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Executive Programs from Brown University's School of Professional Studies.

Episódios

  • Cybersecurity Leadership: Interview with Palantir’s Civil Liberties Engineer

    Cybersecurity Leadership: Interview with Palantir’s Civil Liberties Engineer

    03/10/2018 Duração: 16min

    Tim Edgar, Executive Master in Cybersecurity (EMCS) faculty member, interviews John Grant, Palantir’s civil liberties engineer, who recently spoke to our students about the importance of privacy and civil liberties in the company’s mission to build better institutions for all.

  • Head Rules: Psychology  Power

    Head Rules: Psychology & Power

    17/09/2018 Duração: 11min

    Power. It’s essential for leadership. But to wield it effectively, do we need to better understand the interplay between the person designated as the leader and those being led? Listen to this interview with Brown University Professor of Psychology Joachim Krueger to find out how he explores the power dynamic in his Brown Executive class, Psychological Perspectives on Strategic Decision-Making. Head Rules is a five-part podcast series with Professor Joachim Krueger. Each episode analyzes a specific topic - creativity, happiness, decision-making, trust, and power - from a psychological perspective to attune leadership to a more nuanced understanding of human behavior. Music - "As Colourful As Ever" by Broke For Free (CC BY 3.0)

  • Head Rules: Psychology  Decision-Making

    Head Rules: Psychology & Decision-Making

    17/09/2018 Duração: 08min

    We all make decisions on a regular basis but how do we actually do it? How can understanding this process make us more decisive and effective leaders? Listen to this interview with Brown University Professor of Psychology Joachim Krueger whose expertise lies in the psychology of strategic reasoning and behavior. You’ll get a glimpse of how he explores decision-making and leadership in his Brown Executive class, Psychological Perspectives on Strategic Decision-Making. Head Rules is a five-part podcast series with Professor Joachim Krueger. Each episode analyzes a specific topic - creativity, happiness, decision-making, trust, and power - from a psychological perspective to attune leadership to a more nuanced understanding of human behavior. Music - "As Colourful As Ever" by Broke For Free (CC BY 3.0)

  • Head Rules: Psychology  Trust

    Head Rules: Psychology & Trust

    17/09/2018 Duração: 10min

    Trust. It’s implicit in any work relationship yet little understood. Explore this mysterious bond in this Head Rules podcast episode with Brown University Professor of Psychology Joachim Krueger You’ll learn about the connection Krueger identifies between micromanagement styles and the bedrock assumption that workers must trust and ultimately follow management. You’ll also get a sense of the provocative ideas and questions that define Krueger’s Brown Executive class, Psychological Perspectives on Strategic Decision-Making. Head Rules is a five-part podcast series with Professor Joachim Krueger. Each episode analyzes a specific topic - creativity, happiness, decision-making, trust, and power - from a psychological perspective to attune leadership to a more nuanced understanding of human behavior. Music - "As Colourful As Ever" by Broke For Free (CC BY 3.0)

  • Transformative Planning in Healthcare: Strategizing for an Uncertain Future

    Transformative Planning in Healthcare: Strategizing for an Uncertain Future

    20/08/2018 Duração: 11min

    Transforming healthcare and achieving the triple aim. We all know we need to do it. The question is how. Executive Master in Healthcare Leadership faculty member Jim Austin sheds light on this subject in his new book, "Transformative Planning: How Your Healthcare Organization Can Strategize for an Uncertain Future". The book is based on Austin’s extensive experience working with healthcare organizations, such as hospitals, physician groups, and pharmacy benefit managers. Enjoy this mini-interview to find out how Austin packs into 120 pages a “how-to” guide for leaders looking to drive transformative change in a rapidly changing industry. Austin is currently a principal at Decision Strategies International, and previously served as a former senior executive at Baxter Healthcare. Music - "As Colourful As Ever" by Broke For Free (CC BY 3.0)

  • The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica Scandal

    The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica Scandal

    20/08/2018 Duração: 07min

    In this interview, we ask Brown University's Executive Master in Cybersecurity faculty member, Deborah Hurley, how the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal should be viewed from the perspective of laws in the US and beyond. Based on the current facts, Hurley tells us, Facebook probably wouldn’t be liable for violating personal data and privacy protections of the American Facebook users. But, in a world where users and their data are global, US laws aren’t the only ones Facebook needs to worry about. Listen to this podcast to learn more about the potential legal fallout for Facebook from the Cambridge Analytica scandal under different nations’ laws as they exist today and post May 25, 2018 when the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect. Hurley is an adjunct professor of the practice of computer science at Brown University, Fellow at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University, and seminal player in the development of industry standards for information tech

  • Seven Stages of GDPR, Professor Deborah Hurley

    Seven Stages of GDPR, Professor Deborah Hurley

    13/04/2018 Duração: 12min

    You’ve heard of the Seven Stages of Grief. Get ready for the Seven Stages of GDPR. Brown University's Executive Master of Cybersecurity faculty member Deborah Hurley came up with this model to explain American companies’ painful path to hope and acceptance of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); a European Union law that goes into full effect May 25, 2018 with wide-ranging consequences for companies on both sides of the Atlantic. Listen to this podcast to find out why American companies need to strengthen their understanding of the GDPR’s scope, penalties and requirements for compliance. Learn why this new world of GDPR demands cybersecurity leaders with both technology and policy expertise to drive strategy for the threats and challenges of today and tomorrow. Hurley is an adjunct professor of the practice of computer science at Brown University, Fellow at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University, and seminal player in the development of industry standards for informati

