One year in higher education with a persistent virtual campus

NEOMA Virtual Campus

This article sums up the keynote of Alain Goudey, Chief Digital Officer at NEOMA Business School, during the EOCCS Symposium 2021. What is a persistent virtual campus? The NEOMA Business School persistent virtual campus, which opened in September 2020, is represented by an island called Laval Virtual World. It is operated by our partner Laval…

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7 interesting and unusual business school programmes

unusual programmes in business education

You know about MBAs and MiMs, but have you heard of these fascinating courses? Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Kyle Grizzell at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore seven unusual programmes run by business schools. When it comes to business education, you often hear people debating about the sort of candidates that embark on an MBA…

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Sustainable business applied to agriculture aviation

EFMD logo on COLT - sustainability

EFMD has been delighted to support the Center for Industrial Productivity and Sustainability and the Product-Life Institute since 2007. For more information about this project, visit our website.  This week, EFMD Global and Ecole des Ponts Business School Circular Economy Research Center (CERC) are in Texas testing the abilities (specifically, aerial-imaging, flight characteristics and fuselage vibrations)…

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Should hybrid programmes now deliver more?

Hybrid Programmes - the future of executive education

I can guarantee anyone reading this will have read at least two other articles about the accelerated change of offline to online education, blended to hybrid programmes – but see if this has something a little different to offer. The past 12 months have presented a strategic earthquake for executive education providers. The COVID-19 pandemic…

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Rediscovering the physical workspace

Rediscovering the physical workspace Martin Moehrle EFMD

When taking stock of the large unplanned working from home experiment that the pandemic has forced us to engage in, one has to say that it worked much better than we all thought. Both, from a technology as well as a from productivity point of view. A lot has to do with the pandemic being…

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Scalable ways to bring the real world into the virtual classroom

How can business schools engage their students with the real world using a scalable model? This article examines online business projects as an effective and scalable alternative. Tools to help build an effective course and unburden teachers are discussed. Building real-world experience Universities have perfected the lecture as a primary means of knowledge transfer. As…

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ABIS Call for Best Sustainability Teaching Practices

Sustainability Case teaching

In the last years, we have seen numerous initiatives and positive trends in responsible management education. The number of core courses that integrate sustainability content has been increasing. The number of published sustainability-related research from business school faculty as well. New academic journals devoted to sustainability and the climate crisis have been created. Despite this,…

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Brexit: strategic changes to ensure economic renewal

As the Brexit agreement becomes a reality, this major shift will impact multiple economic activities in key sectors. In response to this, organisations and governments must implement mid to long-term strategies to relocate economic activities while the Brexit agreement is being finalised.  Grégory Vanel, Professor in International Economics at Grenoble Ecole de Management, shares his…

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HEC Liège – Societal impact and impact within the regional ecosystem

Our aim in the following BSIS Impact Series is to showcase the distinctiveness and diversity of business schools who went through the BSIS process, and who will share with you the initiatives they developed, each linked to one of the BSIS impact dimensions.  The strategic plan of HEC Liège outlines two transversal objectives to the three…

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