National University of Management Hosts SKK Graduate School of Business 2019 MBA Class

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The 2019 full-time MBA Program class at the SKK Graduate School of Business (SKK GSB) in South Korea, recently participated in a global field trip to fellow GBSN member school, the National University of Management (NUM) in Cambodia. Following an introduction between two GBSN ambassadors, Steve Paterson from NUM and Eric Shih from SKK GSB, at the 2015 GBSN Annual Conference in the Philippines, these two GBSN member schools began conducting annual student exchanges. This year’s group of MBAs included students from 13 countries: Canada, China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines, UK, US, and South Korea. The purpose … Read More

University of St. Gallen Announces Winners of GBSN Scholarships to 2018 Global School of Empirical Research Methods

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For a fifth consecutive year, the University of St. Gallen is extending scholarship opportunities to its two-week Empirical Research Methods Symposia in Switzerland, for doctoral students currently studying at GBSN member schools in Africa and the Middle East. Following a competitive application process, four doctoral students from Strathmore Business School have been awarded scholarships to the 2018 Global School of Empirical Research Methods (GSERM). The GSERM is a high-calibre integrated program teaching methodology for PhD students and postdocs from leading universities all over the world. The GSERM offers an attractive course-based learning atmosphere on different aspects of empirical research.  These GBSN scholars … Read More

Researchers from the UCT Graduate School of Business Win EFMD Case Writing Competition

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Issued by: University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business A searching look at Lonmin Plc Mining and the role of investors following the Marikana massacre in 2012 has won first prize in the prestigious 2017 EFMD Case Writing Competition in the African Business Case category. Co-authored by Associate Professor Stephanie Giamporcaro from the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) and GSB alumnus and Milpark Education Dean: Financial Planning and Insurance, Marilize Putter, the study is entitled: Lonmin Plc: Mining and responsible investment – dangerous liaisons? It poses hard questions about the role of investors and shareholders in business and is … Read More

GBSN Welcomes Three New Member Schools from Peru, Finland and Lebanon

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The Global Business School Network is proud to announce the acceptance of three new member schools: American University of Beirut Suliman S. Olayan School of Business in Lebanon, CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School in Peru, and Hanken School of Economics in Finland. The network now consists of 75 members in 40 countries. American University of Beirut Suliman S. Olayan School of Business is GBSN’s first member in Lebanon, CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School is GBSN’s first member in Peru, and Hanken School of Economics is GBSN’s first member in Finland.  GBSN’s Member Schools are the foundation of our network model. GBSN looks forward … Read More

IMD Business School Ranked #1 in Open Programs by the Financial Times for 7th Consecutive Year

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IMD Business School maintains its reputation as one of the best business schools in the world by the Financial Times in its 2018 Executive Education Rankings. IMD earns the #1 ranking in open programs and the #3 ranking in custom programs for the seventh consecutive year. According to the FT, “the Swiss school has established itself as a benchmark for open-enrollment courses — but quality comes at a high price. Yet despite the cost, the number of campus open-programme participants in 2017 increased by nearly 10% to 2,700 from 2016. More than 10% of MBA alumni return to the school to participate … Read More

IESE Business School Ranked 1st in the World for Executive Education by Financial Times

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IESE’s Executive Education programs have been ranked the best in the world for the fourth straight year by the Financial Times, with the school standing out for the quality of its teaching, the diversity of its faculty and its international scope. In addition to coming first overall in the combined ranking, IESE ranked first for custom programs for the fourth straight year, and third in open programs. The FT ranks custom and open programs separately, and then produces an overall rating for all Executive Education. Regarding custom programs, which are tailor-made courses for organizations, IESE scored high marks across the board, placing in the top five spots in … Read More

CEIBS & ESCA Ecole de Management Partnership Provides Scholarships

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The China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and ESCA Ecole de Management have agreed to work together to make business management education more accessible. The initiative, the latest in CEIBS’ efforts as a socially responsible business school, will make it easier for individuals from Morocco to enrol in the CEIBS MBA and Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) programmes.

WU – Vienna University of Economics and Business Announces Winners of GBSN Scholarships for the 2018 International Summer University

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WU – Vienna University of Economics and Business Announces Winners of GBSN Scholarships to its 2018 International Summer University. Six students from GBSN member schools will be traveling to Vienna for the intensive short program that will provide an excellent opportunity for international education.

Transformational Gift from Batten Foundation Establishes New $30 Million Scholarship Program at UVA Darden

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The University of Virginia Darden School of Business today announced the new Batten Foundation Darden Worldwide Scholarship program. A $15 million gift from the Batten Foundation unlocked a matching gift from UVA’s Bicentennial Scholars Fund, and the resulting $30 million endowment will ultimately provide every student in Darden’s full-time MBA program a scholarship to attend a Darden Worldwide course at no incremental cost. “We are incredibly grateful to the Batten Foundation for enabling this game-changing opportunity, which positions Darden to provide each MBA student funding for a global course through a scholarship,” said Darden Dean Scott Beardsley. “This gift will have a major impact on Darden. It … Read More

University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business Hosts First African MBA World Summit

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The UCT Graduate School of Business is hosting this year’s MBA World Summit, an event that harnesses the collective thinking power of the top 100 MBA students from high-ranking international business schools and is being held for the first time on African soil. One hundred MBA students from the world’s best business schools are in Cape Town this week to attend the 5th MBA World Summit – an event that seeks to empower exceptional students to act as global change agents and contribute their collective experience toward changing the world for the better. With a focus on creating impact, the Summit … Read More