Moez Limayem, dean of the University of South Florida Muma College of Business, takes a look at how the role of a business school dean has changed over the years, and the multiple and varying skills today's deans need to be successful in their roles.
A Gender Perspective on Leadership Roles
Rector of Vienna University of Economics and Business, Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger, shares her thoughts on the perceptions of leadership roles and how those impact individuals taking these leadership roles, no matter their gender.
A Holistic Approach to Industry Collaborations
How can business schools and businesses create more effective collaborations? Today's top business leaders discuss some successful ways to approach partnerships.
AACSB on Earning ISO Certification
AACSB's chief accreditation officer, Stephanie Bryant, tells 2018-19 board chair, Caryn Beck-Dudley, about the decision to pursue ISO certification and the journey AACSB underwent to get there.
Age-Agnostic Business Education
Leaders from the top business schools talk with AACSB about the importance of lifelong learning in an aging workforce. Education isn't limited by age anymore.
Agile Decision-Making: Preparing Students to Succeed in an Uncertain Future
Business educators share their thoughts on the need to increase agility and how we can teach students to think "on their feet," to prepare for a workforce that will require real-time decision making
Balancing Community-Corporate Needs Through Influential Leadership
Irvin Ashford Jr., a 2019 AACSB Influential Leader honoree and graduate of Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business at the University of Dallas, shares how his education gave him the tools he needed to succeed in creating valuable partnerships for both corporations and their communities.
Business Schools Creating Impact Across Disciplines and Beyond Boundaries
Honorees from AACSB's 2018 Innovations That Inspire Challenge share the programs and projects within their business schools that are creating lasting impact not only within universities but throughout the world.
Can Business Schools Teach an Entrepreneurial Mindset?
Educators and business leaders look at what entrepreneurship really is, and whether it is a skill or ideal that business schools can teach learners.
Design Thinking: Create Empathy, Elevate Discovery
Michael Arena, author of Adaptive Space, discusses how both business leaders and business educators can take on a design thinking approach to better connect to consumers, students, and global society.
Doing and Teaching Business Across Borders
Kodjo Adovor, a 2019 AACSB Influential Leader honoree and graduate of the Yale School of Management, reflects on the challenges and opportunities in cross-border business collaborations, particularly in his current work in Africa.
Educating Latin American Future Leaders
Percy Marquina, director general of CENTRUM PUCP Business School in Peru, looks at the challenges of business education in Latin America, and shares insights on how Latin American business schools can make education more accessible to learners in the region.
Ethics at the Core: Training Responsible Leaders
Pierre Tapie, president of PAXTER, an international service and consulting company specialized in academic affairs, shares his thoughts on training ethical compasses, rather than the traditional thought of "teaching" business ethics.
Facilitating Impactful Research
Dean of University of South Florida Muma College of Business, Moez Limayem, explores the current necessity for business schools to make an impact and how deans can help facility faculty research efforts.
Future Focused: Addressing Forces of Change in Business Education
In looking forward to the future of business and the impact of new and rising technologies, business educators and industry leaders discuss the need to grasp not only what technologies are being used now, but what may be used tomorrow.
Geopolitics in Business Education
Leaders in business education and industry discuss the need for business to take a stake in politics in order for both business and society to thrive.
How Corporate Social Responsibility Builds Broad Stakeholder Value
Responsible leaders ensure lasting value for organizations as leaders who consistently aspire to do better. Thought leaders from business education and industry share how investing in corporate social responsibility creates valuable impact across an organization.
How Do Business Schools Create Social Impact?
Business educators tell AACSB how their schools are actively focusing on creating social impact through programs in the business school, research, and student activities.
How to Succeed in Today’s Dynamic Business World
What are the most important skills business students need to have to enter the today's workforce? Top business leaders and b-school administrators offer insights.
