It’s the people that make a business school

The Business of Branding report provides data, insight and analysis to help schools improve their branding and marketing activity, understanding what differentiates them from competitors, perceptions of international study destinations and how best to meet student, staff and corporate demands. It’s difficult at present to think the future of business education is about technology and…

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Responsible Leadership Reimagined: A call for papers

Responsible Leadership Reimagined Conference Banner

South Africa has played an important role in driving the topic with the first International Conference on Responsible Leadership being held in 2010 at the University of Pretoria in Johannesburg. Nine years later, the Academy of Management held a specialised conference on Responsible Leadership in Bled, Slovenia. The Responsible Leadership Reimagined Conference (16 – 18…

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Current implementation methods aren’t working – here’s how we can manage successful AI, digital, and big data transformation projects

projects management

Approximately every twenty years, organizations and leaders struggle to adapt their methods and competencies to the new reality. When it comes to implementing new types of projects, this presents a particularly difficult type of challenge. In the 1960s, traditional project management practices were introduced. These practices were mainly developed for the reconstruction of Europe after…

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7th International Conference on New Business Models

New Business Models Conference

The New Business Model (NBM) Conference Series is pleased to invite you to the 7th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW BUSINESS MODELS held at the LUMSA University of Rome on 23 and 24 June 2022. Prior to the conference, on 22 June, there will be a Doctoral Colloquium for applicants who wish to share research. Title of the conference:  “SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODELS CHALLENGES: ECONOMIC…

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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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Driving impact through repsonsible investing conference- opportunities for business and business schools

ABIS call for papers

Organised by ABIS – The Academy of Business in Society, you are warmly welcome to the 20th Annual Colloquium “Driving impact through responsible investing” conference. The conference will create a dialogue between practitioners and academics centering on the question: how to enhance positive business impact on society through responsible investing? The conference welcomes responsible investing professionals,…

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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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