Evidence of Krannert's commitment to lifelong learning, our Continuing Education Webinar Series provides biannual free, online classes on a variety of research and management topics.
Stay tuned for information about our next installment, set for early 2019.
Say What? Strategies for Successfully Communicating with Senior Executives with Theresa Carter
Purdue University alumna Theresa Carter is an executive leader with more than 20 years of diverse experience at senior levels in all aspects of building, leading and transforming complex programs and organizations ranging from 400 to 8,000 people.
On August 9, 2018, Ms. Carter, a retired Air Force Major General and currently CEO of TC3 Solutions, LLC, presented "Say What? Strategies for Successfully Communicating with Senior Executives."
Now more than ever, leaders and managers at all levels of an organization are bombarded by data and information. How do you cut through the noise to succinctly and effectively hold a senior leader’s attention and persuasively communicate your message or present a solution to problems that have been vexing the organization?
Ms. Carter's webinar provided strategies, tools and techniques to help participants more effectively communicate with senior executives whose time, attention and patience are often in limited supply, making every second count when it’s your turn at the podium.
The Behavioral Economics of Perseverance with Dr. Brian Roberson
On February 23, 2018, Professor Brian Roberson presented "The Behavioral Economics of Perseverance."
Dr. Roberson teaches Game Theory in Purdue's EMBA program and Economics in Purdue's Applied Management Principles certificate program. He is Krannert's Director of Graduate Studies in Economics, and Associate Professor of Economics at Purdue University.
Professor Roberson's webinar addressed some of the key findings from the behavorial economics literature on factors that influence perseverance including risk aversion, ambiguity aversion, biases in intial belief formation, biases in the updating of beliefs after failures, sunk-cost fallacy/escalation of committment issues, and joy-of-winning issues.
5 Digital Marketing Techniques All Businesses Should Adopt…Now! with Bill Schroeder
On August 23, 2017, Bill Schroeder presented “5 Digital Marketing Techniques All Businesses Should Adopt…Now!”
Schroeder teaches Mastering Social Media and Digital Marketing in Purdue’s EMBA program. He is VP of InTouch Practice Communications, an Indiana-based firm that specializes in helping veterinary and dental practices communicate with their clients.
A former United States Marine who currently serves as the Commandant of the Calumet Detachment, Marine Corps League, Schroeder is a dynamic speaker and motivator.
Decision making, behavioral economics with Visiting Associate Professor Dr. Thomas Eppel
Purdue EMBA Programs Visiting Associate Professor Dr. Thomas Eppel's free online course on making smart decisions is available to view here. Professor Eppel's webinar gives an overview of decision analysis; explores modeling preferences and decision trees; touches upon risk aversion and the psychology of decision making; and more.
Follow along with the accompanying slide deck.
"Decision Making and Behavioral Economics" was offered live on February 15, 2107.
Prosperity, sustainability with economics professor Dr. Kevin Mumford
Purdue EMBA Programs' Continuing Education Webinar Series offers "Prosperity, Sustainability, and the Measurement of Wealth," taught by Krannert Associate Professor of Economics Kevin Mumford. This class provides tools to evaluate the underlying productive base of an economy and gauge the sustainability of economic trends. Learn how to use national wealth accounting to better analyze and forecast in the overall economic environment.
Watch the archived online class to take away tools to evaluate the underlying productive base of an economy, and gauge the sustainability of economic trends and the implications for their business.
Professor Mumford teaches Economics in Purdue's EMBA program.
Digitizing the physical world with Associate Professor of Management Dr. Karthik Kannan
This installment of our Continuing Education Webinar Series features Dr. Karthik Kannan, Associate Professor of Management at Krannert, discussing the digitizing of the physical world.
"The Internet of Things: How Smart Objects will Transform our World," is available for viewing here.
Mapping your career with leadership coach Ginny Clarke
This installment of our Continuing Education Webinar Series features Ginny Clarke, a published author, leadership coach, and career management expert. She spoke to the EMBA Class of 2016 during a Purdue residency.
View her presentation for excellent advice on mapping your career.
Exploiting temporary advantages with IMM Global EMBA academic director Dr. Filip Caeldries
Dr. Filip Caeldries, Global Academic Director for the IMM Global Executive MBA program, discusses the importance of exploiting temporary advantages in building a successful corporate strategy in this installment of the series.