Learning with Cases: An Interactive Study Guide

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Learning with Cases can be a challenging experience for students, so The Case Centre have created an interactive study guide that will take students through the process, providing practical tips, tricks and tools.   Along with understanding more about cases and the case method, they’ll learn how to: They’ll also hear from our case method expert, Scott Andrews, to get a unique insight into the instructor’s point of view.  Why not assign the guide as pre-course reading so that your students arrive in their first case class ready to participate effectively! Educators can access a free, full preview copy. Price per student … Read More

World Investment Forum 2018: Setting the Future Investment Research Agenda

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Registration for the 2018 World Investment Forum Academic Conference has opened (Register here). The conference convenes scholars of international business, economics, law and other relevant fields for a day-long multi-disciplinary academic conference in the context of the UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2018. The co-organizers are the Academy of International Business, the Society of International Economic Law, and the Graduate Institute Geneva. Theme: Setting the Future Investment Research Agenda Time and place: 26 October 2018, Palais des Nations, Geneva. Provisional programme: In addition, editors of UNCTAD’s TNC Journal and AIB’s JIBP Journal will discuss the demand for academic research to inform policymaking … Read More

Fulbright Specialist Program Offers Opportunity to Two GBSN Members

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Cambodia has over 100 universities that offer MBA programs, which has led to an increase in competition and a decline in enrollment at the National University of  Management in Phnom Penh. Aside from standard university rivalry; many companies are establishing similar business programs for consumers (i.e banks offering programs in finance and banking). To differentiate itself, NUM was looking to develop a new Master’s Program in Management & Innovation.  Developing this specialized master’s program was ideal due to vast changes happening in the region and rise of interest in entrepreneurship. GBSN hosted a Cross-Border Coffee Break: Fulbright Specialist Program Offers Opportunity … Read More

New Resource for Students: Learning with Cases An Interactive Study Guide

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Along with understanding more about cases and the case method, they’ll learn how to: They’ll also hear from case method expert, Scott Andrews, to get a unique insight into the instructor’s point of view.  Why not assign the guide as pre-course reading so that your students arrive in their first case class ready to participate effectively! Yes, if you are a registered, approved educator on our site you can access a full preview copy. The guide is viewed in your browser so there’s no need to download any app or software. Access the preview  To make accessing the guide as easy … Read More

Developing Deans: Combining International Best Practice with Innovation

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Business school deans and directors face similar challenges when first assuming their positions: setting strategy, managing risks, supporting faculty, and leading a diverse group of stakeholders. For institutions in the developing world, these tasks require resourceful leadership that combines international best practice with locally relevant solutions. GBSN hosted a Cross-Border Coffee Break on Developing Deans: Combining International Best Practice with Innovation on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The virtual conversation, led by Rohit Verma, Dean of External Affairs at Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, served as an introduction to the GBSN Developing Deans Program, which is currently accepting applications. The … 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

University of Cape Town’s Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Launches New MOOC on Innovative Finance

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Have you ever despaired over the state of the world, and asked yourself “how can I make a difference?” Or perhaps there’s a pressing issue you, or your organization, would like to address? Now a new free online course: Innovative Finance: Hacking Finance to Change the World, can help you to create innovative ways to finance that goal. This ground-breaking Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), which starts on 4th December 2017, is being offered by the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a specialized centre at the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB). It seeks to empower organizations and … Read More

Robert H. Smith School of Business Launches First Cross-Cultural Wireless Business Growth Challenge for GBSN Member Schools

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GBSN member schools are invited to participate in a worldwide Cross-Cultural Wireless Business Growth Challenge organized by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The competition will begin in late January 2018 and take place over the course of two months. University teams from around the world will compete via an on-line platform in a two month cross-cultural business simulation. The simulation will increase their global mindset and test a wide array of the students’ business skills. The on-line simulation is focused on financial decision-making and forecasting in cross-cultural environment. Each team will consist of 4-5 students … Read More