Strategic Positioning of the Corporate Learning Function

CLIP Framework Strategic Learning Function

What is excellence in corporate learning all about? It starts by ensuring that the Learning Function is aligned to the mission and strategy of its organisation, how it is positioned and how its governance ensures that it has the mandate, support and involvement of the business to successfully deliver. In other words, how does the…

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Kent Business School, Miami Herbert Business School, Olin Business School and Queen’s Management School are EQUIS accredited and five more schools receive their re-accreditation


Warm congratulations to Kent Business School, University of Kent; Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami; Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis and Queen’s Management School, Queen’s University Belfast for their initial EQUIS accreditation. We would like to sincerely congratulate five more business schools for successfully completing the EQUIS re-accreditation process and proving their commitment to global excellence in business education. University of…

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Initial EFMD Programme Accreditation of CEIBS, UiS Business School, University of Stavanger and College of Business Administration, University of Business & Technology


EFMD is pleased to announce the programme accreditation of CEIBS-China Europe International Business School, Hospitality EMBA (HEMBA), UiS Business School, University of Stavanger, Master of Science in Business Administration and the College of Business Administration, University of Business & Technology, Bachelor of Science in Finance. Commenting on this achievement, Barbara Sporn, EFMD Programme Accreditation Director,…

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Are you making it hard for journalists to say “yes”?

Securing positive press coverage for your business school is a smart way to build your reputation. It can help you increase awareness, support SEO, reach new audiences, and build trust through third-party endorsement. But when you are under pressure to get coverage, it can be tempting to rush into ‘volume’ tactics. These include pushing out…

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9 interesting facts you might not know about 9 business schools

9 facts about business schools

The business education sector is full of intrigue – with surprises about a campus, a building, history or even a name, still arising out of the blue. Associate Director Stephanie Mullins at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education uncovers some insights into nine institutions. Good stories help to craft a business school’s reputation. Given our long and successful…

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Multi- and Interdisciplinarity Empowered and Entailed by Business Schools’ Digitalisation

With the global health crisis precipitated by COVID-19, we have once again experienced that society’s biggest challenges today demand multidisciplinary (to independently apply expertise in different non-business and business disciplines) and interdisciplinary (to integrate and synthesize knowledge and skills from various fields) approaches to problem-solving. To master COVID-19, public policymakers, lawyers, specialists from the health…

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Should hybrid programmes now deliver more?

Hybrid Programmes - the future of executive education

I can guarantee anyone reading this will have read at least two other articles about the accelerated change of offline to online education, blended to hybrid programmes – but see if this has something a little different to offer. The past 12 months have presented a strategic earthquake for executive education providers. The COVID-19 pandemic…

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