Seminars and Talks

(See F. Byron (Ron) Nahser CV for updated list)

Marlboro College MBA Managing for Sustainability:

Video: What is the “Good Life” in a Finite World?

Notice: Brattleboro, VT – (February 17, 2012) – Marlboro College Graduate School will host a free, public lecture by Ron Nahser at 5:30pm on Friday, February 26 as part of its MBA in Managing for Sustainability Featured Speaker Series

The talk, entitled “What is the “Good Life” in a Finite World? U.S. and China in an Age of Ecological Crisis,” will examine how two very different cultures are re-thinking the purpose and goals of their economies in light of the current financial downturn and natural resource constraints. Nahser is the author of ”Learning to Read the Signs: Reclaiming Pragmatism in Business” and ”Journeys to Oxford: Nine Pragmatic Inquiries into the Practice of Values in Business and Education,” he has developed a strategic business problem-solving model known as PathFinder Pragmatic Inquiry® which has been used by more than 100 organizations including 3M, Levi-Strauss & CO., The Quaker Oats Company, and Time Inc. He is currently the Managing Director of Corporantes, Inc. and Provost Emeritus of the Presidio School of Management in San Francisco, where he helped develop the country’s first accredited MBA in Sustainable Management program.

Notre Dame University

Mendoza College of Business

Executive Education —Executive Integral Leadership (EIL) Program offers a values-based approach to leadership, inspiring you to get reacquainted with your values and behaviors and then to leverage that knowledge effectively. At the conclusion of this life-changing experience, you will be prepared to think and act in alignment with your values and to face every challenge with increased courage and confidence.

DePaul University

Institute for Business and Professional Ethics — Integrative Sustainable Management Program
Come to this unique workshop, and we will challenge you and your team to think more creatively and effectively about your organization’s true value within a socially fragile and resource-constrained 21st century.

In our workshops, we focus on how economic challenges, sustainability, and social concerns can drive strategies to create and deliver value to a wider variety of stakeholders.  The goal is to shift your thinking about organization issues from a narrow focus on sustainability towards a broader framework for building Integrative Sustainable Management practices. .

Beta Gamma Sigma

Student Leadership Program
Debuting in 2001, the Beta Gamma Sigma (the honor society of AACSB accredited business schools) Student Leadership Forum brings together student members from colleges and universities across the country for a chance to improve their leadership skills. A hands-on experience, the Student Leadership Forum challenges the chosen participants to examine questions such as, “What Kind of Leader Will I Be?” Team-building exercises, social activities, networking and other activities make the Student Leadership Forum a very positive step forward in the professional lives of those taking part.

KQED Podcast