New Member Spotlight: Ecobank Academy

GBSN Member Schools, News from GBSN

Operating in all sub-Saharan Africa regions, Ecobank Academy is one of the largest corporate universities in Africa. Each year Ecobank Academy trains more than 14,000 in 40 countries (36 in Africa and 4 out of Africa). 

While it has state of the art campuses across the continent, Ecobank Academy has been an early adopter of digital and virtual learning, and it offers its programs using virtual instructor-led, eLearning and instructor-led.  

Founded in 2012 and became operational in 2014, Ecobank Academy is the first truly pan-African corporate university and is the epicenter of structured, innovative, and sustainable learning.

New Member Spotlight: University of Gothenburg, School of Business, Economics and Law

GBSN Member Schools, News from GBSN

Institutional Profile University of Gothenburg, School of Business, Economics and Law Sweden The School of Business, Economics and Law is one out of eight faculties at the University of Gothenburg, a public institution for higher education and research. The school was founded in 1923 as a private initiative, serving a growing need for internationally oriented academic and professional education among Gothenburg’s manufacturing companies, shipping firms, and trading houses. Today, the School has 3700 full-time students and 500 faculty members and staff, of whom about 125 are full professors or associate professors. The school also has an extensive network of … Read More

New Member Spotlight: IFIM Business School

GBSN Member Schools, News from GBSN

Institutional Profile IFIM BUSINESS SCHOOL India Established in 1995, IFIM Business School, Bangalore is currently amongst the first six business schools in India to have been awarded the AACSB accreditation. It is nestled in the heart of Electronic City in Bengaluru, which puts it a stone’s throw away from India’s leading Tech and IT companies. In the backdrop of rapid technological change and disruptions ranging from sharing platforms to pandemics, IFIM Business School in its newest avatar – IFIM 3.0 – is committed to be the most sought after destination for quality management education in India, that will prepare … Read More

New Member Spotlight: Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

GBSN Member Schools, News from GBSN

      Institutional Profile Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign USA Gies College of Business intentionally designs its innovative programs, leading-edge curriculum, and experiential learning opportunities to empower and prepare students to turn big ideas into meaningful actions. Today, Gies faculty prepare more than 7,000 future business leaders, including 3,100 undergraduates, from around the world to put their purpose into practice and provide transformative leadership in a global economy. Gies Business, which is ranked as a top 10 public business school and the #2 accounting program in the US, is regularly recognized as leader in … Read More

New Member Spotlight: Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

GBSN Member Schools, News from GBSN

Institutional Profile Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) The Netherlands Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is the top-ranked, international business school at Erasmus University Rotterdam. RSM provides high quality research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam – a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM’s primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Its full-service range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive … Read More

GBSN Welcomes a New Program Coordinator!

News from GBSN

The GBSN family would like to welcome its newest member of the team, Madeline Handler.  As a Program Coordinator, Maddie will be working to support the development and execution of the GBSN international events and programs that engage our members through the exchange of knowledge and best practice across the network.  She will be working closely with member institutions and partners across the globe that advance GBSN’s mission to improve access to quality locally relevant management and entrepreneurship education for the developing world. Maddie graduated from Southeastern University in Florida with degrees in international business, marketing, and French after studying … Read More

USIU Chandaria School of Business Team Wins Case Writing Grant Competition

GBSN Member Schools, Projects

GBSN and the SWIFT Institute are pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the Case Writing Small Grant is a team from the Chandaria School of Business, USIU. Financial institutions in emerging markets can be at a particular disadvantage due to a lack of adequate resources to develop and maintain robust cybersecurity protocols. These kinds of security challenges often have a chain reaction––when one bank experiences a security breach the impact can be global, affecting banks across borders. In 2018, losses from cyberattacks were predicted to top $1.6 trillion and could reach as high as $6 trillion by 2021. The … Read More

Online Teaching in Times of COVID-19

Faculty, Thought Leadership

As part of GBSN’s commitment to providing a platform for digital information sharing and learning across our industry, we have been hosting a series of webinars focused on how schools are dealing with challenges relating to the coronavirus pandemic. GBSN, in partnership with EFMD and XOLAS, presented a webinar  on April 1st, Stepping Up Your Online Game. The webinar featured a panel discussion with Benjamin Stévenin, CEO of RimaOne and Founding Parter of XOLAS, Mark Fenton O’Creevy, Professor of Organizational Behaviour, The Open University and Martin Boehm, Dean, IE Business School.

New Member Spotlight: Florida International College of Business

Business Education, GBSN Member Schools, News from GBSN

GBSN promotes the expertise and interests of our members by providing a platform to communicate news and open opportunities to global audiences and share how they are innovating in management education to the benefit of their colleagues around the world. The New Member Spotlight series serves as a way for new member schools to introduce themselves to the network.