Graduate Degree Courses on Mobile Phones, A Worldwide First

I have bored audiences for years now, repeating that scaling management or any other kind of higher education in low-income regions would only be achieved via mobile phones. That is because relatively few people in Africa, India and other parts of the developing world have computers, but virtually everyone has access to mobile phones. What… Read more >

University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business Moves to D.C.

Schools in the Washington, D.C. area welcome new neighbor University of Virginia Darden School of Business. In August, about 50 students will further their business education at the new Rosslyn campus. The GBSN member school has been anticipating the move for some months. Darden will fit perfectly in the greater Washington D.C. area as it… Read more >

Strathmore Business School Joins GBSN Executive Board

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 >

GBSN Welcomes 3 New Schools

GBSN welcomes Sungkyunkwan University Graduate School of Business (SKK GSB), ETH Zurich Department of Management, Technology and Economics (D-MTEC), and Nanyang Business School into a network of prestige member schools. As a member school, the newly accepted will join others in fulfilling a mission to build management education capacity for the developing world through global… Read more >

Alejandro Lago, IESE Business School Joins Academic Advisory Board

GBSN introduces Dr. Alejandro Lago, the newest member on the GBSN Academic Advisory Board. Dr. Lago will assist fellow board members in reviewing business school applications for GBSN membership. The Academic Advisory Board plays a critical role in GBSN’s mission, for the network prides itself on being a group of elite business schools around the… Read more >

‘We Need New Managers for Today’s Challenges – Business Schools Can Deliver Them’

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Global Business School Network (GBSN) and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (GRLI) Align Voices for Big Push to Change Business Education BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – As countries step up efforts to address increasingly complex social and environmental challenges, they will lean strongly on the business sector… Read more >

Grenoble Ecole de Management Director Shares Thoughts on Higher Education in Emerging Countries

In his blog, Jean-franois Fiorina, GBSN ambassador and director of Grenoble Ecole de Management, emphasized the importance of higher education in emerging countries because these countries are now “actors in the worldwide educational ecosystem.” Fiorina discussed reasons why business educators should enter this geo-sector and the challenges that they may face in doing so. Click… Read more >

Better Business Practices Lead to Higher Rates of Productivity

Because in most developing economies they are the predominant form of economic activity, from its beginnings GBSN has paid particular attention to what causes very small firms to grow. We worked for three years with Nigeria’s Enterprise Development Center, a remarkable institution, in creating a super-effective Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management. Later GBSN partnered with Goldman… Read more >

Gawad Kalinga: Building Bridges the Link Businesses

On the last day of the conference, about 40 conference attendees participated in our Networking Field Visit, which was a hands-on “social-volunturism” experience at Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm. Gawad Kalinga (GK) is a nationwide nonprofit organization focused on integrated rural community development. A key aspect of the Founder and CEO, Tony Meloto’s concept is building… Read more >