Not business as usual

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After nearly 1.5 years of facing unprecedented challenges, the EFMD network has gotten used to doing things differently. The pandemic has accelerated digitalisation and obliged business schools and companies to embrace new ways of learning, teaching and working. Born out of necessity, some of these innovations have changed our lives for the better and are…

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Insights from the Corporate Advisory Seminar on Agile Learning

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EFMD’s Special Interest Groups (SIG) are highly focused problem-driven learning groups that allow members of corporate learning organisations to mobilise the collective intelligence of the Learning & Development community to build solutions to common challenges. Over the past 18 months, EFMD, in partnership with London Business School, has led an Agile Learning SIG to explore…

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Business school staff & faculty development: Learning & networking opportunities in the post-pandemic world

Griet Houbrechts, EFMD Director of Professional Development Services, provides an overview of the many professional development opportunities that are being offered in 2021. The disruption caused by the pandemic laid the ground for a deeper reflection about our purpose and mission, the essence of teaching and learning experience, institutional boundaries, the relevance of research, and…

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Reflections on the state of the career services industry in a post-COVID marketplace

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The Career Professionals Development Institute (CPDI) was inaugurated in November 2019, following years of feedback from Career Services professionals from the EFMD Global network, as to the need to go deeper into the challenges of the industry. Since then, this program, which is jointly organised by Highered and EFMD, has endeavoured to equip talent professionals…

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The current situation of Lithuanian manufacturing is assessed better than future prospects. Why?

Lithuanian manufacturing

Mantas Vilkas is a researcher of the project “Industry 4.0 Impact on Management Practices and Economics (IN4ACT)”, a professor of KTU School of Economics and Business. A few years ago, Continental and Hella established production sites in Lithuania. Several days ago, Yazaki announced the closure of the plant in Lithuania. It is worth looking more…

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BSIS Virtual Symposium: Impact and Rankings

BSIS impact and rankings

During the recent Business School Impact System (BSIS) Virtual Symposium, Jérôme Caby, Delegate General, FNEGE, moderated the session on Rankings and Impact and he summarises his conversation with the three panellists here. Enhancing business efficiency, growth and productivity was the traditional mission of business schools. However, their expected contribution to society’s prosperity has been recently expanded…

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E-learning in Peru: Experiences and Expectations

ISIL e-learning in Peru EOCCS

ISIL, Peru, is pleased to invite you to a free webinar “E-learning in Peru: Experiences and Expectations” on Tuesday, 1 June 9:00 a.m. Peru time (GMT – 5). The event will be held in English and you can register here. The current situation in the world has generated a dizzying advance in online education across…

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Wo+men’s Leadership Conference 2021: Cambridge Women Can

wo+men's leadership conference

The Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre of University of Cambridge Judge Business School is thrilled to announce the return of its annual conference, the theme this year – Cambridge Women Can. EFMD members can attend free of charge by using the special code: WLC2021! Date: Monday 7 – Friday 11 June 2021 Times:  Monday 12:45-14:00 Tuesday-Thursday 13:00-14:00 Friday…

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The responsibility turn: building responsible doctoral programmes for a responsible future

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Eva Cools, DBA Manager & Research Manager of Vlerick Business School and co-chair of the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), shares her reflections from the conference. Recently I had the honour to co-chair the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), together with Christine Unterhitzenberger from the University of Leeds. Although we already chose the…

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BSIS Virtual Symposium Conclusions

BSIS impact and rankings

Michel Kalika, Director, BSIS, shares conclusions of the recent Business School Impact System (BSIS) Virtual Symposium The 2021 BSIS Symposium was organised through eight sessions that covered all the topics that business schools face today. During the last two weeks of April, 25 experts participated in the sessions and shared their experience on the impact…

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