L’Oréal Brandstorm – the only EOCCS-certified youth innovation competition

Brandstorm

The 32nd edition of Brandstorm, L’Oréal’s signature innovation competition for young people, has just launched. L’Oréal Brandstorm is L’Oréal’s Group’s signature innovation competition for young people. Brandstorm is one of L’Oréal’s longest-running programs, dedicated to helping youth kickstart their careers. The competition takes place annually, and each year, it challenges young minds with a different…

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Employers split on the value of online versus in-person degrees

online

Many business schools offer both virtual and in-person education – but what how do employers view the graduates of each option? A new survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) reveals that 54% of employers consider graduates of online and in-person programmes to be equally valuable. However, the survey also finds that those who…

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Paella, and successful online engagement

Spain

No visit to Spain is complete without sampling a delicious dish of paella. However, obtaining agreement on the “best” or “original” recipe for this Valencian or Catalan delicacy is more problematic. Is it a meat dish? Is it seafood fare? Does the rice go in first or last?… The 7th annual EOCCS learning community symposium, hosted…

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Online engagement: EOCCS Learning Community symposium 14-15 September

engagement

This blog is an unapologetic plug for the 7th EOCCS Learning Community symposium on the topic of online engagement. When considering this blog post, I remembered the various blogs I have written over the years on the subject of engagement. Blogs such as: Marvellous – a blueprint for student engagement? and, Youth (and education) wasted…

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CEDEP and Rome Business School courses receive EOCCS certification

CEDEP & RBS EOCCS certifications

We are pleased to announce that the following institutions were recently granted the EOCCS certification for their courses: CEDEP Mastering Business Excellence – Learning in a Virtual Environment Rome Business School – three courses part of the Master in Marketing and Sales. Accounting and Budgeting Human Resources Management Project and Operations Management Acknowledging the institutions,…

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Out of class – out of mind?

EOCCS community webinar - out of class out of mind

In an EOCCS Community webinar held on 31 May 2023, our focus was on what students get up to outside the classroom. In many conventional or traditional models of teaching the focus is on the key contact hours. What students do outside the classroom is often summarised as “private study”. Reading lists and guided reading…

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Trust me…I’m a micro-credential!

trust me i'm a micro-credential

Micro-credentials have become synonymous with short, flexible, stackable, affordable, inclusive qualifications focused on skills development. Most recently, they have proliferated through the medium of online instruction. In the recent EOCCS Community webinar “Making micro-credentials work” (available on YouTube), our panellists discussed a number of practical issues relating to micro-credentials, including the central question of trust.…

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INSEAD reinvents lifelong learning with subscription-based mobile app

INSEAD Learning Hub

INSEAD, The Business School for the World, has announced the launch of the INSEAD Learning Hub, an innovative subscription-based mobile app for lifelong learning. As the world becomes increasingly complex and the business landscape changes faster than ever, success in the future of work requires continuous lifelong learning, an approach that has evolved from teacher-centred to…

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