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Nurturing a More Cooperative World Through Executive Education

Impressions, insights and takeaways from UNICON’s Annual Workshop 2023, hosted by CKGSB.

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In today’s volatile economic landscape, business educators bear the critical responsibility of guiding students to find new opportunities and thrive. To fulfill this mission, it is imperative for business schools to cultivate a global mindset and engage in meaningful collaborations, as each institution has unique strengths and areas of expertise.

About the Report

“Nurturing a Better World through Executive Education,” is a report that is based on the discussions at the 2023 UNICON Workshop held by CKGSB. Over the course of three days, more than 100 industry leaders and professionals from business schools across 15 countries gathered to explore how strategic partnerships and collaborations can empower educational institutions to expand into new markets and enhance their executive education offerings.

The report incorporates the valuable insights shared by speakers from esteemed institutions such as CKGSB, the McKinsey Global Institute, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and INCAE Business School, among others.

Key Topics in the Report

• Emerging trends in the Asian executive education market
• How executive education needs to adapt to today’s evolving world
• The influence of younger generations on executive education and the need for tailored course content
• The impact of digital transformation and AI on executive education
• Strategies for business schools to effectively harness partnerships—both across borders and disciplines—maximizing value for their students. 

This report serves as essential reading for educators, business leaders, human resource professionals, and anyone interested in the future of executive education. The perspectives and insights it offers will serve as a roadmap for navigating the complex environment of executive education in a digital and increasingly globalized world.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Day 1: Recalibrating how to re-engage China and other Asian countries for Executive Education
Day 2: Executive Education for the next generation of business leaders
Day 3: Achieving globalization for Executive Education through collaboration, AI, and digital transformation

Illustration of Day 1 of the 2023 CKGSB x UNICON Workshop by Karina Branson

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