Adrift in an ocean of quality data?

quality assurance in online learning

Yes, it is annoying, but also fascinating, how the tech giants such as Amazon, Alibaba, Google and Microsoft know enough about us to alert us to new opportunities.  They use targeted advertising, reminders, nudges and suggestions linked to our online activity.  Well, that’s how they make their money, they are motivated to understand the individual…

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COVID-19 – a shot in the arm for digital strategy in Higher Education?

COVID-19 and digital learning

Some of us, untouched by the personal tragedy at this time, may be forgiven for seeing the COVID-19 pandemic as a huge opportunity – an opportunity for boosting digital learning in Higher Education. Whether through existing strategy or changed direction, brought about by the sudden need to deliver teaching and assessments remotely, many Universities are…

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Keeping learners SAFE online

online learning

As we prepare to enter the new academic year, lessons from the pandemic inspired rush to go online must be learned.  For many Business Schools, this will need a focus, not on the technology but on online TEACHING. In a traditional classroom or lecture hall, students feel relatively sheltered.  They know from many years at…

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Playing games with other peoples’ money

simulation

As Europe, and the world, entered the first weeks of pandemic lockdown in Spring 2020, a carefully planned inter-University finance simulation project was coming to fruition. Did the emergency impact its delivery? Did the 55 students engaged suffer delay and confusion? Did the academic staff using the simulation as the core of their own assessed…

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Nine schools receive EQUIS re-accreditation

Warm congratulations to the following business schools for successfully completing the EQUIS re-accreditation process and proving their continued commitment to global excellence in business education. 3-year re-accreditation: International Business School Suzhou (IBSS), Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China INCAE Business School, Costa Rica Management School, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom The Open University Business School, United Kingdom 5-year re-accreditation: Smith…

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Insights on the CLIP framework series so far

learning function

How do you ensure that your Corporate Learning Function (CLF) is actively contributing to the strategy and business priorities of your organisation? How does its governance ensure the mandate, support and involvement of the business to successfully deliver? How does the CLF understand and segment its market? How does it meaningfully involve the business and…

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Initial EOCCS Certification for Rome Business School, EA Business School and University of the Bank of Russia courses

We are pleased to announce that the following institutions were recently granted the EOCCS certification for their courses: Rome Business School (IT) 4 courses part of the Master programme in HR and Organization: Business Strategy Marketing Managerial Economics Entrepreneurship and Business Planning EAE Business School (SP) 4 courses part of the Global Executive MBA programme: Financial Management Sales…

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Impact of the Corporate Learning Function

CLIP impact

How can a Corporate Learning Function demonstrate the impact it has on the business and within its Organisation?  Can it demonstrate broader impact to its stakeholder network or even society at large? Impact of the Corporate Learning Function The Impact of the Corporate Learning Function is the final of the five chapters of EFMD’s CLIP…

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SIBUR Corporate University accredited by CLIP

SIBUR CLIP

Warm congratulations to SIBUR Corporate University for successfully completing the EFMD Corporate Learning Improvement Process (CLIP) and receiving CLIP accreditation. CLIP is a unique accreditation programme run by EFMD that focuses on identifying the key factors that determine quality in the design and functioning of corporate universities and corporate learning functions. The process provides an impartial outside-in…

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