  • Healthcare: Leading Strategic Change in Uncertain Times

    Healthcare: Leading Strategic Change in Uncertain Times

    18/01/2017 Duração: 06min

    The repeal of Obamacare represents a seismic shift in the healthcare industry. To find out how the Brown Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership (EMHL) program prepares leaders to move their organizations forward in uncertain times, we talk with Jim Austin, an EMHL faculty member and Principal at Decision Strategies International. Previously Jim established an HMO in Chicago and served as a Vice President at Baxter Healthcare. Recently Jim Austin jointly published, Leading Strategic Change in an Era of Healthcare Transformation, with two other EMHL faculty members, Judith D. Bentkover and Larry Chait. For information on our Executive Master programs, visit brown.edu/executive Music: "Divider" by Chris Zabriskie (CC-BY)

  • Head Rules: Psychology  Happiness

    Head Rules: Psychology & Happiness

    22/12/2016 Duração: 04min

    In this podcast, Brown University Professor of Psychology Joachim Krueger shares his concern about our resigned approach to happiness. He asks, must happiness, like luck, always be left to chance? He also discusses how he explores in his Brown Executive class, Psychological Perspectives on Strategic Decision-Making, the potential of happiness to serve as a tool to strengthen individual leadership, workplace culture and corporate profitability. Head Rules is a five-part podcast series with Professor Joachim Krueger. Each episode analyzes a specific topic - creativity, happiness, decision-making, trust, and power - from a psychological perspective to attune leadership to a more nuanced understanding of human behavior. Music: "Divider" by Chris Zabriskie (CC-BY)

  • Head Rules: Psychology  Creativity

    Head Rules: Psychology & Creativity

    01/12/2016 Duração: 09min

    In this podcast, Brown University Professor of Psychology Joachim Krueger explores the psychology of creativity. He also shares how his Brown Executive class, Psychological Perspectives on Strategic Decision-Making, offers a unique opportunity to discover with senior professional students linkages between the mind’s creative machinery and the cultivation of innovation in today’s knowledge economy. Head Rules is a five-part podcast series with Professor Joachim Krueger. Each episode analyzes a specific topic - creativity, happiness, decision-making, trust, and power - from a psychological perspective to attune leadership to a more nuanced understanding of human behavior. Music: "Divider" by Chris Zabriskie (CC-BY)

  • Robert Allio on the Illusive Nature of Leadership

    Robert Allio on the Illusive Nature of Leadership

    07/11/2016 Duração: 06min

    Robert Allio, Principle at Allio Associates and Adjunct Professor of Engineering at Brown University shares his insights on the key attributes that make a good leader. Allio is on the faculty of Brown's Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership. For information on our Executive Master programs, visit brown.edu/executive Music: "Divider" by Chris Zabriskie (CC-BY)

  • Roberto Tamassia on Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cybersecurity

    Roberto Tamassia on Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cybersecurity

    02/11/2016 Duração: 14min

    Roberto Tamassia, Executive Director of Brown University's Executive Master in Cybersecurity, and Professor of Computer Science, talks about the potential and challenges of bitcoin and blockchain. This episode is part of the Brown University Executive Master podcast series. For information on our Executive Master programs, visit brown.edu/executive Music: "Divider" by Chris Zabriskie (CC-BY)

  • EMSTL Experiential Session: Why South Korea?

    EMSTL Experiential Session: Why South Korea?

    30/09/2016 Duração: 08min

    Sandra Smith, Program Director of Brown University's Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership, talks about experiential learning in South Korea. This episode is part of the Brown University Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership podcast. For program information, visit brown.edu/emstl Music: "Divider" by Chris Zabriskie (CC-BY)

  • Market Research Uncovers Technical Leadership Skills Gap

    Market Research Uncovers Technical Leadership Skills Gap

    30/09/2016 Duração: 10min

    Sandra Smith, Program Director of Brown University's Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership, talks about the research that went into developing the program. This episode is part of the Brown University Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership podcast. For program information, visit brown.edu/emstl Music: "Divider" by Chris Zabriskie (CC-BY)

  • 5 Minutes to Midnight: Averting Cyberwar

    5 Minutes to Midnight: Averting Cyberwar

    01/07/2016 Duração: 10min

    Deborah Hurley, Principal at Hurley Consulting and Adjunct Professor of the Practice at Brown University, talks about averting cyberwar. This episode is part of the Brown University Cybersecurity News Podcast. For program information, visit brown.edu/cybersecurity Music: "Divider" by Chris Zabriskie (CC-BY)

  • Linn Freedman on Women in Cybersecurity

    Linn Freedman on Women in Cybersecurity

    29/06/2016 Duração: 06min

    Linn Freedman, Partner at Robinson+Cole and Adjunct Professor of the Practice in Computer Science at Brown University, talks about women in cybersecurity. This episode is part of the Brown University Cybersecurity News Podcast. For program information, visit brown.edu/cybersecurity Music: "Divider" by Chris Zabriskie (CC-BY)

  • Radia Perlman on Women in Cybersecurity

    Radia Perlman on Women in Cybersecurity

    20/06/2016 Duração: 14min

    Radia Perlman, Fellow at EMC, talks about women in cybersecurity. This episode is part of the Brown University Cybersecurity News Podcast. For program information, visit brown.edu/cybersecurity Music: "Divider" by Chris Zabriskie (CC-BY)

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