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Rediscovering Peter Drucker’s Lost Art of Management

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The 11thGlobal Drucker Forum (20-22 November 2019) is just around the corner and this year’s conference examines “The Power of Ecosystems”. This is indeed a timely subject that highlights how value chains are increasingly becoming embedded in inter-institutional networks that reshape themselves flexibly to evolving market challenges. To frame it in the context of Ronald…

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Transforming the Practice of Learning and Leveraging Partnerships

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Transforming the Practice of Learning and Leveraging Partnerships is the theme of the 2019 EFMD’s Executive Development Conference on 11-13 November in Barcelona To meet your executive education needs, time-to-solution is essential, speed of development crucial and the scope of deployments ever-growing. This often leads to partnerships going beyond a traditional client-supplier relationship. Are you…

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Struggling to go online? Help is on the way!

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EFMD Global Network launches two eLearning training programmes Online delivery of degree and non-degree education is the future, but how can the transition into this new world be effectively orchestrated? EFMD GN Professional Development will launch two training programmes this autumn that will help business schools make this move successfully. Faculty members interested in augmenting…

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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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