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2013 Annual Conference

2013 Annual Conference - "Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility in the Classroom"
June 21 - 24, 2013 - Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek & Hilton Salt Lake City Center - Salt Lake City, Utah

Thank you for making the 2013 ACBSP Annual Conference in Salt Lake City another success! More than 800 individuals were in attendance this year, including over 700 individuals from educational institutions.

Mark your calendars now to attend two upcoming events: the inaugural 2013 International Conference, November 27 - December 1, 2013 in Brussels, Belgium and the 2014 Annual Conference, scheduled for June 27-30, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The theme for both conferences is "Engaged Learning in the Digital Age."
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 Salt Lake City. Listed below are all presentations given at the 2013 Annual Conference. Not all presentations and papers are available electronically because the presentation was not provided to ACBSP or because the session did not include a presentation. Available presentations are provided as PDFs via Dropbox. There is no need to create an Dropbox account or install Dropbox to access the PDFs.

All Available Presentation PDFs on Dropbox

Please contact if you are have any problems downloading from Dropbox.
PhotoAnnual Conference Photos

Hundreds of photos were taken at the Annual Conference and are available for viewing on the ACBSP Photobucket. In the 2013 Annual Conference album, there are several sub-albums in the center of the page. Use these sub-albums to view photos.

All Photos from the Annual Conference
EvaluationQuestions, Comments, and Suggestions

We know your time and money are valuable. We want to ensure that the ACBSP Annual Conference provides you the most value. We appreciate any feedback so we can continuously improve our systems and processes to provide you the value you deserve.

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Concurrent Session Tracks
|| Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility in the Classroom || Implementing PRME ||
|| Teaching Excellence || Global Business Education || Accreditation Process ||
|| Associate Degree Standards and Criteria || Baccalaureate/Graduate Standards and Criteria ||

Pre-Conference Workshops
ABC's of Writing Effective Student Learning Outcomes
Janice Stoudemire, Palmetto Academic Consulting Services
Exploring Your Family History
Family History Library


Speakers & Thought Leader Sessions
Opening Luncheon - Annual Conference
Denise Naugib
Vice President of Sustainability and Supplier Diversity
Global Operations Services
Marriott International
Opening Luncheon - Accreditation Conference
Charles Beem
Bucks County Community College
ACBSP President (2013-2014)
Keynote Luncheon
Jonas Haertle
Head of Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Secretariat
United Nations Global Compact Office
Accreditation Conference Luncheon
Shawnta Friday-Stroud
Florida A&M University

Allison McGuillion
West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Mario Andrade Cervantes, Maria del Carmen Martinez Serna, Elena Patricia Mojica Carillo
Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Mexico
Thought Leader Session
Of PRME Interest: Responsible Management Education
Olivier Brenninkmeijer
Business School Lausanne

Jorge Benzaquen
CENTRUM Catolica

Christine Clark
European University Barcelona

Tom Head
Roosevelt University
Thought Leader Session
The Sustainable University
James Martin and James Samels
The Education Alliance
Trending Topics Panel
History of ACBSP - 25 Years
Paul Wyant
ACSBP President, 1995-96

Donna Duffey
ACBSP President, 2001-02

Janice Stoudemire
ACBSP President, 2009-10


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Concurrent Sessions - Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility in the Classroom
View and Download available "Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility in the Classroom" presentations
A Constructivist Epistemology and Corporate Social Responsibility Training
Nancy Maloney & Jaishree Asarpota
HCT Dubai Women's College
A Global Approach to Responsible Business Education
Kurt Kirstein
City University of Seattle
Best of Regions - Region 1
Teaching the ESGs of Sustainable Investing with Portfolio Simulation

Karen Spohn
Rivier University
Best of Regions - Region 2
Service Learning a Pedagogy

Janet Massey
Neumann University
Best of Regions - Region 3
A Business Ethics Framework: The Foundation of CSR

Dewayne Thompson
Lee University
Best of Regions - Region 4
Teaching Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility through Service Learning Projects

Jamillee Krob & Laura Foote
Malone University
Best of Regions - Region 6
Do Students "Walk the Talk" when it comes CSR?

