How ITP makes the difference

international teachers program ITP at vlerick

Tymur Korytnyi, MBA Lecturer on Digital Transformation at Kyiv School of Economics, gives his testimonial of the first module of the International Teachers Program (ITP) that recently took place at Vlerick Business School. Drummers used to joke that being a drummer is only real work, all the rest is just occupation. Well, to that extent,…

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Do not panic about Chat GPT-3

Do not panic about Chat GPT-3

Think a few years out, invite students into the conversation and experiment. Do not panic! This is some of the great advice from a handful of professors from across the humanities and natural science fields about how to deal with the new generation of AI tools that we now face. The most recent of such…

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It’s time that African business schools stopped sitting on the side-lines

African business schools white paper

New research from Henley Business School Africa shows consensus among African business school deans that it’s time for business schools to step into a more activist leadership role – pushing for continental collaboration and change. There is no limit to the areas in which African business schools can widen their footprint, believes Jonathan Foster-Pedley, dean…

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Demystifying transformation – 5 ways to transform your business school PR

In June, I had the pleasure of attending the EFMD Marcom, External Relations and Alumni Relations conference at Nyenrode Business Universiteit in the Netherlands. After months of restrictions, it was great to catch up with friends and colleagues from the business school world. The overall theme was: “Demystifying transformation”. Various sessions dived into what that…

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Reflections on the 2022 EFMD Annual Conference

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Johan Roos, Chief Academic Officer and Professor, Hult International Business School, and 2022 EFMD Annual Conference Chair, shares his thoughts on the 2022 EFMD Annual Conference.  ‘More than 13k schools, representing some 20% of all global higher education and transforming the lives of millions of people.’ With those facts, I kicked off the 50th year…

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Looking back on the 2021 EFMD Annual Conference

2021 EFMD annual conference

Nicola Kleyn, Dean, Executive Education, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and 2021 EFMD Annual Conference Chair, shares her thoughts on the 2021 EFMD Annual Conference. At the beginning of the EFMD Annual Conference, I challenged the audience to take a step back from our normal busyness and customary behaviour, to reflect on what is…

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One year in higher education with a persistent virtual campus

NEOMA Virtual Campus

This article sums up the keynote of Alain Goudey, Chief Digital Officer at NEOMA Business School, during the EOCCS Symposium 2021. What is a persistent virtual campus? The NEOMA Business School persistent virtual campus, which opened in September 2020, is represented by an island called Laval Virtual World. It is operated by our partner Laval…

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Are you making it hard for journalists to say “yes”?

Securing positive press coverage for your business school is a smart way to build your reputation. It can help you increase awareness, support SEO, reach new audiences, and build trust through third-party endorsement. But when you are under pressure to get coverage, it can be tempting to rush into ‘volume’ tactics. These include pushing out…

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