My Time at GBSN as a Communications Intern

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Though I have studied at American University in Washington D.C. for two years, I hadn’t stayed in the city for the summer until this year. I made a deal with myself that there was only one way I would stay in D.C. instead of returning home: if I got an outstanding internship. When I stumbled upon GBSN’s internship opening, the communications and event planning position appeared, for lack of a better word, perfect. I am currently studying journalism and international relations, and my interest in international development seemed like a picture-perfect fit. I instantly applied. Fast-forward a few months and … Read More

GBSN Welcomes Dr. Wilfried R. Vanhonacker to Advisory Board

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GBSN is pleased to welcome Dr. Wilfried R. Vanhonacker of American University of Beirut to the GBSN Advisory Board. Dr. Vanhonacker is recognized as an accomplished scholar, academic entrepreneur, pedagogical innovator and authority on emerging markets with extensive hands-on managerial experience in China, Russia, and the MENA region. Wilfried led and played a key role in the establishment of the leading business school in Russia (Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO) and China (China-Europe International Business School, CEIBS). Before these entrepreneurial endeavors, he was the founding director of INSEAD’s highly successful PhD program, and built the marketing department at UST (Hong … Read More

ESADE, UVA and Lingnan University Partner to Offer a Master of Science in Global Commerce

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ESADE Business School in Spain and the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce have partnered together with Lingnan University College at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China to provide students a truly international experience. UVA’s new Master of Science in Global Commerce program is a year-long program that focuses on teaching students how to conduct business across different cultures. The program is divided into three segments. Students spend their first 15 weeks in the U.S. at the UVA McIntire School of Commerce, the next 9 weeks in China at the Lingnan University College at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou … Read More

The Lisbon MBA International Offers Students a Competitive Advantage

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GBSN member school, Nova School of Business and Economics and Católica joined forces with the MIT Sloan School of Management to offer students an elite MBA experience. The Lisbon MBA International, a one-year full-time intensive program, provides students a combination of pertinent theory and workplace experience that is necessary in developing a successful career in today’s world of international business. In partnership with GBSN Executive Board member school, the MIT Sloan School of Management, The Lisbon MBA International offers its students a unique global learning experience. Students have the opportunity to participate in a one-month immersion at the MIT campus … Read More

HEC Paris Embraces Digital Learning

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The online revolution in business education is undeniable, and many institutions struggle to keep up with the accelerating pace of online technology. Yes, technology’s presence in education is nothing new, but the online revolution is still evolving. The challenge now is for institutions to offer a high quality comprehensive online learning experience that can emulate the historic classroom delivery model, according to Peter Todd, Dean of HEC Paris. It is a widely held opinion that degrees attained through online programs are less valuable or credible than degrees sought out in person. Poorly known schools provide several online programs with minimal … Read More

Ashesi University College Ambitiously Aims to Educate Ethical Leaders in Africa

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Ashesi University College has one ambitious mission for its students: ethical leadership. The institution’s curriculum focuses on applying ethical models and gender inclusion into the African workforce. The private liberal arts college in Ghana’s Eastern region uses their continental and global position as motivation to educate a new generation of ethical and entrepreneurial leaders in Africa, which remains to be a constant struggle within the region. The institution established Africa’s 1st ever institutional honor code. Ashesi’s reputation is one that raises the bar for higher education and leadership training in Africa. As the African continent remains that with the lowest … Read More