New GMAC report sheds light on emerging themes in changing graduate management education

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The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) have released an industry report on “The Future of Graduate Management Education” from the perspective of European business school deans.  The one-of-a-kind report aims to make sense of the shifting graduate management education (GME) landscape and forecasts what the future holds for GME through interviewing 20 deans from a select group of European business school thought leaders. The resulting conversations contain rich insights for business school professionals as they cultivate the next generation of impactful business leaders. ‘In a volatile world…

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7 cities you may not have considered for business education

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Ever thought of studying in Brighton rather than Budapest? Or Nur-Sultan rather than New York? PR experts Stephanie Mullins and Kyle Grizzell from specialist business education communications consultancy BlueSky Education explore the locations of seven business schools. When deciding where to study business education, there are a number of cities that students might be drawn to first, due to their…

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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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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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New scholarship to increase diversity in business education launched by GMAC

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As business schools identify and support the true value of diversity, GMAC demonstrates how to walk the talk with the launch of a new scholarship.  The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has launched a brand new scholarship, the GMATTM Talent and Opportunity Scholarship for 10 European business school applicants, aimed at improving inclusion in graduate management…

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

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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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Six business schools supporting refugees and asylum-seekers

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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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New school of management looks to create socially-focused ‘challenge managers’

Advantere School of Mgmt

Associate Director Stephanie Mullins from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education looks at a brand new management school. A new school, dedicated to revolutionising business education and creating future leaders who can effectively confront the biggest challenges facing industry, society and the planet has been launched in Madrid. Advantere School of Management has been founded under the…

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Chairs at business school offer innovative ways to tackle challenges

As business schools look for fresh ways to empower future leaders and implement transformation in their own schools as well as society, Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Ariella Durban at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore how Chairs can be a way to encourage research and teaching to revolutionise different societal and economic challenges. Placed under…

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