The fact that education does not have an Airbnb, Netflix or Tesla case does not mean at all that disruption is not happening in this industry as well. The key to understanding disruption in the education sector lies more on the “How” than on the “Who”. The formula also needs to include the “When” factor…

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business school admissions

How can business school admissions professionals prepare for an uncertain future? Philippe Taza, CEO of Higher Education Marketing, a digital marketing and technology agency dedicated exclusively to the education sector, looks at how to create a strategy that will weather any storm.  Future-proofing: the process of anticipating the future and developing methods of minimising the…

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Is quantity better than quality? Not always when it comes to student applications says Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education. She explores how business schools are reaching new applicants. As many business schools examine their application numbers, it’s easy to see why more and more are considering including new…

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Congratulations to BRI Corporate University (BRI CU) for having successfully completed the EFMD Corporate Learning Improvement Process (CLIP) and thus having been awarded CLIP accreditation. CLIP is a unique accreditation scheme run by EFMD that focuses on identifying the key factors that determine quality in the design and functioning of corporate universities and corporate learning…

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Several members approached EFMD Global for insights into what other companies would do with their dedicated learning facilities during the pandemic and what plans they would have for the time thereafter. Consequently, we ran a quick survey among the EFMD corporate network. 49 respondents shared their views. In summary: There is a large variation in…

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The Corporate Learning Improvement Process (CLIP), EFMD Global’s accreditation scheme for the corporate world, got incepted in 2001. Since then, its framework of quality standards and criteria underwent several updates. The last review dates back to 2014, and as corporate learning practices have hugely evolved a new refresh was overdue. We took this opportunity to…

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EFMD Executive Development Conference 2020

“This was brilliantly organised. Certainly, one of the best and most user-friendly virtual conference environments.” We are happy for the very positive feedback from almost 100 participants at this year’s Executive Development Conference. And we learned a lot on our path to preparing an engaging online conference, with four particular lessons to share: Optimising user-friendliness…

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We are proud to announce that the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) has successfully gone through the process of completing the Business School Impact System (BSIS). IBSS, founded in 2013, is the business school of Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, in Suzhou, China. In September 2020, given the restrictions of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis,…

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What comes to your mind when you read this title? Without trying to guess what I plan to write about here, when you hear a friend or someone telling you those words, what do they refer to? Or when you listen to the little voice inside you, perhaps….? Yes, I will go into my focus…

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