JLL France becomes the second certified LIFT (Learning Impact for Today and Tomorrow) pilot organisation


In its 2023 pilot phase, LIFT (Learning Impact for Today and Tomorrow) is an EFMD certification that was created in 2022 using a design thinking approach with inputs from over 30 organisations, including CLIP-accredited learning functions and EQUIS-accredited business schools.  JLL France is the second organisation to complete the LIFT process. “JLL has been another…

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Call for Mentees – ABIS Mentoring Programme 2023-2024


On behalf of The Academy of Business in Society (ABIS), we would like to bring to your attention our upcoming third edition of the Mentoring Programme for Early Stage Researches, running from October 2023 to June 2024. We are pleased to announce that we already have a pool of more than 20 highly experienced academic mentors,…

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EFMD recognises The Open University Business School’s generous contribution and support for EDAF development work


EFMD extends its heartfelt gratitude to The Open University Business School (OUBS) for its contribution of 15,000 euros to support its Deans Across Frontiers (EDAF) programme. This contribution will support EFMD’s development work operated via the EDAF process and benefit schools in emerging economies by helping them further their development and accelerate their international positioning. “We are grateful to The Open University…

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Empowering sustainability: Introducing Woxsen Campus Mart: redefining waste management through AI innovation


The AI Research Centre – Woxsen University Centre at Woxsen University has launched a new web application called “Woxsen Campus Mart: Transforming Waste into Sustainability.” The platform aims to promote the reuse of resources within the Woxsen community, reducing waste generation and contributing to a greener campus. This website is hosted on a local server…

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Woxsen University Renames the Mohanbir Sawhney Case Study Centre

Mohanbir Sawhney

Woxsen University has announced the renaming of the Mohanbir Sawhney Case Study Centre as a tribute to honour the professor’s exceptional contributions to business education. The newly renamed Mohanbir Sawhney Case Study Centre stands as a benchmark in India and symbolises the value that Woxsen University places on excellence and innovation. Professor Mohanbir Sawhney has…

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Three business schools come together at ‘INNOVA Europe’ final held at Microsoft Italia HQ

Three major European academic institutions – POLIMI Graduate School of Management, EDHEC Business School and ESMT Berlin hosted the final of ‘INNOVA Europe’ this month – a competition launched in 2022 to tackle societal, economic, and environmental challenges. Supported by Microsoft Italia, INNOVA Europe invited students from bachelor to master’s level to submit innovative proposals that…

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Initial EFMD Programme Accreditation awarded to Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Administración

We are delighted to announce that the Bachelor of Business Administration offered by Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Administración (CESA) in Colombia has been granted EFMD Programme Accreditation. Warm congratulations! Barbara Sporn, EFMD Programme Accreditation Director, commented, ‘More and more programmes in Latin America are being recognised for their commitment to excellence in management education.…

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INSEAD appoints Professor Francisco Veloso as new Dean

Professor Francisco Veloso new dean of INSEAD

INSEAD, the business school for the world, has announced the appointment of Professor Francisco Veloso as its new Dean. Professor Veloso joins INSEAD from Imperial College Business School, where he has served as Dean since 2017. Previously, he was the Dean at Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics in Portugal. Following an extensive and rigorous…

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Initial Programme Accreditation awarded to University of Szeged and four re-accreditations

EFMD Programme Accreditation

We are delighted to announce the recent EFMD Programme Accreditation of the BSc in Business Administration and Management (English Track) offered by the University of Szeged and the re-accreditation of four other programmes. ‘Warm congratulations to all programmes whose academic excellence has been recognised by the EFMD Programme Accreditation during this cycle. These institutions have…

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Obituary George Bickerstaffe

With enormous sadness, we need to say goodbye to a dear colleague and friend, George Bickerstaffe, who sadly passed away just before Christmas. Over the past 40 years, George was one of our community’s most pre-eminent management education journalists. George was the author of the Economist Group’s annual Which MBA? guide and contributor to the Which MBA? website. He was…

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