The GBSN Emerge Interview Series features brief interviews with relevant professionals across the higher education sector. Interviewees range from member school representatives, business leaders, and our broad network of partners. The series hopes to create an information-sharing platform by fostering conversations around the world. Topics of discussion may range from relevant current events, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, to business and member school entrepreneurial ideas, and best practices.


Lessons from South Korea

Eric Shih, Vice Dean for Faculty & Executive MBA Program at SKK Graduate School of Business

South Korea is widely praised for its ability to flatten the curve of new Covid-19 infections. In this episode of our EMERGE series we chat to Eric Shih, Vice Dean for Faculty & Executive MBA Program at SKK Graduate School of Business in Seoul. Prof. Shih shares SKK GSB’s response to Covid–19, and his analysis of why South Korea has had relative success in dealing with the virus. 

Microlearning in a Pandemic

So-Young Kang, Chief Energizer at Gnowbe

Mobile microlearning platform Gnowbe and Singapore’s top institutions of higher learning have collaborated to create two digital microlearning courses addressing Covid–19.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic School of Health Sciences curated the Infection Prevention and Control 101 course, and Temasek Polytechnic designed the Pandemic: Business As Usual (Business Continuity Planning for SMEs) program. These programs are designed to educate and equip both the public and small businesses. The Gnowbe app is now free to download and more free content available to study in GnowbeLearn using promo code: COVID100.

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