John Baker will deliver the keynote address at the 2012 International Conference of the Association of Global Management Studies at Harvard Faculty Club
Desire2Learn Incorporated (“Desire2Learn”), a leading provider of enterprise teaching and learning platforms, today announced that John Baker, President & CEO, Desire2learn will deliver the keynote address at the third annual International Conference of the Association of Global Management Studies to be held at the prestigious Harvard Faculty Club on March 5th and 6th.
Supported by both the International Journal of Global Management Studiesand the International Journal of Global Management Studies Professional, the conference is meant to act as a global forum to discuss emerging trends and issues in management studies, and provide an opportunity for collaboration between business leaders, and scholars from academia, industry, and government.
Based on the theme of the conference, “Global Strategies and Sustainable Innovation Across Disciplines,” Baker will deliver a keynote presentation on the strategies employed by Desire2Learn to succeed in the global marketplace. He will discuss how the company’s culture has embraced innovation, and how the company approaches different global markets. Baker will also discuss Desire2Learn’s rapid growth and the importance of maintaining the company’s core culture of innovation throughout expansion.
“It is a honor to be speaking at the Harvard Faculty Club to address the International Conference on Global Management Studies,” remarks John Baker, President & CEO, Desire2Learn. “The story of Desire2Learn is one based on a commitment to creativity, innovation, and a passion for education. I look forward to the opportunity to share this story with others, and to speak about the importance of innovative and high-quality education in an increasingly globalized world.”
The conference will also feature scholarly papers on different global aspects of management, including eLearning and distance education. John St. Clair, Senior Manager, Advisory and Consulting Services, Desire2Learn will present a paper entitled “Change Management for Higher Education: Learning Management Systems Transitions” with Louis A. Martinette.
For more information on the conference and a full program listing, please visit http://www.association-gms.org/index.html.