International Conference and Annual Meeting

April 6–9, 2021 | Virtual Conference

Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know

Adam Grant; Organizational Psychologist, The Wharton School of Business; Bestselling Author; Host: WorkLife, a TED Original Podcast

Leading a Business School in an Age of Anxiety, Political Activism, and Social Media

Jonathan Haidt; Stern School of Business, New York University

Exhibitor Showcase

The Exhibitor Showcase will allow you to connect with your peers who are developing relationships with business schools and who support and collaborate with faculty and administrators. Be sure to visit them during the conference to learn more about them.  


  International Conference and Annual Meeting

 

Absolute Internship is an award-winning global internship program. We offer students the opportunity to broaden their professional and social network while gaining skills in their industry of choice. Since our inception in 2009 we have matched over 5,000 students with more than 800 corporate partners in world-class cities including Barcelona, Beijing, Hong Kong, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Paris, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm and Tokyo. Our mission is to create meaningful internship programs for students, enabling them to develop marketable skills and stand out as future applicants in an increasingly competitive job market. We aim to inspire interns to lead successful careers by giving them the opportunity to meet other ambitious, driven, and open-minded students, as well as influential industry leaders and experts over the course of a life-changing summer abroad.

Learn more: www.absoluteinternship.com

ACADEM is a comprehensive web-based software solution for faculty and research data management. It allows institutions to manage all their accreditations and rankings in one place and produce the appropriate statistical reports. In compliance with the latest AACSB standards and qualifications, ACADEM is the ultimate steering solution for your institution.

Learn more: www.rimaone.com

 

Amazon Books provides high education with easy tools for purchasing and distributing books in bulk. Learn about how we have helped several institutions go digital for their Common Read program. There are no contracts or minimums to worry about so you will save time and money. Our team includes product, tech, sales, and marketing and we innovate on behalf of our institutional customers including Governments, Schools, and Commercial Businesses. We collaborate closely with Amazon Business, across the Books organization, and with our international partners.

Learn more: www.amazon.com

The American University of the Middle East (AUM) is a private university established in 2008. The University became within the last 10 years a landmark in the private education sector in Kuwait and the region through its curricula, its integrated campus, and its embracing culture. The College of Business Administration (CBA) at AUM is a model of excellence in innovation, learning and engagement in Business Education. It offers a BS degree in Accounting and a BS degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance, Marketing, Management Information System and Human Resources Management; in addition to a Master’s degree program in Business Administration (MBA).

Learn more: www.aum.edu.kw

Founded in 2003, Audit Analytics is the go-to source for independent research and data of audit, regulatory, and disclosure intelligence. With more than 50 databases, Audit Analytics is a high-quality, comprehensive, and archival source that has become an invaluable resource and a must- have tool among colleges and universities worldwide.

Learn more: www.auditanalytics.com

In a world where data and rich content are expanding exponentially, we empower you with impressive visualization and innovative collaboration solutions to help you make meaningful connections. Barco's mission is to enable bright outcomes by transforming content into insight and emotion. In order to achieve that mission, we offer best-in-class, networked visualization solutions (hardware and software) and related services.

Learn more: www.barco.com

The Beacon Fellowship offers consulting internships at elite brands under the guidance of a seasoned consultant with experience at McKinsey, Bain or BCG, and often Harvard MBA. Modeled after the structure of top management consulting firms, these internships cultivate the transferable skills and consulting core competencies necessary to excel in business and solve real-world problems.

Learn more: www.beaconfellows.org

Beta Alpha Psi is the premier international honor organization for accounting, finance, business analytics and digital technology students at AACSB- or EQUIS-accredited universities. With over 320 chapters in the U.S., Australia, and New Zealand, Beta Alpha Psi provides opportunities for development of technical and professional skills to complement university education; participation in community service; and interaction among students, faculty, and professionals.

Learn more: www.bap.org

BGS is the exclusive international business honor society serving schools accredited by AACSB. Over our 100+ year history, we’ve recognized over 875,000 lifetime members from 615 AACSB accredited schools. BGS members have access to programs, services and opportunities to serve them for the life cycle of their career.

Learn more: www.betagammasigma.org

Bureau van Dijk offers the ideal information packages for academic research and learning resources. Our solutions are simple-to-use, detail orientated and have extensive, authoritative coverage. With information on over 400 million companies across all countries, our Orbis database is the world’s most powerful comparable data resource on private companies.

Learn more: www.bvdinfo.com

The first and only Centralized Application Service (CAS™) for business programs, BusinessCAS™ brings graduate management admissions offices an improved way to recruit, enroll and admit best-fit students while saving money and better allocating staff resources each admissions cycle. Liaison offers the global platform for driving applicant volume while providing an optimized applicant experience at no cost to participating programs, allowing you to focus on building better business classes.

