Monash University Announces New Dean of Faculty of Business and Economics

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Simon Wilkie has been appointed as the Dean of Faculty of Business and Economics at Monash University.  Professor Wilkie has extensive experience in higher education, as well as appointments as Chief Economic Policy Strategist at Microsoft Corporation and Chief Economist with the US Federal Communications Commission.  Most recently, Professor Wilkie worked at the University of Southern California as a Professor of Economics. He also headed USC’s Department of Economics and the USC Center for Communication Law and Policy.  Professor Wilkie will begin his role as Dean on January 7, 2019. His expertise and research centers around game theory and its … Read More

My Experience at the University of St. Gallen Global School of Empirical Research Methods

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I am honored to be one of the recipients of Global Business School Network (GBSN) Scholarship available to 10 students from developing countries to the University of St. Gallen’s Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM) in Switzerland. Thanks to GBSN/GSERM for the life changing opportunity and support from my School, School of Management and Commerce at Strathmore University. I am Doctoral Fellow currently working on my PhD research proposal in the area of financial reporting quality. I attended the following courses; Qualitative Comparative Analysis and Analyzing Unstructured Data. The courses were attended by PhD students and Post-Doctoral Fellow students … Read More

National University of Management Hosts SKK Graduate School of Business 2019 MBA Class

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The 2019 full-time MBA Program class at the SKK Graduate School of Business (SKK GSB) in South Korea, recently participated in a global field trip to fellow GBSN member school, the National University of Management (NUM) in Cambodia. Following an introduction between two GBSN ambassadors, Steve Paterson from NUM and Eric Shih from SKK GSB, at the 2015 GBSN Annual Conference in the Philippines, these two GBSN member schools began conducting annual student exchanges. This year’s group of MBAs included students from 13 countries: Canada, China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines, UK, US, and South Korea. The purpose … Read More

IMD Business School Ranked #1 in Open Programs by the Financial Times for 7th Consecutive Year

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IMD Business School maintains its reputation as one of the best business schools in the world by the Financial Times in its 2018 Executive Education Rankings. IMD earns the #1 ranking in open programs and the #3 ranking in custom programs for the seventh consecutive year. According to the FT, “the Swiss school has established itself as a benchmark for open-enrollment courses — but quality comes at a high price. Yet despite the cost, the number of campus open-programme participants in 2017 increased by nearly 10% to 2,700 from 2016. More than 10% of MBA alumni return to the school to participate … Read More

IESE Business School Ranked 1st in the World for Executive Education by Financial Times

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IESE’s Executive Education programs have been ranked the best in the world for the fourth straight year by the Financial Times, with the school standing out for the quality of its teaching, the diversity of its faculty and its international scope. In addition to coming first overall in the combined ranking, IESE ranked first for custom programs for the fourth straight year, and third in open programs. The FT ranks custom and open programs separately, and then produces an overall rating for all Executive Education. Regarding custom programs, which are tailor-made courses for organizations, IESE scored high marks across the board, placing in the top five spots in … Read More

CEIBS & ESCA Ecole de Management Partnership Provides Scholarships

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The China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and ESCA Ecole de Management have agreed to work together to make business management education more accessible. The initiative, the latest in CEIBS’ efforts as a socially responsible business school, will make it easier for individuals from Morocco to enrol in the CEIBS MBA and Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) programmes.

WU – Vienna University of Economics and Business Announces Winners of GBSN Scholarships for the 2018 International Summer University

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WU – Vienna University of Economics and Business Announces Winners of GBSN Scholarships to its 2018 International Summer University. Six students from GBSN member schools will be traveling to Vienna for the intensive short program that will provide an excellent opportunity for international education.

National University of Management Phnom Penh Launches Social Innovation Lab

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The National University of Management in Phnom Penh just launched its new Social Innovation Lab which is part of the EU funded South-East Asian Social Innovation Network (SEASIN) with additional support being provided by the telecom SMART Axiata.  The SEASIN network includes partner universities from Europe (Scotland, Spain and Portugal) plus South-East Asia (Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia). The Social Innovation Lab 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. While the primary target is university students, the NUM Social Innovation Lab is … Read More

Taking Measure of Experiential Learning

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GBSN’s 2018 Learning by Doing: The Power of Experiential Learning in Management Education summit coming up this March 15-16 in Lima, Peru will provide an in depth examination on how schools use real-world projects to give their students an impactful learning experience. Business school deans, directors and faculty will explore innovative approaches to applying action based learning to curricula. “Taking Measure of Experiential Learning” originally published by AACSB International BizEd Magazine, sheds light on how schools can measure experiential program and course learning outcomes by identifying six assurance of learning  (AoL) standards that are common to successful project-based courses and provides examples of how some business … Read More