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Introducing New Great Minds to the Business Leader Faculty®

Author: Dr. Bryan Watkins

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM) sets itself apart from other business schools with its Business Leader Faculty® – which is 100% made up of working professionals who are experts in such areas as marketing, finance, global business, leadership, and healthcare. Through practical learning and application that can be taken from the classroom into any meeting, presentation, or board room, our Business Leader Faculty® prepare students to think critically.

We have welcomed seven new faculty members to LFGSM during the Spring of 2016, and they will soon be teaching invaluable lessons in classrooms and CLS programs.

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Using Innovation Practices in Everyday Problem Solving

Author: Corinne Miller

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Quick. Think of an innovation, any innovation. What did you come up with? Most people I’ve asked reply with the likes of iPod, Uber, Amazon, or Google – the big disruptive stuff. But the most prevalent innovations are those that can happen every day in our businesses. In fact, I had a stunning moment recently in an innovation session I taught at a local company. For THE first time, after ten years of teaching innovation, when asked to name an innovation, a participant mentioned one from his current employer. Can you believe it? Participants rarely mention an innovation from their own companies. Why is that? We only think about the big, disruptive innovations and we often don’t see the other types as well as our own innovations in the same light. We need to expand our thinking.

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The Flipped Learning Experience comes to LFGSM

Author: Carrie Buchwald

Monday, May 02, 2016

As the landscape in which we live and work continues to evolve, from new technologies to innovations in healthcare, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM) is always looking to stay ahead of the curve. To do that, we recognize the importance of exploring new and innovative ways of teaching our students and training our Business Leader Faculty®.

Last month, LFGSM welcomed Jon Bergmann, co-founder of Flipped Learning Network™, a nonprofit organization that provides resources, training and research about Flipped Learning. Bergmann came to our Lake Forest Campus to lead the event “Ditch Sit and Get Learning” for our faculty.

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