The Annual GBSN Conference is a premier international forum attracting some of the world’s foremost management educators from around the globe, as well as leaders in the development, corporate and public sectors to share ideas and network with a focus on strengthening management education for the developing world.
The conference is a unique opportunity to network and to learn about trends and best practice in delivering management education around the globe.
Previous GBSN conferences have been held in the U.S., France, Kenya, South Africa, Mexico, India, Tunisia, Spain, Philippines and Ghana.
GBSN’s annual conference typically rotates location, welcomes on average 150 attendees and is usually held the first week of November.
Host a GBSN Annual Conference
- Must be a GBSN member for at least 5 years
- Must have the facilities required for the Conference
- Must commit one person with relevant expertise on content to join the Conference Steering Committee for at least 2 years
- Agree to the financial implications that hosting a Conference may constitute, including but not limited to covering the Welcome Reception.
Hosting the GBSN annual conference is an opportunity to support the advancement of management education for the developing world, while providing your institution international recognition among the world’s foremost management educators from around the globe, as well as leaders in the development, corporate and public sectors.
Please note that the opportunity to host an annual conference is reserved to GBSN members only.
Intersections of Business Education and Economic Development
Kogod School of Business, American University; George Washington University School of Business; Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
Washington D.C., USA
Markets Shaping Management Education
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration
Disruptive Educations Models for the Developing World
Asian Institute of Management
Quality in Context: Management Education for the Developing World
IESE Business School
Education, Employment & Entrepreneurship
Mediterranean School of Business
Making the Connection:
Management Education Powering Development
Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
New Delhi, India
Generating Leadership: Developing Human Capacity in Emerging Markets
IPADE Business School
Mexico City, Mexico
Innovation for Impact: Business Schools at the Crossroads of Development
Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
Washington D.C., USA
Partnerships in Practice: Local Managers for a Globalized World
Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Unlocking Potential: The Importance of Management Education