Learn more: www.businesscas.org

Cabells generates actionable intelligence on academic journals for research professionals. Founded in 1978 by Dr. David W. E. Cabell as a business management journal directory, Cabells now offers Journalytics and Predatory Reports, tools designed to help authors make confident journal evaluations and submissions.

Learn more: www.cabells.com

Capsim is an innovator and industry leader in simulation and assessment technology. Our award-winning microsimulation platform, CapsimInbox, assesses critical career skills as students enter a day-in-the-life experience and face authentic workplace situations in a realistic email environment. Use our new, free builder to create your very own microsimulation today!

Learn more: www.capsim.com

Headquartered in Finland since 1996, Cesim has been advancing business education and training through easy-to-use, customizable, learning-by-doing simulations together with over 500+ educational and corporate institutions and 500,000+ participants in over 50 countries across 6 continents in more than 20 languages.

Learn more: www.cesim.com

At CIBC, we are in business to help our clients, employees and shareholders achieve what is important to them. Our ability to create value for all CIBC stakeholders is driven by a business culture based on common values: Trust, Teamwork and Accountability.

Learn more: www.cibccm.com

The Latin American Council of Management Schools is an international organization that reunites both higher education institutions and international organizations committed to the teaching and research of management.

Learn more: www.cladea.org

As a nonprofit organization, ETS helps to advance quality and equity in education by providing fair and valid assessments, research and related services. ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the GRE® General Test, the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, and The Praxis Series® assessments — in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide. More than 1,300 business schools worldwide, accept and use the GRE® General Test, as part of their admissions process for MBA, specialized master’s or dual-degree programs to identify applicants with the proven skills to succeed in their programs.

Learn more: www.ets.org

FactSet delivers superior content, analytics, and flexible technology to help more than 126,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We give investment professionals the edge to outperform with informed insights, workflow solutions across the portfolio lifecycle, and industry-leading support from dedicated specialists. We're proud to have been recognized with multiple awards for our analytical and data-driven solutions and repeatedly ranked as one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For® and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom and France.

Learn more: www.factset.com

Today’s competitive landscape demands well-informed and global-minded professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the financial landscape. The Financial Times digital education program delivers access to unbiased news and analysis from reporters around the globe, so students can develop a critical and international mindset on the top trends impacting their fields of study – all while equipping professors with trusted tools to bring classroom theory to life.

Learn more: www.ft. com

FINRA is a not-for-profit organization that is overseen by the SEC and is dedicated to investor protection and market integrity. FINRA’s Securities Industry Essentials® (SIE®) Exam, which assesses basic financial services industry knowledge, is the first required step for anyone interested in working in the industry, including students.

Learn more: www.finra.org

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is a mission-driven association of leading graduate business schools worldwide. Founded in 1953, we are committed to creating solutions for business schools and candidates to better discover, evaluate and connect with each other. In support of our vision, mission and purpose, GMAC provides world-class market intelligence, professional development opportunities, premier admissions assessments and engagement services for the graduate management education industry. GMAC is a global organization with offices in China, India, Singapore, the UK and the US. To learn more about our work, please visit gmac.com. The MBA Tour and Business are wholly-owned subsidiaries of GMAC..

Learn more: www.gmac.com

Dedicated exclusively to the education sector, Higher Education Marketing has been a trusted partner of leading global business schools, universities, and educational organizations for over a decade. We combine digital marketing, CRM, consulting services, and our custom-built Student Application Portal to provide everything you need to convert more students online.

Learn more: www.higher-education-marketing.com

Interpretive Simulations offers realistic business experiences for the undergraduate and graduate business school classroom. Our business simulations complement the concepts taught in marketing, strategy, and management classes. All of our business simulations are fully administered--we take care of all technical support and set up.

Learn more: www.interpretive.com

For over 30 years, Ivy Software has focused on two product lines: prerequisite courses for MBA programs and accounting bridge courses at the undergraduate level for the community college transfer student. In addition, Ivy offers accounting simulations and a unique accounting principles interactive toolkit.

Learn more: www.ivysoftware.com

Leverage the power of peers to launch a tutoring program targeting your business school’s High-DFW courses. Knack’s Managed Peer Tutoring Programs are the most affordable and impactful way to deliver peer tutoring for your students.

Learn more: www.businesspeertutoring.com

MBA International Business is the only academic business publication in Latin America, dedicated to management training topics, business schools and MBA programs. It is sponsored by AACSB International, EFMD, AMBA Association of MBAs and CLADEA Latin American Council of Business Schools. It is aimed at MBA candidates in Latin America.

