Can you see me? Where next with my on-screen presence?

on-screen presence for online teaching

Dr Keith Pond, Director of EFMD’s Online Course Certification System, discusses the need for better production quality and on-screen presence for digital learning. I’m an academic, not a TV star Is yours the tiny head and shoulders in a box at the bottom of your slides invisible to students using mobile phones? Are you the…

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The American University in Cairo – AUC top African university that produces startup founders, new research says

AUC startup

According to recently published research compiled by Antler, a Singapore-based venture capital (VC) firm, out of all African universities, the American University in Cairo (AUC) produced the highest proportion of individuals who went on to found highly successful startups. More specifically, the report referred to growth-stage startups (ones that raised more than $10 million), soonicorns…

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E-learning trends: traditional schools vs digital schools

e-learning trends

One of the obvious consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns has been the acceleration of the inevitable digital transformation. The impact is not only on consumption patterns or the way of working but also in the way of learning. Since the first e-learning initiatives in the 1970s, the industry has grown rapidly and…

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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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Invitation to Cambridge Judge Business School’s Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre research seminar, 14th October

Professor Sucheta Nadkarni

You’re invited to the Cambridge Judge Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre for our Professor Sucheta Nadkarni Research Seminar, on 14 October 2021. This seminar series honours our friend and colleague, the former Director of the Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre, the late Professor Sucheta Nadkarni, and her pioneering research into gender diversity. This year’s Professor Sucheta Nadkarni Research Seminar…

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Call for papers for the ABIS 20th Annual Colloquium “Driving impact through responsible investing”

ABIS call for papers

In order to strengthen the dialogue between practitioners and academics on the challenges in enhancing business impact on society through responsible investing, at ABIS- The Academy of Business in Society, we are inviting paper proposals which will be presented during the 20th Annual Colloquium “Driving impact through responsible investing”. We invite academic researchers and practitioners…

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AMDISA publishes e-books on the COVID-19 pandemic

AMDISA e-books

The Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA) is a network of Management Education and Management Development Institutions in South Asia.  As one of its initiatives, AMDISA has produced a series of three e-books collating responses to themes and issues posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The first e-book was published in June 2020…

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Keeping learners SAFE online

online learning

As we prepare to enter the new academic year, lessons from the pandemic inspired rush to go online must be learned.  For many Business Schools, this will need a focus, not on the technology but on online TEACHING. In a traditional classroom or lecture hall, students feel relatively sheltered.  They know from many years at…

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