INSEAD Leads GBSN Webinar on Transforming Business Education to Deliver Responsible Leaders

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Businesses can, and must, ensure that the make positive contributions to society and to addressing the global challenges our world faces. In many ways, this can happen through markets, and government policy can help align business incentives and societal benefit. However, given limitations of both markets and governments, there is a role for businesses and their decision-makers to deliberately influence business decisions so that they contribute to societal progress. Business schools have their own responsibility to assist businesses and their leaders in actively pursuing this role. What are the new ways of doing business that are dynamic, nimble and creative … Read More

The American University in Cairo Launches First CEMS Master in International Management in Africa

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Boasting an unrivaled reputation as the top private business school in Egypt and one of the best in Africa and the Arab world, the AUC School of Business is dedicated to transforming the young eager and innovative minds of today to become the responsible change agents of tomorrow, all while developing relevance and leadership in an evolving ecosystem.  Situated within AUC and enjoying nearly seven decades’ worth of history, the School offers a wide range of programs and activities that extend beyond the classroom to provide a holistic and engaging experiential learning approach. AUC is happy to announce it is officially … Read More

Celebrating 50 years of The Open University!

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In April 1969, The Open University was established with a clear purpose: to open education for all. As we celebrate our 50th anniversary, this radical idea makes us more relevant than ever before. As the UK’s largest university with nearly 174,000 students, we are still committed to celebrating diversity, challenging under-representation and continuing to widen access to education. We are proud to have empowered more than two million learners to achieve their potential and strive to build on this in the future. In the Business School, we have had more than 100,000 people from more than 120 countries study with us since the … Read More

GBSN Welcomes HEC Montréal and the Goa Institute of Management to the Network

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The Global Business School Network is pleased to announce the acceptance of two new member schools: HEC Montreal in Canada and the Goa Institute of Management in India. The network now consists of 73 members in 40 countries. The Mission of the Goa Institute of Management (GIM) is to create knowledge & nurture leaders for sustainable business and an inclusive society for India and the world while maintaining strong & ongoing commitment to Goa.  As a leading business school in an emerging market, GIM is concerned about issues that are important to developing countries. GIM joins GBSN with the belief … Read More

IESE Business School: New Study Illuminates How Large Corporations Can Maximize Value from Innovation

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The latest in a series of corporate venturing (CV) studies from IESE Business School examines how much autonomy CV units need to create the most impact BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 22, 2019– IESE Business School in collaboration with consultancy firm BeRepublic released today a new study on how companies can best maximise the impact from corporate venturing – the increasingly popular practice of large firms collaborating with start-ups in an effort to increase innovation. The study Open Innovation: Balancing the autonomy and impact of your corporate venturing unit, is based on over 120 interviews with chief innovation officers and those in … Read More

The American University in Cairo School of Business, Babson College and IFC Collaborate to Deliver the “Governance, Challenges and Possibilities in Family Business Program”

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Many family businesses are transitioning into the complex process of a new generation of leaders. Their success and continuity depend on the leadership effectiveness of those at the top. This program is designed to address the multifaceted dynamics of family business and establish a foundation for long term business success, that safeguards the legacy of founders and family values. The American University in Cairo (AUC) School of Business (BUS), Babson College and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) are launching this joint program to enhance family business leaders’ abilities to leverage the intrinsic strengths of their family enterprises and to implement … Read More

The American University of Central Asia Announces a New President

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The Board of Trustees of the American University of Central Asia announced today that Andrew Kuchins, a professor at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and formerly director of the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, will serve as the next President of the University. Professor Kuchins will assume full-time responsibilities as President in May of this year.

MIT Sloan School of Management to Host Conference on Leveraging Analytics for a Proactive Health System

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 29, 2018 – The transition of health systems from fee-for-service to value-based payments requires major redesign. Future systems must transform to be proactive in managing the health of populations and still meet outcome and sustainable economic goals. Technology innovations could drive a redesigned health system that benefits all participants. A thought leader on this topic, the Initiative for Health Systems Innovation (HSI) at the MIT Sloan School of Management will host the Designing for Health: Leveraging Analytics for a Proactive Health System Conference on Thurs. Dec. 6, 2018 for practitioners, government and industry leaders, and members of the MIT community. … Read More

HEC Paris Launches its First office for West and Central Africa in Abidjan

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HEC Paris celebrates the opening of its first office for West and Central Africa, in Abidjan. The HEC office, which benefits from the continued support of CGECI, aims to train hundreds of financial managers and business strategists each year and to promote and develop the school’s activities in this region. The opening ceremony, sponsored by Ivory Coast’s First Lady, Dominique Folloroux Ouattara, was attended by Nathalie Lugagne (Associate Dean of HEC Paris Executive Education), Armelle Dufour (Director of all Global Initiatives  projects), Alexis John Ahyee (Director of HEC Paris’ office for West and Central Africa) as well as key Ivorian leaders, such as … Read More