Executive Program for IT Leaders
Third Annual Executive Residency and
MS-MIT Program Reunion
October 28 - 29, 2010
The program will be
held in Rouss & Robertson Halls, the McIntire School of
Commerce's state-of-the-are new home in the heart of Jefferson's
heralds the M.S. in the Management of IT Program's 20th
anniversary, as well as the 10th anniversary of its popular
executive-format offering. Please help us celebrate by joining
us for our third annual two-day executive residency program
designed to provide IT leaders and alumni of U.Va.'s M.S. MIT
Program with a cutting-edge learning experience. Participants
will be introduced to the latest approaches to leadership,
innovation, emerging technologies, IT architecture, and social
networking. Through case studies, research reports, hands-on
exercises, interactive classroom discussions, and networking,
participants will have the opportunity to capture a vital new
set of managerial competencies.
block of rooms has been reserved at the
Courtyard By Marriott University Medical Center.
Please call Nicole Fitzwater, Director of Graduate Alumni
Development, at 434-982-5623 or
$2,000 for non-CMIT
$1,000 for CMIT members.
program materials, and meals)
Q: Just how different is the
Knowledge Continuum curriculum from the MS/MIT program?
A: The Knowledge Continuum is
designed to be an update and extension to the MS MIT curriculum.
In fact, it is largely in response to requests for this type of
program by our alumni for the past 10 years. Our objective will
be to provide the latest thinking in each of the core areas
(modules) of the program, as well as the topics of leadership
Q: Will this executive
education program count toward CEUs adn PDUs?
A: The Knowledge
Continuum is a non-credit course through U.Va's School of
Continuing and Professional Studies. Atendees will receive
Continuing Educational Units (CEUs) and approximately 16
Professional Development Units (PDUs).
IT Strategy & Management
IT Architecture & Emerging
Driving Results Through Social
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Associate Professor of Commerce and Director of the Network
Roundtable. Professor Cross specializes in organizational
behavior. He conducts research on social networks, knowledge
management, organizational learning, and organizational change.
Peter Gray is an Associate
Professor Commerce. He has a background in electronic commerce
and online information services and has worked in a variety of
information technology and management consulting positions.
His areas of expertise and research include: competitive
strategy and information systems strategy, collaborative impacts
of organizational networks, virtual teams, online communities,
and knowledge management systems, and social technologies that
empower employees to interact and collaborate in valuable new
Stefano Grazioli, Assistant Professor, Director of MS MIT program,
Charlottesville, and Coordinator of the IT Architecture module
of the MS MIT program, has taught graduate and executive
education courses both in Europe and in the U.S. since the early
1990s. His research interests focus on IT architectures,
knowledge management, and information security.
Mike Morris is Associate Dean
for Graduate Programs and an Associate Professor of Commerce. He
specializes in management information systems. His specific
research interests include user adoption and acceptance of new
technologies, user-centered systems development, usability
engineering and measurement, and decision making using
Ryan Nelson, Professor, Director of the Center for the
Management of Information Technology, and Coordinator of the
Project Management module of the MS MIT program, has taught in
the McIntire School’s graduate and executive education programs
since 1990. His research focuses on improving the management of
IT projects and leverages a growing database of over 100 IT
Barb Wixom is an Associate Professor and Director of the MS
MIT program, Northern Virginia. She is an Associate Editor of
The Journal of Business Intelligence, a research fellow of The
Data Warehousing Institute, and an Associate Director for the
Teradata University Network. Barb is a University of Virginia
Teaching Award winner, and she specializes in data warehousing
and business intelligence research.
register please contact Nicole Fitzwater, Director of Graduate
Alumni Development, at 434-982-5623 or
A non-refundable deposit of $500 per participant is required
by October 5, 2010. The balance of the program tuition must be
paid by October 27, 2010, to guarantee a seat in the program.
Space is limited; reservations/deposits are accepted on a
first-come, first-served basis.
Cancellation and Refunds:
To receive a refund of your deposit (minus a $50 processing
fee), you must communicate your cancellation by the close of
business (5 p.m. EST) October 15, 2010,
to Nicole Fitzwater at 434-982-5623 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. No refunds are available for
program payments after this October 15,
2010 5 p.m. EST deadline.*
*Although there are no refunds for payments after the
October 15th deadline, the McIntire School Graduate Programs Office will
make every effort to refund participants making post deadline
cancellations, provided there is a waiting list and their
vacated seat in the program can be filled with another
participant. To be considered for a late cancellation refund you
must send an official communication of your cancellation and the
request for a refund in writing to Nicole Fitzwater, University
of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce, P.O. Box 400173,
Charlottesville VA 22904.
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