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

My Internship Experience

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For college students, summers are a time for exploration. Thanks to the institution of the summer internship, we are able to try on jobs like shoes. We stuff our feet in, walk around for a few months, and hope for a fit. If we’re lucky, we leave with new skills, experience, and a clue as to where we might be headed. GBSN has given me all of that and more, and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to spend my summer in this office. As a BBA candidate with an emphasis in International Business at the George Washington … Read More

My Time at GBSN as a Communications Intern

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Though I have studied at American University in Washington D.C. for two years, I hadn’t stayed in the city for the summer until this year. I made a deal with myself that there was only one way I would stay in D.C. instead of returning home: if I got an outstanding internship. When I stumbled upon GBSN’s internship opening, the communications and event planning position appeared, for lack of a better word, perfect. I am currently studying journalism and international relations, and my interest in international development seemed like a picture-perfect fit. I instantly applied. Fast-forward a few months and … 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

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