Posts by Lucia Garza

Nearly 9 in 10 Companies Plan to Hire MBA Graduates in 2017

International hiring plans, especially for graduates of MBA and business master’s programmes, remain steady despite recent political uncertainty, according to the latest 2017 GMAC’s Corporate Recruiters Survey Report, conducted in conjunction with EFMD and MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance (MBA CSEA). “Despite the political uncertainty about the status of immigration and work visas in the United…

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Entrepreneur’s Guide to Building a Successful Business

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Building a Successful Business: great advice from hundreds of business owners and operators in 14 countries is the latest addition to EFMD’s Sustainable Business portfolio of free education/training materials. The new guidebook is available as a free download and aims to enable and promote responsible and sustainable business development and growth. Almost every business enterprise begins as a small…

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EFMD Report Now Available – “Digital Age Learning”

Sponsored by Capgemini in association with IESE, the EFMD Special Interest Group (SIG) “Digital Age Learning” explored how organisations can equip themselves to fully exploit the learning opportunities of the digital age. The SIG focused on documenting existing good practice and trapping emerging technologies, tools, services or learning paradigms that would help member companies move…

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Are our doctoral programmes fit for purpose and the future?

Many of us are familiar with growing debates around whether Business Schools are ‘fit for purpose’, essentially in their ability to ‘serve business’ in the face of increased global competition, economic uncertainty, technological advances and forces of consumerism. The provision of doctoral programmes in these schools warrants attention. Indeed, the number of business and management…

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2017 EFMD Case Writing Competition Winners

EFMD is delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 EFMD Case Writing Competition. Eric Cornuel, Director General and CEO at EFMD, congratulated the 2017 EFMD Case Competition Winners: “EFMD is delighted to support and encourage the writing and creation of innovative and impactful case material. With a record number of nearly 700 submissions, the…

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Call for Cases: Personalized Student Development Cases in Master Programmes

Title: Personalized Student Development Cases in Master Programmes Deadline for the submission:  Friday 28 September 2018 Description: The 2018 EFMD Conference on Master Programmes hosted by London Business School (LBS) will follow the changes and new perspectives on master programmes with the topic “Making things happen: From vision to result’. By focusing on embracing digitalization,…

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Retaining public trust in universities in a post truth world

HUMANE Annual Conference Hosted by Malmö University June 15-16, 2018 The American political scientist, Francis Fukuyama famously wrote that public trust is the “currency of governance”. Without it, institutions bleed legitimacy and their credibility falters. We live in a world where those who promote alternative facts, fake news and advocate suspicion towards experts are eroding…

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Two Porto Schools Demonstrate Their Local Impact

Porto Business School and School of Economics and Management, both at the University of Porto, Portugal, have jointly gone through EFMD Global Network’s Business School Impact System and received the BSIS label for demonstrating with well-documented evidence the impact that both schools have on their local environment. “After the 2008 financial crisis, policy makers began seeking greater evidence…

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Free Participation for Students in Global Marketing Competition 2018

ESIC in collaboration with Santander and EFMD are running the 23rd world edition of the Global Marketing Competition. The Competition is an advanced computer simulation of a real life business environment. Although marketing in nature, the game requires the players to take decisions in all the areas of managing a company, from production and logistics,…

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