Fisher Executive Education

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Synopsis

There's a Better Way is a podcast series focused on exploring how operational excellence principles can provide solutions in your personal and professional life. Each episode, Dr. Aravind Chandrasekaran, professor and academic director at The Ohio State Fisher College of Business, will sit down with a prominent expert or faculty leader to discuss problems we all face in our world today. This program is brought to you by the Master of Business in Operational Excellence.

Episodes

  • Introducing the Graduate Certificate in IT Business Strategy

    16/05/2022 Duration: 42min

    Meredith Conder, Executive Director for Executive Education, sits down with Lori Kendall, senior lecturer at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, to discuss a new Executive Education program offering – The Graduate Certificate in IT Business Strategy – for which Dr. Kendall is the academic director. Learn how this unique and timely program is designed to shape IT leaders into transformational strategists who will lead their organizations into the future.

  • Episode 46: How IT Leaders can have a Voice at the Table

    11/04/2022 Duration: 23min

    In this episode, Meredith Conder, Executive Director for Fisher College of Business Executive Education, sat down with John Hrusovsky, an organizational and information technology consultant with over 30 years of experience. Hrusovsky discusses how an ever-changing business landscape has heightened the Senior IT Professional's role within an organization and how John’s vision for helping CIO’s and Senior IT Consultant's advance and excel in their careers has come to fruition with the creation of the Graduate Certificate in IT Business Strategy.

  • Episode 45: IT is Now the Leading Engine of Companies

    01/04/2022 Duration: 24min

    In this episode, Meredith Conder, Executive Director for Fisher College of Business Executive Education, sat down with John Deane, a senior executive and board member with over 35 years of experience across industries ranging from retail to food service. Deane discusses the transformation of the IT industry and how current and upcoming IT leaders can use business strategy principles including data analytics and corporate finance, to be forward-looking and active contributors to the process of management.

  • Episode 44: Meaningful Change within Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    17/09/2021 Duration: 21min

    Vice President of Culture, Engagement and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer for OhioHealth, Aisha Allen, joins us today to discuss her experience leading change management efforts within the diversity, equity and inclusion space. As part of Aisha's role within OhioHealth she not only addresses the strategy to be more inclusive as an organization at the leadership level, but also how they can address minority disparities within healthcare as a whole. Aisha is also a proud undergraduate and Executive MBA alumna of the Fisher College of Business.

  • Alumni Conversations: Inggrie Moore, MBOE Class of 2019

    06/07/2021 Duration: 41min

    Today, Laurie Spadaro, Director of Operations and Admissions, sat down with Inggrie Moore, senior consultant in lean automation at Fifth Third Bank and 2019 graduate of MBOE, and Dave Margil, a coach within the MBOE program. Every student in the program is assigned an experienced coach who works with them on their individual capstone project. Listen to learn how MBOE has made a difference in Inggrie’s professional career, and how Dave helped her with her lean journey.

  • Alumni Conversations: Matt Davis, SMB-A Class of 2020

    17/05/2021 Duration: 32min

    Sarah Duerr, senior assistant director for recruitment and admissions, sits down with Matt Davis, manager of public service at Accenture. Matt discusses why he chose to pursue his Specialized Master in Business Analytics, and how it's helped set him apart.

  • Alumni Conversations: Aaron Friedman, MBOE Class of 2020

    14/05/2021 Duration: 35min

    Laurie Spadaro, director of admission and operations for executive graduate programs, sat down with Aaron Friedman, a graduate from the Master of Business Operational Excellence Class of 2020. Since graduating, Aaron was hired at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams as Production Manager, where he oversees the supply and production of the ice cream bases. Aaron explains how he uses operational excellence principles in his day-to-day work, and even touches on the now famous Strawberry Pretzel Salad flavor release.

  • Alumni Conversations: Ashley Donnini, EMBA Class of 2017

    05/03/2021 Duration: 26min

    Anna Morris, Associate Director of Engagement, sat down with Ashley Donnini, EMBA Class of 2017, to hear why she chose to pursue her Executive MBA and how it's had an impact on her career. Since graduation, Ashley has started her own company, Lola Link Consulting, a boutique firm focused in the utility industry.

  • Alumni Conversation: Malak Abdel-Hadi, MBOE Class of 2020

    26/02/2021 Duration: 39min

    Laurie Spadaro, director of the Master of Business Operational Excellence (MBOE)program, sits down with Malak Abdel-Hadi, MBOE class of 2020. Malak serves as process improvement specialist for Safelite AutoGlass, a company that prioritizes process improvement. Hear how Malak switched companies and positions to best utilize her education.

