How can business schools engage their students with the real world using a scalable model? This article examines online business projects as an effective and scalable alternative. Tools to help build an effective course and unburden teachers are discussed. Building real-world experience Universities have perfected the lecture as a primary means of knowledge transfer. As…

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Sustainability Case teaching

In the last years, we have seen numerous initiatives and positive trends in responsible management education. The number of core courses that integrate sustainability content has been increasing. The number of published sustainability-related research from business school faculty as well. New academic journals devoted to sustainability and the climate crisis have been created. Despite this,…

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Wellbeing management skills

By Hugues Poissonniner, Professor of Strategy, Management and Purchasing at Grenoble Ecole de Management Fostering resilience during a crisis can be a game changer for managers and their team members. And the key to achieving this? Emotional skills offer a fundamental building block for managers to promote collaboration, resilience and well-being. Our emotions are an…

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As the Brexit agreement becomes a reality, this major shift will impact multiple economic activities in key sectors. In response to this, organisations and governments must implement mid to long-term strategies to relocate economic activities while the Brexit agreement is being finalised.  Grégory Vanel, Professor in International Economics at Grenoble Ecole de Management, shares his…

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media relations strategy Toby Roe EFMD

How do you measure whether your business school’s media relations activities are working? In our experience, business schools use similar metrics to measure the success (or otherwise) of their media relations. Often, these include volume or quality of coverage, whether they are hitting their target media, or share of voice versus peers. All of these…

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Rimanoczy_We are all in this together

I have been writing about, and promoting, the concept of interconnectedness for several years. It first came up in my academic life as I was conducting research into the mindset of sustainability champions. In several interviews with the respondents, I observed that the growth of their awareness that we are all interconnected always came as…

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Join the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs for monthly live conversations with renowned authors about groundbreaking work that examines the most important topics for humanity, including sustainable development, social justice, and more. January’s book is Martin J. Sherwin’s Gambling with Armageddon, which looks at the Cuban Missile Crisis and the origins, scope, and consequences of…

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As we embark upon a new year, at Highered, we have been overwhelmed with feedback from our EFMD school members as to the challenging year that we have left behind. While the obvious situation and circumstances have been trying to say the least, we are motivated to continue implementing initiatives to support Career Services, employers…

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Digitalisation in higher education_Andreas Kaplan_ESCP_EFMD

Most recently with Covid-19, everybody recognises that offline and online courses each both have their advantages and disadvantages. In the future, cases will be rare where it makes sense to offer an entire curriculum on-site only. The same applies to purely online programmes, although there is now more rationale for an online-only than a fully…

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Alumni Matters 2020 CarringtonCrisp_EFMD

Many articles in recent months have asked ‘What is the future of business education?’, but perhaps they should ask ‘Who is the future of business education?’  The new Alumni Matters report from CarringtonCrisp and EFMD Global provides some pointers. Engagement with alumni is not as strong as it might be, only 17% of the respondents…

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