UEFA Academy obtains LIFT certification

UEFA lift certification

The Union of European Football Associations, UEFA, through its learning function, the UEFA Academy, has successfully completed EFMD’s Learning Impact Certification, LIFT. Warm congratulations! The LIFT certification was created using inputs from over 30 organisations, including CLIP-accredited learning functions and EQUIS-accredited business schools. LIFT was piloted in 2023 and was officially launched in February of…

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Three business schools create a new Executive Education programme in Sports Business

sports business

Three European business schools, ESSEC Business School, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and the Stockholm School of Economics, have announced the creation of the European Sports Business Programme (ESBP), a new business management executive education offering for leaders interested in the European sports industry. The sports industry is becoming more digital and more…

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Business schools look beyond faculty to provide management education

industry experts

More Business schools are harnessing industry experts to teach their students business education — PR specialists Kerry Ruffle and Stephanie Mullins from BlueSky Education explore how.  Durham University Business School has recently announced a number of new appointments to its teaching staff to be in post for the new academic year. These positions were not…

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A business education for hospitality leaders in ESG

ESG, hospitality

Business schools have long recognised the worth of educating hospitality professionals, with some schools like EHL Hospitality Business School in Switzerland focusing on it entirely. Now, King’s Business School in the UK is launching its own ESG executive education programme for hospitality sector leaders.  King’s Business School and the hospitality sector’s Energy and Environment Alliance (EEA)…

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King’s Business School launches Executive MBA designed for a world facing complex challenges

Applications for the new Executive MBA at King’s Business School are now open.  Reflecting society’s new expectations of business and the urgent need to address problems like climate change through multi-faceted solutions, King’s Business School is launching a new EMBA with an emphasis on how businesses can address grand challenges via multi-disciplinary approaches. Starting in…

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Academics using Extended Reality (XR) technologies in teaching and research convene at INSEAD hosted event

INSEAD hosted the 1st Annual Meeting of the Global XR Management Community with the support of the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK).   The meeting, held earlier this month at the INSEAD Middle East Campus in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), provided a forum for academics using Extended Reality (XR) technologies in teaching and…

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Six unique executive education pedagogy principles: CEDEP Global Executive Education Club


This Member Spotlight highlights the CEDEP Global Executive Education Club, what makes it a change-maker in global executive education and its unique pedagogy principles. A special thank you to Muriel Pailleux, Sales, Marketing and Communication Director, for the contribution. Happy 50th anniversary to CEDEP! CEDEP Global Executive Education Club is a unique executive education community…

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Faculty expertise and innovative partnerships drive online Executive Education programmes at Saïd Business School

Oxford Said

This Member Spotlight highlights Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford in the UK and its online Executive Education programmes. A special thank you to Sarah Ellner, Executive Education Marketing Officer, for her contribution. Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford is an entrepreneurial business school, deeply embedded in the world’s most prestigious…

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2021 Executive Development Conference insights

executive development conference

EFMD’s 2021 Executive Development Conference ‘Reboot, Revitalise and Reimagine’ was again a great success with, at peaks, over 100 professionals from business schools, alternative providers and corporates participating. The conference provided intriguing insights to further develop the most effective methods in developing our human capital. With insights from three exciting and energising keynote sessions in…

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