By Erik Spade, CCO/VP APAC at Highered EFMD Shared Career Services The EFMD Virtual Career Fair Series by Highered, launched in Spring 2020, attracted more than 800 recruiters and 25,000 students and graduates from 112 schools in 35 countries. Since 2017, the Highered Virtual Recruitment Platform has been available to more than 600 EFMD accredited…

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Graduates with a master's degree in business field in Europe

2019 marked the 20th Anniversary of the Bologna Declaration, which has been transformative in increasing compatibility and comparability of the systems of higher education in Europe and accelerating the mobility of learners. As the Bologna process was unfolding and streamlining various structural and qualitative dimensions, the master’s degree was also growing in its popularity. For example,…

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By Sébastien Houde, Mark Olsthoorn, Joachim Schleich, Carine Sebi from Grenoble École de Management Beyond its catastrophic impacts on health, the COVID-19 virus is wreaking havoc on the world economy and governments’ public finances. The length and depth of the economic crisis are unknown, but it is certain that few sectors will emerge stronger. This health…

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2020-EFMD-Corporate-Learning-04-blog

EFMD conducted the fourth call on corporate learning in times of a pandemic, this time raising the question ‘is remote working here to stay?’. The Zoom call was well received by members from Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Martin Moehrle, EFMD’s Director of Corporate Services, shared the results of a survey asking the call…

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By Jean-François Fiorina, Vice-Dean / Programme Director, Grenoble Ecole de Management With the end of the lockdown in France, I decided to look into “What Next?”. In this post, I will address, in terms of what I believe, the questions that provoked ongoing debate during the past weeks: the role of the State and that of…

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By Giselle Weybrecht, Special Advisor to the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education; read the original article published at the PRiME time blog  2020 marks both five years into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the beginning of the United Nations Decade of Action to ensure the achievement of these Global Goals. It…

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Post Pandemic Paradigm of Higher Education

By Nadia Elaref, Ph.D., President of ESLSCA University, Egypt  The sudden transformation from the traditional model of in-class education to online distance education due to the pandemic has radically changed the basic operating model of Higher Education (HE) worldwide. According to UNESCO, on April 1st, 2020, schools and higher education institutions were closed in 185…

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Business School Proofing of business schools

“The Business Proofing of Business Schools” webinar series will be launched today. It is presented in partnership by XOLAS, GBSN and EFMD GN. Initially planned as a 5-part series, the webinars will explore how the pandemic is affecting the business side of business school operations. How can executive teams deal with the short-term fall-out of…

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On behalf of the Board of EFMD, the members and staff we were deeply saddened to hear of Nisar’s death. Prof. Nisar Ahmad Siddiqui President, AMDISA, Vice-Chancellor, Sukkur IBA University, Pakistan, President, AMDIP. Prof. Siddiqui dedicated his career to promoting education in Pakistan, providing opportunities for equitable and quality schooling for students. The Federal government…

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