Consultants: PROfessionals or CONtradicted?

Tuesday, March 28 | 4:00PM–4:45PM ET | Room 552
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Presentation or Panel Session
Bringing in consultants has pros and cons. Some negatively look at it as outsourcing, but consultants can provide expertise in short order. Working with consultants carries a distinct set of challenges. When moving into a leadership role, you might find yourself suddenly needing to work with these services. This panel discussion is intended to share a range of viewpoints, across several disciplines, about working with consultants. Learn how, when, and why to take advantage (or not) of consultants.


  • David Blezard

    Sr. Director/ Enterprise Technology & Services, University System of New Hampshire
  • Becky Frieden

    Senior Director of Enterprise Applications and Decision Support Systems, New York Institute of Technology
  • Stephanie Payzant

    Director of Instructional Design, Post University
  • Deborah Saks

    Deputy Chief Information Officer, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Resources & Downloads

  • Consultants Panel Discussion Presentation Slides

    Updated on 3/28/2023