Business schools’ mandate to foster criticality and citizenship through management education is accentuated in our “post-truth” era. What remedies do scholars and managers suggest for the current challenges? By Rajani Naidoo and Howard Thomas. There are growing calls for Business Schools to contribute to fostering criticality and citizenship through management education and to shoulder some element…

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Prendo simulations

The business education sector is a hub for innovation, but how can schools best share their progress? Account Director Stephanie Mullins, from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education, shares her thoughts.  Across the globe, business schools have been introducing technology into their programmes in order to meet the educational needs of students, destined for an…

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How can business schools effectively use the media to hit their targets? Account Director Stephanie Mullins, from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education, shares her thoughts.  Your institution has a goal. Whether you’d like to be seen as a research-intensive institution, boost student applications to your MBA or perhaps raise your brand awareness in…

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Yes, the year’s end looms over our heads weeks before it actually happens, with accumulating tasks on our to-do list. There is the urgent and the important; the postponed and what we don’t want to carry over to next year, and what would be so nice to finish. In midst of that frenzy it’s easy…

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The FORINT project has worked to develop the internationalisation capacities in Cuba and Panama, and can be a useful model for other regions too. KEY FACTS ABOUT THE PROJECT: Running since 2016 to improve internationalisation in universities in Cuba and Panama. Sessions attended by over 200 stakeholders from 8 universities and the Cuban Ministry of…

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International competition has exploded with business schools across the globe seeking to recruit internationally, technology has brought new competitors to the market delivering to students anywhere, anytime and the demographics of the student market are changing with a shift towards lifelong learners. The latest Business of Branding survey from CarringtonCrisp in cooperation with EFMD continues…

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KTU School of Economics and Business prof. Max von Zedtwitz’s book “Responsible Product Innovation: Safety first” written with Andy Yunlong Zhu and Dimitris G. Assimakopoulos was identified as one of the best New Product Innovation eBooks To Read In 2019. The list is made annually by BookAuthority – the world’s leading site for nonfiction book recommendations, helping…

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I started to work on a remote team in 2011. My boss, the project manager, just moved back to the US. Great, I thought. The first project manager quit to follow his partner to the UK. The second one moves to the other side of the world, leaving me –  a junior researcher – to…

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By Winfried Ruigrok, Dean, Executive School of Management, Technology & Law and Professor of International Management, University of St.Gallen (Switzerland) Over the past fifteen years, rankings have become a ubiquitous and often uncomfortable phenomenon of business school life. The surge of rankings has led to strong reactions. Some scholars even talk about ranking “fetishism”. University…

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EdTech_Investor_Day

HEADway Advisory, the leading consulting firm devoted entirely to higher education, research and life-long learning institutions, is proud to present the first European EdTech Investor Day®. This event, supported by EFMD, will take place on October 24, 2019 at ESCP Europe (Paris campus – France). Participants The event will bring together the three main stakeholders…

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