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May 2015 eNewsletter

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GBSN May eNewsletter - Thomas J. Bata Legacy Award Honoring Young Entrepreneurs
Global Business School Network: Building Capacity to Change the World - 10 years and counting
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In This Issue

>> Upcoming GBSN Events
>> Wilfrid Laurier MBAs Win 1st in Case Competition
>> Digital Colloquium with Guy Pfeffermann
>> Importance of eLearning in Higher Education
>> Opportunities


Calendar

Upcoming Events

EFMD Higher Education Research Conference
June 3-4, 2015
Oxford, United Kingdom

EFMD Annual Conference 2015
June 7-9, 2015
Brussels, Belgium

CEEMAN International Management Teachers Academy
June 9-18, 2015
Bled, Slovenia

ANDE Metrics from the Ground Up Meeting
June 23-24, 2015
Washington D.C.

Latin American and Caribbean Annual Conference
August 10-11, 2015
Lima, Peru

AABS Teaching the Practice of Management Workshop
September 7-11, 2015
University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business

AACSB Annual Accreditation Conference
September 20-22, 2015
Chicago, Illinois

23rd CEEMAN Annual Conference
September 23-26, 2015
Almaty, Kazakhstan

ANDE Annual Conference 2015
September 30-October 1, 2015
Tarrytown, New York

Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit
October 6-8, 2015
Washington D.C.

Asia Pacific Annual Conference
October 11-13, 2015
Xi'an, China

Europe, Middle East and Africa Annual Conference
October 25-27, 2015
Frankfurt, Germany

Associate Deans Conference
November 1-3, 2015
Kansas City, Missouri

GBSN 2015 Annual Conference
November 4-6, 2015
Manila, Philippines

 

Have an event to share? Email pbuchanan@gbsn.org to be included in next month's newsletter.

 
Greetings From Guy
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Guy PfeffermannThomas J. Bata would have turned 100 last year. He was a visionary who improved the lives of hundreds of millions by putting functional affordable shoes on their feet, half a century before people started talking about “basic needs” or “social enterprise”. Our friendship was one of the best things in my life.

The Bata Legacy Award challenged entrepreneurs 35 and younger to identify a community need in East Africa and propose a creative, viable business solution that embraces the values that guided Bata throughout his career. 

>> Click here to read Guy's full article

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Upcoming GBSN Events

2015 Annual Conference
Disruptive Education Models From The Developing World
NOVEMBER 4 - 6, 2015
Manila, Philippines

Hosted by:
The Asian Institute of Management
Manila, Philippines

Register Online Today!
www.gbsn.org/2015


Member Spotlight: Wilfrid Laurier MBAs Win First in the ASPEN Society Case Competition

Congratulations to the Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business and Economics MBA team for their first place victory in the Aspen Institute Business & Society International MBA Case Competition! The Laurier MBA team competed against a pool of nearly 1,000 students from across the globe to win first place and  receive a $15,000 prize. It is Laurier’s 3rd win in this competition, in the past five years. Wilfrid Laurier University is a member of the Global Business School Network. 

>> Click here to read more


Digital Colloquium with Guy Pfeffermann

Our CEO and founder, Guy Pfeffermann, led a digital colloquium on the State of Business Education in Developing Countries for the Center for Global Enterprise. All members of the Global Scholars Program, over 70 universities across 57 countries, were invited to join the conversation and submit questions for Mr. Pfeffermann to address. 

>> Click here to watch the colloquium


The Importance of eLearning in Higher Education
By: Guy Pfeffermann

Guy Pfeffermann recently returned from an eye-opening conference held in Addis Ababa about e-learning focused on the developing world. Rebecca Stromeyer, a member of GBSN’s Board of Directors, organized this event, which attracted some 1,200 participants. This was the 10th anniversary of e-Learning Africa. The conference strengthened GBSN's conviction that what is needed to effectively address the problem of youth unemployment is radical change in the way knowledge is imparted.


>> Click here to read more


Recently Posted Opportunities

>> The Case Centre Case Method Competitions
Outstanding Case Writer: Hot Topic - Deadline for entries: 9 October 2015. Outstanding New Case Writer - Deadline for entries: 9 October 2015.  Outstanding Case Teacher - Nomination deadline: 31 July 2015.

>> Scholarships for Study Abroad Program in Shanghai
China Business School offers an excellent program for students interested in studying abroad in two prominent business hubs, in a region of the world renowned for its success in international business. Deadline: June 15, 2015.

>> Scholarships for Study Abroad Program in Oxford
Oxford Summer Business School, as part of CBL International has been introduced in partnership with Oriel College (University of Oxford, UK) to offer university students the exceptional opportunity to study abroad in Oxford. Deadline: June 15, 2015.

 

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more Upcoming Events

9/26/2016 » 9/30/2016
AABS Teaching the Practice of Management Workshop

9/28/2016 » 9/30/2016
24th CEEMAN Annual Conference

9/28/2016 » 9/29/2016
SEED Africa Symposium 2016

10/5/2016 » 10/7/2016
1st Global Entrepreneurship Development (GEDC) Conference

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