Victoria Forum, Bridging Divides: Turf, Truth & Trust

Victoria forum

Register now for the Victoria Forum, “Bridging Divides: Turf, Truth & Trust“, which takes place 28-30 August 2022. The event is free online and in-person at the University of Victoria in Canada. EFMD President Eric Cornuel will be one of the speakers. In the five years since its inception, the Victoria Forum has carved out…

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Why research for publication needs to become research for impact, with ESCP Business School’s Kamran Razmdoost

Kamran Razmdoost, Dean on research and publication

Kamran Razmdoost, Dean of ESCP Business School’s London Campus, asks whether it’s time to change our culture around research… here’s what he has to say: Business and management academics invest a big portion of their time and business schools’ money to do research and publish their findings. They publish thousands of articles every year in…

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Pioneering social innovation amidst global transformations


This Member Spotlight highlights Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) and its experiments with social innovation. A special thank you to Xiang Bing, Founding Dean, Professor of China Business and Globalization, for his contribution. Today, we find ourselves in an era of major transformations—including technological, economic, social, political and geopolitical disruptions—coupled with dysfunctional global governance,…

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Prioritising sustainability at business school with the University of Sussex Business School Dean Steven McGuire

Sussex dean

In a conversation with the Dean of the University of Sussex Business School, Steven McGuire, he outlines the need for a focus on sustainability in business education. Steven has been Dean at Sussex since 2015, having previously been Director of the School of Management and Business at Aberystwyth University. He has also taught at the…

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The University of Liverpool Management School receives EOCCS certification for its Developing as a Manager and Leader course

University of Liverpool Management School

We are extending our warmest congratulations to the University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS), United Kingdom, for receiving the EOCCS certification for its Developing as a Manager and Leader course, part of the online MBA. Keith Pond, EOCCS Director, addressed the institution: ‘We would like to congratulate the MBA team for their commitment to high-quality…

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The importance of sharing academic research with the media

academic research and media

Academics and journalists both seek to communicate the truth through their writing. Communications experts Stephanie Mullins and Jamie Hose from specialist PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore how researchers and reporters should be close partners, striving for the same goal in different mediums, yet for many members of faculty in higher education institutions interacting with the…

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2021 EFMD Case Writing Competition winners interview series: Women in business

Women in business

EFMD encourages and rewards innovative and impactful cases in management development each year. This year again brought an exceptional variety of winning cases across various industries. We interviewed the winners to find out more about their motivation, inspiration and significant challenges. The following interview is with Adam Steinbach of the University of South Carolina, the…

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Initial EQUIS accreditation for Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau and nine schools receive re-accreditation


Congratulations to the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau, in China, for receiving its initial EQUIS accreditation. Welcome to the EQUIS community! Alfons Sauquet, Quality Services & EQUIS Director, commented, ‘We are pleased to welcome Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau to the EQUIS community. We were impressed by how seriously and diligently…

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Studying business in the Nordics

nordic business schools

Why are so many people seeking business education in the Nordics? PR experts Stephanie Mullins and Kyle Grizzell from specialist consultancy BlueSky Education explore further.  The Nordics are a geographical and cultural region situated within Northern Europe and the North Atlantic, including these five countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. These five countries frequently…

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