Archive for March 2018

ERIM SUMMERSCHOOL 2018

We are happy to inform you that summer at ERIM begins with seven short summer school courses. Registration is now open! These advanced doctoral-level courses are open to graduate students (Research Master and PhD), researchers and professionals within and beyond the Netherlands, who want to improve their data analysis skills or competences in the specific…

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European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation – Call for Experts

European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation Call for Experts: Expert Monitor Group for cPPPs Deadline – Tuesday 27 March 2018 The European Commission is looking for experts to be part of an Expert Group to monitor, review and give feedback on the reporting process of 10 associations of contractual public-private partnerships (cPPPs)*. In order…

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Interest in MBAs Declines as Students Opt for Masters Programmes

Increasing numbers of students are considering other business Masters over the MBA qualification, according to the latest edition of the Tomorrow’s Masters Study by CarringtonCrisp, in association with EFMD. In the study of over 1,000 prospective students from more than 100 countries, two-thirds (67%) agreed that they are considering a Masters rather than an MBA…

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HUMANE Annual Conference: Retaining Public Trust in Universities in a Post Truth World

HUMANE Annual Conference Hosted by Malmö University June 15-16, 2018 We live in a world where public trust in all of our great civic institutions is being eroded by those who proselytise ‘alternative facts’ and ‘fake news’. These challenges to institutional legitimacy are particularly poignant for universities as they stand for, among many things, truth,…

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ESADE Business School Certified by EOCCS

Many congratulations to ESADE Business School in Spain, whose Geopolitics and global governance: risks and opportunities on-line course has been recently certified by EOCCS Online Course Certification System. “We are extremely proud to receive EOCCS certification for one of our flagship on-line courses at ESADE Business School. It’s a fantastic achievement, which confirms the quality of our institution…

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The Business of Impact: Does Anyone Use Management Research?

Business schools have been criticised for decades for lacking relevance in their teaching and research. And for good reason in some cases. However new research shows that the disconnect is hardly their fault alone, and Simon Linacre argues that now is the time for business schools to lead the way for all social science research…

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St. Gallen Re-assessed by Business School Impact System

University of St. Gallen 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. “The BSIS process is a valuable instrument to assess and develop local impact. It has given us an international framework to…

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The Case Centre’s Awards and Competitions 2018 – Results

The Case Centre’s Awards and Competitions 2018 are announced. Now in their 28th year, these celebrate excellence in case writing and teaching, at business schools worldwide. Overview of Results Overall Winning Case: Youngme Moon, (case about Uber), Harvard Business School. (Third time HBS has won this, since the Awards went global in 2011). Outstanding Contribution…

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What’s the Impact of Your Business School Website?

Other than course information, course fees and rankings were indicated as the two most critical pieces of informations applicants look for on business school websites, revealed the latest GenerationWeb study. The GenerationWeb study by CarringtonCrisp, supported by EFMD, has reviewed more than 200 business school websites since the study began life in 2007 as WebWorks,…

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