Invitation to event, ‘Bridging the gap: Equipping educators for sustainable development’

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Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) play a critical role in equipping future generations with the knowledge, skills, and mindset necessary to navigate the complex challenges of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Sulitest is organising an event at the United Nations for the 8th year in a row to bring together influential leaders in higher education.…

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Aligning Internationalisation Strategies with Sustainability and Global Trends

Last week, I had the opportunity to participate in a thought-provoking EFMD Global workshop on ‘Rethinking Internationalisation’ co-facilitated by experts Simon Anthony Mercado (ESCP Business School) and Julie Perrin-Halot. The workshop also featured insights from past participants, industry professionals and case studies from other HEIs. Whilst things are still fresh in my mind, here are…

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EDHEC announces Generations 2050 strategic plan


French business school commits 270€ million to positively transform business education, business activities, and society in an era marked by major tech and climate transitions. EDHEC Business School has announced a new strategic plan – Generations 2050 – that places net positive business, climate finance, and student empowerment at the heart of campus activities. Backed…

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The Victoria Forum 2024: ‘Building Trust for a Shared Future’

Victoria Forum

The Forum de Victoria Forum is pleased to announce the 2024 Victoria Forum will take place from 25-27 August under the resonant theme “Building Trust for a Shared Future.” The Victoria Forum’s three-day lineup promises a rich diversity of topics, each designed to stimulate insightful discussions. Most sessions will take place on the University of…

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Revised EQUIS research standard empowers schools to showcase research diversity


The revised EQUIS research standard gives broad recognition to a wide range of research types, from academic to practice-oriented. It requires schools to establish a clear research strategy aligned with their objectives and implement robust support systems for faculty. The reformulated research reporting framework allows schools to improve data collection and self-representation regarding practice-oriented research.…

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Highlights from the 2024 EFMD Annual Conference: Geopolitics, AI, and a human-centric vision

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On June 9-11, more than 600 professionals from the EFMD community gathered in historic Bologna, Italy, for the 2024 EFMD Annual Conference hosted by Bologna Business School, which is part of the venerable University of Bologna, the oldest higher education institution in Europe, established in 1088. This year’s event, with the timely theme, “Navigating geopolitical…

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Celebrating the growth of our community

Celebrating the growth of our community - New members June 2024

We are thrilled to share the outcome of the latest EFMD Membership Review Committee, which has approved the addition of 22 institutions to our membership community. We welcome one new corporate member, 19 academic institutions and two new reciprocal members. Our expansion welcomes new members from Cameroon and Bangladesh. The ratification of the new members…

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