2019 Ideas Worth Teaching Awards

The Ideas Worth Teaching Awards seek to honor exceptional teaching that prepares students to respond to issues dramatically altering our economies and societies—from inequality, to climate change, to the diffusion of automation and AI.

Nominations accepted until April 12th, 2019

From the start, the Aspen Institute Business & Society Program recognized management education as a crucial leverage point in shaping the skills and mindsets of next-generation talent in business. Today, the role for educators in preparing young leaders is ever more important and your nomination will help us highlight what is possible in management education.

Please review the full call for nominations below for more details on the types of courses we are seeking.


To nominate a course, please fill out a short nomination form below:

You will be asked for the following:

  • Your contact information

  • Responses to a few short-answer questions

  • A copy of the course syllabus

  • Contact information for the faculty who designed and taught the course. If the course is taught by more than one faculty member, please choose one to serve as a point of contact.

Awards Timeline:

  • Nomination Period: February 15th, 2019 - April 12, 2019 

  • Course Selection: Summer/Fall 2019

  • Winners Announced: Winter 2019/20


Email ideasworthteaching@aspeninstitute.org