Updated on 14 July 2020 The coronavirus is having a significant impact on individuals, which is equally affecting the operations of business education and corporate institutions across our network. Given the WHO announcement declaring the spread of COVID-19 a pandemic, we are taking appropriate actions to ensure a safe environment for our members, associates, volunteers,…

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Nowadays, we come across the term “responsible” almost on a daily basis – this might be in relation to the European Commission’s Responsible Research and Innovation approach, the international network on Responsible Research in Business and Management or in the context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. But what does responsible mean for doctoral education?…

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Reflections on the 2019 EFMD Executive Education Conference by the conference Chair, Africa Ariño, Professor of Strategic Management, IESE Business School. The current landscape of business education calls for a transformation in the practice of learning. No single institution can undertake such a transformation on its own. To achieve it, leveraging partnerships is of the essence.…

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A look back at the 2019 Bachelor Programmes Conference by the conference chair, Ronan Gruenbaum, Dean, London Undergraduate Campus, Hult International Business School. The 2019 EFMD Bachelor Programmes Conference is focused on the particular challenges undergraduate business degrees face, with students undertaking three or four-year programmes and often coming with very different perspectives and expectations compared to…

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by Simon Mercado, Dean of ESCP Europe Business School London EFMD Annual conferences have a tradition of breadth and depth. The 2019 programme hosted at the spectacular Nova Business School in Carcavelos, Portugal, has continued this tradition under the interrelated themes of Trust, Partnerships and Impact. Trust The theme of trust has been prominent in…

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Doctoral programmes are becoming more and more diverse. The offers range from traditional PhDs based on a thesis and PhDs by (prior) publication to industry-based PhDs or a variety of professional doctorates. This diversity poses a huge challenge to everyone involved in doctoral education as it blurs the lines of what a doctorate is and…

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EFMD – HUMANE Winter School focuses on the development of senior managers, aimed at creating awareness of the importance of integrating academic matters, finances, human resources, governance, leadership and communication strategy in the development of university strategy. The needed leadership skills and the ability to see the “big picture” in relation to the changing context…

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Enterprising Deans in a Global Context Sharing and cooperation being among the driving values of EFMD, we continue to create a place where you as global leaders can further develop common principles of management education and thus forge the elite of your institutions. The theme of the 2019 EFMD Conference for Deans and Directors General is…

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HUMANE Autumn Seminar Hosted by the University of Trento November 8-9, 2018 While sit-ins, marches and clashes with authorities are still features of student activism, only a tiny proportion of the student body in most universities are involved in this kind of political activity. But the reality is a more nuanced picture. Students are involved…

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ArcelorMittal, the world #1 steel and mining company has an undisputed reputation for its innovation power for and with its automotive customers, providing the design teams an insight into the steel research projects at a very early stage and co-engineering their future cars. That’s exactly what the ArcelorMittal University does for learning, from strategy definition…

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