Why business schools are ideally positioned to address the convergence of business and technology

POLIMI

Vittorio Chiesa, Chairman at POLIMI Graduate School of Management, tells Stephanie Mullins and EFMD Global why business schools are so well placed at the intersection of business and technology. Here’s what he said: Technology is a major engine of change, and digitalisation infiltrates across all sectors – sustainability, healthcare, finance, the list goes on. In…

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The importance of sharing academic research with the media

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Academics and journalists both seek to communicate the truth through their writing. Communications experts Stephanie Mullins and Jamie Hose from specialist PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore how researchers and reporters should be close partners, striving for the same goal in different mediums, yet for many members of faculty in higher education institutions interacting with the…

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Six business schools supporting refugees and asylum-seekers

asylum-seekers

PR consultants Stephanie Mullins and Kyle Grizzell from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore how business schools can support refugees and asylum-seekers. Worldwide, there are 84 million forcibly displaced people. Of these, 26.6 million are defined as refugees and 4.4 million as asylum-seekers, an individual forced to leave their own country to escape war, persecution, or other reason.…

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Why stewardship is now at the forefront of business education

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Business schools play an important role in educating the leaders of our future, in fact, they are perfectly positioned to influence issues like sustainability. Business education PR experts Stephanie Mullins and Kate Mowbray from specialist consultancy BlueSky Education take a closer look at how graduates should become “stewards of the future of humanity and the earth”. …

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Lockdowns might be history but online MBAs are here to stay

COVID-19 closed classrooms but applicants kept studying on and applying to MBA courses, prompting business schools to further develop their capacity for online teaching. Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Jamie Hose from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore eight business schools and their online or hybrid MBA programmes. Before the pandemic struck,…

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Are virtual campuses the future of business education?

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As advances in technology continue to impact our lives, Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Luke Kerin at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore three examples of how business schools have embraced technology when it comes to their campuses. The way people live their lives has changed drastically. Even without the impact of COVID-19, people were shifting towards technology…

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How business schools bolster the healthcare sector

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Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, the difficulties and challenges global healthcare systems face have become more evident. Some business schools are addressing these challenges by offering business and management education aimed specifically at those working within the healthcare sector. Specialist PR consultants Stephanie Mullins and Kyle Grizzell from specialist public relations consultancy BlueSky…

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SMEs: The key to global sustainability and climate change ambitions?

SME

As business schools become increasingly conscious of their responsibilities to both people and planet, PR consultants Stephanie Mullins and Kerry Ruffle from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore the role SMEs can play in the fight to be more sustainable. As our world’s industries, large and small, are put under increasing pressure to find ways to work more…

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Business school expansions boom

business school expansion

At a glance, business schools might seem like stationary entities. From a distance, it might seem that these institutions rarely change, let alone grow. Upon closer inspection, however, business schools are, quite frankly, some of the fastest-evolving organisations out there. Business education PR experts Stephanie Mullins and Jonny Stone from specialist communications consultancy BlueSky Education take a…

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