Learn more: www.mbainternationalbusiness.net

Mentor Collective is the only provider of large-scale mentorship programs focused on holistic student success. We partner with universities to design, manage, and assess programs that give all students access to a relevant mentor. Each meaningful connection opens doors and helps close the opportunity gap in higher education.

Learn more: www.mentorcollective.org

Our names are central to our unique identities, and saying them correctly is the first step in respecting, appreciating, and connecting with each other. NameCoach provides a simple and effective solution for the common problem of name mispronunciation: users voice-record their names online so others can easily learn and remember how to say them. Perfectly.

Learn more: www.name-coach.com

Peregrine Global Services develops values-based leaders and provides higher education institutions with solutions to assessment, instructional, and accreditation challenges. For over 16 years, Peregrine has combined technical ability with expert consulting to provide higher education institutions and industry thought-partners with the resources they need to achieve their goals.

Learn more: www.peregrineglobal.com

Since 1935, we've believed that design has the power to make the world a better, more beautiful place. That's why clients and communities on nearly every continent partner with us to design healthy, happy places in which to live, learn, work, play and heal. We’re passionate about human-centered design, and committed to creating a positive impact in people’s lives through sustainability, resilience, well-being, diversity, inclusion, and research.

Learn more: www.perkinswill.com

QED is a higher education advisory firm that provides tailored, strategic advice to Higher Education internationally. Our key services include: Accreditation Support and Best Practice Advisory Services, Mock Peer Review Panels, Best-practice workshop and training seminars, Leadership Development Workshops and Programmes, and Executive Coaching.

Learn more: www.QEDaccreditation.com

Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE publishes over 1000 journals and over 900 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. A growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority-owned by our founder, who has ensured that the company will remain independent. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC & Melbourne.

Learn more: www.sagepublishing.com

The PhD Project was founded upon the premise that advancements in workplace diversity could be propelled forward by increasing the diversity of business school faculty. Today, our expansive network of supporters, sponsors and universities helps Black/African-Americans, Latinx/Hispanic-American and Native Americans attain their business PhD and become the business professors who will mentor the next generation of leaders.

Learn more: www.phdproject.org

The C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston connects industry to academia, providing experiential learning opportunities to students and powering Houston’s workforce. Bauer is Houston’s most comprehensive business school, offering a range of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. With a course portfolio ranging from classes covering the business of energy to how to launch a startup, we prepare students not only to get a job, but to make an impact.

Learn more: www.bauer.uh.edu

U.S. News Academic Insights is the top peer benchmarking and performance assessment tool in Higher Education. Containing unpublished rankings and data, Academic Insights allows college, university and graduate school administrators the ability to create custom peer groups and compare their relative performance to that of others.

Learn more: ai.usnews.com

We believe in using business as a force for good. Drawing on the strengths of our location and our faculty, engagement with the business community serves as a foundation for our strategy and underpins all our educational initiatives. More than 4,000 students call the Carlson School home, representing every state and many countries. Together, our community transcends the classroom to transform the world.

Learn more: www.carlsonschool.umn.edu

The University of North Texas G. Brint Ryan College of Business is the choice of more than 7,000 students — making it one of the largest business schools in the nation. Since 1961, the college has been continuously accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) — a hallmark of the world’s best business schools.

Learn more: www.cob.unt.edu

The University of Wisconsin MBA Consortium is a unique and innovative program that provides students with the opportunity to complete their MBA degree 100% online by partnering with three AACSB accredited business schools within the University of Wisconsin System – UW-Eau Claire, UW-La Crosse, and UW Oshkosh. The program is regularly recognized as one of the top online MBA programs in the nation, including a rank of 10th in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Online MBA Programs list. The degree costs less than $30,000 and can be completed in about 32 months.

Learn more: www.wisconsinonlinemba.org

Wiley develops digital education, learning, assessment, and certification solutions to help universities, businesses, and individuals move between education and employment and achieve their ambitions. By partnering with learned societies, we support researchers to communicate discoveries that make a difference

Learn more: www.wiley.com

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) provides the leading business intelligence, research services, and data analytics tools to 75,000+ users at 500+ institutions in 35+ countries. WRDS democratizes data access across all disciplines within the data repository and platform, enabling access to multiple programming languages, and providing curated, guided, online Learning Pathways for Researchers, Instructors, and Information Professionals. WRDS is the global gold standard for data management, historical analysis, and insight into the latest innovations in academic research — all backed by the credibility and leadership of the Wharton School.

Learn more: wrds.wharton.upenn.edu