INSEAD and Johnson & Johnson Run Education Programs for Innovative Healthcare Delivery

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GBSN member school INSEAD and GBSN partner Johnson & Johnson and its registered charity Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizenship Trust (the Trust) share a long-lasting passion for developing effective health care approaches including educating those who manage them. The Trust runs over 70 active programs across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. With INSEAD, a Flagship partner for the Trust within its 2020 strategy, they have developed three different programs to address the challenges of innovation and creative thinking to transform health care solutions. Innovating Health for Tomorrow is designed to assist senior managers in the field of healthcare services … Read More

University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business Earns Triple Crown Accreditation

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The Association of MBAs awards GBSN member school, the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business, the AMBA accreditation valid for five years.  “The AMBA accreditation is vital to us as a business school,” says UCT GSB Director Associate Professor Mills Soko. “It is one of the highest standards of achievement in postgraduate business education and only the best business schools around the world are honored with it.” Associate Professor Soko adds that accreditations like AMBA are important for the school’s international reputation. Not only do they allow the school to market itself more effectively in a crowded and … Read More

Taking Measure of Experiential Learning

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GBSN’s 2018 Learning by Doing: The Power of Experiential Learning in Management Education summit coming up this March 15-16 in Lima, Peru will provide an in depth examination on how schools use real-world projects to give their students an impactful learning experience. Business school deans, directors and faculty will explore innovative approaches to applying action based learning to curricula. “Taking Measure of Experiential Learning” originally published by AACSB International BizEd Magazine, sheds light on how schools can measure experiential program and course learning outcomes by identifying six assurance of learning  (AoL) standards that are common to successful project-based courses and provides examples of how some business … Read More

Integrating Psychology with Economics: Chicago Booth Richard H. Thaler Delivers Nobel Prize Lecture in Sweden

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Until Richard Thaler came along, economists resisted the idea of basing their models on how real people behave. The reality is people don’t always know what they want, much less what’s best for them. In October, Thaler received Svergies Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for his pioneering scholarship in the field of behavioral economics.

Nanyang Business School and the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise to Deliver Executive Training Program for Guinean Government Officials​

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The Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) signed a contract with GBSN member school, Nanyang Business School, to develop and deliver an executive training program for government officials from the Republic of Guinea. On October 3 a delegation from SCE and the Republic of Guinea, led by Mr Ibr​ahima Fofana, Minister of State for Investment and Public-Private Partnership, Republic of Guinea, visited Nanyang Technological University for the signing ceremony. The group visited The Hive, a building that illustrates NTU’s devotion to promoting learning beyond the curriculum. The Hive is designed to be a new campus space for students to interact, socialize and network with one … Read More

The American University in Cairo Joins CEMS Network

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GBSN member school, The American University in Cairo recently joined the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS). AUC is the first university from the MENA region to join the global network. This new academic partnership now makes CEMS present on all continents. The CEMS network consists of 30 leading business schools, 7 NGOs and 74 corporate partners. All members are dedicated to educating and preparing future generations of international business leaders by participating in the CEMS Master in International Management. The one-year program is offered by CEMS’ academic and corporate partners. Students spend each semester at a different CEMS member school … Read More

The Global Business School Network: Building Management Education Capacity for the Developing World.

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To celebrate our 12th Annual Conference, Intersections of Business Education and Economic Development, GBSN produced a short video to illustrate the organization’s mission, vision and strategy. The video features interviews with our Founder, current COO and CEO as well as various stakeholders. For the developing world to have the management talent it needs to generate prosperity. Build management education capacity for the developing world. GBSN harnesses the power of a global network of leading business schools to facilitate collaboration and knowledge sharing, advancing management education that delivers international best practice with local relevance. Improve access to quality, locally relevant management … Read More

Reflections: Bangladesh and Romania – A Common Goal but Worlds Apart

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In the early 1990s, I was working for a non-profit public health management consulting organization. Although based in the US, I spent most my time conducting short-term assignments that aimed to strengthen management systems of public, private and NGO providers of health services all over the world. By coincidence, I started two, multi-year engagements with private, non-profit providers of women’s health services at the same time, one in Bangladesh and one in Romania. The objective was to assist them examine their cost and revenue structure and develop strategies to programmatically and financially sustain their organizations. The size and structure of … Read More

Cave Hill School of Business Professor Launches Book “Managing in Developing Countries”

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  For those of us teaching outside of the so-called ‘western world’ these are common complaints. There are many calls for research and teaching that focuses on the non-western world, particularly developing countries. Managing in Developing Countries aims to begin to fill this need, in the classroom, by addressing management issues from the perspective of those who are managers in developing countries. The book will be available in early September from the Taylor & Francis Group (Routledge). It is primarily intended as a text for a basic management course at the undergraduate level; however, it has also been used at … Read More

Exploring the Intersections of Business Education and Economic Development

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Did MBAs cause the global economic crash of 2008? Can the proliferation of entrepreneurship education programs in Africa be the thrust the continent needs to achieve the development economists predicted? Will more business schools in China be able to prepare the next generation of leaders to innovate? These, somewhat provocative, questions speak to the complicated relationship between business education and economic development. In theory, there is a causal relationship between an increase in people educated in business and growth of the economy in which they work. However, in practice the two parts are incorporated in a web of political, social, … Read More