Thought Leadership and Research Impact Seminar (AP/EMEA)

Develop a model to advance your school’s mission through the creation of impactful research and thought leadership.
May 29​ – 30​
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Thought Leadership and Research Impact Seminar (AP/EMEA)
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Each day 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Central European Time | 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Singapore Standard Time

Ensure your school is making a difference through its research and thought leadership.  Focus on the research that matters to your mission through interactive sessions, breakout discussions, and best practices. In a cohort of your peers, you will discover models for generating impactful research, how to measure impact, and the expectations of AACSB’s standard 8. A special focus on societal impact will be shared, including how to identify and incorporate societal-impact-focused research at your school.

Trends, examples, and specific cases will be shared and discussed in this seminar. Engage with your peers to identify and outline challenges and strategies to overcome them in the areas of research and thought leadership impact in this interactive event.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Have a deep understanding of the 2020 Standards requirements for thought leadership and research impact
  2. Understand the importance of thought leadership for a business school and how to align this with their mission
  3. Recognize the relevance and significance of impact in business school research, how it can be measured and the implications for a business school of including a focus on societal impact in its research
  4. Know how to develop a model for societal impact research that ensures alignment with the mission of the school
  5. Reflect on and evaluate the progress their school is making in the areas of thought leadership and research impact 


Adam Thomas, University of St. Gallen

Currently accreditation and quality manager at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Adam is responsible for the multiple accreditations, continuous improvement, and reporting processes at the University. Most recently, his role has focused on installation of accreditation software, development of accreditation processes, and generally ensuring the university meets requirements to ensure future accreditation visits are successful. Additionally, Adam has a passion for technology and online learning/facilitation/collaboration tools.

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