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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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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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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Challenging the value proposition: do career services prepare students for today’s working models?

career services

Amber Wigmore Alvarez, PhD, Chief Talent Officer, Highered EFMD Upon successful conclusion of the 2022 EFMD Annual Conference, I reflect upon an invigorating experience moderating the breakout session entitled “Challenging the value proposition: Do career services prepare students for today’s working models?”. Panellists Dasha Karzunina, Skills Transformation Consultant, EMEA (Coursera, UK) and Jaromír Staroba, Prague…

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Reflections on the 2022 EFMD Annual Conference

annual conference

Johan Roos, Chief Academic Officer and Professor, Hult International Business School, and 2022 EFMD Annual Conference Chair, shares his thoughts on the 2022 EFMD Annual Conference.  ‘More than 13k schools, representing some 20% of all global higher education and transforming the lives of millions of people.’ With those facts, I kicked off the 50th year…

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Internationalisation and digitalisation for EFMD Programme Accreditation

EFMD Accredited internationalisation and digitalisation

We are pleased to invite you to the following event: Topic: Internationalisation and Digitalisation Date: 23 June 2022, 12:00-13:30 CEST Speakers: Bob Galliers, Senior Advisor, EFMD Quality Services Melanie Currie, Deputy Dean, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK Content: Introduction of internationalisation and digitalisation considerations as they relate to EFMD Programme Accreditation Standards and…

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Toward healthy doctoral ecosystems: reflecting on the recent DCP22

During the recent DPC 2022 conference, we zoomed in on healthy doctoral ecosystems, focusing both on different possible compositions of such ecosystems and on boundary conditions that ensure doctoral programmes run smoothly (see our previous blog). Using the analogy of a microchip, we visualised the main learnings and messages of the conference on the whiteboard…

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