Category: Lifelong Learning

LinkedIn: The New Resume with John Hill

November 4th, 2013 in Career Related, Lifelong Learning

As part of Alumni Weekend 2013, Boston University School of Management brought LinkedIn’s higher education evangelist John Hill to the stage on October 25, 2013, for an interactive talk on how to take full advantage of your LinkedIn account. Hill reinforced his mantra, “Relationships matter,” and shared the best practices and strategies for utilizing LinkedIn to create an online brand and network with fellow BU alumni, peers, and professionals.

Dean’s Speaker Series: Kenneth Feld (SMG’70), Feld Entertainment

October 26th, 2013 in Alumni, Dean's Speaker Series, Lifelong Learning, News

On October 26, 2013, in conversation with Dean Freeman, CEO of Feld Entertainment Kenneth Feld (SMG’70) spoke about what it takes to make an impact on the worldwide stage. Feld advised the audience to put family before business and to know that, sometimes, one learns more from what doesn’t go right.

Boston University School of Management’s Dean’s Speaker Series brings industry leaders into its “living room” for insightful conversation with Dean Freeman. The various speakers, by tapping into their personal experience, provide advice on how to become a successful leader, implement an effective talent management system, guide an organization through a technological transformation, and more.

Dean’s Speaker Series: Deb Dugan, CEO of (RED)

October 26th, 2013 in Dean's Speaker Series, Lifelong Learning, News

CEO of (RED) Deb Dugan is leading the global fight to end AIDS, and on October 26, 2013, she sat down with Dean Freeman for a discussion on guiding an organization through a 21st-century transformation. Dugan purposely keeps (RED) provocative, aiming to take smart risks and make creative connections. She recognizes the importance of remaining steadfast in one’s vision, but flexible in the approach.

Boston University School of Management’s Dean’s Speaker Series brings industry leaders into its “living room” for insightful conversation with Dean Freeman. The various speakers, by tapping into their personal experience, provide advice on how to become a successful leader, implement an effective talent management system, guide an organization through a technological transformation, and more.

Dean’s Speaker Series: IBM’s CIO Jeanette Horan (GSM’93) and Mike Wright, CIO at McKinsey & Co.

October 25th, 2013 in Alumni, Dean's Speaker Series, Lifelong Learning, News

On October 25, 2013, N. Venkatraman, the David J. McGrath, Jr. Professor in Management at Boston University School of Management, led a discussion with VP and CIO of IBM Jeanette Horan (GSM’93) and Global CIO for McKinsey & Co. Mike Wright. The pair shared their thoughts on digital entrepreneurship, how technology plays a role in connecting with one’s staff, and having the confidence to do what excites you.

Boston University School of Management’s Dean’s Speaker Series brings industry leaders into its “living room” for insightful conversation with Dean Freeman. The various speakers, by tapping into their personal experience, provide advice on how to become a successful leader, implement an effective talent management system, guide an organization through a technological transformation, and more.

Dean’s Speaker Series: Warren Bennis, “The Father of Leadership”

October 24th, 2013 in Dean's Speaker Series, Lifelong Learning, News

Known as the “Father of Leadership” and Boston University School of Management’s most famous professor, Warren Bennis spoke with Dean Freeman on October 24, 2013, via videoconferencing. The Pulitzer Prize nominee recalled his time at BU SMG, as well as discussed the art form that is leadership.

Boston University School of Management’s Dean’s Speaker Series brings industry leaders into its “living room” for insightful conversation with Dean Freeman. The various speakers, by tapping into their personal experience, provide advice on how to become a successful leader, implement an effective talent management system, guide an organization through a technological transformation, and more.

Dean’s Speaker Series: S.H. Lee, Chairman of Homeplus

October 16th, 2013 in Dean's Speaker Series, Lifelong Learning, News

On October 16, 2013, the Chairman of Homeplus, one of Korea’s largest retailers and a branch of global leader Tesco, spoke with Dean Freeman about the future of online shopping and the importance of corporate social responsibility. Through impressive innovation, Seung-han Lee and his team are stepping into the future by implementing the world’s first virtual stores.

Boston University School of Management’s Dean’s Speaker Series brings industry leaders into its “living room” for insightful conversation with Dean Freeman. The various speakers, by tapping into their personal experience, provide advice on how to become a successful leader, implement an effective talent management system, guide an organization through a technological transformation, and more.

Dean’s Speaker Series: David Cote, CEO of Honeywell

October 10th, 2013 in Dean's Speaker Series, Lifelong Learning, News

Chief Executive’s “2013 CEO of the Year” David Cote visited Boston University School of Management on October 10, 2013, for a conversation on making connections—with customers and his fellow Honeywell staff. Cote’s new behavior-based talent management system, known as “One Hon,” is inspiring and creating future CEOs of the Year.

Boston University School of Management’s Dean’s Speaker Series brings industry leaders into its “living room” for insightful conversation with Dean Freeman. The various speakers, by tapping into their personal experience, provide advice on how to become a successful leader, implement an effective talent management system, guide an organization through a technological transformation, and more.

Dean’s Speaker Series: Bill Erbey, Chairman of Ocwen Financial, Altisource Portfolio Solutions, and Home Loan Servicing Solutions

September 30th, 2013 in Dean's Speaker Series, Lifelong Learning, News

On September 30, 2013, Dean Freeman sat down with a man who has two companies on Fortune’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies list. Bill Erbey, Chairman of Ocwen Financial, Altisource Portfolio Solutions, and Home Loan Servicing Solutions, finds that strategy—finding the company’s unique competitive advantage—is the key to rising above “me too” businesses.

Boston University School of Management’s Dean’s Speaker Series brings industry leaders into its “living room” for insightful conversation with Dean Freeman. The various speakers, by tapping into their personal experience, provide advice on how to become a successful leader, implement an effective talent management system, guide an organization through a technological transformation, and more.

Dean’s Speaker Series: Philip Clarke, CEO of Tesco

September 19th, 2013 in Dean's Speaker Series, Lifelong Learning, News

The CEO of the world’s 3rd largest retailer, Tesco, joined Dean Freeman on September 19, 2013, for a conversation on transforming a company during a digital revolution. Philip Clarke touched on topics like remaining a genuine leader, keeping actions consistent with values, and how to approach ethical dilemmas.

Boston University School of Management’s Dean’s Speaker Series brings industry leaders into its “living room” for insightful conversation with Dean Freeman. The various speakers, by tapping into their personal experience, provide advice on how to become a successful leader, implement an effective talent management system, guide an organization through a technological transformation, and more.

Dean’s Speaker Series: Dennis Swanson, President, FOX TV

March 22nd, 2012 in Dean Freeman, Dean's Speaker Series, Lifelong Learning, News, Video

President of Station Operations at FOX TV Dennis Swanson Visits Boston University School of Management.
Swanson discusses career highlights including Oprah, Monday Night Football, and the Olympics, and shares his insight on the future of the television industry.