AACSB and EAIE Business Education Expert Community Collaborative Sessions

November, 2020–May, 2021 | Online


Session 6 - Defining, implementing, and measuring societal impact and engaged scholarship: best practices from business education

Monder Ram

Monder Ram
Professor, Director of the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME)
Aston University, UK

Professor Monder Ram OBE is the Director of the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME), Aston University. He is a leading authority on small business and ethnic minority entrepreneurship research and has published widely on the subjects and has extensive experience of working in and acting as a consultant to small and ethnic minority businesses. Monder is a regular keynote speaker at international conferences, and advises the government on the importance and value of ethnic minority businesses through his position on the APPG for BAME (Black, Asian, and minority ethnic) Business Owners. He also holds visiting positions at Warwick University and the University of Turku.


Christian Iaione
Professor, Director of the Master in Law, Digital Innovation and Sustainability
Luis Guido Carli University, Italy

Christian Iaione is a professor of Law and Policy in innovation & sustainability, urban law and policy, land use and smart cities at Luiss Guido Carli University in Italy where he is also the Deputy Director of the research centre BILL-Blockchain, artificial Intelligence and digital innovation Law Lab, coordinator of the innovation area of the Luiss School of Law, Faculty Director of the MSc in Law, Digital Innovation and Sustainability, and Faculty Co-Director of LabGov – LABoratory for the GOVernance of the City as a Commons (www.labgov.city), Coordinator of the Horizon2020 Open Heritage project. He is also an Affiliated Fellow of the Urban Law Center at Fordham University and Co-Director of LabGov at Georgetown University. Member of AgID Steering Committee.

Past Sessions

Session 1 - Current global trends and issues going forward in the business education sector

  Tim Mescon
Executive Vice President and Chief Officer, Europe, Middle East, and Africa
AACSB International

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Michelle Stewart
President of EAIE (European Association for International Education) and
Director of Internationalisation at the University of Strathclude, U.K.

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Session 2 -
Maintaining educational experiences, student satisfaction, and tuition fees: is it possible to find the right balance?


George Feiger
Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean of the College of Business and Social Sciences
Aston Business School, U.K.

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Grzegorz Mazurek
Rector of Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland—Professor of (Digital) Marketing and Digital Transformation

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Session 3 - Avoiding virtual burnout: maintaining engagement, motivation and mental health in students, staff and faculty

Tajana Mohnacki
Vice-President of the Erasmus Student Network

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Steven de Haes

Dean Antwerp Management School, Professor of Information Systems Management University of Antwerp (UAntwerp)
Antwerp Management School (AMS)

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Frank Haber

Psychological Counsellor and Intercultural Education Officer at Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

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Session 4 - Assessing and developing soft skills in business education at a distance 

Merce Martin
Professor and Head of the People & Organization Academic Area, Barcelona School of Management,
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

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Marije Bedaux
Career Adviser at the Leiden Law School, Leiden University, the Netherlands and current Chair of the Employability Expert Community 


Patrick Kyllonen
Distinguished Presidential Appointee and Research Center Director at Educational Testing Service (ETS), Princeton, New Jersey, USA

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Session 5 - Instilling a sustainable mindset in our future business leaders: the role of business schools 

Mette Morsing

Mette Morsing
Global Head of PRME (Principles of Responsible Management Education)
UN Global Compact, New York, USA

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Aurélien Decamps

Aurélien Decamps
Co-Founder of Sulitest and Associate Professor
Kedge Business School, Bordeaux, France


Lars Moratis

Lars Moratis
Chair in Management Education for Sustainability and Professor of Sustainable Business
Antwerp Management School, Belgium and Breda University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands

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