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Posts by Magdalena Wanot

2018 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards winners

EFMD and Emerald Publishing announce with great pleasure the winners of the 2018 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards (ODRA) – an awards scheme designed to celebrate excellence in doctoral research. This year, 277  entries were received from authors based all around the world, a 17% increase as compared to the previous year. Ten winning papers have each won…

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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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EFMD launches new programme accreditation

EFMD has announced plans to enhance and further develop its programme accreditation for leading business schools across the world At the EFMD Annual Conference on June 6th hosted by NOVA Business School in Lisbon and following the unanimous approval of the EFMD Board of Directors, EFMD announced significant changes to the accreditation process for business school…

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Three in four companies plan to hire MBAs in 2019

The results of the Corporate Recruiters Survey 2019 reflect the trends in the broader economy, including the plans of companies to grow and expand and reveal the optimistic hiring projections for specialised master’s graduates. More than 1,200 employers worldwide responded to the 2019 Corporate Recruiters Survey, ran by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) together…

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Lessons learnt from the 2019 EFMD Deans Conference

More than 300 heads of business schools from 53 countries gathered at the 2019 EFMD Conference for Deans and Directors General to discuss the innovative ways in which business and management schools reply to the rapidly changing economic environment, increasingly intertwined with the demographic, social and environmental challenges. It was a landmark event, as for…

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EFMD’s CEO Eric Cornuel receives Magnolia Award

We are delighted to announce that on 12 September 2018 EFMD’s Director General and CEO, prof. Eric Cornuel, received the Magnolia Award and gave a closing speech on behalf of the other 49 winners. The Magnolia Award is bestowed to all those who have made significant contribution to the economic and social development of Shanghai as well…

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Corvinus re-assessed by Business School Impact System

Corvinus Business School at the Corvinus University of Budapest was re-assessed by EFMD Global Network’s Business School Impact System and received the BSIS label for demonstrating with well-documented evidence the impact that the school has on its local environment. “A business school leaves its imprint on its environment come what may. However, the great difference lies…

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HEC Lausanne completed the BSIS impact assessment process

HEC Lausanne was assessed by EFMD Global Network’s Business School Impact System and received the BSIS label for demonstrating with well-documented evidence the impact that the school has on its local environment. “Engaging in the BSIS process gave us the opportunity to work with external experts to investigate with a critical eye the qualitative and…

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