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.
GBSN Learning Communities are cohorts of faculty, students and/or administrators at GBSN member institutions that share common professional and co-curricular experiences, convened around a common subject, a research goal, theme, challenge or a series of larger questions. They amplify cooperation and engagement around the specific topic by expanding international peer to peer sharing, enhancing effectiveness, and improving impact.
GBSN Learning Communities have the following objectives:
- exchange best practices
- share resources
- facilitate collective action for sustainable development
Interest in forming new learning communities is growing, with new ones emerging in human rights, sustainable energy, healthcare, and community-engaged learning.
“Learning communities speak to our highest aspirations: to make higher education less transactional and more developmental, supportive, integrative and holistic. But we mustn’t let our language obscure reality.” – Steven Mintz, Hunter College, Inside HigherED article
GBSN will work with each community to structure clear desired outcomes, goals, activities, resources and readings, etc. Each Learning Community will meet virtually once a quarter. GBSN will support each community with administrative resources and an online platform.
GBSN for Entrepreneurs in Residence Learning Community
EiR programs are a vital part of entrepreneurship education as they support teaching, encourage creation and sharing of best practices, and promote more opportunities for research. This new sub-network will work to amplify these benefits of EiR programs by expanding international peer to peer sharing, enhancing the effectiveness, and improving the impact of EiR programs.More Details
GBSN for Business and Human Rights Learning Community
Business schools offer the ideal venue to explore 21st century human rights challenges, both in teaching future business leaders and conducting cutting-edge research. Adding human rights to the business school curriculum provides an exciting opportunity for new forms of collaboration. GBSN and PRME initiative of the UN Global Compact have joined forces to support the efforts of the Global Business School Network for Business and Human Rights (BHR).More Details