3rd Master Class – USA
Developing Leadership and Innovation

Some comments about the 2nd Master Class - USA

The case study 

'Interesting & provocative. Lots to think about'
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Liked being pushed to think and think strategically. Appreciated working with mixed groups'
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This was good. I thought the 3 scenarios were very useful'
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Very thought provoking and challenging'

Master Class - Developing Leadership and Innovation

The STM Master Class has established itself as a benchmark for teaching strategic business skills. The course is designed for upcoming middle and senior managers. Speakers are senior managers from major STM companies and from neighboring industries. Students discuss today's key strategic issues in the publishing industry: achieve constant innovation, enable change while maintaining a profitable business, recognize and evaluate substantial risks and opportunities. Topics are taught in a mix of lecture, debate and focused case study work.

 

Monday 7 November

08. 30

Registration

09. 15

Introduction and welcome, Richard Balkwill, Course Director, Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies

09. 30  

What are the main challenges facing the STM business?
Michael Mabe CEO, International STM Association

10.45

Refreshment break

11. 15

Case Study (1): a company facing threats - how do we respond to change? (group work)

12:15

Group photograph

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Managing finance and risk

Planning and implementing investment in STM publishing

John Semel, Senior Vice-President, John Wiley & Sons

14:45

Case Study (1): a company facing threats - how do we respond to change? (group presentations)

15.30

Refreshment Break

16. 00

Managing data

Jonathan Clark, independent Advisor

17. 00

Close

18.30

Dinner followed by after dinner speaker

Karen Hawkins, IEEE

 

Tuesday 8 November

09:00

Case Study (2): How could IMPEC grow its business?

(group work)

10:30

Refreshment break

11:00

What do researchers and authors want?

Bernie Rous, Director of Publications, Association for Computing Machinery

Cody Dunne, PhD student, University of Maryland Human Computer Interaction Lab

12:15

Case study (2): How could IMPEC grow its business?

(group presentations)

12:45

Lunch

13:30

Copyright and digital rights

Carol Richman, Director of Licensing, SAGE Publications

Eric Slater, Senior Manager, Copyright, Permissions & Licensing, American Chemical Society

15:00

Refreshment Break

15:30

The importance of bibliometrics

Dr. Judith Kamalski, Publishing Information Manager, Research and Academic Relations Department, Elsevier

16:30

Case study (3): a series of external crises

(introduction to group work)

18:30

Dinner followed by after dinner speaker

Linda Beebe, American Psychological Association

 

Wednesday 9 November

09:00

Priorities and pressures: the view from different publishing environments

Dean Smith, Johns Hopkins University (Project Muse)

A society publisher's view

John Haynes, Vice-President, Publishing, American Institute of Physics

10:30

Refreshment break

11:00

Case study (3): a series of external crises (final preparation)

11:30

Discoverability and the role of intermediaries

Joining the links in the information supply chain

John Dove, President, Credo Reference

12:45                  

Lunch

13.45

Case study (3): a series of external crises (final preparation)

14:45

Refreshment Break

15:15

Taking the long view - a publisher's perspective on the future

What we we learned from our successes and our mistakes?

Fred Dylla, Director and CEO, American Institute of Physics

16:15

Presentation of certificates

Closing remarks and individual objectives

Course evaluation

16:30

Master Class concludes

STM Training Courses 2011

  • Networking knowledge in research publishing - for more than 20 years
  • Lectures and tutoring by senior managers from leading STM publishers
  • Designed for building on specific career levels

Accommodation

Registration fee includes course material but not accommodation.

Book your room no later than October 25, 2011 for the special rate of $169.00.

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasum?groupCode=stmstma&app=resvlink&fromDate=11/6/11&toDate=11/10/11

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It is essential that delegates stay at the hotel because work will continue to late into the evening.

 

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