Multi- and Interdisciplinarity Empowered and Entailed by Business Schools’ Digitalisation

With the global health crisis precipitated by COVID-19, we have once again experienced that society’s biggest challenges today demand multidisciplinary (to independently apply expertise in different non-business and business disciplines) and interdisciplinary (to integrate and synthesize knowledge and skills from various fields) approaches to problem-solving. To master COVID-19, public policymakers, lawyers, specialists from the health…

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Should hybrid programmes now deliver more?

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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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Investigating Online Student satisfaction: causes and impacts

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How student-driven is your institution? The e-learning industry is expanding rapidly, especially following Covid-19 and the necessity of switching to remote learning for many schools. Being student-driven and market-oriented is key to gaining a competitive advantage for today’s online distance learning. The author designed a study to add to the collected wisdom in this area,…

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Creating vivid learning experiences within a Hall Immersive Room

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How can instructors get their students to interact actively in a digital classroom? We will explore how creating engaging learning environments in digital teaching is facilitated by an immersive classroom. Instructors want to promote meaningful experiences that foster the development of student skills. However, this is not easy to achieve in digital education. In the…

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ESSCA School of Management’s MOOC re-certified by EOCCS

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Warm congratulations to ESSCA School of Management for their recent EOCCS re-certification of the MOOC Creative Box! ESSCA School of Management is a fully independent, self-contained, not-for-profit organisation operating over eight different campuses, with a presence also in Budapest and Shanghai. The school’s strategic plan focuses on online learning to strengthen the school’s position in…

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Key challenges in the online business education world

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Martin Rodriguez, Director of IE Publishing and Executive Education Online at IE Business School and facilitator of the EFMD Online Teaching Academy, addresses some of the challenges of online business education. To tackle those challenges and keep up with rapidly-evolving trends in online business education, we look forward to seeing you at the Online Teaching…

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Business Schools: Going Digital Simply Must Make Sense!

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Most recently with Covid-19, everybody recognises that offline and online courses each both have their advantages and disadvantages. In the future, cases will be rare where it makes sense to offer an entire curriculum on-site only. The same applies to purely online programmes, although there is now more rationale for an online-only than a fully…

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OBS Business School online courses EOCCS re-certified

We’re extending our congratulations to OBS Business School, Spain, for their recent EOCCS re-certification! The EFMD Certification Board granted the EOCCS re-certification to the following suite of five courses within the Master’s Degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Leadership and Change Management Creative Thinking and Design Thinking Creating New Business Models Innovation in Processes Product Management and…

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Decoupling Education: a disruptive innovation journey

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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Future-Proofing Your Business School Admissions Strategy

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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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