Business schools are increasingly engaging, and are expected to lead, in the embedding of sustainability into business culture through the education and training of today’s and tomorrow’s business leaders.
Design is an indispensable complement to analysis and decision-making for leading in creative endeavors. Why should it not be so when leading in other enterprises that face new situations that require creative and innovative solutions?
Recently AACSB members discussed how business schools will compete with alternative providers who are able to offer student learning data and deliver at a fraction of the cost of a traditional business degree.
In a session titled Think Global Act Global: The Globalization of Degree Programs for Creating an Educational Experience Across Continents and Cultures, speakers Patricia Keegan of the Booth School of Business and Paul Matthyssens of Antwerp Management School shared their experiences in globalizing their respective programs.
The first day of the AACSB Annual Accreditation Conference could not have started on a more powerful note. Betsy Ziegler, dean of students and newly appointed chief innovation officer at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, gave conference attendees a fresh perspective on the future of business education.
Leading change is just one of several critical capabilities identified as an area in which significant development is required among appointed leaders. This can be a daunting task for department chairs and other posts, especially with limited or no authority.
Access to online learning is becoming more and more necessary for business schools to remain relevant in this increasingly connected world. Recently we spoke with Brian Ray to gain perspective on the rationale, benefits, and future implications of online and blended education.
Business education continues to evolve toward more experiential learning opportunities. As business education continues the trend of integrating the classroom with the workplace, students will grow and benefit from opportunities for direct placement within ongoing firms.
The future of business schools and management education worldwide can be looked at through various lenses. Through the lens of technology, I examine how this aspect of society has changed and will continue to shape management education, particularly in the way we lead.