Challenging a traditional view of markets with Professor Ramesh Rao

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Many business school professors dream of their research challenging convention, finding something against the norm or totally new. We spoke with Ramesh K.S. Rao, the McDermott Centennial Professor of Banking and Finance at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, to find out more about how his research could challenge conventional…

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How are fellowships changing the business world?

diversity, equity and inclusion in business education

In a world that’s still battling against inequality, sometimes due to sexism or the burden of the effects of climate change falling destructively on developing nations, business schools are pushing the envelope in an attempt to make opportunities and spaces more equitable. PR experts Stephanie Mullins and Thomas Willis from BlueSky Education take a closer look at…

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Women in BizEd: Invitation to the 2024 International Women’s Day Summit

International Women's Day Summit, Gender Equality

EFMD Global is delighted to announce that we have partnered with the Women in BizEd 2024 Summit to celebrate International Women’s Day.  Mark your calendars for March 4-6 and join an inspiring online event featuring four uplifting talks from incredibly successful and influential women. Day 1 – Monday, 4 March 2024 11:00-12:15 EST (New York)/5:00–6:15…

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Reflections from the 2024 EFMD Deans Conference

2024 EFMD Deans Conference Yolande Chan

The annual EFMD Conference for Deans and Directors General wrapped up after two and half days of thought-provoking discussions and networking in the charming and picturesque city of Amsterdam, Netherlands. As this year’s conference chair, it was an honour to steer this unique forum that brought together nearly 500 leaders in higher education from across…

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Transforming business education: Highlights from the 2024 EFMD Deans and Directors General Conference

EFMD Deans and Directors General Conference Eric Cornuel

On 6-7 February, more than 400 esteemed business school leaders from over 50 countries around the world gathered in Amsterdam for the EFMD Deans and Directors General Conference hosted by the University of Amsterdam, Economics and Business (UvA). In light of the significant shifts in business education trends and societal demands, it was ever-important that…

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What vision does Porto Business School’s Dean have?

Porto Business School Dean

José Esteves was appointed the new dean of Portugal’s Porto Business School at the start of 2023. A year on, we explore the motivations of this business school leader and dive into his background, as well as the challenges he’s faced so far. Can you tell us a bit about yourself, your background and your…

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Three business schools create a new Executive Education programme in Sports Business

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Three European business schools, ESSEC Business School, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and the Stockholm School of Economics, have announced the creation of the European Sports Business Programme (ESBP), a new business management executive education offering for leaders interested in the European sports industry. The sports industry is becoming more digital and more…

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How the power of human connections can impact business education

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In the dynamic world of business education, where technological advancements often take centre stage, the transformative potential of human connections is frequently overlooked. Despite the prevalence of data analytics and digital platforms, the impact of genuine connections between individuals, especially between teachers and students, is undeniable. These connections have the power to reshape the educational…

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