Archive for May 2018

26th CEEMAN Annual Conference – September 2018

The 26thCEEMAN Annual Conference, focusing on the topic of Redefining Management Education: Excellence and Relevance, will be taking place in Prague, Czech Republic from 19-21 September 2018 in cooperation with the University of New York in Prague. The conference is the main annual event of CEEMAN, gathering mostly deans and directors of member schools and partner organisations from…

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Updated Privacy Policy

Dear EFMD members, friends and colleagues, At EFMD, we greatly value and respect your privacy. As such, we would like to take this opportunity to inform you that our Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy have been updated to: • take into account the introduction of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation on 25 May…

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Winning Case Study Poses Hard Questions on Role of Investors

A case study on mining and responsible investment in South Africa from the UCT Graduate School of Business receives top honours in the African Business Category of the 2017 EFMD Case Writing Competition. A searching look at mining giant Lonmin Plc Mining and the role of investors following the Marikana massacrein South Africa 2012 has won first prize…

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2018 Excellence in Practice Silver Award Winners

EFMD is delighted to announce the 2018 EFMD Excellence in Practice Silver Award Winners. Since 2007, the EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards (EiP) have recognised outstanding and impactful Learning & Development partnerships in the domains of Leadership, Professional, Talent, Organisational and Ecosystem Development. The 2018 Silver Award Winners in the following five categories are: Organisational Development Daimler &…

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2018 Excellence in Practice Gold Award Winners

EFMD is delighted to announce the 2018 EFMD Excellence in Practice Gold Award Winners. Since 2007, the EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards (EiP) have recognised outstanding and impactful Learning & Development partnerships in the domains of Leadership, Professional, Talent, Organisational and Ecosystem Development. The 2018 Gold Award Winners in the following five categories are: Organisational Development Valmet &…

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Are our doctoral programmes fit for purpose and the future?

Many of us are familiar with growing debates around whether Business Schools are ‘fit for purpose’, essentially in their ability to ‘serve business’ in the face of increased global competition, economic uncertainty, technological advances and forces of consumerism. The provision of doctoral programmes in these schools warrants attention. Indeed, the number of business and management…

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2017 EFMD Case Writing Competition Winners

EFMD is delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 EFMD Case Writing Competition. Eric Cornuel, Director General and CEO at EFMD, congratulated the 2017 EFMD Case Competition Winners: “EFMD is delighted to support and encourage the writing and creation of innovative and impactful case material. With a record number of nearly 700 submissions, the…

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Call for Cases: Personalized Student Development Cases in Master Programmes

Title: Personalized Student Development Cases in Master Programmes Deadline for the submission:  Friday 28 September 2018 Description: The 2018 EFMD Conference on Master Programmes hosted by London Business School (LBS) will follow the changes and new perspectives on master programmes with the topic “Making things happen: From vision to result’. By focusing on embracing digitalization,…

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Retaining public trust in universities in a post truth world

HUMANE Annual Conference Hosted by Malmö University June 15-16, 2018 The American political scientist, Francis Fukuyama famously wrote that public trust is the “currency of governance”. Without it, institutions bleed legitimacy and their credibility falters. We live in a world where those who promote alternative facts, fake news and advocate suspicion towards experts are eroding…

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