Professional development

A Lesson in 60 Seconds

On Sunday, July 7 the Women’s Soccer Cup tournament played its final game in France. As never before, the stadium was full, and the game was televised and streamed around the world. During half-time, very interesting commercials tailored to the occasion caught my attention. I will comment today on one in particular, by Volkswagen called…

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New Programme for Quality Assurance Professionals

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EFMD Global Network (GN) is adding a new flagship offering to its growing portfolio of professional development programmes, the QUALITY ASSURANCE ACADEMY. The inaugural edition will take place between November 2019 and January 2020 with the face-to-face workshop segment hosted by Corvinus Business School on December 11-13 in Budapest, Hungary. The QUALITY ASSURANCE ACADEMY is…

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Healthcare and Business

While healthcare is not always considered an industry by most doctors and nurses, it is certainly an important element of every nation’s gross domestic product. Insights into costs, operations and organizational structures are typically not included in a medical curriculum. However, sooner or later every doctor will be confronted with the business-like elements of their…

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Why diversity management requires an anti-categorical approach…

…and how this relates to performance assessment in an academic context Diversity management and inclusion are intended to avoid discrimination and to promote historically disadvantaged groups. This results in pre-defined social groups, and individuals belonging to these groups are perceived to be in need of special treatment and support. In diversity studies, this is referred…

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The EFMD GN Executive Academy

Addressing the professional development gap for future Business School leaders For a few years, with my colleagues in the industry, we have been discussing the gap in professional development for future leaders in business education. We came to the following conclusion: educational programmes for Deans, professors and even for researchers existed, yet there was no…

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2019 GMAC Admissions Institute for New Professionals Europe

Partnering with EFMD for the fourth year in a row, GMAC is thrilled to welcome you to the 2019 Admissions Institute for New Professionals (AINP) Europe programme! The programme will take place on 13-15 May 2019 at the Warwick Business School’s impressive London campus in the Shard. Would you like to become more effective in your recruiting,…

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EFMD Humane Winter school – A diverse workforce in practice!

EFMD – HUMANE Winter School focuses on the development of senior managers, aimed at creating awareness of the importance of integrating academic matters, finances, human resources, governance, leadership and communication strategy in the development of university strategy. The needed leadership skills and the ability to see the “big picture” in relation to the changing context…

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It’s time to get flexible and personal to deliver impactful executive education

In the next two years, 51 % of employers are likely to increase their spend on executive education, presenting a great opportunity for business schools. The finding comes from Executive Education Futures, a study conducted by CarringtonCrisp and a group of international business schools, examining market developments in the corporate learning sector. While the market…

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Lessons Learnt from 2018 EFMD Deans Conference

A lot has been said about the impact of technological advancement on the world we live in. Digital revolution presents both opportunities for economic development, raising global income, improving the quality of life for people around the world, enhancing interconnectedness and access to global products and services, but may also disrupt labour markets through automation of work, exacerbate…

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