About Higher Education Business & Leadership: Summer Edition
The business of higher education has been turned on its head. Still coping with the lingering impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, university and college leadership are being forced to reinvent how their institutions function effectively going forward. Everything has to be examined including course curriculum, recruitment and enrollment strategies, technology implementation and training, and strategic partnerships with other institutions and associations. Students may be physically going back to campus, but the higher education business model is changed forever.
Join Fierce Education and higher education executives for the Business & Leadership: Summer Edition virtual event to learn what some university leaders are doing to alter their business models to excel in this new Education 3.0 world.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 14
KEYNOTE: KEEPING THE BEST OF THE PAST WHILE LOOKING TOWARDS THE FUTURE
This session will explore the budgetary priorities and shifts at universities as blended learning becomes the new norm. How have investments in technology, instructional design and faculty training and the inclusion of online program management changed and been prioritized.
SPONSOR KEYNOTE WITH COURSERA
SESSION 1: IF YOU CAN'T BEAT THEM, JOIN THEM: PARTNERING PERSPECTIVES
This session will explore how some universities are partnering and sharing resources to offer a richer, more equitable curriculum and meet the needs of their diverse students. What technologies are needed to provide shared courseware, materials, and allow access to students located around the world.
SESSION 2: STANDING OUT IN THE CROWD: ENROLLMENT STRATEGIES
This session will explore some of the innovative ways colleges and universities are changing their recruitment and enrollment models to reach out and attract students. How are they embracing social media, web-based applications, and tools to reach and communicate with their targeted students to get them to commit and register.
SESSION 3: HOLD ON TIGHT: TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION
This session will explore the accelerated rate of technology adoption universities have had to embrace and how some are trying to stay ahead of the curve and be more prepared in the future. This will cover processes to integrate new tools with existing LMS, provide proper bandwidth and connectivity, tap into the benefits of artificial intelligence and virtual reality, and ensure data security.
OPEN DISCUSSION: ZOOM ROUNDTABLE
Video optional! Additional discussion time for more questions, success sharing, and meeting the speakers.