2022 GBSN EFMD Going BEYOND Awards winners

going beyond award winners

This was the second year of the GBSN and EFMD partnership for the Going BEYOND Awards, which is a joint initiative designed to celebrate institutional programs and initiatives that serve our communities worldwide. Qualifying entries were submitted by administrators and described programs and initiatives that have demonstrated a positive impact on society BEYOND the traditional…

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The meaning of accreditations for business schools

The meaning of accreditations for business schools

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Wroclaw University of Economics and Business, we have the great pleasure of inviting everyone to a panel of experts debating the meaning of accreditations for business schools focusing on new trends and common values. The debate will be held online on 14 November 2022. The participation…

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EFMD Sharing Best Practice workshop in partnership with Santander

Santander Badge System

On 21 October, the Sharing Best Practice CLIP Workshop met online with Grupo Santander to discuss micro-credentials and badges. Martin Moehrle, Director of Corporate Services & CLIP, provides an overview of the event. As part of the ‘skills movement’ that we can witness globally, there is quite some buzz about micro-credentials and badges as a…

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The October EFMD Global Fairs by Highered went hybrid

EFMD Global Fairs by Highered

The October edition of the EFMD Global Fairs by Highered has come to a successful close. The event, which was created initially in the virtual space, went hybrid and was hosted by EAE Business School Barcelona (Spain) from October 18-20. In the words of EFMD Global’s Manager of the Virtual Career Fair Series, Jean-Alexis Spitz,…

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Accelerated change in learning was core to discussions at this year’s Executive Development Conference

change in learning

Warwick Business School, in partnership with EFMD, hosted a plethora of international business schools, learning providers and L&D professionals to consider the evolution and future of learning and development. The industry is anticipating global and local business being further affected by VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity); and is focusing on developing learning that recognises…

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Final call for students to Pilot TASK, a radical new online certificate to help education change

Task by Sulitest

Despite the worsening climate crisis and rising global inequality, education is struggling to ensure that young people graduate ready to thrive in a green economy and sustainable planet. Our vision is a sustainable future where students and other young people are equipped and empowered to create a better world. The Assessment of Sustainability Knowledge (TASK)…

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Book launch: Creating a New Management University

book launch for Creating a New Management University

Creating a New Management University: Tracking the Strategy of Singapore Management University (SMU) in Singapore (1997–2019/20) By Howard Thomas, Alex Wilson, Michelle P. Lee Book launch: Thursday, 27 October 2022, 5:15 PM – 6:10 PM (SGT), Online via Zoom Innovative, entrepreneurial universities play an important role in driving social and economic progress in a nation.…

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Mainstreaming the SDGs in business schools

mainstreaming the SDGs

Two years into the Decade of Action, we are yet to collectively achieve a level of engagement that would set us on a path to achieving the Agenda of 2030. The way business schools approach sustainability plays a crucial role in building a positive future for the generations to come. Fortunately, the ERS initiatives are…

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Upcoming EFMD Programme Accreditation webinars

EFMD Accredited webinar

We are pleased to invite you to the following events, free of charge and open to all Schools involved in EFMD Programme Accreditation. 1) Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) Webinar Date: 14 September 2022, 12:00 – 13:30 CEST Speakers: Jens Petter Tøndel, Senior Advisor, EFMD Programme Accreditation Thomas Froehlicher, Directeur Général & Doyen, Rennes School of Business…

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Demystifying transformation – 5 ways to transform your business school PR

In June, I had the pleasure of attending the EFMD Marcom, External Relations and Alumni Relations conference at Nyenrode Business Universiteit in the Netherlands. After months of restrictions, it was great to catch up with friends and colleagues from the business school world. The overall theme was: “Demystifying transformation”. Various sessions dived into what that…

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