This business school grad created own education institution

OPIT founder, technology

Many people love to read the stories of successful business school graduates to see what they’ve achieved using the lessons, insights and connections from the programmes they’ve studied. We speak to one alumnus, Riccardo Ocleppo, who studied at top business schools including London Business School (LBS) and INSEAD, about the education institution called OPIT which…

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JKU Business School achieves EFMD Programme Accreditation

JKU Programme Accreditation

We are pleased to announce that the Master of Science in Management (MSc) programme at JKU Business School, Johannes Kepler University Linz, has achieved EFMD Programme Accreditation, marking a notable milestone as the first institution in Austria to earn this recognition. We would like to extend our congratulations to the School and a warm welcome…

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EDHEC announces Generations 2050 strategic plan


French business school commits 270€ million to positively transform business education, business activities, and society in an era marked by major tech and climate transitions. EDHEC Business School has announced a new strategic plan – Generations 2050 – that places net positive business, climate finance, and student empowerment at the heart of campus activities. Backed…

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The Victoria Forum 2024: ‘Building Trust for a Shared Future’

Victoria Forum

The Forum de Victoria Forum is pleased to announce the 2024 Victoria Forum will take place from 25-27 August under the resonant theme “Building Trust for a Shared Future.” The Victoria Forum’s three-day lineup promises a rich diversity of topics, each designed to stimulate insightful discussions. Most sessions will take place on the University of…

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Revised EQUIS research standard empowers schools to showcase research diversity


The revised EQUIS research standard gives broad recognition to a wide range of research types, from academic to practice-oriented. It requires schools to establish a clear research strategy aligned with their objectives and implement robust support systems for faculty. The reformulated research reporting framework allows schools to improve data collection and self-representation regarding practice-oriented research.…

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Highlights from the 2024 EFMD Annual Conference: Geopolitics, AI, and a human-centric vision

business schools

On June 9-11, more than 600 professionals from the EFMD community gathered in historic Bologna, Italy, for the 2024 EFMD Annual Conference hosted by Bologna Business School, which is part of the venerable University of Bologna, the oldest higher education institution in Europe, established in 1088. This year’s event, with the timely theme, “Navigating geopolitical…

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Business schools prepare to meet the next generation of leaders’ tech needs

Business schools, Technology, Leadership

What are institutions doing to meet the tech needs of future leaders? Business education PR experts Stephanie Mullins-Wiles and Jamie Hose from BlueSky Education find out more. Over half of business owners use artificial intelligence for customer service, cybersecurity, and fraud management, according to a Forbes Advisor survey. Inventory management, content production, and product recommendations…

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EFMD launches Indian Business Council (EIBC) to drive strategic growth and engagement


We are pleased to announce the establishment of the EFMD Indian Business Council (EIBC), underscoring our commitment to fostering inclusive decision-making, promoting local engagement, and achieving sustainable growth and impact in India. EFMD Global recognises the importance of local expertise and insight in guiding our operations and future strategies, especially in the context of India’s…

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DOBA Faculty of Applied Business and Social Studies Maribor obtains EOCCS re-certification

DOBA EOCCS online course

We are delighted to announce that the Research Methodology, Communication and Lobbying, and Creative Human Resource Management for Competitive Advantages courses offered by DOBA Faculty of Applied Business and Social Studies Maribor have been awarded EOCCS re-certification.  Acknowledging the institution’s achievement, Keith Pond, EOCCS Director, commented: “DOBA Faculty of Applied Business and Social Studies Maribor’s…

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