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Innovations That Inspire

Business schools are change-agents, creating environments where out-of-the-box thinking thrives. Through Innovations That Inspire, AACSB highlights ways that business schools—within its greater Business Education Alliance—are globally transforming face of higher education.

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“Good leaders inspire, manage, and cultivate organizations, business systems, and people to enhance sustainable development of society."


— Leaders on Leadership, A Collective Vision for Business Education, AACSB International

The Challenge

This year, Innovations That Inspire focuses on leadership development across three areas:

1. Strengthening the Understanding of Effective Leadership and Leadership Development
2. Enhancing Approaches to Leadership Education and Development
3. Cultivating the Business School Leadership Pipeline

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Access the Innovations That Inspire Archive

Explore more than 600 submissions within DataDirect’s Quick Reports system. Member Log In

Hear about Inspiring Stories From Your Colleagues in Europe, Middle East, and Africa

The Innovations and Best Practices Europe, Middle East, and Africa booklet, tells the inspiring stories of a number of schools in the EMEA region.

In their journey to establish and maintain excellence in their respective markets, EMEA business schools have created new programs, learning methodologies, and initiatives to meet the changing expectations of today’s students and businesses. Take a moment to read about innovations that go beyond borders and be inspired by novel ideas and the experiences of your colleagues from across the region.

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Become a Sponsor

If you would like to advertise or partner with us through the Innovations That Inspire Challenge, please contact debbie.wiethorn@aacsb.edu.

Contact Us

For questions related to the challenge or for media inquiries, please contact mediarelations@aacsb.edu.

For questions regarding DataDirect’s Innovations That Inspire Quick Reports Search, please contact hanna.mcleod@aacsb.edu.

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