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Experiential eLearning: Training Global Leaders through Practice and Partnership

GBSN is organizing a pre-conference workshop at the 2016 Online Educa Conference. This interactive one-day summit will explore how educators can apply innovations in technology to enable experiential learning and expand international partnerships.

 Export to Your Calendar 11/30/2016
When: Wednesday, November 30, 2016
8:30 AM until 16:00
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Hotel InterContinental
Budapester Strasse 2
Berlin, Hotel InterContinental  10787
Germany
Contact: Nicole Zefran
+1.202.628.9040

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Today's students want to be active participants in the learning experience, whether they are in the classroom or learning online. They are looking for an education that will translate fluidly into their working lives on day one. Employers need to hire and train knowledgeable managers who can work in an increasingly multi-cultural environment, doing business across borders and utilizing multiple platforms to get the job done. As these students and employers look more and more to online education options, innovative educators are using technology to transform the experiential learning techniques that are used at leading business schools around the globe for the eLearning environment.

Technology gives students access to more than just knowledge and connections. It can provide unprecedented opportunities for real-world experiences and engagement that enhance knowledge development, skills retention and intercultural fluency. What’s more, eLearning platforms are expanding access to world-class education in developing countries, facilitating not only information transfer, but cross-border dialogue and knowledge sharing among students around the globe.

This interactive one-day summit organized by the Global Business School Network will explore how educators can apply innovations in technology to enable experiential learning and expand international partnerships. The summit is a pre-conference workshop at the 2016 Online Educa Conference.

Target audience

  • Faculty, administrators and program directors from business schools and universities around the world

  • Education professionals interested in experiential education and management skills development

  • Online education entrepreneurs focused on the business, management end entrepreneurship education markets

  • International aid and government officials working to expand access to quality education and facilitate cross-border partnerships

Outcomes

The summit will feature interactive panel discussions with leading innovators in technology and in business education from Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe. Participants will have the opportunity to meet in small working groups to share their experiences and develop ideas for using technology to enhance and expand their own educational programs.

GBSN Summit Participants will:

  • Discover ways technology is enabling experiential education
  • Explore how schools utilize tools and advancements in technology to develop partnerships across borders
  • Engage with international peers to discuss what technology’s role is in developing workforce readiness
  • Discuss how technology is enabling access and connections to emerging markets

Venue & Location

The GBSN Summit is a Pre-Conference workshop at the 2016 Online Educa Conference. OEB will be taking place in the Hotel InterContinental which is centrally located and can easily be reached by taxi or public transportation.

Hotel InterContinental
Budapester Strasse 2

10787 Berlin, Germany


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