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Nearly 9 in 10 Companies Plan to Hire MBA Graduates in 2017

International hiring plans, especially for graduates of MBA and business master’s programmes, remain steady despite recent political uncertainty, according to the latest 2017 GMAC’s Corporate Recruiters Survey Report, conducted in conjunction with EFMD and MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance (MBA CSEA). “Despite the political uncertainty about the status of immigration and work visas in the United…

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Masters Degree Not a Substitute for an MBA

New 2017 GMAC mba.com Prospective Students Survey Report shows many candidates with a prior business master’s degree are considering an MBA. Three in 4 prospective graduate business school candidates who hold a prior master’s degree are considering enrolling in MBA programs, according to new research from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The MBA remains…

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Entrepreneur’s Guide to Building a Successful Business

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Building a Successful Business: great advice from hundreds of business owners and operators in 14 countries is the latest addition to EFMD’s Sustainable Business portfolio of free education/training materials. The new guidebook is available as a free download and aims to enable and promote responsible and sustainable business development and growth. Almost every business enterprise begins as a small…

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EFMD Report Now Available – “Digital Age Learning”

Sponsored by Capgemini in association with IESE, the EFMD Special Interest Group (SIG) “Digital Age Learning” explored how organisations can equip themselves to fully exploit the learning opportunities of the digital age. The SIG focused on documenting existing good practice and trapping emerging technologies, tools, services or learning paradigms that would help member companies move…

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Updated Privacy Policy

Dear EFMD members, friends and colleagues, At EFMD, we greatly value and respect your privacy. As such, we would like to take this opportunity to inform you that our Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy have been updated to: • take into account the introduction of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation on 25 May…

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St. Gallen Re-assessed by Business School Impact System

University of St. Gallen was re-assessed by EFMD Global Network’s Business School Impact System and received the BSIS label for demonstrating with well-documented evidence the impact that the school has on its local environment. “The BSIS process is a valuable instrument to assess and develop local impact. It has given us an international framework to…

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What’s the Impact of Your Business School Website?

Other than course information, course fees and rankings were indicated as the two most critical pieces of informations applicants look for on business school websites, revealed the latest GenerationWeb study. The GenerationWeb study by CarringtonCrisp, supported by EFMD, has reviewed more than 200 business school websites since the study began life in 2007 as WebWorks,…

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Insights from Highered – EFMD Global Career Services

Highered – EFMD Global Career Services has been offered as an additional EFMD full member benefit for one year now. To gain a better understanding of the students that have registered for the platform a survey was sent to all active student users. The results from the 2018 student survey has provided us with insights…

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Ten Trends in Management Education

On 7 – 9 June, a record number of 550 participants from 56 countries gathered at the ESMT Berlin for the EFMD Annual Conference. This year we explored “Trends, Technology & Transition”. During the intense two days, we talked about how both corporations and business schools address and adapt to the shifts in society and global…

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