Top African Business Schools to Collaborate on Entrepreneurship

A consortium of leading African business schools from five major countries have signed a novel partnership agreement, which commits them to sharing resources, expertise and research to give a much-needed boost to entrepreneurship, job creation and economic development on the continent.The newly formed African Academic Association on Entrepreneurship (AAAE) will promote and develop academic cooperation… Read more >

Meet the Thomas J. Bata Legacy Award Top 5 Finalists

The Bata Foundation is proud to announce the top 5 finalists for its Thomas J. Bata Legacy Award, chosen from over 100 young entrepreneurs pursuing responsible businesses in East Africa. Selected for their ability to address community’s social need through a viable, sustainable business combined with commemorating the Thomas J. Bata family values, the finalists… Read more >

MOOCs: A Free MBA?

For many young professionals massive open online courses (MOOC) provide a viable alternative to graduate education- particularly in business and education. MOOCs, or open license online courses, let students complete full degree course loads on their own time, for free. Courses consists of lectures, online quizzes and exams compiled from compiled from top tier universities…. Read more >

Take the eLearning Africa Survey 2015

In May this year, the 4th edition of the annual eLearning Africa Report will be published. The Report is the most in-depth study of eLearning on the Continent and features the findings of a comprehensive survey into the impact of technology on education in Africa. The aim of the Survey is to show how technology… Read more >

Case Centre Award and Competition Winners of 2015

Congratulations to all the Case Centre Award and Competition Winners of 2015 The Case Center is proud to announce their 2015 case award and competition winners. The Case Center’s annual case competition celebrates the 14 best examples of case writing and instruction by both international business students and educators. This year’s Overall Case Winner is… Read more >

GBSN Panel at the Innovation Arabia 8 Conference

GBSN has been invited to put together a session for the Innovation Arabia 8 Conference happening in Dubai on February 16 – 18 at the Hamdan Bid Mohammed Smart University. The session will be at noon on February 17th, and will be a plenary session of the conference. Innovation Arabia 8 will be held under… Read more >

Professor Chris WH Chan Named Associate Dean, Asia at Western University’s Ivey Business School

Ivey Professor Chris WH Chan has been named Associate Dean, Asia of Western University’s Ivey Business School. He replaces Janet De Silva, who served in the position since March 2011. Previously working as Ivey Asia’s Regional Director, Executive Education, Chan brings 17 years of experience in graduate business education and corporate executive development having held… Read more >

Experiential Learning at The American University in Cairo

Business students at The American University in Cairo have recently completed ACCT 3003 (advanced accounting), a course piloted by the Career Center’s Practical Learning Program (PLP). “A student-based initiative and housed in the Career Center, the Practical Learning Program bridges the gap between academics and work life in-class,” explained Leidya Boutros, experiential learning manager in… Read more >

Writing a Teaching Note: How to Make it Less Frightening?

Guest blog post by Imane EL Ghazali and Rihab Abba, ESCA Ecole de Management, Morocco A teaching note is the instruction manual of the teaching case that it accompanies, and therefore meets the likely needs of the faculty who intend to use case studies in their classes. The quality of the teaching note is closely… Read more >