GBSN Member Schools

5 Tips on How to Thrive in a Virtual Classroom

What does it take to thrive in a virtual classroom? At the William Davidson Institute, we’ve had plenty of opportunity to explore this question in the past couple of years, as our Global Virtual Learning Center has been busily running online management programs. Even pre-Covid, we were running many virtual programs — the pandemic put that into high gear. Here are some things that will help students in online programs, based on our experiences.

Fake News Contributes to Higher Consumer Distrust, Egypt Study Says

In turn, this also led to higher consumption of fake news and false information. This included false information about treatment methods and symptoms as well as frightening rumors and sometimes even inaccurate numbers regarding the infected people and deaths in different countries. A highlighted concern was social media’s role in knowledge mismanagement due to the… Read more >

Connecting Across Sectors for Greater Impact: Welcome to GBSN Beyond

What does a former President of Malawi have in common with the VP for Talent and Development at Amazon Web Services, former Chief Operational Risk Officer of the World Bank, Head of Human and Child Rights at the Ingka (formerly Ikea) Group, and the VP for Social Impact at Visa CAMEA? They all are keynote… Read more >

Sasin Celebrates 39th Anniversary

Sasin School of Management in Bangkok, Thailand recently celebrated its 39th birthday, and the beginning of its 40th year of operations. Sasin was established in 1982 through a collaboration among Chulalongkorn University, the Kellogg School of Management, and The Wharton Business School. In a talk with Sasin faculty and staff, Professor Ian Fenwick noted the… Read more >

Action-Oriented Entrepreneurship Training to Foster an Entrepreneurial Mindset Among Students in East Africa and Other Regions of the World

The programs shape participants’ entrepreneurial mindset to be proactive and persistent. Rigorous research has proven their impact on fostering entrepreneurship, and we are convinced that it is time to scale up tremendously. We are currently looking for new partners, sponsors, and supporters on our exciting journey! Need more inspiration? Read about the success story of… Read more >

Montpellier Business School launched the “Communication and Organizing for Sustainability Transformations” (COAST) Chair

The Chair stands out by its trans-disciplinary approach which brings together hard science expertise to assess the challenges and objectives, and social science expertise to promote sustainable transformation and stakeholder buy-in. COAST makes a point of leading by example and is committed to changing its own practices in research, teaching and consulting in order to… Read more >

MBS Developed its Own Sustainable Development Goal Challenge in 2021!

From March 31st to April 16th , 2021, MBS’ “Communication and Organizing for Sustainability Transformations” (COAST) Chair, held by Dr. Helen Etchanchu and Dr. Domenico Dentoni organized the first MBS SDG (Sustainable Development Goal) Challenge, in partnership with the associations “I love Planet” and “la Fresque du climat” (the Climate Fresk). This educational event brought… Read more >

Esade Welcomes the First Class of its New Bachelor in Transformational Business and Social Impact

Esade welcomes the first class of its new bachelor in Transformational Business and Social Impact. 44 students from 27 different countries start today the Transformational Business and Social Impact bachelor (BITBASI), Esade Business & Law School’s newest program. A university program designed to train the next generation of business leaders, the program aims to address… Read more >

Universal Business School is First Management Institute to Publish ESG Report

All major corporations are expected to account for their environmental and social footprint. This is carried out through a diverse set of standards, frameworks, and metrics related to what is referred to as an ESG (environment, social, governance) report. Such reporting enables the corporations to better manage their contributions to the attainment of the United… Read more >