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

GBSN Welcomes Three New Member Schools from Germany, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates

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The Global Business School Network is proud to announce the acceptance of three new member schools: Henley Business School in South Africa, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management in Germany and Institute of Management Technology, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The network now consists out of 72 members in 37 countries. IMT Dubai is the first GBSN member school in the United Arab Emirates, HHL Leipzig is the 3rd member school in Germany and Henley Business School Africa is the 6th GBSN member in South Africa. GBSN’s Member Schools are the foundation of our network model. GBSN looks forward to working … 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

Haas School of Business’ Kristi Raube Takes on Liberia!

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Kristi Raube, the executive director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact, director of both the Graduate Program in Health Management and the International Business Development Program at Berkeley Haas, has been a longtime GBSN member and supporter. Raube recently announced that after 18 years of dedicating her career to academia, she will be leaving UC Berkeley to embark on a new adventure. Raube and her husband will be moving to Africa, where she has accepted the position of Peace Corps Country Director for the Republic of Liberia. She actually began her career as a Peace Corps volunteer in Togo and Zaire, which is … 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

11 GBSN Members Ranked in the Top 25 of the 2017 Financial Times Global MBA Rankings

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The Financial Times recently published its 2017 Global MBA rankings, rating 156 Business schools who entered the competition. In order to be considered the school must be accredited by AACSB or Equis and meet other entry criteria. Finally the best 100 schools were ranked according to the different criteria and the weighting of those. Part of the criteria was an alumni survey of graduates from three years ago, therefore the programs had to be four years old. At least 20% of the alumni needed to participate in the survey about average salary, income increase and more. All salaries and expenses … Read More

Maastricht School of Management Joint MBA Program w CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School in Peru

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GBSN member school, Maastricht School of Management (MSM) located in The Netherlands, has a joint MBA program with CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School, which is ranked the number one international MBA program in Latin America (Eduniversal 2015-2016).  The 2-year International MBA program is the first of its kind in Peru. It is a part-time bilingual program that grants two simultaneous degrees: As part of the program, students attend a 4-week visit to MSM’s campus in Maastricht, where students fulfill four management courses International Business, Global Supply Chain Management, Managing Cultural Diversity, and Global Corporate Strategy.  Students also are provided opportunities to tour and network with … Read More

Strathmore Business School Invites Business Executives to the “The Silicon Savannah: A Learning Journey” Program

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Strathmore Business School invites business executives across the globe who seek to learn unique business models in Africa to join its “The Silicon Savannah: A Learning Journey” program in Nairobi, Kenya on January 29 – February 1, 2018.  African economies are not only “leapfrogging” certain technologies, they are applying digital technologies differently and to create new solutions. Social innovations have disrupted whole industries in areas such as mobile financial services, e-education, the energy sector and e-health. Nairobi in Kenya is one of the African hot-spots. Known as Silicon Savannah, Nairobi hosts a vibrant start-up scene and is home e.g. to Safaricom’s … Read More