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The Importance of eLearning in Higher Education by Guy Pfeffermann (GBSN)

I returned from an eye-opening conference held in Addis Ababa about e-learning focused on the developing world.

While the conference spanned all levels of education, much of the discussions touched on higher and adult education. During the very stimulating closing plenary debate, opposing spokespersons argued respectively in support of universities and of vocational training, as the higher priority for Africa. Significantly, participants voted in favor of vocational training by a large majority, a telling comment about the relevance of traditional academic institutions to the challenges faced by developing countries in the 21 st century.

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AABS TPAM workshop features Harvard and Purdue University Faculty hosted by UCT GSB

For Event: CANCELLED - AABS TPAM 2015 2015-07-20

Agribusiness is the most exciting and critically relevant sector to be working in Africa today; our parallel needs for food security, sustained livelihoods and to leverage natural resources and the  huge opportunities for agricultural transformation positions the sector  as the pulse of our much-touted economic potential.  Unlocking this potential requires Agribusiness management capacity to drive growth; however, a critical gap exists in Agribusiness Management skills in Africa.  Agribusiness is the most exciting and critically relevant sector to be working in Africa today; our parallel needs for food security, sustained livelihoods and to leverage natural resources and the  huge opportunities for agricultural transformation positions the sector  as the pulse of our much-touted economic potential.  Unlocking this potential requires Agribusiness management capacity to drive growth; however, a critical gap exists in Agribusiness Management skills in Africa.  

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Africa success stories and business schools - Interview with Dr. Justice Bawole and Dr. Kobby Mensah

For Event: AABS Connect Annual Conference 2015 2015-05-17

We interview Dr. Justice Bawole and Dr. Kobby Mensah at University of Ghana Business School, on African business success stories.

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UGBS Call for Papers: Contemporary Issues in Management Development in Africa

The reader titled “Contemporary Issues in Management Development in Africa” to be published by the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) in partnership with Adonis- Abbey (an international publisher) is calling for articles spanning the broad areas of management and development.

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Africa success stories and business schools - Interview with Prof. Steve Burgess

For Event: AABS Connect Annual Conference 2015 2015-05-17

The AABS Connect: Annual Conference 2015 is fast approaching with the theme being Africa, the success story of the 21st century. We interview Prof. Steve Burgess who is the Director at NMMU Business School, on African business success stories.

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Africa success stories and business schools - Interview with Prof. Grafton Whyte

For Event: AABS Connect Annual Conference 2015 2015-05-17

The AABS Connect: Annual Conference 2015 is fast approaching with the theme being Africa, the success story of the 21st century. We interview Prof. Grafton Whyte who is the Director at HP Graduate School of Business, on African business success stories.

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CMO COUNCIL LAUNCHES GLOBAL INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM TO HELP UNICEF

CMO COUNCIL LAUNCHES GLOBAL INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM TO HELP UNICEF

CauseTech.Net Community to Crowdsource Ideas and Inspirations That Advance UNICEF’s use of innovation to Further its Mandate Worldwide

NEW YORK, NY (April 15, 2015) – The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council today announced the launch of CauseTech, a leading a new private sector initiative to crowdsource breakthrough ideas, inventions, products, and emerging technologies that can advance the work done by the UNICEF Global Innovation Center worldwide.

 

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AABS Welcomes Groupe ISCAE - An interview with Prof. Mohamed EL Moueffak, Directeur Général

Groupe Institut Supérieur de Commerce et d’Administration des Entreprises (Groupe ISCAE) recently joined the AABS Member School Network in January 2015. In this article, we interview Prof. Mohamed EL Moueffak who is the school's Director General, to better understand the school's vision and mandate.

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AABS Congratulates Paul Ogunyomi (Past REW Participant) of University of Lagos

Paul Ogunyomi, University of Lagos, ia a past participant of the AABS REW and also co-author of  Human resource management and organizational performance of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria which is currently in "press'. We interview him on his achievement. 

 

 

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Top African business schools to collaborate on entrepreneurship

Six of Africa’s top business schools have formed a new academic association to boost entrepreneurship and job creation on the continent.

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