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Earlier in July, we had the opportunity to meet with dozens of EFMD members at the EOCCS community webinar “Who needs Faculty? Outsourcing the Online Lecture” hosted by Keith Pond, the EOCCS Director. It was a privilege to talk with business school faculty from Europe and South America as we discussed an issue that creates anxiety…

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Business (School) models: A new paradigm in Learning?

Disruption in business models pervades business school curricula. Amazon, Uber and Netflix have each disrupted traditional markets. These companies, and many like them, provide excellent, relevant and up-to-date case studies for business school teaching. At the same time, the traditional business school model is being challenged – and there will be casualties… Traditional teaching uses…

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FREE WEBINAR: Who needs Faculty? – Outsourcing the Online Lecture

We welcome you to the upcoming online seminar: https://events.efmdglobal.org/events/who-needs-faculty-outsourcing-the-online-lecture/ at 15.00 CET on Thursday, 18th July 2019. On the webinar, the panel comprises senior representatives from HSTalks and Connect2Teach, providers of lecture inputs (and more) for academic courses. The seminar is moderated by Keith Pond, EOCCS Director. The webinar presents a lively panel discussion highlighting the…

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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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Why is no one talking about employability in online education?

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By Priyanka Agarwal and Aditi Tripathy   75% of students taking courses online do it for career progression or career change according to a 2018 report by The Online College Student. Studyportals.com reported that short courses providing professional education are growing at twice the rate that traditional degree courses are growing at. Yet, no one…

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A Night at the e-Assessment Awards

EOCCS was invited to join the e-Assessment Association on 10 April 2019 for their annual “e-Assessment Awards” in London, UK.  The association is an international not-for-profit membership organisation for those involved in, working with, using or developing technology to enhance assessment delivery. The finalists attending this year’s award demonstrated the innovation, in-depth research, transformational deployments…

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Ljubljana e-learning

It was a pleasure and honour to address the annual pedagogy conference of the newly named and EQUIS accredited School of Economics and Business at the University of Ljubljana (SEB UL, formerly School of Economics). My topic focused on the many lessons learned through the operation of EOCCS in its first three years. There is…

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There’s no such thing as a free MOOC

Massive Open On-Line Courses (MOOCs) offered by some of the world’s most prestigious Universities (and many others too) hold out the possibility of mass education and reaching those students that traditional education provision has not yet reached. This was the theme of the Future of Learning conference at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, attended by…

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The Open University Business School receives EOCCS certification for its courses on FutureLearn

We are delighted to announce a suite of eight Business and Finance Fundamentals massive online open courses (MOOCs) has been awarded the EOCCS Certification: – Customer engagement – Effective communication – Effective networking – Project management – Managing the household balance sheet – Financial planning and budgeting – Investment theory and practice – Financial services after the banking crisis…

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EOCCS Certification of Faculty of Economics, Lomonosov Moscow State University

We are happy to congratulate the Faculty of Economics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia, for their successful EOCCS certification. The high quality achieved led to the completion of the EOCCS certification process for five of its online courses being part of an online MBA programme. The EFMD Certification Board granted the EOCCS certification to the suite of 5…

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