Join us in Jumeirah Beach, Dubai, for an evening of panel discussions and networking with school staff, alumni and Kogod MBA students! We'll host the panel "“Careers and Skills of the Future – how to survive in a rapidly changing world," followed by a student/alumni dinner and reception. Select AU and Kogod faculty and staff will also be in attendance, along with Kogod MBA students completing their global consulting projects.
Looking forward to seeing you there. Please direct any questions to Jim Waite, Director, Alumni Relations at Kogod School of Business firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
17:00 (5 p.m.) – Symposium featuring:
Opening remarks from Assistant Vice President Todd Sloan;
School update from Dean John T. Delaney;
Panel of business leaders moderated by Professor Omar on the topic “Careers and Skills of the Future – how to survive in a rapidly changing world."
19:00 (7 p.m.) – Alumni and Friends Reception hosted by Kogod MBA students
Dean, American University’s Kogod School of Business
John T. Delaney is dean of American University’s Kogod School of Business. Prior to his appointment at AU in 2016, he served as the Henry E. Haller, Jr. Dean of Business at the University of Pittsburgh from 2006 until 2015. During his deanship, the school experienced increased enrollments, better student quality, improved student satisfaction scores, greater diversity, and enhancements on virtually all key metrics. Delaney earned a BS degree from LeMoyne College and AM and PhD degrees from the University of Illinois. He held faculty positions at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, University of Iowa, Michigan State University, and the University of Pittsburgh before joining AU. He has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the Society for Human Resource Management–University of Iowa Hawkeye Chapter–Outstanding Professor Award (1994-1995), the University of Illinois School of Labor and Employment Relations Distinguished Alumni Award (2011), and the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business’ H.J. Zoffer Medal for Meritorious Service (2015).
Associate Professor, Department of International Business, Kogod School of Business, American University
Professor Omar is an Associate Professor in the Department of International Business and a Research Fellow at the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center. His research interests focus on global supply chain management, specifically targeting areas such as supply chain integration and responsiveness, cyber risks in global supply chains, and sustainability in global supply chains. Prior to receiving his Ph.D., Professor Omar worked in the oil industry and conducted several consulting projects for a wide range of corporations including many Fortune 100 companies as well as small privately-owned firms.
Amwaj Rotana Hotel (JBR), Jumeirah Beach, Dubai
Cost: Free and Guest are Welcome
Dress: Dubai Business Casual