The “new normal”: How schools are embedding COVID19 digital lessons

EOCCS Community Webinar

EFMD Online Course Certification System (EOCCS) Director Keith Pond provides an overview of the recent EOCCS Community Webinar that took place in December.  “Emergency remote” teaching during the recent pandemic was seen as a problem by many but an opportunity by others. COVID-19 appeared to accelerate changes in Management Learning and Teaching that were already…

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How ITP makes the difference

international teachers program ITP at vlerick

Tymur Korytnyi, MBA Lecturer on Digital Transformation at Kyiv School of Economics, gives his testimonial of the first module of the International Teachers Program (ITP) that recently took place at Vlerick Business School. Drummers used to joke that being a drummer is only real work, all the rest is just occupation. Well, to that extent,…

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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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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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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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Investigating Online Student satisfaction: causes and impacts

online learning

How student-driven is your institution? The e-learning industry is expanding rapidly, especially following Covid-19 and the necessity of switching to remote learning for many schools. Being student-driven and market-oriented is key to gaining a competitive advantage for today’s online distance learning. The author designed a study to add to the collected wisdom in this area,…

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