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Sincere Thoughts & Condolences from EFMD – Ali Abu-Rahma

On behalf of the Board of EFMD, the members and staff, we were deeply saddened to hear of Ali’s death. Dr Ali Abu Rahma was Associate Dean of the Abu Dhabi University College of Business and a very dedicated Steering Committee Member of the EFMD Middle East and Africa Conference. He spent the last couple of months designing…

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Is technology the new entrepreneurship for MBAs?

In recent years, entrepreneurship has become a popular component in MBA programmes, attracting a growing number of students interested in using their MBA to launch a business or support the growth of their start-up. Things may be changing. The 2018 Tomorrow’s MBA report, published by CarringtonCrisp with support from EFMD, suggests technology may become the…

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Corvinus re-assessed by Business School Impact System

Corvinus Business School at the Corvinus University of Budapest was re-assessed by EFMD Global Network’s Business School Impact System and received the BSIS label for demonstrating with well-documented evidence the impact that the school has on its local environment. “A business school leaves its imprint on its environment come what may. However, the great difference lies…

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Challenges of student recruitment in Europe – what does it mean for business schools?

The old continent is famed for the quality and accessibility of its higher education sector. Yet, it is not immune to political and financial influences, and the past years have seen their share of such turmoil. According to a report by Studyportals, the number of globally mobile international students has been on the rise and is projected to reach 6.9 million students by 2030—an increase of 51%, or 2.3…

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Congratulations to 2 new EPAS accreditations and 5 EPAS re-accreditations!

The Master in International Trade and Business and the Master in Digital Marketing at ESIC Business and Marketing School in Spain as well as the Bachelor of Accounting with Honours Set: Bachelor of Accounting with Honours & Bachelor of Accounting Information Systems with Honours at the Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy, Universiti Utara Malaysia joined the pool of…

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The Impact of BSIS – the Porto BSIS Study

Unlike most universities, Portugal’s University of Porto has delegated its mission to educate future business leaders to two schools: the School of Economics and Management (FEP) and the Porto Business School (PBS). FEP is a regular school of the University of Porto. PBS was set up as a separate legal entity – an association of…

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Getting Executive Education right – the right provider, the right budget, the right result

The Executive Education Service Pack (ExEd Service Pack) is the first independent and objective analysis of the Executive Education market, coupled with a unique database that gives access to more than 100 speakers/faculty staff/coaches who work as an adjunct, affiliate or freelance for the top business schools worldwide. The 90-page report provides a market overview…

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Webinar: How to place your students internationally with EFMD Global

A Webinar by Highered, Supported by EFMD Global Network Date: December 5, 2018 at 12:00 Eastern Time Location: On-line event About This webinar will cover details about the EFMD Global Career Service Platform, Highered. Target Group This webinar is geared towards career services professionals who are looking to expand the career services repertoire for students…

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Trends shaping the future of jobs until 2022

We are at the early stages of the 4th industrial revolution. Unlike the previous industrial revolutions­, the current one is not changing what we do, but rather, is changing us, according to Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The opportunities in the new world of work are boundless yet…

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Second Annual “Responsible Research in Management” Award

Call for nominations for the 2018 Responsible Research in Management Award The RRBM community is pleased to announce the second annual Responsible Research in Management Award. RRBM would like to invite their community members to nominate recent empirical research papers or books that exemplify rigorous, credible and useful research into society and business’ greatest challenges. The purpose of responsible research is to…

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EOCCS Certification of Faculty of Economics, Lomonosov Moscow State University

We are happy to congratulate the Faculty of Economics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia, for their successful EOCCS certification. The high quality achieved led to the completion of the EOCCS certification process for five of its online courses being part of an online MBA programme. The EFMD Certification Board granted the EOCCS certification to the suite of 5…

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