Issued by: University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business A searching look at Lonmin Plc Mining and the role of investors following the Marikana massacre in 2012 has won first prize in the prestigious 2017 EFMD Case Writing Competition in the African Business Case category. Co-authored by Associate Professor Stephanie Giamporcaro from the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) and GSB alumnus and Milpark Education Dean: Financial Planning and Insurance, Marilize Putter, the study is entitled: Lonmin Plc: Mining and responsible investment – dangerous liaisons? It poses hard questions about the role of investors and shareholders in business and is … Read More
The Global Business School Network is proud to announce the acceptance of three new member schools: American University of Beirut Suliman S. Olayan School of Business in Lebanon, CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School in Peru, and Hanken School of Economics in Finland. The network now consists of 75 members in 40 countries. American University of Beirut Suliman S. Olayan School of Business is GBSN’s first member in Lebanon, CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School is GBSN’s first member in Peru, and Hanken School of Economics is GBSN’s first member in Finland. GBSN’s Member Schools are the foundation of our network model. GBSN looks forward … Read More
IMD Business School maintains its reputation as one of the best business schools in the world by the Financial Times in its 2018 Executive Education Rankings. IMD earns the #1 ranking in open programs and the #3 ranking in custom programs for the seventh consecutive year. According to the FT, “the Swiss school has established itself as a benchmark for open-enrollment courses — but quality comes at a high price. Yet despite the cost, the number of campus open-programme participants in 2017 increased by nearly 10% to 2,700 from 2016. More than 10% of MBA alumni return to the school to participate … Read More
I served as GBSN’s Network Engagement Intern this spring. As an International Relations Bachelor’s of Arts student at American University, I am extremely grateful for my time spent at GBSN working with such a passionate group of people. Having a strong interest in international development and the non-profit sector as well as an appreciation for higher education, GBSN provided me with a holistic hands-on experience in the field. During my internship, I was able to work closely with Fabienne, the Executive Director, on programing logistics and network engagement strategy. While interning with GBSN we organized the Learning By Doing Summit … Read More
IESE’s Executive Education programs have been ranked the best in the world for the fourth straight year by the Financial Times, with the school standing out for the quality of its teaching, the diversity of its faculty and its international scope. In addition to coming first overall in the combined ranking, IESE ranked first for custom programs for the fourth straight year, and third in open programs. The FT ranks custom and open programs separately, and then produces an overall rating for all Executive Education. Regarding custom programs, which are tailor-made courses for organizations, IESE scored high marks across the board, placing in the top five spots in … Read More
The China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and ESCA Ecole de Management have agreed to work together to make business management education more accessible. The initiative, the latest in CEIBS’ efforts as a socially responsible business school, will make it easier for individuals from Morocco to enrol in the CEIBS MBA and Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) programmes.
WU – Vienna University of Economics and Business Announces Winners of GBSN Scholarships to its 2018 International Summer University. Six students from GBSN member schools will be traveling to Vienna for the intensive short program that will provide an excellent opportunity for international education.
Last week I had the opportunity to visit one of GBSN’s newest member schools, IMT Dubai, while I was attending the Global Education and Skills Forum on behalf of GBSN. It is always enlightening to interact with educators who are putting into practice the principle of quality, locally relevant education. IMT Dubai is no exception. Its dynamic Dean, Francois Therin, took me on a tour through a campus at once globally aware and intensely localized. At IMT Dubai I saw modern classroom design with movable chairs, multiple screens and a brainstorming wall. A music room featured a drum set and … Read More
I had the honor of being GBSN’s first international intern, moving to DC from Germany. I study Communication and Media Sciences at the University of Bremen and I was searching for an internship to complete my studies, preferably in the US, because an American internship on your CV is always a big advantage. Having a strong interest in development work and aiming to work for international NGOs after graduation, GBSN turned out to be the perfect opportunity to gain practical experience and work with people around the world. As the International Communication and Event Planning Intern I worked closely with … Read More