Jeffrey Simmons
Oklahoma Christian University
Best of Regions - Region 7
Materials, Content, and Project Ideas for a New MBA Class: Building Sustainable Organizations

Harry Watkins
Point Loma Nazarene University
Bringing the Community and Social Responsibility into the Classroom
Kyleen Myrah & Dean Warner
Okanagan College
Building Sustainability into the Business Curriculum
David Culp & John Golden
Slippery Rock University
Faculty Perceptions of the Importance of CSR and Sustainability in Business
Alissa Oelfke
Viterbo University
Integrating Corporate Social Responsibility in the Classroom and Beyond
Cori Myers & Marcia Kurzynski
Slippery Rock University
Teaching Social Entrepreneurship to Business Students
Timothy Lucas
Northwest University
Teaching Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility
Jeanne Westgard
Salt Lake Community College
Using the MBA Oath to Teach Responsibility Leadership
Teresa Gillespie
Northwest University

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Concurrent Sessions - Implementing PRME
Embedding PRME Principles in the Curriculum
Lindsey Godwin & Pat Patel
Champlain College

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Concurrent Sessions - Teaching Excellence
View and Download available "Teaching Excellence" presentations
3 Examples of Efective Integration of Simulations in the Classroom
Clayton Shumate
Interpretive Simulations
Building Customized Case Studies Using Free Baldrige Resources
Hanora O'Sullivan
Marymount University
Classroom Assessment Techniques in a Project Management Course
Bernice Purcell
Holy Family University
Complementing the Business Curriculum with a Local Economy Center
Tom Scheiding
Cardinal Stritch University
Conducting Scholarly Research While Managing Heavy Teaching & Services Workloads
Don Caudill
Gardner-Webb University
Delta Mu Delta: Teaching Excellence Through Honor Societies
Mike LaRocco
Delta Mu Delta
Developing POP (A Professional Online Presence)!
Dawn Edmiston
Saint Vincent College
Embracing Technology to Increase Engagement:
Exploring the Personal Learning Experience

Lisa Lysne & Kristen Hurd
Cengage Learning
Exploring the Pedagogical Issues in Teaching Accounting
Claude Oakley & Henry Jordan
DeVry University
How Global (virtual) Competition Develops Effective & Responsible Business Leaders
Zohra Zori
Global Management Challenge USA

Annette Fox
George Fox University
How to Build a Finance lab on a Budget
Ryan Cahoy
Rise Display
Kappa Beta Delta: Teaching Excellence Through Honor Societies
Al Fabian & Kappa Beta Delta Board
Kappa Beta Delta
Tamilselvan Mahalingam
Dubai Women's College
Sigma Beta Delta: Teaching Excellence Through Honor Societies
Sandy Hammerly
Sigma Beta Delta
Student Engagement through Microsoft Interactive Classroom
Damodharan Varadarajan & Tamilselvan Mahalingam
HCT Dubai Women's College

Priya Lakshmi Narasimhan
National Academy
Students and the Power of Enterpreneurial Action to Enable Human Progress
Jennifer Orban
The Role and Impact of Faculty Mentorship on Effective Teaching
Freda Hartman
University of Phoenix

Teresa Gillespie
Northwest University

Renee Porter
Lindenwood University
Transform Your Students into Global Leaders
Shandale Robertson
Bloomberg Businessweek
Using "Too Big to Fail" in Teaching Business & Society
Anna Parkman
Ohio Dominican University
Using Ivy Software's Assessment Test and Prereq Courses at Fairmont State University
Rob Holt
Ivy Software

Tim Oxley
Fairmont State University
Opportunity for Business Programs: Project-Oriented Employment Trends, the Skills Gap, and Business Schools' Project Management Response
Saul Spivack
Project Management Institute

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Concurrent Sessions - Teaching Excellence--Global Business Education
View and Download available "Teaching Excellence--Global Business Education" presentations
Global Business Education: Developing Leaders for the Future
John Keenan & Raj Parikh
Southern Oregon University
Global Education in a University Classroom
Lisa Kahle-Piasecki & Lillian Schumacher
Tiffin University
Teaching Business Skills to Professional International Women
Kim Smith
Alabama State University

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Concurrent Sessions - Accreditation - Accreditation Process
View and Download available "Accreditation Process" presentations
ACBSP Guidelines for Articulation and Transfer Credit
Hal D. Morgan
University of Phoenix

