Programs

Winning Essays of the 2022 Victoria Forum Essay Contest Announced

On Monday, August 29th, we were pleased to announce the winning Top 3 essay submissions, which were reviewed carefully by our Final Judging Panel. The Panel featured GBSN CEO Dan LeClair, who was greatly impressed with the authors’ impactful voices. “With such a wide variety of concepts, it was truly an engaging conversation with all… Read more >

Top 5 Victoria Forum Essay Contest Submissions Announced

Through two extensive rounds of judging, the Top 5 submissions (including the essay and creative piece) were determined and the authors have been welcomed to join this esteem panel to discuss their stories and efforts when it comes to bridging divides. These authors will be joined on the panel by the second/final round judges who… Read more >

GBSN-CFTE: Center for Excellence in FinTech

“CFTE and GBSN co-develop the world’s first Center for Excellence in Fintech, connecting academia to practice to accelerate the development of Fintech education” As Fintech is becoming more prominent in financial services, training programs from government and universities must continuously evolve. It’s in that context that GBSN and CFTE announce their collaboration to promote Fintech… Read more >

Woxsen-Monmouth Elevate Program

The program has close to 300 registered students in the age group of 4-18 years from the nearby areas of Kamkole, Buddhera, Lingampally, Digwal, Kohir, Melasangam, Ibrahimpur, Sadasivpet, Mogudampally and Zaheerabad. Academics and Co-Curricular Activities The UG & PG students from the School of Business, School of Arts & Design, School of Technology and School… Read more >

Introducing Business and Human Rights at HEC Paris

Thirty-four students have just completed a dedicated course on Business and Human Rights at HEC Paris. Prior to entering an ever more complex labour market, they had the opportunity to take a deep dive into some of the most pressing human and labour rights challenges and discuss how to reconcile business imperatives and respect of… Read more >

Call for Investors for the Africa Business Concept Challenge

We are proud to announce the second annual Africa Business Concept Challenge (ABCC) in partnership with Peaqs. This virtual business concept competition for African undergraduate and graduate students will challenge teams to design a viable business concept that addresses a locally-relevant challenge or problem related to Agenda 2063, and inclusive and sustainable development. As part of this experience, teams… Read more >

Bursaries Now Offered to Students Wanting to Specialize in Electricity at WBS

In response to South Africa’s ongoing power woes, Wits Business School (WBS) has introduced a new stream in its existing Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Management in the field of Energy Leadership which offers a specialisation in electricity. Further good news is that the school, through its partnership with the South African-German Energy Programme and Capacitates… Read more >

Top 6 Teams Advance to the Finals Round in The HUMLOG Challenge

After much deliberation over the solution packages submitted, GBSN is pleased to announce the TOP 6 TEAMS who will advance to the Finals Round of The 2021 HUMLOG Challenge. This year attracted 37 teams of 130 students from 21 schools in 16 countries. In order to improve the systems and processes that predict community resilience,… Read more >

CoArt CoAct – Sustainability Through Art

“…under certain conditions, however, art—which not only reflects social reality but also criticizes society, thus forming it—is suited to the diagnosis and cure of its ills.” (Arnold Hauser 1985, “Society as the Product of Art”, The Sociology of Art. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, p. 310) “No one ever made a decision because of a… Read more >

Inclusivity and GBSN

For Otago Business School, it was essential to fully integrate the First Peoples of New Zealand in its new Bachelor of Entrepreneurship (BEntr) program. To deliver on such a promise and others like it, the school has two senior leadership positions, Associate Dean Māori and Associate Dean Pacific, charged with incorporating perspectives in the design… Read more >