2022 global Case Awards and Competitions reflect the pandemic

The Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2022

The Case Centre’s 32nd Awards and Competitions – Winners announced Fallout for business from the pandemic appears for the first time as a case topic among winners, most notably the Overall Winning Case: adidas: How to Keep Running Fast in a Post-COVID-19 World? This was won by Niccolò Pisani and Ornella Lupoi of the International…

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EFMD statement on Ukraine


We are deeply dismayed and concerned by the invasion of Ukraine, which has inflicted great pain and suffering upon innocent individuals, families, and communities. It stands in sharp contrast with the values of peace, diversity, and freedom that EFMD Global stands for as a community. We wish to express our solidarity with the people of…

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EFMD behind the scenes: Conversation with Griet Houbrechts


For our 50th Anniversary, EFMD is starting a new “Behind the Scenes” series so that you can get to know us better. Our first conversation is with the Director of Professional Development Services and Senior Advisor to BSIS, Griet Houbrechts. First of all, could you please tell us how long you have been with EFMD and your…

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Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) scheme: Challenges, opportunities and recruitment process


The GTA scheme provides PhD scholarships where postgraduate research students undertake PhD research while also engaging in structured opportunities for development and experience in learning, teaching and assessment. Their Core responsibilities include teaching-related activities, such as leading lecturing and/or tutorials, supervising Undergraduate and Postgraduate projects, assisting students in understanding technical materials, marking, and providing feedback…

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High impact research is the norm at Nottingham Business School


Our first EFMD Member Spotlight highlights Nottingham Business School (NBS) and its commitment to responsible research. Thank you to Alistair Bruce, Associate Dean for Research, and Baback Yazdani, Executive Dean, for their contribution.  There are different models operating at business schools across the world. Sometimes research and teaching are considered as separate domains. In some business schools, research is distant from the…

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Challenging, exciting, eye-opening: Students of AUC’s first CO-OP programme share their experience


“Student learning should never be confined to the walls of a classroom. The CO-OP program is designed to give our students a headstart in today’s highly competitive job market.” – Ahmed Abdel-Meguid, associate professor of accounting and Founding CO-OP Faculty Mentor. As part of the school’s efforts in offering experiential learning opportunities and in collaboration…

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International conference on sustainable business practices in a VUCA world (ICSBP2022)

VUCA conference

Rabat Business School organizes the International Conference on Sustainable Business Practices in a VUCA World – ICSBP2022. The conference will be held on 23-24 June 2022 in Rabat-Morocco. About the conference: In a world characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA), sustainability is a key issue for management research. During the last years, sustainability…

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CEIBS – China Europe International Business School renews BSIS label


We are pleased to announce that CEIBS – China Europe International Business School has renewed the Business School Impact System (BSIS) assessment process and received the BSIS label again. Warm congratulations to the school! “CEIBS has decided for this BSIS renewal not to cover all the 7 impact fields, but to focus the report and…

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Initial EFMD Programme Accreditation for ICD Business School and the Graduate School of International Management, Aoyama Gakuin University

Initial EFMD Programme-ICD_ABS Accreditations

We are pleased to announce that ICD Business School, Grande Ecole Programme and the Graduate School of International Management, Aoyama Gakuin University, MBA Programme have recently been granted initial EFMD Programme Accreditation. Congratulations to both schools! Barbara Sporn, Director of EFMD Programme Accreditation, commented: ‘We are happy to welcome these two programmes into the pool…

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Corporate training: digital transformation tops the list

digital corporate learning

Tommaso Agasisti is the Associate Dean for Internationalisation & Quality at MIP Politecnico di Milano. Internal training processes in companies are undergoing a phase of profound transformation. The circumstances imposing this radical change are numerous and have been playing their role since well before the Covid emergency. Today, the purpose of training is no longer…

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