Towards healthy doctoral ecosystems

doctoral ecosystems

During the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), we focused on responsible doctoral programmes for a responsible future (blog). A learning point throughout the conference was the importance of networks and networking for doctoral graduates and programmes. Successful doctoral education clearly does not take place in a vacuum. Next, the specific institutional, regional and national…

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Building trust in supervisory relationships

supervisory relationship

Supervisory relationships are powerful. Research supervisors and doctoral candidates become entwined in a professional relationships based, if they are lucky, on a shared passion for a topic and a desire to push the boundaries of what is known in their field. To work well, they need to trust each other, to produce work, to receive…

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Durham University Business School announces new Interim Executive Dean and bids farewell to Professor Susan Hart

Durham University Business School has appointed Professor Kieran Fernandes to the position of Interim Executive Dean, following the retirement of Professor Susan Hart last week. Professor Susan Hart became the Executive Dean of Durham University Business School in 2016, following on from her role as Executive Dean at Strathclyde Business School – a position she…

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Development of society and its country is the main commitment of FDC: Imagine Brazil

FDC member spotlight

This Member Spotlight highlights Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC) and its social initiative, Imagine Brazil, which seeks to inspire and mobilise the development of a fairer, more prosperous Brazilian society. Thank you to Viviane Barreto, Executive Director of the International Advisory Council (IAC) & Associate Dean for Global Strategy, for the contribution. For over 45 years, the…

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Six institutions receive the EFMD Programme Re-Accreditation

Six institutions complete the EFMD Programme Re-Accreditation process.

Warm congratulations to the following institutions for successfully completing the EFMD Programme Re-Accreditation process: 3-year re-accredited programmes: EBS Paris – European Business School, France for its Programme Grande Ecole  5-year re-accredited programmes: Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, Croatia for its Bachelor Degree in Business Groupe ESC Clermont, France for its Bachelor in International…

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EFMD behind the scenes: Conversation with Ivana Marinkovic


For our 50th Anniversary, EFMD has created a new “Behind the Scenes” series so you can get to know us better. This conversation is with the Director of EFMD Global Network for Central and Eastern Europe, Ivana Marinkovic.  Thank you, Ivana, for taking the time to talk to me today. To start out, can you tell…

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