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Michael J. Page, Bentley University Dean of Business and the McCallum Graduate School, Presents at United Nations Forum

December 4, 2008

Michael J. Page, Dean of Business and the McCallum Graduate School at Bentley University, will speak at the United Nations' second Plenary Session of the Global Forum for Responsible Management Education on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. The Forum is sponsored by the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), a growing global platform to advance the concept of corporate responsibility and sustainability in management education worldwide.

As part of a distinguished roundtable panel of speakers, Page will be joined by Larry Zicklin, President of UJA/Federation of New York and Chairman, Baruch College Fund; Aron Cramer, President and CEO, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR); and Jane Nelson, Senior Fellow and Director, Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government and Director, Business Leadership & Strategy, International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) (TBC). The panel will be moderated by Dr. Gilbert Lenssen, President, and European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS).

The purpose of the two day Forum is for international organizations and academic institutions around the world to share cutting-edge research and innovative practices that provide real-world learning experiences to future business leaders. Presentations and discussions will address the latest research on the expectations of companies and students regarding management education. In addition, heads of global corporations and organizations will share their perspectives on the qualifications and skills needed to succeed in today's complex business environment and offer their views on how business schools can contribute to addressing today's most pressing global challenges.

BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader – one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our rich, diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares informed professionals who make an impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The Graduate School emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, in offerings that include MBA and Master of Science programs, PhD programs in accountancy and in business, and customized executive education programs. The university enrolls approximately 4,100 full-time undergraduate, 140 adult part-time undergraduate, 1,430 graduate, and 43 doctoral students. Bentley is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and the European Quality Improvement System, which benchmarks quality in management and business education. For more information, please visit www.bentley.edu

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