Multi- and Interdisciplinarity Empowered and Entailed by Business Schools’ Digitalisation

With the global health crisis precipitated by COVID-19, we have once again experienced that society’s biggest challenges today demand multidisciplinary (to independently apply expertise in different non-business and business disciplines) and interdisciplinary (to integrate and synthesize knowledge and skills from various fields) approaches to problem-solving. To master COVID-19, public policymakers, lawyers, specialists from the health…

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Should hybrid programmes now deliver more?

Hybrid Programmes - the future of executive education

I can guarantee anyone reading this will have read at least two other articles about the accelerated change of offline to online education, blended to hybrid programmes – but see if this has something a little different to offer. The past 12 months have presented a strategic earthquake for executive education providers. The COVID-19 pandemic…

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Decoupling Education: a disruptive innovation journey

The fact that education does not have an Airbnb, Netflix or Tesla case does not mean at all that disruption is not happening in this industry as well. The key to understanding disruption in the education sector lies more on the “How” than on the “Who”. The formula also needs to include the “When” factor…

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Future-Proofing Your Business School Admissions Strategy

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How can business school admissions professionals prepare for an uncertain future? Philippe Taza, CEO of Higher Education Marketing, a digital marketing and technology agency dedicated exclusively to the education sector, looks at how to create a strategy that will weather any storm.  Future-proofing: the process of anticipating the future and developing methods of minimising the…

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Invitation: Accelerating Education for the SDGs in the Universities

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At the SDG Academy, the educational initiative of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, we are pleased to circulate this invitation by the SDSN Networks to the event “Accelerating Education for the SDGs in the Universities“. Please join us and feel free to share it with other colleagues. Universities and other higher education institutions have a…

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What does the ‘new normal’ for business school teaching need?

Change Until there is a vaccine for Covid-19, and perhaps even after that, health guidelines will make in-person teaching impossible for large groups. Universities are impelled to implement a flexible approach that assumes students will need to switch between online and campus-based teaching throughout the coming academic year. Accordingly, all university staff now need to…

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