders Utilizing GMI and CHIP
Gretchen Carroll, Owens Community College
Lillian Schumacher, Tiffin University
Micro-enterprise: Cambodian Initiatives
Lauren Thompson
Lee University
Preparing for Global Business: The International Capstone
Randy Zimmerman & Mick Mullay
The College of St. Scholastica

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Concurrent Sessions - Focus on ACBSP
Co-Champion Training
Douglas Viehland
Empowering ACBSP Members to be Brand Ambassadors
Mark Alexander
Fontbonne University
Guidelines for Articulation and Transfer of Credit
Hal Morgan & Marc Booker
University of Phoenix
How to Become a More Socially Engaged Member of ACBSP's Brand
Scott Freehafer
The University of Findlay
Member Services Survey
Dean Pielstick
Northern Arizona University
Paths to Leadership
Members of the Board of Directors and the
Boards of Commissioners

Publishing Scholarly Articles
Annette E. Craven
University of the Incarnate Word

Laura Mays & Perry Haan
Tiffin University
Region Officer Training
Douglas Viehland
Regional Past Presidents Forum
Regional Presidents
ACBSP Regions

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Concurrent Sessions - Accreditation - Accreditation Process
A Demonstration of a Quality Assurance Report
Richard Puetz
Dakota State University
Associate Degree Experienced Evaluator Feedback Session
Larry Zachrich
Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Experienced Evaluator Feedback Session
Ron DeYoung
Documenting Excellence—Having an Organized Resource Room
Jill Holmes, Sheryl Barton & Kim Hansen
Riverland Community College
India Business School Accreditation
Thothathri Raman
SEAA Trust
India Evaluator and Mentor Discussion hosted by SEAA
Thothathri Raman
SEAA Trust
Initial and Reaffirmation Process for Associate Degree Institutions
Larry Zachrich
Initial and Reaffirmation Process for Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Institutions
Ron DeYoung
Quality Assurance Report: An instrument to improve your business programs and prepare for reaffirmation of accreditation
Tim Anderson, Chadron State University
Tina Shoemaker, American Informatics, Inc.
Anthony Negbenebor, Gardner-Webb University
Quality in Higher Education based on Total Quality Management Principles
B.V. Krishnamurthy
Ramaiah Institute of Management Studies (RIMS)
Significantly Changing Degree Programs Outcomes While Linking to the Accreditation Process
Renee Porter, Judy Eberhart, Roger Ellis & Jennifer Mack
Lindenwood University
Successfully Planning and Hosting a Site Visit
Hal Morgan & Kevin Wilhelmsen
University of Phoenix
The Other Side of Assessment of Learning
Jeffrey Lineman & Ron Galloway
Northwest Nazarene University
The Power of a Mock Visit – Infallible Strategy for Success!!!
Myrna Pinto, Maribel Huertas, Dorris Torres & Juanita Rodriguez
University of Puerto Rico
Wanted: Business Skills - What Skills Employers are Really Looking for From Your Graduates
Mitchell Villanueva
The Boeing Company

Larry Zachrich
Working with a Mentor
Bruce Stetar
Higher Colleges of Technology

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Concurrent Sessions - Accreditation - Associate Degree Standards and Criteria
How to Write a Self-Study: Standard One – Leadership and Standard Two – Strategic Planning
Carol Ricke
Pratt Community College

Andy Saucedo
NMSU Doña Ana Community College
How to Write a Self-Study: Standard Three - Student and Stakeholder Satisfaction
Mary Vaughan
College of the North Atlantic

Mitch Villanueva
The Boeing Company
How to Write a Self-Study: Standard Four – Measurement, Analysis, and Knowledge Management
Lynnette Yerbury
Salt Lake Community College

Betsy Davis
Northwest State Community College
How to Write a Self-Study: Standard Five - Faculty and Staff Focus
John Espey
Volunteer State Community College

Andy Saucedo
NMSU Doña Ana Community College
How to Write a Self-Study: Standard Six - Process Management Ali Roodsari
Baltimore City Community College

Barbara DiNardo
Owens Community College

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Concurrent Sessions - Accreditation - Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Standards and Criteria
ACBSP Member Institutions and the Dimensions of Brand Image: An International Perspective Sujata Mangaraj
Regional College of Management
Accounting Standards & Criteria
Chuck Fazzi
Saint Vincent College

Perry Moore
Lipscomb University
Faculty Qualifications Sam Dunn
Northwest Nazarene University

Paul Schneiderman
Southern New Hampshire University
How to Prepare a Preliminary Visit Questionnaire and Self-study
Bruce Stetar
Higher Colleges of Technology
Integrating the Standards
Karen Shumway
Angelo State University
Integrating Leadership, Strategic Planning and Outcomes Assessment Together
Karen Shumway
Angelo State University
Standard Four—Student Learning Outcomes: Measures and Presentation John Millar
Tiffin University

Jose David Marin
EAN University
Standard 6 - Table of CPC Compliance Process Jeremy Cripps, University American College, Skopje
Christine Clark, European University – Barcelona
Olin Oedekoven, Peregrine Academic Services

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Contact Us For presentations and other conference-related comments and questions, contact Sarah Haas (

  • The Alliance for Performance Excellence
  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Campus Labs
  • Capsim
  • CarringtonCrisp
  • Cengage Learning
  • CHEA International Quality Group
  • Chinese Management Association
  • Edevate
  • Eduvantis
  • ETS
  • Enactus
  • Global Academy of Financial Management International Board of Standards
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • Interpretive Simulations
  • Keystone Academic Solutions
  • Latin American Council of Management Schools
  • Midstates Group
  • Peregrine Academic Services
  • PlanningShop
  • Project Management Institute
  • Skyfactor
  • PRME - Principles for Responsible Management Education
  • Worldstrides