Making an Impact Through Experiential Learning – Experiences from the Institute of Management Technology (Part 2)

What kinds of partnerships have you developed to make this course possible? For execution of the social projects we have developed partnerships with several local-level government agencies, and a number of renowned national-level NGOs, such as Agewell Foundation, AROH Foundation, Asha Deep Foundation, Empowering Minds, Lakshyam, Project KHEL, Social and Development Research and Action Group (SADRAG), Smile Foundation, Sshrishti India Trust, Teach For India, and Udayan … Continue reading Making an Impact Through Experiential Learning – Experiences from the Institute of Management Technology (Part 2)

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Creative Sustainability – Aalto University School of Business

It is widely thought that a multidisciplinary approach is needed in order to teach sustainability effectively. Aalto University School of Business has used this idea to create an innovative master’s degree that brings together three different schools, and the students, faculty and courses from the three different disciplines, to enable students to think about, explore … Continue reading Creative Sustainability – Aalto University School of Business

Why Rio+20 was still a success – the contribution of the private sector and academic institutions in support of sustainable development and the Rio+20 process by Jonas Haertle

On my first day after returning from the Rio+20 conference - officially, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development which took place 20 years after the 1992 Rio Earth Summit - I spoke to a group of MBA students at Fordham University in New York. Admittedly, the instructor had asked the class to read about the … Continue reading Why Rio+20 was still a success – the contribution of the private sector and academic institutions in support of sustainable development and the Rio+20 process by Jonas Haertle

Welcome to PRiMEtime!

Business students represent an incredible untapped resource to bring about real change. We often hear accusations that management education is training future leaders to be the exact opposite of what we need to build a more sustainable society. This is not necessarily the case. The challenge is that the majority of business students although increasingly … Continue reading Welcome to PRiMEtime!