Executive-education-The-Tale-of-two-programmes_EFMD blog

With executive education under financial pressure due to COVID-19, it’s understandable that teams may be tempted to rush out new products and services. But cutting out the groundwork will inevitably make it more difficult to attract customers – and lead to programmes underperforming. Ensuring a new programme is sustainable depends on three things: knowing your audience, being different and diagnosing potential leads.

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EFMD Executive Development Conference 2020

“This was brilliantly organised. Certainly, one of the best and most user-friendly virtual conference environments.” We are happy for the very positive feedback from almost 100 participants at this year’s Executive Development Conference. And we learned a lot on our path to preparing an engaging online conference, with four particular lessons to share: Optimising user-friendliness…

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Business School Proofing of business schools

“The Business Proofing of Business Schools” webinar series will be launched today. It is presented in partnership by XOLAS, GBSN and EFMD GN. Initially planned as a 5-part series, the webinars will explore how the pandemic is affecting the business side of business school operations. How can executive teams deal with the short-term fall-out of…

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BlueSky PR post-covid-19

Léon Laulusa of ESCP Business School tells Stephanie Mullins, Account Director at BlueSky Education, how the Covid-19 pandemic has thrust the world into a “new normal” and what the implications are for educating the business leaders of the future. Here’s what he had to say… Over the two centuries of its existence, ESCP Business School…

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How To Rethink Tomorrow For You and Your Organization Are you wondering what the future may hold for your company, your team and yourself? This summit is for you. On 6 May, Thinkers50 is partnering with Outthinker on a webinar extravaganza: Reimagine the Future. The virtual summit involves 24 speakers over 24 hours with the…

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Prendo simulations

The business education sector is a hub for innovation, but how can schools best share their progress? Account Director Stephanie Mullins, from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education, shares her thoughts.  Across the globe, business schools have been introducing technology into their programmes in order to meet the educational needs of students, destined for an…

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EiP-Winners_Gold2019-blog

The EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards (EiP) recognise outstanding and impactful Learning & Development partnerships in the domains of Leadership, Professional, Talent and Organisation Development. In 2019, the quality of submissions of case-studies proved extremely high, with interesting and well-documented cases setting a challenge for the jury of experts in selecting award winners. Get inspired by 2019…

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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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school_leadership_EFMD_blog

By Sherry Ganon-Shilon, winner of the 2018 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in the category “Educational Leadership and Strategy” with her thesis titled Exploring School Principals’ Sense-Making of Their Leadership Role within the National Reform ‘Courage to Change’ Warren Bennis defined LEADERSHIP as the capacity to translate vision into reality. Is this definition relevant to…

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2019_EFMD-Executive_Development_Conference

You are warmly invited to register online for the 2019 EFMD Executive Development Conference hosted by IESE Business School, University of Navarra in partnership with Grupo Santander on 11-13 November 2019 in Barcelona (Spain). The 2019 conference theme is: Transforming the Practice of Learning: Leveraging Partnerships The need for learning is evolving. What was once a need at a moment in time is…

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