Making Teams Work

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GBSN’s latest webinar presenter, Margaret Andrews, discusses her student teams class on higher education blog, StratEDgy. Andrews’ Tips and Traps in Using Student Teams webinar provided a glimpse into her team management class which is offered through Harvard University’s Harvard Extension School.   If you’re interested in seeing the presentation, you can view it on YouTube or on the GBSN website (this one includes some commentary and downloads). If you’d like the slides from the presentation, or any of the handouts, just email me at Margaret [at] Mind-and-Hand [dot] com. Also, if you are involved with a lot of teams … Read More

UNCTAD Equips Business Managers to Help the World

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Our partner UNCTAD’s Alexandra Santos and Mathabo le Roux explain how a UN initiative is encouraging business schools to prepare students for tackling poverty and other development challenges equipping managers to help the world. With Business Schools for Impact, UNCTAD hopes to spur schools into action and help equip them to do just that. Read the full article here.

University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business Moves to D.C.

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Schools in the Washington, D.C. area welcome new neighbor University of Virginia Darden School of Business. In August, about 50 students will further their business education at the new Rosslyn campus. The GBSN member school has been anticipating the move for some months. Darden will fit perfectly in the greater Washington D.C. area as it aims to partner with local business schools like Howard University School of Business, George Washington University School of Business, and Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. The Darden School of Business will offer a one-of-a-kind business enrichment experience, no longer exclusive to the Charlottesville campus. … Read More

‘We Need New Managers for Today’s Challenges – Business Schools Can Deliver Them’

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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – As countries step up efforts to address increasingly complex social and environmental challenges, they will lean strongly on the business sector to play its part and contribute to finding solutions. Business education will be key to create understanding among future business leaders about this new business environment, and build the skills to operate in it. This message came through strongly in a discussion among over 60 business education leaders from 29 countries gathered at the Sofitel Chain Bridge Hotel in Budapest to shed light on the role of business schools in sustainable development across the globe. The … Read More

Take the eLearning Africa Survey 2015

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In May this year, the 4th edition of the annual eLearning Africa Report will be published. The Report is the most in-depth study of eLearning on the Continent and features the findings of a comprehensive survey into the impact of technology on education in Africa. The aim of the Survey is to show how technology is currently being used and to reflect people’s expectations and ideas about its role in education in the future. The eLearning Africa Report is looking for responses from a wide variety of people from many different sectors, including education professionals, students, policymakers, politicians, administrators, managers, … Read More

GBSN Panel at the Innovation Arabia 8 Conference

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GBSN has been invited to put together a session for the Innovation Arabia 8 Conference happening in Dubai on February 16 – 18 at the Hamdan Bid Mohammed Smart University. The session will be at noon on February 17th, and will be a plenary session of the conference. Innovation Arabia 8 will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of HBMSU. The main theme of this year conference is “Innovate, Collaborate, and Differentiate: Honouring the Past, Treasuring the Present, and Shaping the Future.” This theme … Read More

University of St. Gallen Summer School in Empirical Research Methods 2014

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The University of St. Gallen offered 10 scholarship opportunities to PhD students from GBSN member schools in developing countries, to attend its Summer School in Empirical Research Method (SSERM). The SSERM is a new and high-calibre 2-week integrated program teaching methodology for PhD students and postdocs from leading universities all over the world. The SSERM offers an attractive course-based learning atmosphere on different aspects of empirical research. This year, the SSERM offered 19 high-level courses during the first two weeks in June and 2 optional courses outside the June period. Participants can choose from different courses offered as block seminars … Read More