Redefining entrepreneurship education: Deakin Business School’s consulting approach.

Entrepreneurship, Deakin Business School

Entrepreneurship transcends the initial stages of ideation and startup creation; it embodies a continuous cycle of opportunity assessment and strategic solution development. This cycle is crucial not only for startups but also for scaling up and fostering entrepreneurial growth within established businesses. Recognising this broader scope of entrepreneurship, Work-integrated learning (WIL) at Deakin’s Faculty of…

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Challenging a traditional view of markets with Professor Ramesh Rao

finance

Many business school professors dream of their research challenging convention, finding something against the norm or totally new. We spoke with Ramesh K.S. Rao, the McDermott Centennial Professor of Banking and Finance at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, to find out more about how his research could challenge conventional…

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LIFT Standards – Reporting and Acknowledgement of Learning Impact

EFMD’s Learning Impact for Today and Tomorrow certification, LIFT, was created to support learning functions that want to ensure they are delivering real impact to their organisations, learners, and even society at large. Explore the last LIFT standard – Reporting on and Acknowledgement of Learning Impact. Over the years, the ways in which Learning and…

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Business school aspirants share four drivers for graduate management education

GMAC Prospective Students Survey

Prospective business school students aim to upgrade their skills while approaching their study, work—and life—with a purpose, according to an annual survey conducted and recently published by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). With more than 15 years of survey responses representing all world regions, the GMAC Prospective Students Survey has provided the world’s graduate business schools…

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Three ways the education sector is innovating

innovation

Innovation is an important part of the education process. After all, this sector is largely responsible for shaping future minds, so educators and institutions must constantly seek new ways to deliver the best possible learning experience.  Embracing technology, in particular, has helped to keep schools and universities on the cutting edge, but it’s important not…

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Sharing Best Practice: Insights from Siemens Global Learning & Growth

Siemens Learning and Growth SBP workshop Sharing Best Practice

The recent EFMD Sharing Best Practice workshop retraced the transformation journey of Siemens Global Learning & Growth (GLG) from a learning provider to a learning enabler. At its recent Sharing Best Practice workshop, EFMD convened a large community of L&D professionals to learn about Siemens’ massive learning transformation. For over a century, Siemens has been…

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LIFT Standards – Stakeholder Involvement

How does the learning function involve the learning team, learners, the organisation and society at large in measuring its impact? LIFT allows a learning function to benchmark its approach to delivering impact to its stakeholders based on numerous industry standards. A recent Brandon Hall study found that only 46% of companies believe that their learning…

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Business schools with purpose: Walking the talk on social impact

Business Schools with Purpose: Walking the talk on social impact", Societal impact

The increasing amount and severity of the recent years’ environmental, social, geopolitical, and economic challenges have undoubtedly influenced the minds of business school students and aspiring leaders. Current learners are progressively concerned about and aware of the complexity of challenges the world is facing, feeling the pressing need and desire to play their part, get…

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LIFT Standards – Application of the Learning Impact Framework

LIFT Framework - Application

The second standard enables LIFT to empower a learning function in assessing its current approach to applying the impact framework, offering an external perspective on its maturity level. How does your learning function measure the impact of their solutions? Are you giving your business leaders valuable insights into how your learning solutions are contributing to…

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