Lockdowns might be history but online MBAs are here to stay

COVID-19 closed classrooms but applicants kept studying on and applying to MBA courses, prompting business schools to further develop their capacity for online teaching. Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Jamie Hose from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore eight business schools and their online or hybrid MBA programmes. Before the pandemic struck,…

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Are virtual campuses the future of business education?

virtual campus

As advances in technology continue to impact our lives, Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Luke Kerin at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore three examples of how business schools have embraced technology when it comes to their campuses. The way people live their lives has changed drastically. Even without the impact of COVID-19, people were shifting towards technology…

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AMDISA publishes e-books on the COVID-19 pandemic

AMDISA e-books

The Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA) is a network of Management Education and Management Development Institutions in South Asia.  As one of its initiatives, AMDISA has produced a series of three e-books collating responses to themes and issues posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The first e-book was published in June 2020…

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COVID-19 – a shot in the arm for digital strategy in Higher Education?

COVID-19 and digital learning

Some of us, untouched by the personal tragedy at this time, may be forgiven for seeing the COVID-19 pandemic as a huge opportunity – an opportunity for boosting digital learning in Higher Education. Whether through existing strategy or changed direction, brought about by the sudden need to deliver teaching and assessments remotely, many Universities are…

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Why 2021 is a good time for an MBA

Vaccines are being rolled out but the economy still needs time to recover, so is this prime time to head to business school? Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Kyle Grizzell at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education speak to experts and discuss further. Now much of the business education sector has come to…

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Business schools’ impact during the COVID-19 pandemic

Business school impact report

Four in five business schools are confident that they have sustained or increased their impact during the pandemic The latest EFMD report, The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Business Schools, analyses the pandemic’s impact on business schools’ internal and external environments. Published in collaboration with survey software Le Sphinx, the report sheds light on…

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Business education takeaways from 2020

What has 2020 taught us? Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Jonny Stone at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education discuss. As the year comes to a close, it would be appropriate to say that 2020 has been challenging to say least. For many, this year will forever be remembered for one thing – COVID-19. The pandemic…

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Share your experiences of moving case teaching online during COVID-19

Calling all case teachers! As part of #WorldCaseTeachingDay 2021, The Case Centre is running a survey designed to help the case community learn from the experience of moving case teaching online during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ll be sharing the results on 5 February 2021. Complete the survey Head over to www.worldcaseteachingday.org/survey to take part. Help…

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Aalto – a rock in the COVID-19 storm

Aalto School of Business EFMD member tackles Covid-19

Is Aalto University School of Business one of the world’s most stable business schools amid crisis? Its Dean, Professor Timo Korkeamäki, discusses the school and its future with Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education.  “When the pandemic hit in Finland, we pretty much closed our premises in mid-March and stayed closed…

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