From narrative to action: Are business schools walking the talk of responsible management education?

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ESCP Business School‘s Francesca Pucciarelli and Andreas Kaplan tell Stephanie Mullins from BlueSky Education about the opportunity that business schools have to develop students’ capabilities to be future generators of sustainable value for business and society. Here are their thoughts: Today’s business world, even more than the pre-pandemic one, needs leaders capable of making a strong social…

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What makes my MOOC stand out?

Keith Pond, Director of EFMD Online Course Certification System (EOCCS), and Antonia Lütgens, Project Consultant for EOCCS, celebrate the 5th birthday of EOCCS and discuss findings from a recent workshop.  Happy 5th birthday EOCCS! EOCCS celebrates its fifth birthday this year (2021), an appropriate point for us to reflect. At the 5 year point for EOCCS…

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Business schools and institutional racism survey

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What we want to do – a North Atlantic survey on Institutional Racism in Business and Management Education This blog introduces an anonymous mixed-methods survey aimed at academic and professional support colleagues in the North Atlantic region. Its focus is on Institutional Racism (IR) in Business and Management Higher Education spaces, so I’m going to…

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The Corporate Learning Function’s Operating Model and Resources

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How does a Corporate Learning Function (CLF) align itself to a continuously changing environment? How does it accelerate digital and informal learning? What distinct expertise does the corporate learning team have, and how representative is it of the organisation at large? How does the CLF manage its ecosystem of internal and external resources? The Corporate…

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E-learning in Peru: experiences and expectations

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2020 was a turbulent year for education in general and at Instituto Superior San Ignacio de Loyola (ISIL) we carried out online education research to deep dive into higher education challenges and opportunities. About ISIL Founded in 1983, as a Technological Institute, ISIL is a private, regulated, for-profit institution in the Peruvian higher education sector,…

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2020 EFMD Case Writing Competition Winners Interview Series: Continuous Improvement: the Journey to Excellence

EFMD encourages and rewards innovative and impactful cases in management development each year. This year brought an exceptional variety of winning cases across various industries. EFMD decided to interview the winners to find out more about their motivation, inspiration and significant challenges. The fifth interview is with Tao Yue, Deborah Sherwood and Rene De Koster,…

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Sustainable business applied to agriculture aviation

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EFMD has been delighted to support the Center for Industrial Productivity and Sustainability and the Product-Life Institute since 2007. For more information about this project, visit our website.  This week, EFMD Global and Ecole des Ponts Business School Circular Economy Research Center (CERC) are in Texas testing the abilities (specifically, aerial-imaging, flight characteristics and fuselage vibrations)…

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Business school staff & faculty development: Learning & networking opportunities in the post-pandemic world

Griet Houbrechts, EFMD Director of Professional Development Services, provides an overview of the many professional development opportunities that are being offered in 2021. The disruption caused by the pandemic laid the ground for a deeper reflection about our purpose and mission, the essence of teaching and learning experience, institutional boundaries, the relevance of research, and…

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