Leaders in Professional, Continuing and Online Education

The Entrepreneurial Imperative - August 2021

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How are new opportunities identified and implemented?  How do professional, continuing, and online professionals succeed in a competitive and ever changing environment? More than any other academic unit, the professional, continuing, and online enterprise is responsive, agile, risk-taking, and innovative -- all qualities of entrepreneurs, but within the realities and constraints of complex institutions. This course will explore how to navigate and innovate within a dynamic environment

Kevin Currie

Chief Executive Officer

Continuing & Professional Education Consulting Group

In his capacity as Chief Executive Officer of the Continuing & Professional Education Consulting Group, Kevin Currie works with institutions on new program identification, existing program evaluation, and unit reorganization or creation. Previously, Currie served as Special Advisor to the Dean of the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University and as Executive Director of Northeastern University Online. Prior to this, he served as the Senior Associate Dean of the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University, and as the Director of the Corporate Training Group at Boston University. He earned his B.A. in English from Framingham State University, and holds a Certificate in Training and Development from Boston University.

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Week 1: Defining Entrepreneurship in PCO Units
Week 1: Overview
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Week 1 - Video Conference Meeting - Wednesday 08/04/2021 at 1:00-2:00 PM (Eastern)
08/04/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
08/04/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes Join the class for a live video-conferencing session. Participants are advised to access the session 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start time to ensure their technology is configured and working properly. UPCEA Online PD is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://upcea.zoom.us/j/99363060494 Meeting ID: 993 6306 0494 One tap mobile +13126266799,,99363060494# US (Chicago) +19294362866,,99363060494# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) Meeting ID: 993 6306 0494 Find your local number: https://upcea.zoom.us/u/acZCR30wiV
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Week 1: Video Lecture - Part 2
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Week 1: Discussion - Outcomes Synopsis
Week 1: Survey
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Week 2: Entrepreneurship in a Team Environment
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Week 2 - Video Conference Meeting - Wednesday 08/11/2021 at 1:00-2:00 PM (Eastern)
08/11/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
08/11/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes UPCEA Online PD is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://upcea.zoom.us/j/99363060494 Meeting ID: 993 6306 0494 One tap mobile +13126266799,,99363060494# US (Chicago) +19294362866,,99363060494# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) Meeting ID: 993 6306 0494 Find your local number: https://upcea.zoom.us/u/acZCR30wiV
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Week 2: Discussion - Team Environments
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Week 3: Risk Taking and Mitigation
Week 3: Overview
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Week 3 - Video Conference Meeting - Wednesday 08/18/2021 at 1:00-2:00 PM (Eastern)
08/18/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
08/18/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes UPCEA Online PD is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://upcea.zoom.us/j/99363060494 Meeting ID: 993 6306 0494 One tap mobile +13126266799,,99363060494# US (Chicago) +19294362866,,99363060494# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) Meeting ID: 993 6306 0494 Find your local number: https://upcea.zoom.us/u/acZCR30wiV
Week 3: Video Lecture
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Week 3: Discussion - Your Own Future Plans for PCO
Week 3: Survey
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Week 4: External Considerations in Creative Program Development
Week 4: Overview
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Week 4 - Video Conference Meeting - Wednesday 08/25/2021 at 1:00-2:00 PM (Eastern)
08/25/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
08/25/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes Join the class for a live video-conferencing session. Participants are advised to access the session 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start time to ensure their technology is configured and working properly. UPCEA Online PD is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://upcea.zoom.us/j/99363060494 Meeting ID: 993 6306 0494 One tap mobile +13126266799,,99363060494# US (Chicago) +19294362866,,99363060494# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) Meeting ID: 993 6306 0494 Find your local number: https://upcea.zoom.us/u/acZCR30wiV
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Week 4: Survey
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Course Wrap Up - Video Conference Meeting - Wednesday 09/01/2021 at 1:00-2:00 PM (Eastern)
09/01/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
09/01/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes UPCEA Online PD is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://upcea.zoom.us/j/99363060494 Meeting ID: 993 6306 0494 One tap mobile +13126266799,,99363060494# US (Chicago) +19294362866,,99363060494# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) Meeting ID: 993 6306 0494 Find your local number: https://upcea.zoom.us/u/acZCR30wiV
Post-Course Evaluation
Post-course evaluation for The Entrepreneurial Imperative
Week 4: Discussion - Changing your Approach to Creative Programs