Cracking the employability code with applied learning

employability

Every business school wants to produce highly employable graduates, could applied learning be the key? Professor Conor Moss is Dean of the College of Business, Technology and Engineering at Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). He was appointed Professor of Work-Based Learning at SHU in August 2021 in recognition of his contribution to employability and…

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Employability and business school graduates

Following the results of the 2019 GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey, which polled more than 1,200 employers in 45 countries worldwide to find out hiring demands for MBA and business master’s graduates, an additional “Employability and Business School Graduates” report was released today. The report presents trends in applicant skills and preparedness in the rapidly changing labour…

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Reflections on the state of the career services industry in a post-COVID marketplace

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The Career Professionals Development Institute (CPDI) was inaugurated in November 2019, following years of feedback from Career Services professionals from the EFMD Global network, as to the need to go deeper into the challenges of the industry. Since then, this program, which is jointly organised by Highered and EFMD, has endeavoured to equip talent professionals…

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EFMD Global Virtual Career Fairs by Highered

As we embark upon a new year, at Highered, we have been overwhelmed with feedback from our EFMD school members as to the challenging year that we have left behind. While the obvious situation and circumstances have been trying to say the least, we are motivated to continue implementing initiatives to support Career Services, employers…

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EPAS quality label for Coventry Business School

The EPAS accreditation was newly awarded to the BA (Hons) Advertising and Marketing and the BA (Hons) Business Management was EPAS re-accredited. Warm congratulations to the Coventry Business School who keeps providing their students with distinctive experience in learning and gears them with skills necessary to respond to the current market requirements! The BA (Hons) Business…

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Universities, Be Aware: Start-Ups Strip Away Your Glory

About EdTech’s potential take-over of the higher education sector In 2012, the New York Times proclaimed the year of the MOOC, stating that online courses delivered on platforms such as Coursera and Udacity would disrupt the higher education sector. Universities and business schools worldwide pointed to the fact that studying is far more than listening…

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How to Build New-age Learning Ecosystem?

IFIM – EFMD International Conclave on Learning Ecosystem held on 18-19 February 2020 engaged with the new challenges and ways to build the new-age learning ecosystems  In this fast-evolving world, traditional approaches to the learning ecosystem are becoming outdated. With the changing digital environment in a complex VUCA world, the need of the hour is…

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Updates from Grenoble Ecole de Management’s experts II.

Grenoble Ecole de Management publishes a weekly issue with opinions from GEM’s experts on the evolutions they foresee from the Covid-19 crisis in the areas of education, technology, health, energy and the economy. See original article here written by Laura Leick.   As an international business school and business lab for society, we have decided to…

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