Business schools put ethics at the top of their agendas

A real commitment to ethics is evident across the business education sector. Stephanie Mullins and Jonny Stone from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore how schools are demonstrating this consistently. Infusing ethics into teaching is more than just a selling feature for Advantere School of Management. A Jesuit institution, Advantere’s focus on responsible leadership goes to the…

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The benefits of a dual degree programme

Today, many universities and business schools offer their students the chance to undertake a dual degree programme. Stephanie Mullins and Olivia Nieberg from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore how students are given the opportunity to earn dual degrees at a number of respected institutions. As well as studying for two separate degrees, dual degree programmes are usually hosted…

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Business recovery in Ukraine

business recovery in Ukraine

Article by Tymofiy Mylovanov, President of Kyiv School of Economics, Advisor of President Zelenskyi Office, Minister of economy Ukraine 2019-2020. The economy in Ukraine took the first shock and has begun to adapt. Not all companies adapt easily, not all of them do it successfully. Statistics show that about 10-20% of companies have adapted and are…

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Kozminski University: Solidarity with Ukraine

solidarity with ukraine

In the terrible context of war that the world is facing now, our community looks for opportunities to provide support. Kozminski University, a Business School Impact System (BSIS) labelled school, deployed several relief actions. Below you can find excerpts from a document published by the University, available for download further down, with ideas of how business schools can…

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Redefining the (im)possible at the 2022 Deans & Directors Conference

redefine the (im)possible

Marion Debruyne, Dean of Vlerick Business School and 2022 EFMD Deans & Directors Conference Chair, shares her thoughts on the conference and redefining the (im)possible.  The theme of this year’s EFMD Dean & Directors conference was “redefine the (im)possible”. A theme that surely resonated with a lot of deans attending the conference. Because redefining the…

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Leading change in challenging times: Lessons of disruption and innovation from Egypt – thoughts, observations, and reflections

Leading Change in Challenging Times

AUC School of Business Dean Sherif Kamel just released his new book titled Leading Change in Challenging Times: Lessons of Disruption and Innovation from Egypt – Thoughts, Observations, and Reflections. This is a hybrid book—part memoir, institutional history, and inspirational business leadership advice. It is an evocative mix covering personal thoughts and reflections on Egypt,…

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Our research model might be broken, but we have the tools to fix it

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Internal practices within organisations and companies have, for good or bad, the ability to transcend and shape not only the present of those organisations but the future of the sector they represent. Business schools and other management development institutions are no different, and, as we have observed in our recent research, some practices could be…

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Looking back on the 2021 EFMD Annual Conference

2021 EFMD annual conference

Nicola Kleyn, Dean, Executive Education, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and 2021 EFMD Annual Conference Chair, shares her thoughts on the 2021 EFMD Annual Conference. At the beginning of the EFMD Annual Conference, I challenged the audience to take a step back from our normal busyness and customary behaviour, to reflect on what is…

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7 interesting and unusual business school programmes

unusual programmes in business education

You know about MBAs and MiMs, but have you heard of these fascinating courses? Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Kyle Grizzell at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore seven unusual programmes run by business schools. When it comes to business education, you often hear people debating about the sort of candidates that embark on an MBA…

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