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The Association of MBAs leads progressive debate on the role of postgraduate business education in a world in transition.

On 26 – 28 May 2010, over 100 deans and directors from the world’s leading business schools will gather in Berlin to discuss the role of business education in the wider context of the changing political, social and economic global landscape.

Entitled ‘Responsible Management for a World in Transition’, the Conference will bring together speakers from industry and business education to discuss topics including:

  • Climate Change
  • Demographics
  • Geopolitics
  • Global Economy
  • Emerging Markets
  • Information Communication and Technologies

Speakers confirmed to date include:

  • Oliver Rapf, Head of Business & Industry Engagement on Climate Change, World Wildlife Fund International
  • Emmanuel Lulin, Director of Ethics L’Oreal
  • Franz Heukamp, Associate Professor of Managerial Decision Sciences, IESE
  • Eduard Bomhoff, Professor of Economics, Nottingham University Business School Malaysia
  • Nina Seppala, Director of M.Sc. in Management , UCL and London Business School
  • David Bach, Professor of Strategy and Economic Environment, IE
  • Pascal Morand, ESCP Europe
  • Fan Wang, Sun Yat-Sen Business School
  • Peter Lorange, Lorange Institute of Business

This annual conference is the essential event for leaders from the international accredited business school community. It is widely regarded as the principal forum for key stakeholders in postgraduate business education to review topical issues and set the agenda for development of the accredited MBA. Robert Owen, Director of Accreditation and Business School Services at the Association of MBAs commented:

“The focus of this event is the future of business education in a changing world. The objective is to engage business schools in a debate about the challenges they will face in a shifting political, social and economic global landscape. We will hear from schools and business leaders alike about the issues they foresee for the future of business and management education. We will seek a practical approach to providing relevant, progressive business education going forward.”

To see the full programme use the link below

If you are interested in obtaining a press pass to attend this event or cover any of the Conference sessions, please contact Natalie Clark, Director of Marketing, Association of MBAs, Limited availability.

The Conference will take place from 26 – 28 May 2010 in the Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof, Berlin, Germany.