In my last blog I mentioned how  every day I was discovering new things that COVID was teaching me, and ended with a thought-provoking question: What insights and discoveries are you making? So let’s take it a few steps further. Ninety-three year old Chilean philosopher Gaston Soublette observes that our civilization is increasingly being externalized,…

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Professor José Ramón Cobo-Benita of ESCP Business School tells Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at BlueSky Education, about the learning and teaching of tomorrow. Here’s what he had to say… In recent months, higher education institutions have demonstrated their significant ability to adapt very quickly to the crisis, with flexibility. But how many of those had…

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MBA International Business

Are you an entrepreneur, MBA candidate or MBA student in Latin America, who seeks to update their knowledge on MBA and specialised Master’s programmes offered by business schools worldwide? Or a professional who wants to gain practical knowledge about the different areas of business organisation such as administration, economics, finance, marketing and human resources? MBA…

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Bluesky education Jyvaskala

Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education, spoke with Hanna-Leena Pesonen, Dean of the Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics in Finland, about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the institution and the wider industry for an upcoming podcast. “You could say everything has changed,” said Pesonen, who has been…

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What’s happening to the workplace post Covid-19?

Here are two short articles written by two FutureWork Forum Partners, both highly respected and renowned in the field of efficient workplaces – Andrew Chadwick, the Principal of Chadwick International and Chris Hood, Director of Consulting, EMEA, Advanced Workplace Associates. See original article on Future Work Forum here.  One of the main areas of discussion on the…

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EFMD CPDI

By Rachel Tonner, Head of MBA Careers Provision at Imperial College Business School and a graduate of Career Professionals Development Institute 2019 My colleague and I attended the EFMD Careers Professional Development Institute in November 2019 where we experienced an extremely enjoyable, informative and motivating two days. The environment was informal, welcoming and there was…

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2020-EFMD New Logo Portfolio _blog

For almost 50 years now, EFMD has been connecting close to a thousand leading institutions in business education, corporate learning and management development, with members located in 92 countries worldwide. We have been honoured to accompany our members on the quality development journey, engage them in collaborative projects, and bring them all together in professional development…

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Change Until there is a vaccine for Covid-19, and perhaps even after that, health guidelines will make in-person teaching impossible for large groups. Universities are impelled to implement a flexible approach that assumes students will need to switch between online and campus-based teaching throughout the coming academic year. Accordingly, all university staff now need to…

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On behalf of the Board of EFMD, the members and staff we were deeply saddened to hear of Ali’s death. Prof. Ali Dastmalchian, the dean of Beedie School of Business at the Simon Fraser University in Canada, and past chair of the Canadian Federation of Business School Deans dedicated his career to promoting excellence in…

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In over 20 years as a media relations professional, I think I must have heard this phrase hundreds of times from business schools wanting media coverage for a particular story. But all too often, the FT is not actually the best outlet for what they want to achieve. Don’t get me wrong. The Financial Times…

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