Integrating Emotional Intelligence in an AI World
With business schools already providing a solid foundation in technical skills, Russ Kliman, global leader at SEI Ventures, explores the need to teach emotional intelligence in order to truly be successful in a tech-focused business world.
Leading With Impact in the New World of Work
Influential leaders in the global business and educational environments share the key attributes necessary for demonstrating impactful leadership in today's and tomorrow's workforce.
Lifelong Learning for Long-Term Career Relevance
Members of AACSB's Business Practices Council discuss the factors driving the need for today's employees—and business schools—to embrace a lifetime of learning.
Myths of Creativity: Un-Learning Limiting Beliefs
All innovation starts with creativity, says author, speaker, and thought leader David Burkus. Burkus shares two of the biggest myths seen in organizations regarding creativity.
New Demands Require New Skills in Accounting Profession
Yvonne Hinson, academic in residence at AICPA, expands on AICPA's research that shows the accountancy industry expects incoming accountants to have skillsets beyond what was expected in the past. Technology has demanded new employees to operate at a higher level.
Open Minds Wanted for Agile Workforce
What skills do business students need to succeed in the workforce? Leaders across education and industry give business school learners tips on the essential skills they need to develop in order to thrive in the workplace.
Positively Disrupted: Digital Technology Potential in Higher Ed
Pro vice chancellor for Business and law at Curtin University, Nigel DeBussy, explores the idea of digital disruption in business education as a "creative disruption," enabling an incoming digital native student body to learn in an environment that gives them the ability to grow.
Preparing Leaders for a Diverse Workforce
Kenneth Bouyer, director of inclusiveness recruiting with EY Americas, offers advice to university leaders on how to ensure their diversity and inclusion initiatives are most effective for today's workplace needs.
Teaching Critical, Open Thinking to Business Students
Dan Pontefract, founder and CEO of The Pontefract Group, tells AACSB and current business school leaders what we need to teach our current students to ensure alignment of workforce needs with future talent.
The Business Imperative for Diversity and Inclusion
Today's business leaders discuss why it's critical for organizations today to have diverse talent and inclusive policies, which can enable innovation and better serve the varying needs of stakeholders.
The Flexible, Flourishing MBA
Despite current conversations threatening the fall of the MBA, Frank Ghannadian, dean of Sykes College of Business at the University of Tampa, explains that business schools are adapting, and the MBA is evolving to suit the needs of both learners and employers.
The 'Win-Win' of Sustainable Development Goals in Business Education
Assistant dean of graduate and online programs at Kent State University College of Business Administration, Cathy DuBois, gives examples of how business schools can embrace the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and why the SDGs should be an essential part of business education.
The Need for Empathy, Curiosity in a Complex Business World
Business leaders give current and prospective business students advice on the importance of asking questions, being open to the continuation of learning, and surrounding themselves with diverse communities to expand learning opportunities.
The Unique Resilience of the Latin American Business Community
María Paola Podestá Correa, chair and professor of international business at Universidad EAFIT tells AACSB about the past and current climate of the Latin American business community and how the struggles the community has faced has created new opportunities.
Training and Recruiting Workforce-Ready Graduates
Workforce planning lead at NextEra Energy, Inc., Ken Languedoc, shares what business schools are currently doing that helps industry find high-value employees, as well as new opportunities to teach students the skills they need to enter the workforce.
Valuing Diversity Beyond Demographics
In terms of diversity, leaders from business schools around the world discuss the importance of bringing together more individuals with diversity that goes beyond age and gender.
What Is Smart Investing and How Can We Teach It to Students?
Marc van der Chijs, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and founder and general partner of First Block Capital, explains how he would define smart investing and his thoughts on how smart investing can be taught in the classroom.
What Motivates Workers? A Behavioral Scientist Explains
Behavioral scientist Charlotte Blank encourages business leaders, and business educators, to start thinking scientifically when exploring how to motivate their employees. Research and scientific data can give employers the keys they need to ensure employee well-being.