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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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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