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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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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What comes to your mind when you read this title? Without trying to guess what I plan to write about here, when you hear a friend or someone telling you those words, what do they refer to? Or when you listen to the little voice inside you, perhaps….? Yes, I will go into my focus…

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Accelerating education for the SDGs in universities_EFMD blog

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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New-teaching-methods_scalability_EFMD-blog

The new scaling rules Business schools have delivered a premium product in the form of globally accredited expertise by teaching large cohorts. However, scalability is changing with the ‘new normal’ that David Lefevre describes so well in his article for the EFMD Global blog. This article examines two aspects of teaching and learning, the lecture…

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Grenoble Ecole de Management focused on the key principles of agility and security to organize the 2020/2021 school year. Up until December 2020, classes will be taught online using a two-month cycle that will be re-evaluated according to the evolution of the epidemic. Interview with Jean-François Fiorina, Deputy Director and Program Director at GEM. Why did…

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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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