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.
Exclusive Member Programs
GoTrade GBSN Fellowship Program
In furtherance of our mission to improve management and entrepreneurial education, GBSN has partnered with one of its corporate members DPDHL to develop the 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.
Global Entrepreneur in Residence Program
The GBSN Global Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) Program is a new collaborative effort with Lancaster University Management School. An initiative, built on the success of the initial pilot, is designed for graduate and undergraduate students and faculty to work closely with Entrepreneurs in Residence from across the globe. The program is designed to help students and faculty improve communities through the research they do and the training programs they conduct.More Details
A collaborative initiative towards more sustainable and nutritious foods.
In June 2020, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), the World Business Council for Sustainable Development FReSH Project (WBCSD), and the Global Business School Network (GBSN) developed the Demand Generation Alliance (DGA), a cross-sectoral initiative to shift societal preferences towards more sustainable and nutritious foods.
Certified Inbox Simulations
GBSN and Capsim have joined forces to help bring quality and experiential business learning to communities around the globe. Each simulation is built with CapsimInbox — a no code platform to build day-in-the-life simulations where students face real-world problems faced by real companies. How do you create a GBSN Certified Inbox Simulation? Visit the link for more information.More Details
Case Writing Grant Program
The development of the three case studies will leverage relationships within the industry to address the cybersecurity risk challenges in the region. The case studies will provide deeper insights into the African cyber risk management practices, specifically in the financial services sector.More Details
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.
GBSN Impact Communities bring together scholars and business practitioners to address management and entrepreneurship challenges relevant to emerging economies. This creates knowledge, experiences, and relationships. Interest in forming learning communities is growing, with new ones emerging in human rights, sustainable energy, healthcare, and community-engaged learning.
GBSN Student Competitions are designed to develop valuable knowledge and skills that are relevant to international development and emerging economies. Student Competitions are just one of a set of student centered learning experiences that include, company projects, simulations, and Global Treks, which are signature GBSN travel programs.More Details
The Online Teacher Training Series
Online teaching will evolve in the coming years and faculty will need to rethink many aspects of how they teach and engage with students online. GBSN is pleased to present a certificate program for online teaching. This certificate program is designed to help faculty make online teaching more effective and efficient.More Details