Engage in research that has a positive impact on sustainable development and participate in workshops to new skills for teaching business and management. On the research side, GBSN offers an array and projects, programs, and learning communities to address important business and management problems in and about the developing world. On the teaching side, GBSN offers workshops, webinars, and other programs to develop valuable skills.
GBSN-INSEAD Africa Faculty Fellowship
The 4th Industrial Revolution and the pandemic have changed the way we work and live and has brought on a new normal in Africa and across the globe.
Education is an essential tool to equip us to mitigate the challenges we will face. In its effort to promote the continual improvement in quality learning and research across business schools in Africa, GBSN and INSEAD are joining forces to offer a GBSN-INSEAD AfricaFaculty Fellowship designed for educators who are committed to advancing the quality of their learning and teaching. The Fellowship is designed to support African faculty members from GBSN member schools to further develop their teaching practice. ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS until March 31st.More Details
GBSN Impact Communities bring together scholars and business practitioners to address management and entrepreneurship challenges relevant to emerging economies. This creates knowledge, experiences, and relationships. Interest in forming impact communities is growing, with new ones emerging in human rights, sustainable energy, healthcare, and community-engaged learning.More Details
GBSN Certified Inbox Simulations
GBSN and Capsim have joined forces to help bring quality and experiential business learning to developing communities around the globe. Each simulation is built with CapsimInbox — a no code platform to build day-in-the-life simulations where students face real-world problems faced by real companies. How do you create a GBSN Certified Inbox Simulation? Click the link for more information.More Details
Africa Business Concept Challenge Faculty Mentor
For a second year, African undergraduate and graduate students from African institutions are invited to form teams and participate in the Africa Business Concept Challenge. The competition is designed to challenge student teams to design a viable business concept that addresses a locally-relevant challenge or problem related to Agenda 2063, and inclusive and sustainable development. We are looking for Faculty from GBSN member schools to participate as Mentors for participating student teams.More Details
Developing Talent for Africa Virtual Forum
Presented by GBSN and Ecobank Academy
In this unique, virtual forum, speakers focus on the future that Africa wants and the power of its people to achieve it. The conversations are built to review new opportunities for innovation and collaboration—especially across business and business schools—to overcome these challenges.
The Online Teacher Training Series
Online teaching itself will evolve in the coming years and faculty will need to rethink many aspects of how they teach and engage with students online. GBSN is pleased to present a certificate program for online teaching. This certificate program is being offered in partnership with the Portulans Institute (a Washington, DC based not-for-profit research institute), Igesia.co (a digital learning education tech company) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). This certificate program has been designed to help faculty make online teaching more effective and efficient. The program will consist of ten live virtual interactive workshops, each hosted by relevant experts addressing key themes. Enrollment is open!More Details