2018 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 1 of 2)

As we enter year three of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there is a transition in business schools from raising awareness around the Goals to really diving into the details. Signatories are not only creating a range of new programmes around the SDGs but are also rethinking existing offerings. I am thankful that so many … Continue reading 2018 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 1 of 2)

Cross Cutting Issues – International Day of Person’s with Disabilities

There are many differences between the current global Sustainable Development Goals and the previous Millennium Development Goals. We have gone from 8 to 17 Goals, from a set of goals determined by a small community of government officials to one that have the support of the international community including NGOs, business and educational institutions. Another … Continue reading Cross Cutting Issues – International Day of Person’s with Disabilities

A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability and Ethics for January 2018 (Part 2 of 2)

Every year there is an increase in the number of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) available on sustainability topics. These courses are available for free online and open to anyone with an interest in the topic, lasting between three and fourteen weeks and taking three to eight hours per week to complete. Below is a selection … Continue reading A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability and Ethics for January 2018 (Part 2 of 2)

Fostering Discussions around Impact Investing Internally and Externally – Sauder School of Business

This month PRiMEtime is exploring different ways that business schools are engaging in Impact Investing, whether that is through their teaching, extra curricular activities, research or events. I recently had the chance to speak with Christie Stephenson, the Executive Director of the Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at the Sauder School of Business at the … Continue reading Fostering Discussions around Impact Investing Internally and Externally – Sauder School of Business

Management Education’s Role in the SDGs isn’t limited to providing quality education (SDG4). It is broader and more important than that.

When I discuss the Sustainable Development Goals with business school representatives, and ask what kind of initiatives they are working on in relation to these Goals, the answer is often the same: “We educate, therefore our focus is on SDG 4: Quality Education”. But focusing solely on, and stopping at SDG 4 is a mistake, … Continue reading Management Education’s Role in the SDGs isn’t limited to providing quality education (SDG4). It is broader and more important than that.

Engaging Employees with Intellectual Disability – Antwerp Management School

ID@Work at Antwerp Management School in Belgium is a unique research project aimed at supporting organisations in attracting, developing and retaining employees with an intellectual disability. The project identifies the levers that can help facilitate the employment of disabled people, as well as the potential challenges and obstacles related to this type of employment effort. … Continue reading Engaging Employees with Intellectual Disability – Antwerp Management School

United for Refugees – JAMK University of Applied Sciences

Support for the continuing education of newcomers is quite broad in Finland, and as a university there is always the consideration for exactly how to support educational needs of asylum seekers and other newcomers at a university level, many of whom arrive with extensive professional experience and are highly educated. In response to this, students … Continue reading United for Refugees – JAMK University of Applied Sciences