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Our world is a dynamic, vibrant kaleidoscope of change. At The University of Texas at Dallas, we recognize that to be leaders in this business environment, we must be the disruptors of change and not the victims of change. Over the next few months, the Jindal School’s Executive MBA program will be featuring a series of articles and blog posts written by our faculty. Some of these faculty members are in the vanguard of research and others are adjunct professors already leading in this disruptive world. We want to share our thoughts with you — our alumni, students, prospective students, faculty, staff and general public.

We’re going to cover topics such as insights into the success of NAFTA, the role of the Texas economy in a globalized world, the importance of internal controls in a disruptive economy, what to make of the backlash against globalization, creating opportunities for disruption through innovation, and much, much more.

Please feel free to share your comments or suggest a topic by contacting me. Thank you for following us!

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Scott E. Sullivan

EMBA C-Suite Speaker Series

Jan. 12, 2019
The Executive MBA Program had Scott E. Sullivan, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer presented during our C-Suite Speaker Series. He presented to the EMBA Class of 2019 and 2020 and the GLEMBA Class of 2020 and 2020S as well as alumni, incoming EMBA 2021 students and some students from GLEMBA 2019. Scott spoke on the Ethical Realities for Leaders in 2019 and Beyond.

Armin Cruz

EMBA C-Suite Speaker Series

Nov. 17, 2018
The Executive MBA Program had a C-Suite Speaker Series. Armin Cruz, Vice President of Parking at DFW Airport, spoke to the Executive MBA Program students and alumni about leadership lessons. He encouraged them to find their vision and execute on some key principles to leadership. Thank you Armin Cruz.

100 Women of Richardson

100 Women of Richardson

Nov. 1, 2018
The UT Dallas Executive MBA program hosted the inaugural event of 100 Women of Richardson. Founders Cheryl Croall, Hayley Harris, and Cayce Ashby kicked off the program which includes 100 women who come together for one evening a quarter to listen to three charities. The women select the winning charity and then write a check for $100 to the winning charity. Many thanks to all of the ladies that attended and to the three charities – Network of Community Ministries, Feed My Starving Children, and the Rotary of East Richardson Foundation. Congratulations to the Rotary of East Richardson Foundation which will use the money towards the Inclusive Playground.

To learn more about 100 Women of Richardson, please visit: https://100womenofrichardson.com/

Harvard Business Club

Harvard Business Club

Oct. 24, 2018
The UT Dallas Executive MBA Program hosted the Harvard Business School Club in Dallas in a joint meeting. The panel discussion focused on career management with an amazing panel including Sandi Stevens, EVP, Challenger, Gray and Christmas, Susan Shapiro, Transformation Leadership Coach, Onpoint Leadership, Bruce Lachenauer, CEO and Board Services and Global Leader – Technology Systems, Korn Ferry, Bob Walker, VP, Merrill Lynch, and Terry Sullivan, Founder BuzzPro. Dan Weston, a certified coach at Gazelles Systems facilitated the panel.

Women Leadership Series

Women’s Leadership Series

Oct. 22, 2018
The UT Dallas Executive MBA Program hosted our third Women’s Leadership Series this year on disruption. Our speaker was LaShanda Reed-Larry, Director of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity at Essilor USA. She spoke about her life lessons in leadership, inclusion and privilege. She encouraged everyone to find a sponsor – not just a mentor. A great way to wrap up our 2018 WLS series!

Special thanks to our sponsor Solis Mammography!

Rafael Anchia

Canada-Texas Chamber Kickoff Event Focuses on NAFTA

Mar. 19, 2018
A near-capacity audience filled the Naveen Jindal School of Management Executive Dining Room on Feb 26 to hear dignitaries representing the U.S., Canada and Mexico, as well as business executives and educators discuss the impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement—NAFTA—on the Texas economy. read more

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