Integrating the SDGs into PRME SIP Reports

The operational merger between Ashridge Business School and Hult International Business School gave the PRME teams at both schools an opportunity to come together and review their approach to PRME and sustainability, in particular, in light of the newly agreed Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Part of this process was exploring a new approach to report … Continue reading Integrating the SDGs into PRME SIP Reports

Developing Future Public Sector Leaders – International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

August 9th is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, a day to promote and protect the rights of the world’s Indigenous populations. This is particularly relevant this year as the theme for 2016 is "Indigenous Peoples' Right to Education". In June we featured examples from schools across Australia, Canada and New Zealand and the … Continue reading Developing Future Public Sector Leaders – International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Training a New Generation of African Entrepreneurs – ALTIS and E4Impact

Sub-Saharan Africa is a region with enormous growth potential, but there are significant challenges to assure this growth is inclusive. In Africa, SMEs generate only 17% of the GDP and 30% of employment, while in OECD countries figures ram up to 50% and 60%, respectively. The «migration phenomenon» from the African continent is, in part, … Continue reading Training a New Generation of African Entrepreneurs – ALTIS and E4Impact

Adamawa Peacemakers Initiative and the American University of Nigeria

The American University of Nigeria sees its role as a “Development University.” It focuses on the traditional roles of repository and transmitter of culture and knowledge as well as the creation of new knowledge. But, it also focuses on the practical role that universities must play in the development of a nation. One such role … Continue reading Adamawa Peacemakers Initiative and the American University of Nigeria

Promoting Accounting as a Career Choice with Indigenous Students – Deakin University, Australia

Of the more than 180,000 Australian professional accounting body members, only 30 professionally qualified accountants identify as Indigenous Australians. This is something that the team at Deakin University is trying to change. The Indigenous Higher Education @ Deakin Action Plan 2016-2020 builds on the long and successful history of education and research with and for … Continue reading Promoting Accounting as a Career Choice with Indigenous Students – Deakin University, Australia

Contextualising the MBA with an Indigenous Focus – University of Waikato New Zealand

The Waikato-Tainui MBA from the University of Waikato Management School, delivered in partnership with the Waikato-Tainui College for Research and Development, aims to foster Māori values and Indigenous ways of doing business. Unlike other MBAs, the Waikato-Tainui MBA has been contextualised with an Indigenous focus within a supportive Māori environment at the College’s premises in … Continue reading Contextualising the MBA with an Indigenous Focus – University of Waikato New Zealand

Supporting Indigenous Entrepreneurs – Gustavson School of Business

In Canada, the Indigenous population is the fastest growing in the country. Through a succession of victories in high-profile Supreme Court decisions, First Nations in Canada have asserted their rights over their traditional territories, thus making business and government reliant upon a license to operate from First Nations when they wish to conduct business on … Continue reading Supporting Indigenous Entrepreneurs – Gustavson School of Business

Shaping Future Indigenous Business Leadership – Beedie School of Business

Since 2010, the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Canada has gone from having very few Indigenous students and paying little attention to Indigenous issues in its curriculum to having a lively programme that welcomes Indigenous leaders and others interested in doing business with Indigenous communities. Today, it has an Executive MBA programme focuses on  Indigenous … Continue reading Shaping Future Indigenous Business Leadership – Beedie School of Business

Indigenous Peoples and Management Education – June Special Feature

There are more than 370 million indigenous peoples living around the world in over 90 countries. They occupy 20 per cent of the world’s land surface and take care of 80 per cent of the planet’s biodiversity. Most of the Sustainable Development Goals and associated targets impact, and are impacted by, indigenous people. But Indigenous … Continue reading Indigenous Peoples and Management Education – June Special Feature

A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Summer 2016 (part 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 … Continue reading A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Summer 2016 (part 2)