University of St. Gallen, HEC Paris and ESSEC Business School Master’s in Management Programs Ranked in Top 5

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Marking its first year to reach 100 schools, the Financial Times has released its 2018 rankings of masters of management. According to the FT, the 100 institutions surveyed included programs from 27 countries with more than 30,000 enrolled students. GBSN member schools, the University of St. Gallen, HEC Paris and ESSEC Business School, dominate this year’s rankings by making the top 5. This marks the 8th consecutive year the University of St. Gallen’s Master’s in Strategy and International Management Program has ranked 1st. HEC Paris’ has been ranked 2nd for the 5th consecutive year. ESSEC Business School moves up one position … Read More

WU – Vienna University of Economics and Business International Summer University Program Highlights

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In 2018, for the 29th time, WU – Vienna University of Economics and Business hosted the International Summer UniversityWU (ISUWU) program during the months of July and August. ISUWU is one of WU’s many international short summer programs, which represent an important part of WU’s internationalization strategy.

Celebrating 20 years of Progress, Partnerships and Accomplishments

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GBSN member, Nanyang Business School (NBS) is celebrating 20 years of their Nanyang Fellows MBA program. The Nanyang Fellows MBA is a one-year, full-time program designed for senior executives from public and private sectors. The program has generated over 400 graduates from more than 35 countries that hold influential positions worldwide. Fellows are typically mid-career executives, mid-30s to early 40s, with at least 8 years of management or senior professional experience. The celebration was held at Capitol Singapore Theatre, where alumni heard from Nanyang Technological University’s President, Subra Suresh, Producer and presenter of the BBC World News, Sharanjit Leyl, and … Read More

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.