The fact that education does not have an Airbnb, Netflix or Tesla case does not mean at all that disruption is not happening in this industry as well. The key to understanding disruption in the education sector lies more on the “How” than on the “Who”. The formula also needs to include the “When” factor…

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business school admissions

How can business school admissions professionals prepare for an uncertain future? Philippe Taza, CEO of Higher Education Marketing, a digital marketing and technology agency dedicated exclusively to the education sector, looks at how to create a strategy that will weather any storm.  Future-proofing: the process of anticipating the future and developing methods of minimising the…

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EOCCS certification Uni Sabana + ISIL

We are delighted to announce the EOCCS certification of the following institutions’ suites of online marketing courses: International School of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Universidad de la Sabana, Colombia Marketing Management E-commerce & Internet Marketing Marketing Foundations International Marketing Global Fashion Marketing Instituto Superior San Ignacio de Loyola (ISIL), Peru Fundamentos de Marketing Branding y…

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The new scaling rules Business schools have delivered a premium product in the form of globally accredited expertise by teaching large cohorts. However, scalability is changing with the ‘new normal’ that David Lefevre describes so well in his article for the EFMD Global blog. This article examines two aspects of teaching and learning, the lecture…

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Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education, spoke with Sunitha Narendran, Director of Roehampton Business School, about a total commitment to equality and diversity for an upcoming podcast. “One of the things that is very important to me is that we need to give opportunities to everyone,” says Professor and…

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Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education, spoke with Angus Laing, Dean of Lancaster University Management School, about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the institution and the wider industry for an upcoming podcast. “We know how conservative academic colleagues can be,” says Laing – who has led the school since…

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Professor José Ramón Cobo-Benita of ESCP Business School tells Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at BlueSky Education, about the learning and teaching of tomorrow. Here’s what he had to say… In recent months, higher education institutions have demonstrated their significant ability to adapt very quickly to the crisis, with flexibility. But how many of those had…

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Change Until there is a vaccine for Covid-19, and perhaps even after that, health guidelines will make in-person teaching impossible for large groups. Universities are impelled to implement a flexible approach that assumes students will need to switch between online and campus-based teaching throughout the coming academic year. Accordingly, all university staff now need to…

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By Jean-François Fiorina, Vice-Dean / Program Director at Grenoble Ecole de Management The theme for this year’s GEM Geopolitics Festival was “Digital (R)evolution.” Little did we know that this topic was going to be 100% spot-on as the COVID-19 pandemic just showed us how central digital issues are for businesses and educational institutions’ crisis management (and…

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When it comes to education for sustainable development, community is just as important as content. That’s why the SDG Academy has launched its new Community of Practice, which brings together leaders from academia, civil society, business, and more for peer learning around Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) training and education. Whether your institution or organisation has been…

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