  • Alumni Conversation: Ryan VanNoy, MBOE Class of 2020

    26/02/2021 Duration: 32min

    Laurie Spadaro, director of the Master of Business Operational Excellence (MBOE) program and class of 2016, sits down with Ryan VanNoy, MBOE class of 2020. Ryan is a veteran who currently serves as supervisor for the Maintenance Analysis and Funding Team at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma. Listen to hear why Ryan chose to go back to school and how it's impacted his career, as well as his personal life.

  • Alumni Conversations: Rahul Ponappa, MBOE Class of 2020

    23/01/2021 Duration: 35min

    Laurie Spadaro, director of the Master of Business Operational Excellence program sits down with Rahul Ponappa, MBOE class of 2020. Rahul serves as assistant director of dining services at The Ohio State University. Listen to hear how Rahul’s role had to pivot and adapt during 2020, and how he had the support of MBOE to help him through it all.

  • Alumni Conversations: Elizabeth Howe, MBOE Class of 2020

    23/01/2021 Duration: 24min

    Today, Laurie Spadaro, director of the Master of Business Operational Excellence program sits down with Elizabeth Howe, MBOE class of 2020. Listen to how Elizabeth started a new role after graduation, serving as the first Director of Process Improvement for North American Dental Group.

  • Alumni Conversation: Patrick O'Connor, MBA Class of 2020

    20/01/2021 Duration: 21min

    Today, Sarah Duerr, senior assistant director for MBA recruitment and admissions, sits down with Patrick O’Connor, MBA class of 2020. Patrick is a pharmacy sales specialist with Baxter Healthcare and attended the Working Professional MBA program while he continued working full time.

  • Alumni Conversations: Terry Kayobotsi, MBOE Class of 2017 and EMBA Class of 2019

    12/01/2021 Duration: 39min

    Laurie Spadaro, Director of the Master of Business Operational Excellence program sat down with Terry Kayobotsi, technology analyst with Nationwide Insurance. Hear why Terry chose to pursue not only his MBOE but also an EMBA, and how his Fisher experience has had an impact in his professional career.

  • Professional MBA Programs at Fisher College of Business

    15/12/2020 Duration: 30min

    The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business offers two MBA programs for busy professionals, the Working Professional MBA and the Executive MBA. Listen to learn more about the differences, and similarities, between the two programs to find the best fit for your current situation.

  • Alumni Conversations: Julia Yontz, EMBA Class of 2020

    02/12/2020 Duration: 26min

    Our prospective students are often concerned about managing their professional careers and their family life, in addition to going back to school. Julia Yontz, a 2020 graduate of the Executive MBA program, shares why she chose to pursue her Executive MBA while balancing work and growing her family simultaneously.

  • Episode 43: Executive Leadership Training in Medicine

    27/10/2020 Duration: 20min

    Physicians not only manage patient care, but more and more they are managing the healthcare system. Dr. Jarrett Heard, assistant clinical professor and fellowship director, sat down with Aravind to discuss the importance of combining business training with medical training and how the Executive Leadership in Business Fellowship in Anesthesiology at the Wexner Medical Center is aimed to do just that.

  • Episode 42: Digital Transformation

    29/09/2020 Duration: 20min

    This week, Aravind sat down with Michael Fulton, adjunct professor at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business and associate vice president of technology, strategy and innovation at Nationwide Insurance, to discuss the importance of digital transformation in organizations.

  • Alumni Conversation: JP Morgan Chase Alumni Panel, MBOE

    28/09/2020 Duration: 55min

    Today, Laurie Spadaro, director of the Master of Business Operational Excellence program sits down with five alumni of the MBOE program who all work at JP Morgan Chase. Listen to how the program has had an impact in their various roles within the same company. This conversation was recorded during a live event and includes a few questions from participating audience members.

  • Alumni Conversation: Dr. Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD, EMBA, MBOE

    24/09/2020 Duration: 42min

    Today, Aravind Chandrasekaran, associate dean and academic director for the Executive MBA and Master of Business Operational Excellence programs sits down with Dr. Susan Moffatt-Bruce. Susan currently serves as chief executive officer at Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is a practicing thoracic surgeon. Prior to her role in Canada, she served The Ohio State University Wexner Medical center in may roles including executive director and chief quality and patient safety officer. While at Ohio State, she opted to further her education and received her Master of Business Operational Excellence as well as her Executive MBA. This conversation was recorded during a live event and includes a few questions from participating audience members

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