Reflections on the 2022 EFMD Annual Conference

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Johan Roos, Chief Academic Officer and Professor, Hult International Business School, and 2022 EFMD Annual Conference Chair, shares his thoughts on the 2022 EFMD Annual Conference.  ‘More than 13k schools, representing some 20% of all global higher education and transforming the lives of millions of people.’ With those facts, I kicked off the 50th year…

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Internationalisation and digitalisation for EFMD Programme Accreditation

EFMD Accredited internationalisation and digitalisation

We are pleased to invite you to the following event: Topic: Internationalisation and Digitalisation Date: 23 June 2022, 12:00-13:30 CEST Speakers: Bob Galliers, Senior Advisor, EFMD Quality Services Melanie Currie, Deputy Dean, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK Content: Introduction of internationalisation and digitalisation considerations as they relate to EFMD Programme Accreditation Standards and…

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What brought us here might not get us there

what brought us here may not get us there

What brought most business schools to pre-pandemic success was relevant in-person education, sprinkled with online learning. Willingly or reluctantly, within weeks Covid-19 kicked all business schools into the online world. Most did very well. They tried things out, learned from mistakes, and improved all aspects of their value creation. By the end of 2021 and…

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Connecting with careers at the 2022 CPDI

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By Maria Moragianis, Head of Career Development & Community Engagement, Highered. This year’s CPDI (Career Professionals Development Institute), graciously hosted by EADA Business School in Barcelona was the first in-person EFMD careers event since the Covid-19 outbreak and the energy was high among the 20 careers professionals participating. After two years of online connecting, it…

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Takeaways from our spring Sharing Best Practice workshop: Leveraging social learning to shape a pervasive learning culture

Leveraging social learning to shape a pervasive learning culture was the theme of the online Sharing Best Practice workshop that EFMD delivered on 1 April in partnership with CLIP accredited Mazars University. Martin Moehrle explained why, as we move from the industrial to the knowledge era, value gets more intangible, knowledge more implicit and learning…

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Towards healthy doctoral ecosystems

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During the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), we focused on responsible doctoral programmes for a responsible future (blog). A learning point throughout the conference was the importance of networks and networking for doctoral graduates and programmes. Successful doctoral education clearly does not take place in a vacuum. Next, the specific institutional, regional and national…

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Redefining the (im)possible at the 2022 Deans & Directors Conference

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Marion Debruyne, Dean of Vlerick Business School and 2022 EFMD Deans & Directors Conference Chair, shares her thoughts on the conference and redefining the (im)possible.  The theme of this year’s EFMD Dean & Directors conference was “redefine the (im)possible”. A theme that surely resonated with a lot of deans attending the conference. Because redefining the…

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Looking back on the 2021 EFMD Annual Conference

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Nicola Kleyn, Dean, Executive Education, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and 2021 EFMD Annual Conference Chair, shares her thoughts on the 2021 EFMD Annual Conference. At the beginning of the EFMD Annual Conference, I challenged the audience to take a step back from our normal busyness and customary behaviour, to reflect on what is…

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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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