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

My Experience at GSERM St. Gallen

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Firstly, I would like to commend the organizers of GSERM for delivering quite an exceptional program and overall experience. The program was well coordinated and everything ran like clockwork. When I first arrived in St. Gallen I got a bit lost trying to find my way, but thanks to the helpful locals who walked with me to my destination and gave me a crash course on the bus system, I was able to move around with ease. I found the courses extremely valuable. The courses I chose to take were the Bayesian Data Analysis as well as Analyzing Discreet Experiments. … Read More

GSERM: A Milestone in my Research Journey

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Every year The University of St. Gallen offers 10 scholarships to GBSN member schools in developing countries to attend its Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM). These scholarships are intended to encourage like-minded motivated scholars to learn and discuss research methodologies in their respective domains. I was fortunate to be one of scholarship recipients for participating at GSERM hosted by University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. I am pursuing my research in the area of accounting with specific focus on management control systems. I also work as assistant professor of accounting at Institute of Management Technology Nagpur in India. … Read More

The GSERM Summer School Was a Turning Point in my Doctoral Journey

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Receiving the Scholarship award that was offered to GBSN member schools from the Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM) was not only a turning point in my doctoral journey but also an inspiring experience at a personal level. I am a doctoral fellow at the Strathmore University Business School in Kenya. My research area is Health Systems Leadership and Governance. I also facilitate applied leadership and management for Healthcare Managers and also as an executive coach. My passion and inspiration is to be a health system M&E expert in the near future and use this avenue to inform health … Read More

What I Learned at the GSERM Summer Program

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Great appreciation goes to the University of St. Gallen and the Global Business School Network (GBSN) for the opportunity to apply for one of the ten scholarships to attend the Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM) at University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. Originally from Zambia and currently a PhD candidate at Wits Business School in South Africa, the empirical research training I acquired during this period is of special relevance to my professional goals and career objectives. I enrolled for two courses during the summer program, Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) and Experimental Methods for Behavioral Science, by Professor … Read More

My Experience at the University of St. Gallen’s Global Summer School in Empirical Research Methods

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Attending the University of St. Gallen’s Global Summer School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM) was a fulfilling learning experience for me. I registered for mediation, moderation and conditional process analysis course I and II. I chose these courses to improve my research methodology skills and the overall quality of my research output. Specifically, I require an in-depth knowledge of these courses to carry out data analyses for my doctoral dissertation, which is hinged on a multiple mediation model. GSERM presented a fantastic opportunity for me to learn advanced methodological skills from a top-rated scholar like Andrew Hayes and to network … 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

Greetings from Guy: Addressing the Management Skills Gap in Africa

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The existence of two organizations illustrates what is wrong with too many academic programs around the world and especially in Sub-Saharan Africa: the National Association of Unemployed Graduates in Nigeria and the Unemployed Graduates Association of Ghana. Such shortcomings can be found also in management education. In July GBSN partnered with the Center for Global Enterprise – created by Sam Palmisano, former CEO and Chairman of IBM – to convene a group of experts at IESE Business School’s campus in New York City to bring their knowledge to the table about the Management Skills Gap in Africa. The round table … 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