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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Business schools and institutional racism survey

institutional racism survey

What we want to do – a North Atlantic survey on Institutional Racism in Business and Management Education This blog introduces an anonymous mixed-methods survey aimed at academic and professional support colleagues in the North Atlantic region. Its focus is on Institutional Racism (IR) in Business and Management Higher Education spaces, so I’m going to…

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Progressing on Sustainability within your Institution: Leading Transformation Part One

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EFMD Professional Development offers a ten-day-long programme focusing on two aspects of business school transformation essentials: digitalisation and sustainability With all that requires our attention these days, sustainability may not seem like such an urgent matter in comparison. The topic of sustainability has been present in the management education scene for quite some time, and…

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Invitation: 2021 IEEE International Conference on Technology and Entrepreneurship ‘Leading Digital Transformation in Business and Society’

When: 24–27 August 2021 Who: Researchers active in entrepreneurship, innovation and technology management domains. Innovators, entrepreneurs and industry leaders, representing diverse types of companies and industries. Why: The conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners all over the world to share their unique knowledge and experience. Conference topics reflect a wide range of discipline-based, but also interdisciplinary…

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MBA International Business

MBA International Business

Are you an entrepreneur, MBA candidate or MBA student in Latin America, who seeks to update their knowledge on MBA and specialised Master’s programmes offered by business schools worldwide? Or a professional who wants to gain practical knowledge about the different areas of business organisation such as administration, economics, finance, marketing and human resources? MBA…

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A new era for businesses!

By Jean-François Fiorina, Vice-Dean / Programme Director, Grenoble Ecole de Management With the end of the lockdown in France, I decided to look into “What Next?”. In this post, I will address, in terms of what I believe, the questions that provoked ongoing debate during the past weeks: the role of the State and that of…

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