Mobile-First Micro-Learning Platform Gnowbe Announces 4 New Global Advisors

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Gnowbe attracts global thought leaders in Harvard, Facebook, EdTech, ExecEd, HR and Learning SINGAPORE, Sept. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Silicon valley- and Singapore-headquartered start-up Gnowbe, a market leader for mobile-first, micro-learning, today announced the addition of 4 new advisors to join their experienced, global team to help with aggressive growth and development. The new advisors include: Gnowbe attracts global thought leaders in Harvard, Facebook, EdTech, ExecEd, HR and Learning (PRNewsfoto/Gnowbe Pte Ltd) Gnowbe attracts global thought leaders in Harvard, Facebook, EdTech, ExecEd, HR and Learning (PRNewsfoto/Gnowbe Pte Ltd)   Professor John J-H Kim, Senior Lecturer (EdTech Innovation Expert), Harvard Business … Read More

Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) Scholarship Program for High Potentials from Developing Countries

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GBSN works with our member schools to offer opportunities for international exchange, support and development within the network. These member-led initiatives enrich faculty, students and campuses with cross-border connections and help to spread best practice throughout the network. GBSN member school, the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), offered up to 5 scholarships to graduate students enrolled in GBSN member schools from developing countries to its 2017 International Summer University ISUWU. The ISUWU is an intensive short program, which provides international students with an excellent opportunity for international education. A large variety of business-related courses are taught by a … Read More

University of St. Gallen Provides 10 Scholarships to its Global School in Empirical Research Methods 2017

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GBSN works with our member schools to offer opportunities for international exchange, support and development within the network. These member-led initiatives enrich faculty, students and campuses with cross-border connections and help to spread best practice throughout the network. Member Initiatives can include doctoral dissertation mentoring, scholarships for faculty or students, research or teaching fellowships, faculty exchange, joint action-learning projects, cooperative research, etc. For the fourth year in a row, The University of St. Gallen offered up to 10 scholarship opportunities to Ph.D. students from GBSN member schools in developing countries, to attend its Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM). … Read More

Liberal Arts Enters the MBA Classroom at S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research

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SPJIMR Logo (PRNewsFoto/SP Jain Institute of Management) SPJIMR Logo (PRNewsFoto/SP Jain Institute of Management) MUMBAI, August 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ‘Left and right brain must work together,’ celebrated author Amish Tripathi tells students. A new course in Management and Liberal Arts at SPJIMR has brought Indian and Western classics to the MBA classroom, opening up newer perspectives for students of management on subjects like creativity, quality, aesthetics and dialogue. The course was introduced this year for the MBA-equivalent Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and is better known on the SPJIMR campus by its acronym, MaLA. Mid-way through the course, … Read More

GBSN Attends Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Graduation

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GBSN’s Network Engagement Officer, Fabienne Jolivert, attended the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Graduation yesterday in Baltimore, MD. Learn more about the 10,000 Small Businesses program below. Nearly 60 Baltimore Small Business Owners Have Completed Program Aimed at Business Growth and Job Creation Baltimore, MD – 2 Aug 2017 – Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Founder of Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies Michael R. Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd C. Blankfein today announced a $10 million commitment to continue Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses in Baltimore to help create jobs and economic growth. … Read More

National University of Management and SKK Graduate School of Business Establish Student Exchanges

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Following an introduction between two member school ambassadors at the 2015 GBSN Annual Conference in Manila, Philippines, a student exchange emerged from two GBSN member schools in Asia. Steve Paterson a Senior Advisor from the National University of Management (NUM) in Cambodia and Eric Shih, Vice Dean of Faculty and Research from the SKK Graduate School of Business in South Korea were seated next to each other at the 2015 Conference Gala Dinner, which marked the beginning of a valuable relationship between schools. Both Paterson and Shih expressed interest in hosting a group of students at each of their institutions. … Read More

SPJIMR Collaborates with Talentedge to Launch Executive Certificate Program in Supply Chain Management

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(MENAFN Editorial) New Delhi, July 20, 2017: Talentedge, India’s leading Ed-Tech firm, offering live and interactive, anywhere learning in a digital format collaborates with SPJIMR (SP Jain Institute of Management and Research) to announce Executive Program in Supply Chain Management. The objective of the program is to help participants understand the basic concepts of Supply Chain Management. E-commerce is becoming a big part of our lives which is highly dependent of efficient supply chain management and this comprehensive course will cover everything required to get your product from your point of origin to the final destination, efficiently and profitably. The … Read More

Global Business School Network Names Stephen J. Sacca as CEO

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Washington, DC – The Global Business School Network (GBSN) announces the appointment of Stephen J. Sacca to succeed retiring founder and longtime CEO Guy Pfeffermann effective September 5, 2017. Guy Pfeffermann founded GBSN in 2002 while serving as chief economist of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank, where he spent a 40-year career. Mr. Pfeffermann led GBSN’s development as an influential organization with a global mission, guiding it from its incubation at the IFC to an independent organization with a membership that spans 36 countries. Under Mr. Pfeffermann’s leadership, GBSN engaged with business schools around the world … Read More

Soumitra Dutta of Cornell University Assumes Chairmanship of AACSB International’s Board of Directors

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TAMPA, Fla., July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Soumitra Dutta, founding dean of SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University, began a one-year term on July 1, 2017, as chair of the board of directors of AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). Dutta succeeds Santiago Iñiguez, president of IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. “Soumitra is known for his contribution to and authority on new technology in the business world, and on innovation policy,” said Thomas R. Robinson, president and chief executive officer of AACSB International. “His insight to driving growth across the digital economy will … Read More

Ivey Business School Launches Six New Executive Education Programs

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TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 13, 2017) – The Ivey Business School at Western University is pleased to announce the launch of six programs to its existing Executive Education program portfolio. “The Canadian business market has dictated to us the key competencies needed to remain relevant and successful in today’s global business environment. I’m pleased to be able to address those needs with the launch of these six programs,” said Mark Healy, Ivey’s Executive Director of Executive Education. “These tailored Executive Education experiences are designed to address important identified trends and threats facing organizations today. For business leaders, there is no … Read More