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IS education for executives : joys and pains

  • Executive education in IS is under the scrutiny of many institution for the potential to bring in financial revenues. However teaching executives can be a very challenging task because of the previous experiences, variation in their previous education, and multiplicity of motivations for pursuing a continuous education. The panel aims at sharing successful experiences and highlighting challenges of dealing with executive audiences. The panel will present the results of a large survey among executive students and identify the three most significant elements emerged from the survey: the importance of theory that is actionable, the importance of varied pedagogical tools and practices, and the importance of relevance beyond practical tools. Based on a survey that will be distributed to the audience at the beginning of the panel, the audience will be actively engaged in sharing their experiences on the three topics aiming at capitalize and sum up the collective knowledge of the room.

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Author of HS ReutlingenMocker, Martin
Erschienen in:Building a better world through information Systems : International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2014), Auckland, New Zealand, 14 - 17 December 2014 ; 21. Panels
Document Type:Conference proceeding
Publication year:2014
Creating Corporation:Association for Information Systems
Tag:actionable theory; executive education; pedagogical practices; relevance in teaching
Page Number:7
First Page:1
Last Page:7
DDC classes:330 Wirtschaft
Open access?:Ja
Licence (German):License Logo  Open Access