Machine Learning and AI have been with us for longer than most of us would imagine – and well before banking apps, PFMs and chat bots were in all the news, but it’s only recently that their application and importance to banking and financial services has come to the fore.
On November 15th, the Appointment Ceremony of the Dean of the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University was held in the lecture hall of the School of Public Policy and Management. Qiu Yong, President of Tsinghua University, Xu QingHong, Member of the Standing Committee of the School Party Committee and Minister of Organization Department of Tsinghua University attended, more than 200 professors and students from the School of Public Policy and Management attended the meeting.
IESE and Shizenkan University will impart joint Executive Education programs in the Japanese country. As part of its growing presence in Asia, IESE has signed an agreement with the newly created Shizenkan University in Tokyo to jointly develop Executive Education programs in Japan.
There is a lack of gender equality in global business. ESMT Berlin offers full and partial scholarships for women looking to advance in leadership. We strongly encourage applications for the Executive Transition Program, Bringing Technology to Market, IT Leadership Program or the General Management Seminar.
ISB announces the appointment of Harish Manwani as the new Chairman of the ISB Executive Board effective April 2018. Harish Manwani is the former chief operating officer of Unilever. He currently serves as the non-executive chairman of Hindustan Unilever and a director of Whirlpool Corporation .He succeeds Adi Godrej who has been the Chairman of the Board since April 2011.
TOWARDS A PEOPLE-LESS COMPANY AND A PLAYER-LESS GAME?
While the use of automation and AI is on the increase throughout the world, there are many examples where humans, with their unique capacities, apply the finishing touches to machine-produced products. These examples indeed point towards a negative reply to the question. Then the issue of profit kicks in. Part of the automation argument in the past has laid in the search for profit optimization by tackling the high labour costs in Japan.
The 5th Biennial Indian Academy of Management Conference 2017 kicked off at IIM Indore on December 18, 2017. The conference witnessed a presence of a large number of experts and keynote speakers from the nation and abroad, focuses on Indian insights to understand and manage the complex interplay among the individuals, institutions and innovations.
Dr Marjaana Suutarinen , is the CEO of University of Helsinki , Centre for Continuing Education, Finland. The University of Helsinki is the oldest and largest institution of academic education in Finland, an international scientific community of 40000 students and researchers. Teaching at the University of Helsinki is based on research. In international university rankings, the University of Helsinki typically ranks among the top 100. She shares insights on continuing education from her expertise in Finland with XEDGlobal during an exclusive interview on the FICCI Higher Education Summit in India.
Participants to the second Horasis Asia Meeting, held at Kolkata in eastern India on November 26 and 27, discussed among other things the need for quality education for professionals, with many of the opinion that education from top business and tech schools in the globe are not a guarantee of a business-ready work force. While education is the key to building a new generation of leaders, the need for practical experience cannot be undermined, they surmised.
The Horasis Asia Meeting, one of the most prestigious business summits in the world, kicked off at Kolkata in eastern India on Sunday, November 26, with a focus on ‘unity in diversity’ over trade among Asian countries. Attended by representatives from India, China, and Japan, among others, the two-day conference initiated talks between Asian nations in a bid to push for a unified regional business vision.
Disciples and fans of one of the world’s greatest management gurus Peter Drucker are excitedly preparing themselves for the ninth edition of the Peter Drucker Forum that is going to be held in Vienna, Austria on 9 and 10 November 2017. The theme of the Conference is Growth and Inclusivity.
Michigan Ross Executive Education becomes first top-ranked provider to combine MOOCs with in-person instruction in an open-enrollment offering. The programme is Finance for Strategic Decision Making (FSDM). This “blended learning” program combines MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and face-to-face instruction in an open-enrollment offering and is the first of its kind among business schools. It combines online learning with traditional in-person instruction for a superior learning experience designed to have a long-term impact. Participants will spend time in Ann Arbor, in addition to taking portions of the course online. They will learn how to apply accounting and finance principles through a rigorous exploration of fundamentals as well assessing relevant business cases.
Can artificial intelligence be used to coach managers on leadership and soft skills? One tech company CEO thinks so
As a first of its kind in South Africa, the USB-ED Management Index provides a detailed exploration of the key leadership and organisational challenges facing South African managers.
Emory Executive Education will offer 20 new open enrollment, that will begin in Spring 2017, designed to strengthen professional leadership ability and practical skill sets.
USB Executive Development, an Executive Education centre in South Africa has announced a further extension of its popular Young Minds Entrepreneurship Programme.
The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has continued its rise in achieving a further improvement in the esteemed annual UK Financial Times (FT) Executive Education Rankings announced today.
IE University is pleased to announce that James Costos, former United States Ambassador to Spain and Andorra, will serve as Chairman of the Global Senior Fellows Initiative.
The first of its kind in Europe, the initiative is designed for seasoned business, government, and social leaders with more than 25 years experience who want to continue taking on professional and personal challenges.
Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education are excited to be collaborating with the 30% Club to offer a scholarship for the Cambridge Rising Women Leaders Programme. The scholarship will offer a fully funded place on the two-day programme, starting with the programme hosted in Cambridge in September 2017.
That according to members of the school’s IESE’s International Advisory Board, who gathered on the Barcelona campus for their annual meeting. Composed of more than 30 business leaders from around the world, the Board offers the school its advice and expertise in its operations abroad.
A leading expert on strategy and innovation, Govindarajan pioneered the concept of reverse innovation. Coxe Distinguished Professor Vijay Govindarajan and co-author Ravi Ramamurti of Northeastern University have been awarded the Strategic Management Society’s 2017 Global Strategy Journal Best Paper Award for their study, “Reverse Innovation, Emerging Markets, and Global Strategy.”
The use of humour in teaching results in greater learning success. This is why humour is now specifically used as a didactic aid in teaching. But why is humour helpful when it comes to learning? And how can it be used appropriately? Dana Sindermann reports.
Last year marked the 60th anniversary of the U.S.’s first corporate university, GE’s Crotonville. Although the paradigm is nothing new, only in recent years has it been seriously suggested that firms’ in-house training and development offerings could supplant traditional business education.
The first MBA class enrolled in 1996, so 2017 marks something of a milestone for us: this is our 21st year, our coming of age. The activities planned over the coming year will celebrate the students, the faculty
Harvard Business School (HBS) recently inaugurated its new anchor building in the Executive Education program – the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center.
New program helps investment professionals better understand this growing asset class. PA: Private equity used to be an investment option only for highly sophisticated, ultra-wealthy investors.
The 100-Year Life by London Business School Professors Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott has been shortlisted for the FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.
One of INSEAD’s most distinguished professors, Mike joined INSEAD in 1996 as an Assistant Professor of Operations Management. His research, teaching and consulting activities spanned the globe. He worked with some of the largest companies in the world in the areas of innovation, project management, operations and change management.
Startups founded by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) entrepreneurship community are at risk for discrimination, affecting where they locate their businesses, their ability to raise capital and how they build trust with investors,
Many widespread, global issues like poverty and disease remain unaddressed because governments often lack financial resources to make the needed long-term investments.
Renowned management expert Henry Mintzberg, creator of the organigraph, double winner of the McKinsey Award, professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada and harsh critic of MBA education has changed the way the world looks at Massive Open Online Couses (MOOCs) by re-conceptualizing it on the basis of group dynamics. He has through this process coined a new concept:
For 50 years, Executive Education at London Business School has been a trailblazer, guiding executives who take our programmes. Those who study here become part of this tradition, benefiting from leaders before them and helping others who will follow.