Best Colleagues is a website dedicated to data-driven research about higher education in the US. A surge in not-for-profit public and private colleges and universities with online MBA degree programs prompted Best Colleges to review the MBAs to gauge which online programs are the best. The website also has other valuable resources for students. Give it a try here.
The globalization phenomenon is also evident in the classroom. The internationalization of studying has grown exponentially in recent years and travelling students have become a global movement bigger than themselves – a movement involving millions of people at thousands of campuses.
Researchers at the William Davidson Institute (WDI) researchers from the Healthcare Initiative are set to begin the second year of a project aimed at improving the supply chain and cost recovery systems for essential medicines and health commodities in Madagascar.
Technology, in parallel with developments in cognitive psychology and education sciences, is producing a formidable paradigm shift in the learning process and the mission of educators and, of course, in business schools. Santiago Iniguez explains why business schools and corporations must accommodate the increasing role of technology in education. - Global Focus
CEMS will hold its inaugural conference on curriculum practices at the University of Economics Prague, in April 2017. Full programme here.
Listen to this podcast of Heiko Fischer the rebel founder of the revolutionary management consultancy Resourceful Humans that uses a combination of a maverick management framework with cutting-edge technology to create change and innovation in complex and mature companies like SAP, T-Mobile and Accenture
GBSN COO Page Buchanan reflects on how business schools can work with industry to develop meaningful and effective action-learning projects for their students.
An account of an entrepreneur looking to change the world through technology and a motivated business student seeking opportunities to apply his skill set. Their participation in the BSI programme enabled them both to advance their goals.
Starting an impact fund is hard. New fund managers need to overcome major challenges, such as:
- Convincing investors their investment/impact thesis is credible and that they possess enough practical experience to compensate for a nonexistent track record
- Effectively managing the fund and sourcing investment in high-quality entrepreneurs
- Having a viable exit strategy.
GER.co provides teachers the opportunity to involve their students in the business registration process. The GER.co Guides direct students to web pages where they learn how to register a business and can compare processes worldwide. Short videos teach real life lessons about business registration, access to insurance, and the impact of complex governmental procedures. The GER.co Guide - Part 1 is easier, targeting grades 4-12. GER.co Guide - Part 2 targets grade 8 to university students.