David Dyson
Oral Roberts University
ACBSP Online Reporting System
Steve Parscale
Assessment and Academic Accountability: Solutions to Your Higher Education Challenges
Olin Oedekoven
Peregrine Academic Services
Associate Degree - Initial & Reaffirmation Process
Larry Zachrich
Associate Degree - Experienced Evaluator Session
Larry Zachrich
Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree - Initial Accreditation Process
Ron DeYoung
Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree - Reaffirmation of Accreditation Process
Ron DeYoung
Identifying and Engaging Your Stakeholders to Focus on Your Future
Sandra Byrne
Baldrige Performance Excellence Program
Lessons Learned by a School Offering Non-Traditional Business Programs
Angela Holden, Mark Lerman, and Richard Cooper
Lindenwood University
Aligning Traditional Educational Outcomes Assessment Practices with Best Practice Business Excellence Models
Bob Budnik
Planning and Hosting an Effective Site Visit
Hal Morgan & Kevin Wilhelmsen
University of Phoenix
Quality Assurance Reports: Best Practices
ACSBP Commissioners
Teams! Transforming Thought, Action, Conversation, and Relationships
Susan Lapine & Don Mroz
Post University
Transform Your Planning and Assessment Efforts with Campus Labs
J.D. White
Campus Labs
Tying it Altogether: Linkages between the ACBSP Standards and Criteria
Denis Brode, Betsy Davis, and Tina Shoemaker
ACBSP Commissioners
Transform Your Planning and Assessment Efforts with Campus Labs
J.D. White
Campus Labs
Preparing for Your Site Visit - Pointers from ACBSP Staff and Evaluators
Larry Zachrich, Ron DeYoung, and ACBSP Evaluators
Using Data180 to Prepare PVQs, Self-Studies, and Faculty Evaluations
Carolyn Roper
Purdue University--North Central

L.K. Williams

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Concurrent Sessions - Accreditation - Associate Degree Standards and Criteria
View and Download available "Associate Degree Standards and Criteria" presentations
Associate Degree Commissioners Identify Requirements to Meet ACBSP Standards and Criteria
Barb Dinardo, Carol Ricke, and Andy Saucedo
ACBSP Commissioners
Best Practices in Assessment - Denmark Technical College
Antonia Roberts
Denmark Technical College
Standard Five with a Focus on Faculty Qualifications
Andy Saucedo & Mary Vaughan
ACBSP Commissioners
Standard Four: Measurement, Analysis, and Knowledge Management
Michelle Byrd, Mary Vaughan, and Lynnette Yerbury
ACBSP Commissioners
Standard One - Leadership and Standard Two - Strategic Planning
Carol Ricke & Andy Saucedo
ACBSP Commissioners
Standard Six: Process Management
Dennis Brode & Barb DiNardo
ACBSP Commissioners
Sustain Your Institution by Turning Competitive into Collaboration: The Story of a 2+2 Partnership
Cynthia Roberts
Purdue University-North Central

Gina Rue
Ivy Tech Community College Northwest
The Use of Business Incubators and Enactus Projects in ACBSP Accredited Business Programs
Debbie Gaspard & Linda Hartman
Southeast Community College
Tips for Completing a "quality" Quality Assurance Report (QAR)
Michelle Byrd, Mary Vaughan, and Lynnette Yerbury
ACBSP Commissioners

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Concurrent Sessions - Accreditation - Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Standards and Criteria
View and Download available "Baccalaureate and Graduate Degree Criteria and Standards" presentations
Assessment Metrics: A Model for Sustainable MBA Program Quality
David Gilfoil & Sue McGorry
DeSales University
CLEP: Affordable and Efficient Answer to Assessment & CPC Needs
Hanora O'Sullivan
Marymount University

Jeffrey Lineman
Northwest Nazarene University
Closing the Loop on Continuous Quality Improvement
Bruce Stetar
Higher Colleges of Technology

Baccalaureate/Graduate Commissioners
Developing and Sustaining a Culture of Evidence-based Assessment for Institutional Efectiveness: Action Research in Progress
Uldarico Rex Dumdum & Murray J. Pyle
Marywood University
Outcomes Assessment
Bruce Stetar
Higher Colleges of Technology

Baccalaureate/Graduate Commissioners
Self Study Tips: Secrets of an Insider
Pam Braden
West Virginia University at Parksburg
Standard Five with a Focus on Faculty Qualifications
Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners
Standard Six - Process Management
Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners
The Assessment Process Starting with the Mission Statement
James Goodpasture
American University of Kuwait

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

  • 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