Leadership for the Anthropocene

Pause for thought At a recent academic conference I attended, one of the most thought-provoking sessions (at least for me) concerned ‘organization studies and the Anthropocene’. It was a call to arms for organizational scholars to engage through their research with the myriad ways in which human activities have impacted on the planet and for…

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A Lesson in 60 Seconds

On Sunday July 7 the Women’s Soccer Cup tournament played its final game in France. As never before, the stadium was full, and the game was televised and streamed around the world. During half-time, very interesting commercials tailored to the occasion caught my attention. I will comment today on one in particular, by Volkswagen called…

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Business (School) models: A new paradigm in Learning?

Disruption in business models pervades business school curricula. Amazon, Uber and Netflix have each disrupted traditional markets. These companies, and many like them, provide excellent, relevant and up-to-date case studies for business school teaching. At the same time, the traditional business school model is being challenged – and there will be casualties… Traditional teaching uses…

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FREE WEBINAR: Who needs Faculty? – Outsourcing the Online Lecture

We welcome you to the upcoming online seminar: https://events.efmdglobal.org/events/who-needs-faculty-outsourcing-the-online-lecture/ at 15.00 CET on Thursday, 18th July 2019. On the webinar, the panel comprises senior representatives from HSTalks and Connect2Teach, providers of lecture inputs (and more) for academic courses. The seminar is moderated by Keith Pond, EOCCS Director. The webinar presents a lively panel discussion highlighting the…

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The 2019 EFMD Annual Conference

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by Simon Mercado, Dean of ESCP Europe Business School London EFMD Annual conferences have a tradition of breadth and depth. The 2019 programme hosted at the spectacular Nova Business School in Carcavelos, Portugal, has continued this tradition under the interrelated themes of Trust, Partnerships and Impact. Trust The theme of trust has been prominent in…

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New Members Ratified at the General Assembly in Lisbon

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We are happy to announce that 48 new members have recently been ratified and joined the EFMD Global network. These leading business schools, corporate learning organisations and an executive development centre will further strengthen our global management development community. “I am delighted to welcome our new academic and corporate members to the EFMD Global network. The…

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Discover the Power of Business Ecosystems – join us for the Peter Drucker Forum 2019

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During the last 10 years, the Drucker Forum has established itself as “the place to be” when it comes to the important questions of leadership and management of our time. Ecosystems are everywhere, not confined to natural environments — increasingly, we see businesses, public sector institutions, and third-sector organizations all moving beyond their traditional operational…

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University of Canterbury Business School recently accredited by EQUIS

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We are extending our warm congratulations to the University of Canterbury Business School, Christchurch, New Zealand and welcome the school to the pool of EQUIS accredited institutions. The EQUIS international quality benchmark and improvement process was created to give European and, subsequently, business schools worldwide, a rigorous tool to assess, certify and improve their quality…

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Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO accredited by EQUIS

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Congratulations to the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, Moscow, Russia, for being recognised as one of the leading business schools accredited by EQUIS. SKOLKOVO is a distinctively entrepreneurial and transformation-focused business school. It is nationally recognised for its excellence in Executive Education and as a well-connected hub of innovation and development. The school is well-regarded…

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EMLV School of Management accredited by EPAS for the first time

Congratulations to EMLV School of Management for the accreditation of its Master in Management (Programme Grande Ecole). The EMLV School of Management’s Master in Management (Programme Grande Ecole) is a good quality programme aiming to develop the digital and personal skills of its graduates. The programme also possesses very good connections with the corporate world, which…

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