Reflections From My Internship at the Global Business School Network

By: Nina Ferguson I am so grateful to have spent the past semester interning for GBSN. Over the past couple of months a lot has changed for me. This internship has been meaningful as I am about to enter the ‘real world’. This daunting idea is slowly diminishing after having such an incredible time with… Read more >

Impact of Agribusiness Management Program on Cassava Production in Ghana

This blog was written by Marian Tandoh Wordey, the Business Development Advisor for CAVA – Cassava Adding Value to Africa, a cassava value chain project where she directly supervises field business facilitators in cassava value chains within the southern sector of Ghana. Marian recently participated as a panelist in the Agribusiness Dialogue Breakout Session at… Read more >

A Development University Joins GBSN

An hour’s flight from Nigeria’s capital, Yola is close to Boko Haram insurgent territory. Atiku Abubakar, a wealthy businessman and former Vice President of Nigeria, is the American University of Nigeria’s founder and main funder. The University adheres to the strictest American academic standards. Many students receive scholarships. AUN facilities are as spick-and-span as a… Read more >

GBSN Welcomes 2 New Members to our Advisory Board

GBSN is pleased to welcome two new members to the Advisory Board, Edwin Paxon, Chief Counsel & Global Lead Counsel for Manufacturing & Chemicals at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Amedee Prouvost, Director, Operational Risk at the World Bank. Edwin Paxon Chief Counsel & Global Lead Counsel for Manufacturing & Chemicals International Finance Corporation… Read more >

Until We Meet Again

In late October of 2008, almost 8 years ago exactly I started a new job at GBSN. I was hired to work on a recently awarded initiative to start a new business school in Karachi, Pakistan under a two year contract. At this point it was just a dream of a group of businessmen in… Read more >

Should Universities and Business Schools Focus on the Present or the Future?

This blog was written by Jon Foster-Pedley, Dean and director, Henley Business School Africa. Jonathan Foster-Pedley recently participated as a panelist in the Parliamentary Debate at the GBSN/EFMD Joint Conference in Africa. Four panelists were to argue for or against the following statement: “the house believes that the business schools should serve as visionaries shaping… Read more >