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.
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
Capsim Faculty Simulation Lab
GBSN and Capsim partnered to bring faculty an interactive and creative experience that takes knowledge Beyond the Classroom. Faculty participants had the opportunity to form teams and utilize original research, case studies, experiences, and more to develop a 45-60 minute CapsimInbox scenario, where students are tested on skills of your choosing. Check out and play the final simulations.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 Open University Business School Faculty Fellowships
Each year the Faculty of Business and Law at The Open University dedicates at least two fellowships to supporting faculty from the GBSN network to visit the institution for a period of 3 to 6 weeks to work and learn about the Open University approach to distance and online learning, giving priority to faculty in developing country schools.More Details