Improving Lives Through Responsible Management Education 

The Global GoalsLUISS University and the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University are partnering to host a PRME workshop weekend at the Fortezza in Montepulciano, Italy. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and share innovations and best practices for engaging faculty, students and the business community to teach, research and achieve The Global Goals.

If you would like to serve as a panel speaker, discussion leader or in some other role, please contact Sheb True at strue@kennesaw.edu.

US $250 early registration by 31 January 2018

US $350 registration by 28 February 2018

US $400 registration from 16 February 2018 until first day of the workshop.

Register here for your ticket to the PRME Workshop. 

Sheb L. True, Ph.D.
Special Assistant to the Dean for Strategic Initiatives 
Kennesaw State University 
Coles College of Business 
560 Parliament Garden Way 
Kennesaw, GA 30144 USA
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Workshop Agenda

  • 18:30-20:30 Welcome and Reception

  • 09:00-09:30 Introduction & Workshop Overview

    • Sheb True, Kennesaw State University

    09:30-10:30 Session 1: "Beauty & Sustainability"

    This opening session is meant to be thought provoking and challenge our imagination. How does beauty and sustainability connect? We sense a profound connection, almost an ontological one, yet this is one that we are not used to explore, or to bring into our classrooms. What opportunity are we missing thereby? What pedagogic tools or approaches are we neglecting, that could touch the minds and hearts of our students in powerful ways? What aspects are we collectively, tacitly, leaving outside of the classroom, and what would happen if we didn't?

    • Keynote Speaker: Isabel Rimanoczy, Convener LEAP!
    • Table Discussion Moderator: Conny Scott, Hochshule Anhalt
    • Table Discussion Moderators: to-be-determined

    10:30-11:00 Break

    11:00-12:30 Session 2: "Integrating The Global Goals into the Classroom"

    A panel discussion on pedagogical tools faculty are using to integrate the teaching of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into your classroom lectures, assignments, and examinations.

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    12:30-14:00 Lunch

    14:00-15:15 Session 3: "Lessons Learned by PRME Champion Schools"

    A panel discussion with leaders at PRME Champion schools on what their institutions are actively doing to work toward full integration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their curriculum and culture.

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    15:15-15:45 Break

    15:45-17:00 Session 4: “Collaboration Opportunities"

    • Panel Leader: Serena Newhall, United Nations International Training Centres for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL)
    • Panelist: Nikhil Seth, Assistant Secretary General & Executive Director of United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
    • Panelist: Alex Mejia, Head of the Decentralized Cooperation Programme (DCP) at UNITAR
    • Table Discussion Moderator: Dennis Loubierre, ENACTUS
    • Table Discussion Moderators: to-be-determined
  • 09:00-10:15 Session 5: “Starting and Growing a PRME Regional Chapter"

    This session will serve as a means for established Regional PRME chapter representatives to share their experiences and advice for starting a new Regional PRME chapter, and growing/improving existing Regional PRME chapters.

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    10:15-10:45 Break

    10:45-12:00 Session 6: "Participants' Discussion of Workshop Outcomes & Next Steps”

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