Pioneering social innovation amidst global transformations

CKGSB

This Member Spotlight highlights Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) and its experiments with social innovation. A special thank you to Xiang Bing, Founding Dean, Professor of China Business and Globalization, for his contribution. Today, we find ourselves in an era of major transformations—including technological, economic, social, political and geopolitical disruptions—coupled with dysfunctional global governance,…

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Why business schools are ideally positioned to address the convergence of business and technology

POLIMI

Vittorio Chiesa, Chairman at POLIMI Graduate School of Management, tells Stephanie Mullins and EFMD Global why business schools are so well placed at the intersection of business and technology. Here’s what he said: Technology is a major engine of change, and digitalisation infiltrates across all sectors – sustainability, healthcare, finance, the list goes on. In…

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Polimi Graduate School of Management leverages the benefits of AI

Polimi FLEXA

This Member Spotlight highlights Polimi Graduate School of Management in Italy and its leveraging of machine learning and artificial intelligence with FLEXA. Special thank you to Daniela Mataro, Faculty Management and Accreditations Specialist, and Catia Trinchillo, FLEXA Project Leader, for their contribution. With Polimi Graduate School of Management students and alumni, other professionals and companies in…

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Book discussion webinar: Leading change in challenging times

leading change in challenging times

Join us in a book discussion of Dean Sherif Kamel’s newly published book where he shares his perspective on being the founding dean of AUC School of Business and leading in times of change. This webinar is moderated by Soumitra Dutta, Dean-Elect, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford; Professor of Management and Former Founding Dean,…

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Journey towards a third-generation school: Universidad de La Sabana EICEA

La Sabana

This Member Spotlight highlights Universidad de La Sabana, International School of Economic and Administrative Sciences (EICEA) in Colombia and its focus on developing internationalisation, connections to the world of practice and pedagogical innovation. Thank you to Catherine Pereira Villa, Dean of the International School of Economic and Administrative Sciences, and Daniela Sierra Parra, Head of…

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Are virtual campuses the future of business education?

virtual campus

As advances in technology continue to impact our lives, Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Luke Kerin at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore three examples of how business schools have embraced technology when it comes to their campuses. The way people live their lives has changed drastically. Even without the impact of COVID-19, people were shifting towards technology…

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Leading change in challenging times: Lessons of disruption and innovation from Egypt – thoughts, observations, and reflections

Leading Change in Challenging Times

AUC School of Business Dean Sherif Kamel just released his new book titled Leading Change in Challenging Times: Lessons of Disruption and Innovation from Egypt – Thoughts, Observations, and Reflections. This is a hybrid book—part memoir, institutional history, and inspirational business leadership advice. It is an evocative mix covering personal thoughts and reflections on Egypt,…

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Call for Contributions – 7th International Conference on New Business Models – Extended submission deadline: February 15th

new business models

Doctoral Colloquium: 22 June 2022 Conference: 23, 24 June 2022 Extended Submission deadline: February 15th Dear colleagues: In the last couple of days, we have received several requests for extending the original deadline. We would like to inform you that the deadline for submissions to the NBM Conference 2022, to be held in Rome at LUMSA University and…

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The future of management education: Re-thinking business models

future business models

A business model describes how an organization creates, distributes, and captures value in a profitable manner. The model should cover the four main areas of a business: customers, suppliers, infrastructure, and economic viability (Osterwalder & Pigneur, 2010). According to Gassmann et al. (2014), the business model is a kind of blueprint of a strategy that…

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Chairs at business school offer innovative ways to tackle challenges

As business schools look for fresh ways to empower future leaders and implement transformation in their own schools as well as society, Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Ariella Durban at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore how Chairs can be a way to encourage research and teaching to revolutionise different societal and economic challenges. Placed under…

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