Hanken School of Economics Announces Winners of GBSN Scholarships to Master’s Degree Program

GBSN Member Schools, Resources and Opportunities, Students

The Hanken School of Economics is extending premium scholarships to students currently studying at or alumni of GBSN member schools from developing countries who apply to and are accepted into Hanken’s 2-year Master’s Degree program in the 2019-2020 academic year.Following a competitive application process, two students from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi have been awarded scholarships to Hanken’s Master’s Degree Program.

The Case Centre Launches New Case Journal for the MEA Region

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New from The Case Centre, Case Focus offers a journal publication outlet for high-quality, peer reviewed teaching cases, with a focus on management and business situations in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Richard McCracken, Director of The Case Centre and Editor-in-Chief of the journal, said: “We are excited to announce the first journal offered by The Case Centre. Our aim is to encourage more faculty to write cases with a real, authentic regional voice and understanding. I believe that Case Focus will be an important contribution to business and management education in the MEA region. “We are also delighted to have assembled … Read More

Take Part in The Case Centre 2019 Competitions

Business Education, Resources and Opportunities

Outstanding case writers and teachers from across the globe are recognized in The Case Centre’s annual competitions. Take part in the 2019 competitions and compete with the best in the world: Outstanding Case Writer Outstanding New Case Writer Outstanding Case Writer: Hot Topic – Diversity and Discrimination Winners / winning teams will receive a prize of £1,150 ($1,400; €1,300) and invaluable international publicity. Entries are judged anonymously by a panel of international case experts. The deadline for entries is Thursday 10th October 2019 and the winners will be announced early spring 2020. For further details on how to enter and our … Read More

Nominate a Course for the Aspen Institute Ideas Worth Teaching Awards by April 12

Business Education, Resources and Opportunities

  From the start, the Aspen Institute Business & Society Program recognized management education as a crucial leverage point in shaping the skills and mindsets of next-generation talent in business. Today, the role for educators in preparing young leaders is ever more important and your nomination will help us highlight what is possible in management education. The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program is currently accepting nominations for its Ideas Worth Teaching Awards. These awards seek to honor exceptional teaching that prepares students to respond to issues that are dramatically altering our economies and societies — from inequality, to climate … Read More

The American University in Cairo School of Business, Babson College and IFC Collaborate to Deliver the “Governance, Challenges and Possibilities in Family Business Program”

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Many family businesses are transitioning into the complex process of a new generation of leaders. Their success and continuity depend on the leadership effectiveness of those at the top. This program is designed to address the multifaceted dynamics of family business and establish a foundation for long term business success, that safeguards the legacy of founders and family values. The American University in Cairo (AUC) School of Business (BUS), Babson College and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) are launching this joint program to enhance family business leaders’ abilities to leverage the intrinsic strengths of their family enterprises and to implement … Read More

The Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2018

Business Education, Resources and Opportunities

Now in their 29th year, The Case Centre’s 11 Awards and five Competitions celebrate excellence in case writing and teaching at schools of business, management and government worldwide. Highlights The Overall Winning Case, on Accor’s digital marketing, was co-authored at Harvard Business School (HBS), the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University and ESSEC Business School. (This is a fourth Overall Award for HBS**, a first-time success in the Awards for Cornell SC Johnson College, and a first-time Overall win for ESSEC, which has won two category awards in previous years.) Outstanding Case Teacher was won by David Wood, … Read More

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

GBSN Member Schools, News from GBSN, Resources and Opportunities

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