Reflections – Digitalization is Here

 

I recently had the opportunity to attend the EFMD Deans and Directors General Conference hosted by the TUM School of Management on 25 – 26 January.

 

The topics of the conference, “Deans, Let’s Get Digital,” captivated me. So, what were my key takeaways from the conference? From 10,000 meters, my principle impression was the huge array of opportunities that digitalization provides to management educators all over the world. But are they being leveraged to truly advance management education? Learn more 

 

 

 

Call for Contributions: Teaching Entrepreneurship Summit in Morocco

Faculty members, education practitioners, researchers and stakeholders interested in the impact and influence of business education on the entrepreneurship ecosystem are invited to submit a session proposal. Learn more

GBSN Developing Deans Program Now Accepting Applications

Just Launched! New member-led  ‘Developing Deans’ program will prepare, support and connect new and aspiring business school leaders from the developing world. Learn more

 

 

Doctoral Scholarships to Research Symposia

The University of St. Gallen is offering 10 scholarships to its two-week Empirical Research Methods Symposia, for doctoral students currently studying at GBSN member schools in Afghanistan and Africa. Application Deadline: March 30. Learn more

 

 

 

Scholarships to International Summer University

Qualified undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in GBSN member schools from developing countries are invited to apply for the WU Scholarship for the 2018 International Summer University ISUWU. Application deadline: March 31, 2018. Learn more

 

National University of Management in Phnom Penh Launches Social Innovation Lab

 

The new Social Innovation Lab, which is part of the EU funded South-East Asian Social Innovation Network (SEASIN), will serve as both an events space for presentations and interactive workshops and also as an incubator to help develop and launch new social ventures. Learn more

 

 

University of Maryland Smith School of Business Hosts 4th Annual Emerging Markets Case Competition

 

Students came from top U.S. business schools for an intensive performance. The case revolved around a very original social enterprise located in a Kenyan slum, which combines free computer and technology training with apprenticeships and job placement, as well as providing services to client companies. The issue confronting the competiting MBA teams was how to best manage devolution from the two retiring founders yet-to-be-identified local leaders, and how to bolster financial sustainability. Learn more