Loyola University Chicago

Loyola Business Leadership Hub

Housed in the Quinlan School of Business

Global Social Responsibility

Rome, Italy

Summer 2019

The Rome, Italy immersion will explore topics in executive leadership with an eye on corporate social responsibility (CSR). Participants will analyze why and how global businesses are innovating to address CSR expectations with a focus on co-creating value and innovation. Additionally, this program will explore issues in sustainability, global sourcing, and business ethics. Through classroom modules, guest speakers, and company visits, participants will gain a transformative understanding of what it means to be not only a global leader, but also a socially responsible business leader.

Designed For

Managers, vice presidents, and C-Suite level executives interested in advancing their leadership acumen through the lenses of global and ethical leadership.

Tentative Itinerary
Online Pre-Session
Classroom modules, company visits, cultural activities
Jun 2-8, 2019
All classroom modules will be held at Loyola's John Felice Rome Center

Faculty and Industry Leaders

Founding Director, Loyola Business Leadership Hub

John is the Founding and Executive Director of the Business Leadership Hub and Supply & Value Chain Center at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business, where he is also an Executive Lecturer on Global Supply Chain Management courses in the Executive MBA, MBA and MSSCM Programs.

John is also the founder of The Caltagirone Group, a supply chain management consulting and benchmarking firm, has been the Vice President and National Practice Leader of Global Supply Chain Strategy for The Revere Group, an NTT Data company and previously held the position of Senior Vice President, Chief Logistics and Operations Officer for Peapod, Inc., where he was responsible for distribution services, inventory management, purchasing, transportation management, logistics engineering and customer service. John has held senior management positions with the following companies: Rand McNally, RR Donnelley & Sons and Ryder Integrated Logistics.

Professor of Strategy and Raymond C. Baumhart, S.J., Professor of Business Ethics

An award-winning educator, author, and researcher, Dr. Jennifer J. Griffin is engaged at all levels of learning (e.g. executive, doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate including online and experiential study abroad courses) and examines how firms continuously co-create value. Annually, she leads corporate strategy, social impact, and strategy-oriented CSR workshops for Australian, Chilean, and United States executives as well as periodically in Brazil, India and Lebanon.

A noted author of Managing Corporate Impacts: Co-Creating Value and the Academy of Management 2017 Best Book Award, SIM Division, Professor Griffin has received numerous research awards and grants. Among the initial research awards was for a co-authored article, Corporate Social Performance and Corporate Financial Performance: Twenty-five Years of Incomparable Research as the Best Paper Award in 20 Years. It remains among the most cited articles in Business & Society

Professor Griffin recently joined the faculty at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business and continues to influence the area of corporate social responsibility by publishing research and speaking for various organizations worldwide.

Program Fee
General registration
Alumni, Hub Centers' members (SVCC & FBC)
  • Academic programming and materials
  • Accommodations – 6 nights in four star hotel (dual occupancy for single use) and daily breakfast
  • Cultural Experiences – Welcome dinner, closing dinner, and cultural tour of major sites in Rome
Not Included:
  • Transportation to and from Rome
  • Most lunches and dinners
  • Personal travel expenses

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