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.
GBSN Africa Business Planning Challenge
This virtual business planning competition for African undergraduate and graduate students will challenge student teams to design a viable business concept that addresses a locally-relevant challenge or need related to sustainable development and Agenda 2063. The Africa Business Planning Challenge intends to assist young people from the African continent who have an entrepreneurial orientation, a desire to serve their community, and demonstrate the values outlined below. With a focus on promoting responsible capitalism, the competition will identify high potential young people for mentorship and investment. Registration is open until March 26th.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 being offered in partnership with the Portulans Institute (a Washington, DC based not-for-profit research institute), Igesia.co (a digital learning education tech company) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). This certificate program has been designed to help faculty make online teaching more effective and efficient. The program will consist of ten live virtual interactive workshops, each hosted by relevant experts addressing key themes. Enrollment is open!More Details
GBSN Learning 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 is committed to providing platforms for digital information sharing and learning across our industry. Cross-Border Collabs are exclusive meetings for GBSN members, focused on engaging our community to tackle some of the greatest challenges of our time.More Details
Capsim Faculty Simulation Lab
GBSN and Capsim partnered to bring faculty an interactive and creative experience that takes knowledge Beyond the Classroom. Faculty participants had the opportunity to form teams and utilize original research, case studies, experiences, and more to develop a 45-60 minute CapsimInbox scenario, where students are tested on skills of your choosing. Check out and play the final simulations.More Details
The HUMLOG Challenge
GBSN, in partnership with Hanken School of Economics’ Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Research Institute (HUMLOG), presents students with a meaningful, solutions focused team competition. Undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students from around the globe have the opportunity to solve problems in their regions and communities related to medical or food sourcing and delivery issues.More Details
Case Writing Small 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
Motivated to address the most pressing needs of society and enabled by the digital innovation, business schools have been redefining the boundaries of their work.More Details