The University of Liverpool Management School receives EOCCS certification for its Developing as a Manager and Leader course

University of Liverpool Management School

We are extending our warmest congratulations to the University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS), United Kingdom, for receiving the EOCCS certification for its Developing as a Manager and Leader course, part of the online MBA. Keith Pond, EOCCS Director, addressed the institution: ‘We would like to congratulate the MBA team for their commitment to high-quality…

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Hybrid: The best of all possible worlds?

hybrid learning

COVID-19 has been a catalyst for many in Higher Education. Most have explored online learning as an emergency solution. Many have discovered new ways of working. But, just as many have reverted to “the old normal” to encourage students and learners back to campus where they can benefit from the socialisation that is a key…

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ESSCA MOOC Creative Box

ESSCA

This Member Spotlight highlights ESSCA Online Campus in France and its Creative Box Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). Many thanks to Dr. Orsolya Sadik-Rozsnyai, Head of Essca Online Campus, for her contribution. ESSCA, a triple-accredited French business school (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) launched the Creative Box MOOC in 2015. The success was then quickly set in motion…

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Lockdowns might be history but online MBAs are here to stay

COVID-19 closed classrooms but applicants kept studying on and applying to MBA courses, prompting business schools to further develop their capacity for online teaching. Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Jamie Hose from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore eight business schools and their online or hybrid MBA programmes. Before the pandemic struck,…

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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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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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New trends in online learning: the impact of disruptive technologies

disruptive technologies

As we discussed in our previous post, e-learning has a great effect when it comes to the benefits that make educational activity easier and hassle-free. Online education offers the possibility of learning from wherever and whenever; with a better cost-benefit ratio; in an interactive environment, as much or more than in traditional learning; developing skills…

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Can you see me? Where next with my on-screen presence?

on-screen presence for online teaching

Dr Keith Pond, Director of EFMD’s Online Course Certification System, discusses the need for better production quality and on-screen presence for digital learning. I’m an academic, not a TV star Is yours the tiny head and shoulders in a box at the bottom of your slides invisible to students using mobile phones? Are you the…

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E-learning trends: traditional schools vs digital schools

e-learning trends

One of the obvious consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns has been the acceleration of the inevitable digital transformation. The impact is not only on consumption patterns or the way of working but also in the way of learning. Since the first e-learning initiatives in the 1970s, the industry has grown rapidly and…

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