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 >

New UN Development Goals are Good News for Business Schools

I wrote a year ago about the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Then in the planning stage, they were enshrined last September in a United Nations resolution as “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” These goals, much like their predecessors, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), will have significant influence over development strategies… Read more >

Africa: glass half full or half empty ?

A blog by Thomas Bonschab, Robert Kappel & Helmut Reisen recently published an article written by Guy. The growth of the African middle-class is one of the great topics of recent discussion. An African Development Bank report found that “The number of middle class Africans has tripled over the last 30 years to 313 million… Read more >

The Center for Global Enterprise’s First Micro Course

The Center for Global Enterprise’s first online course, Africa Platform Management, Strategy & Innovation, is a 5-week program designed to provide management expertise in emerging platform business models opening up new opportunities across Africa and the global economy. Deadline to apply is April 10th, register for the course here Feel free to refer to… Read more >

University of Maryland Smith School’s Emerging Markets Case Competition

Every year I look forward with anticipation to the University of Maryland Smith School’s Emerging Markets Case Competition, a really exciting event. The University of Maryland Smith School of Business is a member of GBSN’s Executive Board, our premier level of membership. Eight MBA student teams from top business schools are invited to present to… Read more >

ESADE’s Unique Approach to International Entrepreneurship

Start-ups are the beating heart of entrepreneurship around the globe. Many of the top ranked MBA programs provide high quality education for entering the established world of business, but it takes true creative ingenuity to prepare students to be their own masters. ESADE pays special attention to early-stage companies and has crafted innovative programs to… Read more >

MOOC from London Business School – Finance your Startup Without VC

If you’re an entrepreneur at any stage of your journey, or even an aspiring one, and you need money to start or grow your business, the London School of Business’s new “How to Finance Your Startup – Without VC” course is just for you. This free MOOC will be instructed by University of London’s John… Read more >

Cultural Exchange is the Currency of Peace

For over a half century Cuba’s romanticized “frozen-in-time” charm has captured the hearts of American daydreamers. Sunshine, cigars, and classic cars paint the picture in our minds eye, but what do we really know about this forbidden island? Over the last year, President Obama and Secretary of State, John Kerry, have pushed to normalize diplomatic… Read more >