Redesigning internationalisation strategies for business schools

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A lot has already been written about the range of consequences that the pandemic has had on business schools and particularly on their internationalisation activities. Travel restrictions and digital delivery continue to impact the ways business schools are providing an international experience to students and participants. Another consequence of the pandemic is that a whole…

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Not business as usual

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After nearly 1.5 years of facing unprecedented challenges, the EFMD network has gotten used to doing things differently. The pandemic has accelerated digitalisation and obliged business schools and companies to embrace new ways of learning, teaching and working. Born out of necessity, some of these innovations have changed our lives for the better and are…

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Insights from the Corporate Advisory Seminar on Agile Learning

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EFMD’s Special Interest Groups (SIG) are highly focused problem-driven learning groups that allow members of corporate learning organisations to mobilise the collective intelligence of the Learning & Development community to build solutions to common challenges. Over the past 18 months, EFMD, in partnership with London Business School, has led an Agile Learning SIG to explore…

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Business school staff & faculty development: Learning & networking opportunities in the post-pandemic world

Griet Houbrechts, EFMD Director of Professional Development Services, provides an overview of the many professional development opportunities that are being offered in 2021. The disruption caused by the pandemic laid the ground for a deeper reflection about our purpose and mission, the essence of teaching and learning experience, institutional boundaries, the relevance of research, and…

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The responsibility turn: building responsible doctoral programmes for a responsible future

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Eva Cools, DBA Manager & Research Manager of Vlerick Business School and co-chair of the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), shares her reflections from the conference. Recently I had the honour to co-chair the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), together with Christine Unterhitzenberger from the University of Leeds. Although we already chose the…

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Responsible Doctoral Programmes for a Responsible Future

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Last year at about the same time we wrote a blog about the exciting programme and high-profile speakers for the EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference 2020 on the topic of Responsible Doctoral Programmes for a Responsible Future. Unfortunately, the global Covid-19 pandemic led to the cancellation of the conference and we were unable to facilitate discussions…

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Career Professionals Development Institute: Lessons learned and implemented

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By Rachel Tonner, Head of MBA Careers Provision at Imperial College Business School and a graduate of Career Professionals Development Institute 2019 My colleague and I attended the EFMD Careers Professional Development Institute in November 2019 where we experienced an extremely enjoyable, informative and motivating two days. The environment was informal, welcoming and there was…

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COVID-19: updates & actions

Updated on 12 August 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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Responsible Doctoral Programmes for a Responsible Future

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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