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

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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

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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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What brought us here might not get us there

what brought us here may not get us there

What brought most business schools to pre-pandemic success was relevant in-person education, sprinkled with online learning. Willingly or reluctantly, within weeks Covid-19 kicked all business schools into the online world. Most did very well. They tried things out, learned from mistakes, and improved all aspects of their value creation. By the end of 2021 and…

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Connecting with careers at the 2022 CPDI

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By Maria Moragianis, Head of Career Development & Community Engagement, Highered. This year’s CPDI (Career Professionals Development Institute), graciously hosted by EADA Business School in Barcelona was the first in-person EFMD careers event since the Covid-19 outbreak and the energy was high among the 20 careers professionals participating. After two years of online connecting, it…

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The long commute

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Adam Mitchell, Marketing Manager for Lancaster University Management School, continues his series on attending the EFMD Marcom, External & Alumni Relations conference sustainably. Reprinted with his permission from The Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business and Lancaster University website.  On Saturday 25 June, I’ll be cycling from Lancaster University Management School, travelling east across England to the coastal city…

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Takeaways from our spring Sharing Best Practice workshop: Leveraging social learning to shape a pervasive learning culture

Leveraging social learning to shape a pervasive learning culture was the theme of the online Sharing Best Practice workshop that EFMD delivered on 1 April in partnership with CLIP accredited Mazars University. Martin Moehrle explained why, as we move from the industrial to the knowledge era, value gets more intangible, knowledge more implicit and learning…

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Towards healthy doctoral ecosystems

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During the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), we focused on responsible doctoral programmes for a responsible future (blog). A learning point throughout the conference was the importance of networks and networking for doctoral graduates and programmes. Successful doctoral education clearly does not take place in a vacuum. Next, the specific institutional, regional and national…

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Adam’s grand adventure to the EFMD Marcom, External & Alumni Relations Conference

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Adam Mitchell, the Marketing Manager for Lancaster University Management School, explains how he will attend the conference sustainably. Reprinted with permission from The Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business and Lancaster University website.  Greenhouse gas emissions from travel constitute 27% of emissions in the United Kingdom (UK Government, 2019) and also makes up a large…

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