the Kellogg School of Management Announces Launch of 10 New Courses for the 2017-18 Academic Year
Oct 20 17
The Kellogg School of Management announced the launch of 10 new courses for the 2017-18 academic year. Developed by the School's academic departments and cross-disciplinary strategic initiatives, the courses cover topics such as energy market economics, healthcare, data exploration, commercializing innovations and more. The courses are: The Economics of Energy Markets (STRT-958-5) | Quarter offered: Winter 2018- Meghan Busse, Associate Professor of Strategy: Strongly driven by fundamental economic forces, energy industries require strategy-setting and decision making. As such, the course will focus on various energy industries, primarily emphasizing microeconomic tools of analysis useful across multiple industries. Topics of the course include supply and demand drivers in competitive energy markets such as the roles of storage and transportation, antitrust concerns, market power, as well as the rationale for economic and environmental regulations; Data Exploration (DECS-922-0) | Quarter offered: Winter 2018- Robert L. McDonald, Erwin P. Nemmers Professor of Finance: The ability to quickly and efficiently analyze data has become a requisite skill for business leaders. In this course, students will use a tool to explore the basic elements of data management and exploration; Customer Loyalty (MKTG-948-4) | Quarter offered: Fall 2017- Thomas O'Toole, Clinical Professor of Marketing; Senior Fellow: In marketing, customer loyalty is of enduring importance and is foundational. Taught by Thomas O'Toole, formerly the CMO of United Airlines, President of MileagePlus, and CMO of Hyatt, this class provides a comprehensive framework for conceptualizing customer loyalty, a structured approach to the development of strategies and practical guidance for the development and execution of customer loyalty programs and marketing activities; Ethnographic Customer Insights (MKTG-949-5) | Quarter offered: Fall 2017- Gina Fong, Adjunct Lecturer of Marketing: In marketing, qualitative research provides a nuanced understanding of customers, which informs how to live the brand throughout the customer journey. Taught by Gina Fong, a partner at marketing firm The Fortini-Campbell Company, this class provides an in-depth look at qualitative research tools and skills that reveal a customer's truth; CEO Playbook for Health System Success (HEMA-935-5) | Quarter offered: Spring 2018- Dr. Jim Weinstein, Adjunct Lecturer: Strategy is a core organizing theme in healthcare delivery science. Taught by Dr. Jim Weinstein, former CEO and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system, this class will focus on the strategies, tactics and execution of health systems to provide population and value-based care in new payment models. This course is intended to empower students to recognize, develop, communicate and execute against a leadership and change management strategy; Strategic Communications for Organizations (KACI-915) | Quarter offered: Winter 2018- Shana Carroll, Clinical Associate Professor of Management Communications; Faculty Director, Management Communications Program: As business leaders gain seniority, the ability to strategically and effectively communicate becomes increasingly critical. CEOs cite spending the majority of their time proactively communicating to engage large and dispersed workforces, as well as to manage the interests of diverse stakeholders; Leadership Development Models and Practices (KACI-930-5) | Quarters offered: Fall 2017, Winter 2018- Bernard (Bernie) Banks, Associate Dean for Leadership Development; Clinical Professor of Management: A noted expert on the subjects of leadership and organizational change, Associate Dean for Leadership Development and Professor Bernie Banks is a retired Army Brigadier General who formerly led West Point's Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership. Banks is also the recipient of the General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award. In the Leadership Development Models and Practices course, Professor Banks focuses on a core competency and responsibility for managers: developing leaders. The Kellogg Architectures of Collaboration Initiative class concentrates on how organizational leaders can develop employees to realize their potential by integrating much of the theoretical work associated with constructs related to organizations, leadership and adult development in order to provide an understanding of how leaders are nurtured; Commercializing Innovations (KIEI-958-0) | Quarter offered: Winter 2018- Terry Fadem, Adjunct Lecturer: The success of any new technology is driven by the ability of a business to create and capture value through innovation from product innovation to business model innovation. This Kellogg Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative class is experience-based and offers students the chance to put innovation to work by developing commercial opportunities for new and unique Northwestern University technologies, inventions and innovations; Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management (KPPI-450-5) | Quarter offered: Winter 2018- Liz Livingston Howard, Clinical Professor of Management; Director of Nonprofit Executive Education: This Kellogg Public-Private Interface class is a crash-course on the strategy, leadership, impact and funding outlooks of mission-driven organizations. Beginning with a focus on theory of change and strategic approach, the class also explores leadership and impact measurement and assessment. Topics introduced by guest speakers will include funding and resource development, as well as the philosophical, policy and longevity and long-term impact of work of nonprofit organizations. Students will gain exposure to theoretical and practical examples of leadership, strategy, finance, measurement of impact and more; Social Impact and Technology Innovation (KPPI-925-5) | Quarter offered: Fall 2017- Megan Kashner '03, Clinical Assistant Professor of Public-Private Interface (KPPI); Director of Social Impact: This Kellogg Public-Private Interface course explores the intersection of technology and social impact, more specifically, how corporate or mass-market technology is leveraged or adapted for social impact, as well as how technology developed for social impact finds an additional market-based use and opportunity to scale; Decision-Making for Sustainable Business (KPPI-947-5) | Quarter offered: Spring 2018- Malcom Preston, Adjunct Lecturer: The role business plays within society is changing with increasing expectations that businesses deliver value not only to shareholders, but to multiple stakeholders, while taking care of and respecting the environment.
Kellogg School of Management Presents at NASSCOM BPM Strategy Summit 2017, Oct-12-2017 09:15 AM
Oct 12 17
Kellogg School of Management Presents at NASSCOM BPM Strategy Summit 2017, Oct-12-2017 09:15 AM. Venue: 23, Old Airport Rd, ISRO Colony, Domlur, Bangaluru, Karnataka, India. Speakers: Mohanbir Sawhney, Faculty.