Initial EQUIS accreditation for Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and eight schools receive re-accreditation

GIBS congratulations

Warmest congratulations to Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) for receiving its initial EQUIS accreditation! We are pleased to welcome the school to our EQUIS community. Alfons Sauquet, Quality Services & EQUIS Director, commented on the school’s achievement, ‘We are pleased to welcome our fourth African school to the EQUIS community. GIBS impressed us with…

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Crypto Assets and Digital Asset Investment Conference, 7-8 April at Rennes School of Business

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Crypto Assets and Digital Asset Investment Conference, 7-8 April, organised by Future Finance and Economics Association and Rennes School of Business, France. Join us in Rennes, France, for conference and publication opportunities in the broad space of Crypto assets. The conference covers all economic and financial aspects of crypto investment, including the pronounced rise in…

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It’s the people that make a business school

The Business of Branding report provides data, insight and analysis to help schools improve their branding and marketing activity, understanding what differentiates them from competitors, perceptions of international study destinations and how best to meet student, staff and corporate demands. It’s difficult at present to think the future of business education is about technology and…

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New trends in online learning: the impact of disruptive technologies

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As we discussed in our previous post, e-learning has a great effect when it comes to the benefits that make educational activity easier and hassle-free. Online education offers the possibility of learning from wherever and whenever; with a better cost-benefit ratio; in an interactive environment, as much or more than in traditional learning; developing skills…

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Eleven innovative business school scholarships

With many business schools keen to widen participation, communications experts Stephanie Mullins and Peter Remon from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore some of the most diverse scholarships offered in the industry.   Business education can be a significant investment of both time and money – and business schools don’t want that to deter candidates. With this in mind,…

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Responsible Leadership Reimagined: A call for papers

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South Africa has played an important role in driving the topic with the first International Conference on Responsible Leadership being held in 2010 at the University of Pretoria in Johannesburg. Nine years later, the Academy of Management held a specialised conference on Responsible Leadership in Bled, Slovenia. The Responsible Leadership Reimagined Conference (16 – 18…

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Current implementation methods aren’t working – here’s how we can manage successful AI, digital, and big data transformation projects

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Approximately every twenty years, organizations and leaders struggle to adapt their methods and competencies to the new reality. When it comes to implementing new types of projects, this presents a particularly difficult type of challenge. In the 1960s, traditional project management practices were introduced. These practices were mainly developed for the reconstruction of Europe after…

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7th International Conference on New Business Models

New Business Models Conference

The New Business Model (NBM) Conference Series is pleased to invite you to the 7th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW BUSINESS MODELS held at the LUMSA University of Rome on 23 and 24 June 2022. Prior to the conference, on 22 June, there will be a Doctoral Colloquium for applicants who wish to share research. Title of the conference:  “SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODELS CHALLENGES: ECONOMIC…

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What do specialised MBA programmes look like today?

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MBAs remain the flagship programme at most business schools; now, Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Kyle Grizzell at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore what can happen when you specialise the MBA using industry examples.  The Master’s in Business Administration – the recognisable MBA – has been the postgraduate degree most heavily associated with business schools…

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Looking back on the 2021 EFMD Annual Conference

2021 EFMD annual conference

Nicola Kleyn, Dean, Executive Education, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and 2021 EFMD Annual Conference Chair, shares her thoughts on the 2021 EFMD Annual Conference. At the beginning of the EFMD Annual Conference, I challenged the audience to take a step back from our normal busyness and customary behaviour, to reflect on what is…

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