The future of management education: Re-thinking business models

future business models

A business model describes how an organization creates, distributes, and captures value in a profitable manner. The model should cover the four main areas of a business: customers, suppliers, infrastructure, and economic viability (Osterwalder & Pigneur, 2010). According to Gassmann et al. (2014), the business model is a kind of blueprint of a strategy that…

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New school of management looks to create socially-focused ‘challenge managers’

Advantere School of Mgmt

Associate Director Stephanie Mullins from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education looks at a brand new management school. A new school, dedicated to revolutionising business education and creating future leaders who can effectively confront the biggest challenges facing industry, society and the planet has been launched in Madrid. Advantere School of Management has been founded under the…

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Chairs at business school offer innovative ways to tackle challenges

As business schools look for fresh ways to empower future leaders and implement transformation in their own schools as well as society, Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Ariella Durban at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore how Chairs can be a way to encourage research and teaching to revolutionise different societal and economic challenges. Placed under…

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Invitation to AUC Business Forward Annual Event 2021

AUC business forward

Under the title “Egypt Resuming Growth: Opportunities and Barriers”, Business Forward, the knowledge portal of AUC School of Business, is hosting the fourth edition of its annual event. The event of the year will: take stock of the year’s economic performance, look at how can the country’s private sector drive its recovery, launch the second…

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Eleven innovative business school scholarships

With many business schools keen to widen participation, communications experts Stephanie Mullins and Peter Remon from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore some of the most diverse scholarships offered in the industry.   Business education can be a significant investment of both time and money – and business schools don’t want that to deter candidates. With this in mind,…

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What do specialised MBA programmes look like today?

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MBAs remain the flagship programme at most business schools; now, Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Kyle Grizzell at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore what can happen when you specialise the MBA using industry examples.  The Master’s in Business Administration – the recognisable MBA – has been the postgraduate degree most heavily associated with business schools…

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Adaptable analytics: Spotlight on 7 business school data programmes

business analytics

Having data analytics skills is becoming ever more important as digitalisation advances across all industries. Stephanie Mullins and Olivia Nieberg from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education shine a light on seven business schools offering programmes in data analytics.  Having an in-depth understanding of how digital concepts such as artificial intelligence will affect business…

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Scaling up with data and speed

e-commerce

E-commerce websites may look more or less the same as they did 20 years ago, but there has been a revolution behind the screen. The architecture, the development style, and the pace of development are all different today, according to Anneke Keller, chief technology officer of the apparel and homewares site Wehkamp, one of the…

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AMDISA publishes e-books on the COVID-19 pandemic

AMDISA e-books

The Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA) is a network of Management Education and Management Development Institutions in South Asia.  As one of its initiatives, AMDISA has produced a series of three e-books collating responses to themes and issues posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The first e-book was published in June 2020…

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