Updated on 14 July 2020 The coronavirus is having a significant impact on individuals, which is equally affecting the operations of business education and corporate institutions across our network. Given the WHO announcement declaring the spread of COVID-19 a pandemic, we are taking appropriate actions to ensure a safe environment for our members, associates, volunteers,…

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I recently watched a video recorded by a driver touring the elegant district in mid-Manhattan around Fifth and Madison Avenues. For six minutes he was showing the boarded-up landmark shops of Gucci, Versace, Breitling and the likes. I had never realized how many high-end shops there were there. Some may have been boarded up because…

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Grenoble Ecole de Management on Diversity

By Michelle Mielly and Naida CULSHAW, Professors and Researchers in Intercultural Management and Organizational Behaviour at Grenoble Ecole de Management Are multicultural teams different from other teams? Are team members not all professionals with the same objectives and goals? Such are some of the questions that come up as we uncover the hidden dimensions of…

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Many of us cannot wait for the moment when we come together again and interact with those many friends and colleagues that we have met over the years at different EFMD activities. The warmth and joy of connecting with people is what many of our conference participants see as the number one reason why they come…

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How can rankings results be communicated effectively? Account Director Stephanie Mullins, from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education, shares her thoughts on best practice and avoiding common mistakes.  Little more than a month goes by without a new business school league table being released. From the likes of the Financial Times, QS, Forbes, the…

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We are happy to announce that 45 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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Over the last 20 years, the EFMD network has grown and become a truly global community. We are also very aware of the need to foster, enhance and build on local relationships and support the development of management education in certain key areas. That is why we decided to appoint eighteen regional EFMD Fellows, who…

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By Jean-François Fiorina, Vice-Dean / Program Director at Grenoble Ecole de Management The theme for this year’s GEM Geopolitics Festival was “Digital (R)evolution.” Little did we know that this topic was going to be 100% spot-on as the COVID-19 pandemic just showed us how central digital issues are for businesses and educational institutions’ crisis management (and…

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By Erik Spade, CCO/VP APAC at Highered EFMD Shared Career Services The EFMD Virtual Career Fair Series by Highered, launched in Spring 2020, attracted more than 800 recruiters and 25,000 students and graduates from 112 schools in 35 countries. Since 2017, the Highered Virtual Recruitment Platform has been available to more than 600 EFMD accredited…

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