Redesigning internationalisation strategies for business schools

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A lot has already been written about the range of consequences that the pandemic has had on business schools and particularly on their internationalisation activities. Travel restrictions and digital delivery continue to impact the ways business schools are providing an international experience to students and participants. Another consequence of the pandemic is that a whole…

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Business school staff & faculty development: Learning & networking opportunities in the post-pandemic world

Griet Houbrechts, EFMD Director of Professional Development Services, provides an overview of the many professional development opportunities that are being offered in 2021. The disruption caused by the pandemic laid the ground for a deeper reflection about our purpose and mission, the essence of teaching and learning experience, institutional boundaries, the relevance of research, and…

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Reflections on the state of the career services industry in a post-COVID marketplace

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The Career Professionals Development Institute (CPDI) was inaugurated in November 2019, following years of feedback from Career Services professionals from the EFMD Global network, as to the need to go deeper into the challenges of the industry. Since then, this program, which is jointly organised by Highered and EFMD, has endeavoured to equip talent professionals…

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Positioning Business Schools in the Emerging Digital Ecosystem: Leading Transformation Part Two

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EFMD Professional Development offers a ten-day programme focusing on two aspects of business school transformation essentials: digitalisation and sustainability The fourth industrial revolution, accelerated by the pandemic, has initiated a new era in business education. Digital technologies heavily impact the way we work, learn, spend our free time and essentially the way we think. They…

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Scholarships for new case teachers

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As part of the annual #WorldCaseTeachingDay celebrations, The Case Centre announces a scholarship programme for new case teachers. Five case teaching scholarships will be offered each year to support the development of new case teachers. Richard McCracken, Director of The Case Centre said: “Supporting case teachers and writers is a critical element of our mission,…

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Achieving successful external engagement in the face of budget, staff and strategic challenges

Lack of budget, absence of strategy, shortage of staff and short-term thinking are the top challenges faced by professional services staff in business schools from a new report published by Roe Communications, CarringtonCrisp and EFMD Global. The report provides insights into the biggest challenges (pre- and post-COVID), the skills needed, budget expenditure and the channels…

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Career Professionals Development Institute: Lessons learned and implemented

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By Rachel Tonner, Head of MBA Careers Provision at Imperial College Business School and a graduate of Career Professionals Development Institute 2019 My colleague and I attended the EFMD Careers Professional Development Institute in November 2019 where we experienced an extremely enjoyable, informative and motivating two days. The environment was informal, welcoming and there was…

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A pivotal time for business school leaders

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Leadership is a concept in perpetual evolution, a mobile target. Being adaptable is, therefore, crucial to effectively navigate the ever-changing political, economic, and cultural contexts. Even though people in leading positions are often well prepared and endowed for the required level of adaptability, the last couple of months have taken the demands on our leaders…

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