WASHINGTON Feb. 1, 2011
GBSN thinks that business schools and their graduates play a key role in realizing development goals – from creating social innovation to improving health care to achieving shared economic growth. This contest is being launched to recognize just how powerful their impact can be in achieving development successes.
Mexico City June 21, 2011
The MBA Challenge focuses on a specific set of criteria including innovation, sustainability, impact in developing countries, and linkages to business education. A committee of GBSN Member business schools, GBSN corporate supporters, and experts in the field of business education and private sector development will select the three finalists. The winner will be invited to showcase her/his work at GBSN’s 6th annual Conference and network with top international business school deans and faculty, high-level corporate sector representatives, and participants from foundations, NGOs, and other development partners from around the world. Second and third place will also be highlighted at the annual conference and the winners will be given visibility for their achievements by GBSN’s global network.
In the words of Guy Pfeffermann, GBSN’s founder and CEO, "By training a new generation of problem-solvers, business schools have an enormous potential for improving the quality of life in developing countries."
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The Global Business School Network is an international non-profit network of leading business schools. It is dedicated to strengthening the generation of skilled managers in developing countries by enhancing the capacity of local business schools. Drawing on its exclusive network of top business schools and organizational partners around the world, GBSN fuses global best practice and local relevance, resulting in an innovative approach to management education.
SOURCE Global Business School Network