GBSN Adviser Speaks on Consolidating Africa’s Banks

Arnold Ekpe, Chairman Atlas Mara and Honorary President, Business Council for Africa speaks with This is Africa Editor Adrienne Klasa about the potential need for bank consolidation in Africa’s major markets. Ekpe acknowledges that with an excess of banks, suffering markets and currencies under pressure bank consolidation is a logical option. Despite successful conversations with… Read more >

WEF Data Reaffirms Need for Better Business Schools in Africa

On May 22-25 I will participate in the Association of African Business Schools’ “AABS Connect” conference in Nigeria at Lagos Business School. As AABS celebrates its first decade, it seems like an opportune moment to look at a telling trend in the perception of management education on the Continent, and worldwide. Each year the World… Read more >

Highlights from GBSN Webinar: Tips and Traps of Using Student Teams

GBSN’s latest webinar, Tips and Traps of Using Student Teams presented by Margaret Andrews was wonderfully informative. As a third year undergraduate student, I wish some of my professors employed the techniques discussed by Prof. Andrews. At one point or another during our academic careers we have all been forced into group projects, and if… Read more >

S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research Recognized for Global Ingenuity, Innovation and Creativity

On February 1st, at the 2016 Deans Conference, AACSB International (AACSB), the global accrediting body and membership association for business schools, recognized GBSN member school, S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR), as a global leader in innovation and creativity of business education. “It is my pleasure to recognize SPJIMR for its role in… Read more >

World-Class School, World-Class Scholars Program

What can the Civic Scholars Program do for you? It can change your career. The comprehensive program propels professionals into civic leaders. You’ll be submerged in specialized coursework, programming, and networking opportunities catering those who desire an impact-driven curriculum. You may be prompted to ponder how do I know I’m ready to become tomorrow’s civic… Read more >

GBSN Member Schools Rank at the Top of Supply Chain Education

The SCM World recently released the top 100 schools for supply chain education. GBSN member schools hold 3 of the top 5 positions: Michigan State (1), MIT (4), and Arizona State (5). Over 2,000 professionals around the world participated in survey in which they were asked to select their three top universities “as a marker… Read more >

Strathmore Business School Decides to go Premier

Long-time member school, Strathmore Business School (Nairobi, Kenya), is the latest to join GBSN’S Executive Board. The Executive Board includes schools that reinforce GBSN’s mission in outstanding ways. In 2016, Strathmore is eleven years farther along its journey to transform leadership and reinvent global business. In its lifespan, Strathmore partnered with several GBSN member schools… Read more >

Vices and Virtues of Conducting Sound Accounting Research Webinar Highlights

On Friday February 26th GBSN hosted a webinar called, “The Vices and Virtues of Conducting Sound Accounting Research,” featuring Dr. Wayne Landsman, the KPMG Professor of Accounting and Associate Dean of the PhD Program at University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School. The webinar discussed the fundamentals of research that can be applicable to any… Read more >

Colorado State University’s College of Business Among Recipients for Innovations That Inspire

Innovate. Engage. Inspire. Impact. Repeat. Simple instructions for Colorado State University’s College of Business’s cutting edge enhancement in business education. Such innovation earned the AACSB member school significant recognition at AACSB’s International 2016 Dean’s Conference. Colorado State University’s College of Business is now a leader in AACSB’s Innovations That Inspire, an initiative showcasing business schools’… Read more >