It’s time that African business schools stopped sitting on the side-lines

African business schools white paper

New research from Henley Business School Africa shows consensus among African business school deans that it’s time for business schools to step into a more activist leadership role – pushing for continental collaboration and change. There is no limit to the areas in which African business schools can widen their footprint, believes Jonathan Foster-Pedley, dean…

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A new focus on what really matters for African business

Henley Africa

A new webinar series being launched by The Dunning Africa Centre at Henley Business School South Africa in May will tap the continent into an international research agenda and aims to unlock more global opportunities for African business. Henley Business School Africa, Dunning Africa Centre (DAC) is launching a webinar series this May in a…

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Gordon Institute of Business Science: A wholesale partnership ethos

GIBS

This Member Spotlight highlights Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) in South Africa and its focus on collaborative partnerships in business, society and sustainability. Thank you to Interim Dean Morris Mthombeni for his recent participation in the EFMD Deans & Directors Conference and Luleka Mzamo, Communications Manager & Acumen Magazine Managing Editor of GIBS, for their…

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2020 EFMD Case Writing Competition Winners Interview Series: MENA Business Cases

EFMD encourages and rewards innovative and impactful cases in management development each year. This year brought an exceptional variety of winning cases across various industries. EFMD decided to interview the winners to find out more about their motivation, inspiration and significant challenges. The following interview is with Imane El Ghazali and Zoulikha Maaroufi, the winning…

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2020 EFMD Case Writing Competition Winners Interview Series: African Business Cases

EFMD encourages and rewards innovative and impactful cases in management development each year. This year brought an exceptional variety of winning cases across various industries. EFMD decided to interview the winners to find out more about their motivation, inspiration and significant challenges. The third interview is with Mr Stefan Christiaan Nel, University of Cape Town…

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Inaugural issue of Case Focus journal published

The Case Centre announces publication of the inaugural edition of Case Focus, its peer reviewed journal for teaching cases set across the Middle East and Africa. At a time when all of us in business and academia are being challenged to increase diversity in our leadership and structures, we cannot ignore barriers that restrict the…

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How ‘entrepreneurial universities’ are tackling the effects of COVID-19 in Egypt

Business Forward, the knowledge portal of the AUC School of Business, is a credible destination for business knowledge, insight and analysis on Egypt and the Arab region. The platform provides business and economy content, covering the latest trends and developments across industries. See Amal Mowafy’s original article here.  The term ‘entrepreneurial universities’ was coined nearly…

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The Case Centre launches new case journal for the MEA region

Case Focus journal logo

#CaseFocusJournal New from The Case Centre, Case Focus offers a journal publication outlet for high-quality, peer-reviewed teaching cases, with a focus on management and business situations in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Richard McCracken, Director of The Case Centre and Editor-in-Chief of the journal, said: “We are excited to announce the first journal…

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