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Executive Mba Capstone Projects At Rit Saunders College Of Business: An Enriching Experience For All, Robert Boehner, Brian O’Neil Oct 2013

Executive Mba Capstone Projects At Rit Saunders College Of Business: An Enriching Experience For All, Robert Boehner, Brian O’Neil

Journal of Executive Education

Education of managers in academic programs such as Executive MBA programs presents a unique challenge to college administrators and faculty. Executive students are more demanding and critical and value experiential education more than students in undergraduate or MBA programs. Also compared to regular MBA students, executive students want to understand management in a more holistic way. They want to see the linkages between subject matter taught by different academic disciplines and understand how experienced managers can sort through the details, see the big picture, and make effective decisions. Over the years Executive MBA programs have used a variety of innovative ...


The New Reality: Holding On And Letting Go, Matthew Valle, Kevin J. O’Mara Oct 2013

The New Reality: Holding On And Letting Go, Matthew Valle, Kevin J. O’Mara

Journal of Executive Education

make the case for a strategic imperative (innovation) which demands that organizations simultaneously exploit current capabilities (“hold on”) and explore future possibilities (“let go”). We present a model for executive development that emphasizes the unique roles and contributions of traditional business education and executive education providers in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue this ambidextrous adaptive strategy. Our model describes the unique perspective and limitations of both education providers and details how each contributes to building leadership capacities for exploitation and the necessary personal and organizational capabilities for exploration. The increasingly dynamic and competitive global environment (Barreto, 2010 ...