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The DNA of Egypt’s real economy: A look forward

One year ago, the American University in Cairo (AUC) School of Business launched the knowledge portal Business Forward, which mainly focuses on giving in-depth insights on economic and financial developments, placing AUC on the global map and further advancing the coverage of business news and issues in Egypt. To celebrate this, the AUC is hosting an…

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KTU Marketing Management study programme first in Lithuania to gain international CIM accreditation

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Master’s study programme Marketing Management has been accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). From now on the graduates of the programme will gain a world-renowned and highly regarded professional qualification. “I am very pleased that the KTU Master’s studies Marketing Management programme has become the first study programme in…

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Faurecia University Accredited by CLIP

Congratulation to Faurecia University (FU) for having gone successfully through the Corporate Learning Improvement Process (CLIP). CLIP is a unique accreditation run by EFMD that focuses on identifying the key factors that determine quality in the design and functioning of corporate universities and learning organisations. The process demonstrated once again its power to trigger continuous…

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University of Bedfordshire Business School (UBBS) completed BSIS

The UBBS reaches out to a large number of stakeholder groups including secondary education providers, civic bodies, business-related organisations, professional bodies and various accrediting agencies. The school has recently been assessed by EFMD Global Network’s Business School Impact System (BSIS) and received the BSIS label for demonstrating with well-documented evidence their impact on the local environment. The…

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HEC Liège re-assessed by Business School Impact System

HEC Liège is a strategic institution in the region of Liège, as confirmed by the BSIS assessment conducted in 2015, with a great national and international reputation. The reason for undergoing the BSIS process was to reaffirm the school’s impact three years after the initial labelling and to trace the improvements. Michel Kalika, the BSIS…

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The Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana (FELU) assessed by BSIS

The significant contribution to its region was proved by the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana (FELU), who recently completed the Business School Impact System (BSIS). The positive outcomes confirmed the school’s strong position on the market of the Higher Business Education and Management. FELU is considered a key stakeholder with strategic significance within Slovenia and…

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Sincere Thoughts & Condolences from EFMD – Ali Abu-Rahma

On behalf of the Board of EFMD, the members and staff, we were deeply saddened to hear of Ali’s death. Dr Ali Abu Rahma was Associate Dean of the Abu Dhabi University College of Business and a very dedicated Steering Committee Member of the EFMD Middle East and Africa Conference. He spent the last couple of months designing…

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Challenges of student recruitment in Europe – what does it mean for business schools?

The old continent is famed for the quality and accessibility of its higher education sector. Yet, it is not immune to political and financial influences, and the past years have seen their share of such turmoil. According to a report by Studyportals, the number of globally mobile international students has been on the rise and is projected to reach 6.9 million students by 2030—an increase of 51%, or 2.3…

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Congratulations to 2 new EPAS accreditations and 5 EPAS re-accreditations!

The Master in International Trade and Business and the Master in Digital Marketing at ESIC Business and Marketing School in Spain as well as the Bachelor of Accounting with Honours Set: Bachelor of Accounting with Honours & Bachelor of Accounting Information Systems with Honours at the Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy, Universiti Utara Malaysia joined the pool of…

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The Impact of BSIS – the Porto BSIS Study

Unlike most universities, Portugal’s University of Porto has delegated its mission to educate future business leaders to two schools: the School of Economics and Management (FEP) and the Porto Business School (PBS). FEP is a regular school of the University of Porto. PBS was set up as a separate legal entity – an association of…

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