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Archive for March 2019

Drucker Challenge Essay contest 2019 has started

With great pleasure, the Peter Drucker Society Europe wishes to announce the start of the 10th Drucker Challenge Essay contest. Students and professionals aged 18-35 from around the world are invited to submit an essay on the topic “The value of the Renaissance Manager – How Great Organizations and their People Combine both Art and…

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BNI Corporate University accredited by CLIP

Congratulations to BNI Corporate University for having gone successfully through the Corporate Learning Improvement Process (CLIP). CLIP is a unique accreditation run by EFMD. It focuses on identifying the key factors that determine quality in the design and functioning of corporate universities and learning organisations. CLIP has demonstrated once again its power to trigger continuous development…

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Celebrating 50 years of The Open University

In April 1969, The Open University was established with a clear purpose: to open education for all. As we celebrate our 50th anniversary, this radical idea makes us more relevant than ever before. As the UK’s largest university with nearly 174,000 students, we are still committed to celebrating diversity, challenging under-representation and continuing to widen access…

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BSIS Case One: Intellectual Impact

After the BSIS process of the Corvinus Business School, we realised how narrow-mindedly we think of our intellectual impact at the university. We had only focused on what was expected of us: high-quality scientific publications. The BSIS process highlighted the desirability of going beyond this interpretation of impact. We were prompted to examine what real impact our…

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The EFMD GN Executive Academy

Addressing the professional development gap for future Business School leaders For a few years, with my colleagues in the industry, we have been discussing the gap in professional development for future leaders in business education. We came to the following conclusion: educational programmes for Deans, professors and even for researchers existed, yet there was no…

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IACMR-RRBM Award for Responsible Research in Management

The Second IACMR-RRBM Award for Responsible Research in Management “With Executive Input in Selecting the Winners” Co-sponsored by The International Association for Chinese Management Research and The Community for Responsible Research in Business and Management Announcement of Winners and Finalists  March 10, 2019 The IACMR-RRMB award recognizes excellent scholarship that focuses on important issues for…

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There’s no such thing as a free MOOC

Massive Open On-Line Courses (MOOCs) offered by some of the world’s most prestigious Universities (and many others too) hold out the possibility of mass education and reaching those students that traditional education provision has not yet reached. This was the theme of the Future of Learning conference at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, attended by…

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Do you See Doomsday or Evolution?

What picture of the world are educators sharing with their students, doomsday or evolution? I am an educator focused on developing a mindset for sustainability with faculty and students, and I like to point metaphorical flashlights into the unseen corners of our society. My goal is to illuminate the connections of well-known facts (climate change,…

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Where next for business school rankings?

Rankings, whether you love them or hate them, are undoubtedly a key component of the business education landscape, but could they be better? Amongst business schools, there has been much debate over the years on how the rankings methodology should change. The recent report by the United Nations Global Compact, plus the Financial Times itself…

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