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SOURCE AACSB International
TAMPA, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AACSB International (AACSB) announced today that more than 10,000 viewers have tuned in to eNEWSLINE Live (ENL), the organization's streaming video program addressing global topics and trends in management education.
"Within the industry, eNEWSLINE Live has become an on-demand video resource for those looking to address various challenges found within their business school or professional career," said John J. Fernandes, president and chief executive officer of AACSB International. "In support of our mission, all broadcasts are available for free to anyone, anywhere and at any time. Through ENL, AACSB is advancing quality within the management education industry one discussion at a time."
Since its introduction in 2011, ENL has served as home to experts from the world of business education, providing a launching pad to examine various subjects in the industry. Discussion topics have ranged from ethics and corporate social responsibility with Steve Reinemund, former chief executive and chairman of PepsiCo and outgoing dean and business professor of leadership and strategy at Wake Forest University School of Business, to MOOCs and open access education with Michael Lenox, associate dean and executive director of the Batten Institute at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia.
"eNEWSLINE Live provides an interesting and easy way to stay in touch with key issues facing the business school world," said Reinemund. "I was honored to serve as ENL's first guest, and look forward to seeing the initiative grow as it continues to serve the management education community."
Broadcast in multiple time zones, eNEWSLINE Live has reached viewers in more than 65 countries and territories from around the world. Currently prospective viewers can choose from 16 different segments, via the AACSB International website.
"From both the presenter and faculty perspective, ENL's on-demand functionality and open access to a library of topics is an invaluable resource for the global b-school industry," said Lenox. "Viewers can choose to watch a broadcast live or as schedules permit-allowing an individual to tune into discussions when it is most convenient."
The most recent segment features Fernandes and Jan Williams, dean emeritus of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville College of Business and Administration and past chair of the AACSB Board of Directors, as they discuss their views on what it takes to effectively lead today's business school, as well as updates to AACSB's current strategic direction and its new CEO selection process.
The next broadcast will be held on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 and will feature Linda Livingstone, current dean and professor of management at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University, named dean of the George Washington University School of Business, and incoming chair of the AACSB Board of Directors. During the segment, Dean Livingstone will discuss the future of accreditation, including the comparative advantages and benefits associated with AACSB Accreditation, as well as answer questions regarding risks and challenges facing accreditation.
For more information on how to register for the next edition of eNEWSLINE Live, or to view past segments, visit the AACSB website at http://www.aacsb.edu/enl.
About AACSB International
AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), founded in 1916, is an association of more than 1,450 educational institutions, businesses, and other organizations in 89 countries and territories. AACSB's mission is to advance quality management education worldwide through accreditation, thought leadership, and value-added services. As the premier accreditation body for institutions offering undergraduate, master's, and doctorate degrees in business and accounting, the association also conducts a wide array of conferences and seminar programs at locations throughout the world. AACSB's global headquarters is located in Tampa, Florida, USA and its Asia Pacific headquarters is located in Singapore. For more information, please visit www.aacsb.edu.
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