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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BSIS Virtual Symposium: Impact and Rankings

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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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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

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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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Positioning Business Schools in the Emerging Digital Ecosystem: Leading Transformation Part Two

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EFMD Professional Development offers a ten-day programme focusing on two aspects of business school transformation essentials: digitalisation and sustainability The fourth industrial revolution, accelerated by the pandemic, has initiated a new era in business education. Digital technologies heavily impact the way we work, learn, spend our free time and essentially the way we think. They…

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Progressing on Sustainability within your Institution: Leading Transformation Part One

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EFMD Professional Development offers a ten-day-long programme focusing on two aspects of business school transformation essentials: digitalisation and sustainability With all that requires our attention these days, sustainability may not seem like such an urgent matter in comparison. The topic of sustainability has been present in the management education scene for quite some time, and…

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