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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Current implementation methods aren’t working – here’s how we can manage successful AI, digital, and big data transformation projects

projects management

Approximately every twenty years, organizations and leaders struggle to adapt their methods and competencies to the new reality. When it comes to implementing new types of projects, this presents a particularly difficult type of challenge. In the 1960s, traditional project management practices were introduced. These practices were mainly developed for the reconstruction of Europe after…

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7th International Conference on New Business Models

New Business Models Conference

The New Business Model (NBM) Conference Series is pleased to invite you to the 7th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW BUSINESS MODELS held at the LUMSA University of Rome on 23 and 24 June 2022. Prior to the conference, on 22 June, there will be a Doctoral Colloquium for applicants who wish to share research. Title of the conference:  “SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODELS CHALLENGES: ECONOMIC…

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What do specialised MBA programmes look like today?

specialised m4a

MBAs remain the flagship programme at most business schools; now, Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Kyle Grizzell at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore what can happen when you specialise the MBA using industry examples.  The Master’s in Business Administration – the recognisable MBA – has been the postgraduate degree most heavily associated with business schools…

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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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