Programs are built on the strength of our network and designed to achieve the mission by helping business school students, faculty, and administrators to engage directly in the mission of GBSN. They include meaningful developing world experiences for learners, collaborative faculty research to generate new knowledge about pressing challenges in the emerging economies, and leaders to form peer networks for developing innovative programs consistent with our mission.

GoTrade GBSN Fellowship Program

This Fellowship Program is designed to partner selected postgraduate business students with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the developing world with the aim of fostering greater cross-border trade. This directly addresses our collective mission at GBSN –– to improve access to quality, locally relevant management and entrepreneurial education for the developing world. GoTrade is education and access.

Exclusive for GBSN Members

Cross-Border Collabs

Cross-Border Collabs are exclusive meetings for GBSN members, focused on engaging the global community to tackle some of the greatest challenges of our time. Facilitated by topic experts, these closed meetings provide a place for GBSN members be active participants in our mission.

A collaborative initiative towards more sustainable and nutritious foods.

The Global Business School Network (GBSN) co-leads the Food Culture Alliance alongside the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and EAT Forum to champion food culture and leverage the toolbox of strategies it provides to shift preferences and increase society’s demand for nutritious and sustainable foods.

Unleashing the power of entrepreneurship

For a second year, GBSN and Peaqs are pleased to present a virtual business concept competition for African undergraduate and graduate students. The competition will challenge student teams to design a viable business concept that addresses a locally-relevant challenge or problem related to Agenda 2063, and inclusive and sustainable development.

The Africa Business Concept Challenge intends to assist young people from the African continent who have an entrepreneurial orientation and a desire to serve their community. With a focus on promoting responsible capitalism, the competition will identify high potential young people for mentorship and investment. 

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