War vs. economic peace in times of crisis

“We are at war.” It’s a phrase the French President, Emmanuel Macron, repeated 8 times during a primetime speech at the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis. Along the same lines, the French Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, explained that the country would face a terrible economic war in the aftermath of this crisis.…

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EFMD partners with Emerald Publishing to demonstrate real impact of research from business schools through the Business School Impact System (BSIS)

The EFMD’s Business School Impact System (BSIS) has partnered with Emerald Publishing to help bridge the connection between research and practice, and to showcase the true impact of business schools’ research in the real world. The BSIS scheme is designed to determine the extent of a school’s impact upon its impact zone. The BSIS process…

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On a mission towards internationalisation

The fourth episode of the Quality Assurance Academy presents the HOW TO webinars with Lena Candries, Director International Relations & Development, University of Antwerp, Faculty of Business and Economics, zeroed in on how to build, assess and maintain a strong portfolio of partnerships in the context of internationalisation linked to accreditation. Internationalisation for Lena and…

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Excellence in Practice Award – Call for entries!

A guide to submitting your case study for the EiP Awards 2020 Over the past 14 years, the EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards (EiP) have come to be widely recognised as a prestigious mark of outstanding and impactful Learning & Development partnerships. If you think that your organisation has forged a partnership that deserves consideration,…

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Transforming the Practice of Learning and Leveraging Partnerships


Transforming the Practice of Learning and Leveraging Partnerships is the theme of the 2019 EFMD’s Executive Development Conference on 11-13 November in Barcelona To meet your executive education needs, time-to-solution is essential, speed of development crucial and the scope of deployments ever-growing. This often leads to partnerships going beyond a traditional client-supplier relationship. Are you…

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The 2019 EFMD Annual Conference


by Simon Mercado, Dean of ESCP Europe Business School London EFMD Annual conferences have a tradition of breadth and depth. The 2019 programme hosted at the spectacular Nova Business School in Carcavelos, Portugal, has continued this tradition under the interrelated themes of Trust, Partnerships and Impact. Trust The theme of trust has been prominent in…

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2019 Executive Development Conference


You are warmly invited to register online for the 2019 EFMD Executive Development Conference hosted by IESE Business School, University of Navarra in partnership with Grupo Santander on 11-13 November 2019 in Barcelona (Spain). The 2019 conference theme is: Transforming the Practice of Learning: Leveraging Partnerships The need for learning is evolving. What was once a need at a moment in time is…

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