Cross-Border Webinars are a series of curated webinars featuring research, expertise, innovations and lessons learned by GBSN member school faculty. The purpose is to not only provide network members visibility within the network, but also to foster cross-border knowledge sharing and collaboration. It’s intent is to capture and promote information on best practice and lessons learned from GBSN and its members’ experience in building the capacity of management education for the developing world.
Cross-Border Webinars will be administered by GBSN and presented by its member schools.
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Beyond Graduation: Student Competition Q and A
Welcome to the Beyond Graduation Student Competition Q and A forum with HUMLOG and GBSN. In this unique webinar, lead judge Professor Gyöngyi Kovács of the HUMLOG Institute at Hanken will be discussing the importance of humanitarian logistics, as well as Covid-19 responses within humanitarian logistics in relation to the student competition prompt. She will be joined by the Global Business School Network’s CEO, Dan LeClair and Maddie Handler, Program Coordinator, who will be answering questions from students about competition logistics, as well as moderated by GBSN’s Senior Advisor Rob Vember.
Prior to the webinar, students have the opportunity to submit questions regarding humanitarian logistics, as well as questions surrounding the student competition. During the webinar, Gyöngyi will be answering those and live questions about the topic of humanitarian logistics, and the GBSN team will be answering about the competition. The webinar will be recorded and uploaded to the website, where all Q and A will also be posted. We hope you can join and we can’t wait to meet you!
Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
- 8:00am Washington D.C.
- 9:00am São Paulo
- 1:00pm London
- 2:00pm Paris
- 3:00pm Nairobi
- 4:00pm Dubai
- 5:30pm Mumbai
- 7:00pm Jakarta
- 8:00pm Malaysia
Click the link below to register for the webinar.
Gyöngyi Kovács, Erkko Professor in Humanitarian Logistics at the Hanken School of Economics and Subject Head of Supply Chain Management and Social Responsibility
Prof. Gyöngyi Kovács is Erkko Professor in Humanitarian Logistics at the Hanken School of Economics and is the Subject Head of Supply Chain Management and Social Responsibility. Prof. Kovács led the HUMLOG Institute since its establishment in 2008 until 2014. She is a founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (JHLSCM) and is on the editorial board of several other journals. She has published extensively in the areas of humanitarian logistics and sustainable supply chain management and is currently leading the EU project HERoS on the COVID-19 response.
Dan LeClair, CEO, GBSN
Dan LeClair is CEO of the Global Business School Network (GBSN), which improves access to quality, locally-relevant management education for the developing world. Prior to GBSN, Dan was an Executive Vice President at AACSB International, an association and accrediting organization that serves some 1,600 business schools in more than 100 countries. His experience at AACSB includes two and half years as Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, seven years as Chief Operating Officer, and five years as Chief Knowledge Officer.
Maddie Handler, Program Coordinator, GBSN
As a Program Coordinator, Maddie supports the development and execution of GBSN international events and programs that engage members through the exchange of knowledge and best practice across the network. She will be working closely with member institutions and partners across the globe to support and plan programs and activities that advance GBSN’s mission to improve access to quality locally relevant management and entrepreneurship education for the developing world.
Rob Vember, Senior Advisor, GBSN
Rob Vember is a multi-award winning broadcaster who has worked for some of South Africa’s most iconic media brands across radio and television. Following a semester studying International Business at The George Washington University in D.C., he joined the Global Business School Network as Senior Advisor for Communications and Membership.
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