Fisher College of Business
Carol Newcomb, is the Executive Director of Executive Education at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.
Executive Education was the first to develop and deliver a totally asynchronous course within the Fisher College. Since then they have integrated on-line training in many of their programs. Over 4,000 managers participated in Executive Education programs in 2008. Executive Education Custom Programs were ranked 2nd in the world by the Economist and 19th in the world by Business Week in 2007. The EMBA program was 3rd in ROI by the WSJ in 2008 and ranked 14th in the world by Business Week in 2007.
Before Ohio State Carol was the Executive Director of the Center for Management Development at the State University of New York at Buffalo, the largest university center in the State University of New York system. She helped create and manage the Executive MBA (EMBA) program at both Ohio State and the University at Buffalo. Carol was one of the co-founders of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at Buffalo. Her corporate background includes managerial positions in the Carborundum Company and health care facilities in Arlington Heights Illinois and Omaha Nebraska. Besides activities in a number of university and local boards she has served on the Board of Directors of the University Continuing Education Association.
She serves on the EMBA Council board of directors and represents Ohio State at UNICON. She has made numerous presentations in areas of program development, evaluation, budgeting, intrastate networks, and entrepreneurial leadership. She also served on the New York State Public Workforce in the 21st Century Task Force.
Carol holds an MBA and Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She taught managerial planning and control at the University of Buffalo.