Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education, spoke with Dana Brown, Dean of the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University in Canada, about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the institution and the wider industry for an upcoming podcast. “We don’t want to go back to the way things were, we want…

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The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is a global, mission-driven association of leading graduate business schools. Founded in 1953, GMAC is actively committed to advancing the art and science of admissions by convening and representing the industry and offering best-in-class products and services for schools and students. See the original post here.  GMAC conducts the…

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In my last blog I mentioned how  every day I was discovering new things that COVID was teaching me, and ended with a thought-provoking question: What insights and discoveries are you making? So let’s take it a few steps further. Ninety-three year old Chilean philosopher Gaston Soublette observes that our civilization is increasingly being externalized,…

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Professor José Ramón Cobo-Benita of ESCP Business School tells Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at BlueSky Education, about the learning and teaching of tomorrow. Here’s what he had to say… In recent months, higher education institutions have demonstrated their significant ability to adapt very quickly to the crisis, with flexibility. But how many of those had…

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Bluesky education Jyvaskala

Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education, spoke with Hanna-Leena Pesonen, Dean of the Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics in Finland, about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the institution and the wider industry for an upcoming podcast. “You could say everything has changed,” said Pesonen, who has been…

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What’s happening to the workplace post Covid-19?

Here are two short articles written by two FutureWork Forum Partners, both highly respected and renowned in the field of efficient workplaces – Andrew Chadwick, the Principal of Chadwick International and Chris Hood, Director of Consulting, EMEA, Advanced Workplace Associates. See original article on Future Work Forum here.  One of the main areas of discussion on the…

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I recently watched a video recorded by a driver touring the elegant district in mid-Manhattan around Fifth and Madison Avenues. For six minutes he was showing the boarded-up landmark shops of Gucci, Versace, Breitling and the likes. I had never realized how many high-end shops there were there. Some may have been boarded up because…

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Post Pandemic Paradigm of Higher Education

By Nadia Elaref, Ph.D., President of ESLSCA University, Egypt  The sudden transformation from the traditional model of in-class education to online distance education due to the pandemic has radically changed the basic operating model of Higher Education (HE) worldwide. According to UNESCO, on April 1st, 2020, schools and higher education institutions were closed in 185…

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EFMD is calling upon external relations, marketing and communications teams to take part in new research into how different business schools are communicating and how they compare to their peers. Working with higher education consultancy CarringtonCrisp and business education communications specialists Roe Communications, the research will address: The biggest barriers and challenges to their work,…

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