A Good Time to Experiment…Boldly

Administrators, Thought Leadership

Business school leaders have been through a stressful Spring semester. A positive start to the second decade of the new millennium rapidly deteriorated into a scenario which few had imagined was possible, let alone planned for. In response to the growing Covid-19 pandemic, strict confinement restrictions were imposed by many governments and all non-essential activities were suspended. With student health and well-being  rising as most important goals, business schools leaders had little choice but to suspend on-campus teaching and send students back to their homes. What could have been a chaotic disruptive change actually happened much more smoothly that what … Read More

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 https://handels.gu.se/english 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

World After COVID-19: Sangeet Chowfla, GMAC

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Administrators, Thought Leadership, World After Covid-19

Sangeet Chowfla is the President & CEO of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). In conversation with Soumitra Dutta and Dan LeClair of GBSN, he discusses the importance of connectedness and trust, as well as the changing value equation in higher education. This interview was conducted 9 weeks after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. This is an edited transcript of their exchange.

GBSN Welcomes a New Network Engagement Coordinator!

News from GBSN

The GBSN family would like to welcome Emma Martens as our new Network Engagement Coordinator. As a Network Engagement Coordinator, Emma will be working closely with GBSN member institutions and partners across the globe to design and support programs and activities that engage the membership base and the broader network. Prior to accepting the role as Network Engagement Coordinator, Emma served as GBSN’s Communications and Events Intern. Before coming to GBSN, Emma worked on the Special Events team at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts where she worked on a wide variety of events including the Annual KC … Read More

New Member Spotlight: IFIM Business School

GBSN Member Schools, News from GBSN

Institutional Profile IFIM BUSINESS SCHOOL India https://www.ifimbschool.com/ 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 https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu 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

Darla Moore International Business Professor Develops PPE Innovation

Faculty, GBSN Member Schools

In these uncertain times, it has become even more important to support one another in a collaborative effort to fight COVID-19.  As a network ourselves, we enjoy connecting members in our purpose-driven philosophies, but we enjoy it even more when we see evidence of our members creating their own support network. This is exactly what Darla Moore has done in rising to the call of the needs within their local community. As in many states across the US, South Carolina continues to battle COVID-19 and the critical lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) available to first responders. As we all … 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 www.rsm.nl 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