Polimi Graduate School of Management leverages the benefits of AI

Polimi FLEXA

This Member Spotlight highlights Polimi Graduate School of Management in Italy and its leveraging of machine learning and artificial intelligence with FLEXA. Special thank you to Daniela Mataro, Faculty Management and Accreditations Specialist, and Catia Trinchillo, FLEXA Project Leader, for their contribution. With Polimi Graduate School of Management students and alumni, other professionals and companies in…

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ESSCA MOOC Creative Box

ESSCA

This Member Spotlight highlights ESSCA Online Campus in France and its Creative Box Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). Many thanks to Dr. Orsolya Sadik-Rozsnyai, Head of Essca Online Campus, for her contribution. ESSCA, a triple-accredited French business school (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) launched the Creative Box MOOC in 2015. The success was then quickly set in motion…

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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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Journey towards a third-generation school: Universidad de La Sabana EICEA

La Sabana

This Member Spotlight highlights Universidad de La Sabana, International School of Economic and Administrative Sciences (EICEA) in Colombia and its focus on developing internationalisation, connections to the world of practice and pedagogical innovation. Thank you to Catherine Pereira Villa, Dean of the International School of Economic and Administrative Sciences, and Daniela Sierra Parra, Head of…

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Corporate training: digital transformation tops the list

digital corporate learning

Tommaso Agasisti is the Associate Dean for Internationalisation & Quality at MIP Politecnico di Milano. Internal training processes in companies are undergoing a phase of profound transformation. The circumstances imposing this radical change are numerous and have been playing their role since well before the Covid emergency. Today, the purpose of training is no longer…

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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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New trends in online learning: the impact of disruptive technologies

disruptive technologies

As we discussed in our previous post, e-learning has a great effect when it comes to the benefits that make educational activity easier and hassle-free. Online education offers the possibility of learning from wherever and whenever; with a better cost-benefit ratio; in an interactive environment, as much or more than in traditional learning; developing skills…

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Can you see me? Where next with my on-screen presence?

on-screen presence for online teaching

Dr Keith Pond, Director of EFMD’s Online Course Certification System, discusses the need for better production quality and on-screen presence for digital learning. I’m an academic, not a TV star Is yours the tiny head and shoulders in a box at the bottom of your slides invisible to students using mobile phones? Are you the…

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E-learning trends: traditional schools vs digital schools

e-learning trends

One of the obvious consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns has been the acceleration of the inevitable digital transformation. The impact is not only on consumption patterns or the way of working but also in the way of learning. Since the first e-learning initiatives in the 1970s, the industry has grown rapidly and…

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One year in higher education with a persistent virtual campus

NEOMA Virtual Campus

This article sums up the keynote of Alain Goudey, Chief Digital Officer at NEOMA Business School, during the EOCCS Symposium 2021. What is a persistent virtual campus? The NEOMA Business School persistent virtual campus, which opened in September 2020, is represented by an island called Laval Virtual World. It is operated by our partner Laval…

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