African business schools’ deans launch their climate leadership initiative at AUC School of Business

African business school deans

On November 7, AUC School of Business hosted a roundtable for deans of six leading African business schools as well as representatives from the African Chapter of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and the European Business Schools for Climate Leadership (BS4CL), who gathered to launch of the Business Schools for Climate Leadership (BS4CL…

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Columbia University, ESSEC Business School and CentraleSupélec join forces with new dual degree programme

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Prestigious institutions Columbia University, ESSEC Business School and CentraleSupélec have launched a dual degree programme in the areas of business analytics and data science. The launch of this partnership comes at a time when digital skills have never been more important: with information technology, mass data processing, and artificial intelligence presenting both opportunities and challenges…

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Elevate Program of School of Business, Woxsen University

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This Member Spotlight highlights School of Business, Woxsen University in India and its Elevate Program in partnership with Monmouth University to assist the lesser privileged students of Telangana. A special thank you to Raul V. Rodriguez, Vice President of Woxsen University, for his contribution. The School of Business at Woxsen University is one of the top-tier…

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Parsons Executive Education and ESSEC Business School announce partnership to provide programming for international executive learners

Parsons ESSEC

Parsons Executive Education at The New School, a leader in innovative, design-led executive education programs for business executives, owners and entrepreneurs, and ESSEC Business School, one of the top-ranked European business schools, have announced a partnership that challenges executive learners to reimagine the future of the fashion luxury business through state-of-the-art knowledge that provides the…

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Rotary France seeks business partnerships to help Ukraine

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Rotary France has launched a major initiative to help people in difficulty because of the current war in Ukraine, those who are still in Ukraine, and refugees with their children who are reaching France. Rotary France is looking to identify partner organisations/companies with whom it can launch concrete projects to provide assistance in a more…

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The George Mason University Honey Bee Initiative

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This Member Spotlight highlights George Mason University School of Business in the United States and its focus on sustainability and partnerships with the Honey Bee Initiative (HBI). Thank you to Andrew Garavito, Beekeeper for HBI and Germán Perilla, Director of HBI, for their contribution. Special thanks to Dr Lisa M. Gring-Pemble, Co-Executive Director for a…

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Gordon Institute of Business Science: A wholesale partnership ethos

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This Member Spotlight highlights Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) in South Africa and its focus on collaborative partnerships in business, society and sustainability. Thank you to Interim Dean Morris Mthombeni for his recent participation in the EFMD Deans & Directors Conference and Luleka Mzamo, Communications Manager & Acumen Magazine Managing Editor of GIBS, for their…

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Looking back on the 2021 EFMD Annual Conference

2021 EFMD annual conference

Nicola Kleyn, Dean, Executive Education, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and 2021 EFMD Annual Conference Chair, shares her thoughts on the 2021 EFMD Annual Conference. At the beginning of the EFMD Annual Conference, I challenged the audience to take a step back from our normal busyness and customary behaviour, to reflect on what is…

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Scaling up with data and speed

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E-commerce websites may look more or less the same as they did 20 years ago, but there has been a revolution behind the screen. The architecture, the development style, and the pace of development are all different today, according to Anneke Keller, chief technology officer of the apparel and homewares site Wehkamp, one of the…

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