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Executive Development Webinars and Podcasts

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Webinar: Mason Means Business Speaker Series—Online Learning Part II, Using Technology to Support Meaningful Online Instructional Strategies
August 6, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

Join Nada Dabbagh, PhD, co-author of Meaningful Online Learning: Integrating Strategies, Activities, and Learning Technologies for Effective Designs and Ghania Zgheibfor, PhD, expert in the technologies of learning, for the second in a series of three online learning webinars. In this webinar faculty will be introduced to a framework for thinking about the affordances of learning technologies, i.e., the different types or categories of learning technologies and their "use" possibilities.

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Webinar: Mason Means Business Speaker Series—Online Learning Part III, Developing Online Assessments
August 13, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

Join Nada Dabbagh, PhD, co-author of Meaningful Online Learning: Integrating Strategies, Activities, and Learning Technologies for Effective Designs and Ghania Zgheibfor, PhD, expert in the technologies of learning, for the third in a series of three online learning webinars. This webinar explains the difference between traditional assessments and authentic or alternative assessments and uses the backwards design model to delve into the different types of assessments that can be used to support MOL using learning technologies.

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COVID-19 and Implications for the Government Contracting Community

Information Security and Business Continuity Challenges Due to COVID-19

Smart Investing in the Face of COVID-19 

Negotiations in a Virtual Environment

 

Podcast Library

  

Executive Development at Mason with Maury Peiperl, Dean of the School of Business

Host Brett Josephson has a conversation with Maury Peiperl, Dean of the School of Business at George Mason University. Maury discusses his academic and professional background, as well as his vision for the future of the Executive Development at Mason.

The Federal Government's COVID-19 Response and its Impact on the Government Contracting Community

Host Brett Josephson sits down with Dr. John "Jerry" McGinn, Executive Director of George Mason University's Center for Government Contracting, and Eric Lofgren, a research fellow with the Center.

Smart Investing in the Era of COVID-19 with Derek Horstmeyer

Host Brett Josephson welcomes Derek Horstmeyer, Associate Professor of Finance at George Mason University, to the podcast. Derek is an expert in the financial markets with publications in the Quarterly Journal of Finance and a monthly column in the Wall Street Journal. He gives his unique perspective on investing in the era of COVID-19, touching on topics ranging from what stocks tend to perform well in times of uncertainty to the impact of interest rates being at all-time lows.

Just For Fun-cast #1 with Jon Jackson

In a departure from our regular programming, host Brett Josephson welcomes to the podcast a colleague and former classmate, Jon Jackson. Jon is an assistant professor of finance at Providence College where he teaches classes on operations management and business analytics. While in their PhD program at Washington State, Brett and Jon developed a model for predicting success in fantasy football auction drafts. On this episode, the pair discuss how this model was developed and the insights it has brought them through almost nine years of use.

Enterprise Risk Management in Response to Covid-19 with Marcelo Brutti, CRO of City National Bank

In this episode, host Brett Josephson welcomes Marcelo Brutti, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of City National Bank. Marcelo is also an advisory board member and instructor in Mason’s Chief Risk Officer Executive Development program. Marcelo offers insights into how his financial institution is dealing with the Covid-19 crisis from a perspective of preparedness, cyber security, resource management, and colleague well-being in an era where close to 100% of his 5,500 person workforce is suddenly working from home.

Enterprise Risk Management in Response to Covid-19 Part 2 with Marcelo Brutti, CRO of City National Bank

In part two of a two part series, host Brett Josephson welcomes back Marcelo Brutti, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of City National Bank. Marcelo offers insights into how he as a CRO and his institution have been dealing with the CAREs act and the Payroll Protection Program. He also discusses his involvement with Mason Executive Development and a little bit about the classes that he teaches as part of the CRO program.

Remote Working in the Era of Covid-19 with Carlos Valdes-Dapena and Matt Cronin 

Host Brett Josephson welcomes author, speaker, consultant, and CEO of Corporate Collaboration Resources Carlos Valdes-Depena and Matt Cronin, associate professor of management in George Mason's School of Business. The three have a roundtable discussion on the significance of the office, what has changed during the era of Covid-19, and what we should take away from this time once we do return to work.

Professional Skills with Christine Landoll and KerriLaine Prunella

For this episode of the podcast, host Brett Josephson pitches it over to Christine Landoll, Professor of Practice and Director of Business Engagement in the School of Business at George Mason University. Christine welcomes guest KerrLaine Prunella, Chief Human Capital Officer for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Christine and KerriLaine offer insights into skills employees at all levels should be utilizing and building upon during this time as they work from home. Those skills include communication, leadership, and dressing for success.

Digital and Social Media Entrepreneurship with Amir Zonozi, President and Co-Founder of Zoomph

This week, host Brett Josephson welcomes to the podcast Amir Zonozi, a Mason Alum and president and Co-Founder of Zoomph, a unique digital platform designed to measure return on investment for social media sponsorship. Amir takes us through the life of Zoomph, from its beginnings as a side project born out of work for the US State Department through its current life servicing major brands and sports properties to its recent work in the growing world of eSpots, as well as his personal journey as an entrepreneur.