Industry Advisory Board (IAB) "Best Practices" Workshop - Phenikaa University

  • Date:July 29th, 2022  
    08:30 am
    12:00 pm

Instructor: Dr. Scott Danielson, Mr. Allen Galloway, Mr. Thai Tran, Ms. Ha Mai

Attendees:  Program Leaders/Key Faculty from programs with an active program-level Industrial Advisory Boards or those wanting to initiate formation of an Industrial Advisory Board.  Current key IAB members are also welcome to attend.

Expected Outcomes:  This program-level Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) “best-practices” workshop utilizes a combination of presentations and group discussions to provide a structured and sequential approach to IAB development and management. Opportunities are provided for programs to raise specific issues and questions related to IAB best practices or other related issues based on their needs and interest.  An IAB, which is different than a college level “research advisory board,” does many good things for a program and its industry supporters, along with helping to fulfill international recognition requirements via either ABET or AUN-QA. The intended outcome is help program initiate an IAB or improve their current IAB’s operation. The instructional team includes Mr. Allen Galloway, an industry practitioner and experienced leader of a very high performing IAB in the United States.  The intended outcome is to assist program develop or improve IAB management and operations towards enhancing IAB’s value to both the program and the IAB members.

8:15 – 8:30 am Registration and Networking
8:30 – 8:35 am Overview of Workshop and Expectations
8:35 – 8: 50 am Pre-Workshop Survey Results and Discussion
Participants will have been asked to complete a short survey about their current IAB and its operation. These results will be summarized and used as benchmarking for the workshop.
8:50 – 9:10 am Roundtable Discussion and Establishment of Workshop Objectivesbr>Participants will be guided on development of workshop objectives.
9:10 – 9:25 am Purpose and Value of an IAB
Participants will be guided through establishing the purpose and value of an IAB.
9:25 – 9:45 am Where to Start?
Participants will be guided through key initial steps of establishing an IAB and member selection.
9:45 – 10:05 am Break
10:05 – 11:30 am Fundamental IAB Management and Systems
Participants will be guided through establishing the purpose and value of an IAB.
1. IAB Growth Management Model
2. IAB Organizational Structure and Staffing
3. IAB Planning Systems
4. IAB Quality Systems
11:30 – 11:50 am Summary and Discussion
11:50 am – 12:00 pm Wrap-up