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Guest lecturer opportunities at International Business Week in Lahti

Finland’s Lahti University of Applied Sciences is seeking guest lecturers to participate in its International Business Week. This year’s event will run from Monday 9 October to Thursday 12 October 2017.  IBW is a terrific opportunity for faculty and staff from business schools across Europe and around the world to meet and share expertise. Participation in the program involves teaching and introduction […]

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Babeş-Bolyai University to Host 2018 NIBS Conference

Universitatea Babeş-Bolyai—Romania’s largest university—will host the NIBS Annual Conference from 16-18 May 2018 in Cluj-Napoca, the historic capital of Transylvania. As in previous years, the event will incorporate the NIBS Annual General Meeting, David Gillingham Award presentations, and the finals of the NIBS Worldwide Business Plan Competition. Participants will also benefit from a rich menu of networking events, presentations, panel discussions, and poster […]

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Members connect at 2017 NIBS Conference in Leeds

Meaningful engagement was the order of the day at the 17th Annual NIBS Conference in the UK this week. This year’s event featured several new elements, all aimed at facilitating collaboration among member schools. Among the innovations were a ‘speed-dating’ session that encouraged attendees to identify partnership opportunities between their universities, an interactive ‘open space’ discussion that was led by […]

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Carleton water project wins 2017 David Gillingham Award

From Buckets to Rain Barrels, a joint initiative of Canada’s Carleton University and the residents of Longido District, Tanzania, has won the 2017 David Gillingham Award. The prize honours projects that contribute to internationalization in business education, meaningfully engage students and faculty members, and have a significant impact on the school and wider community. This was the second year that the […]

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Bochum awarded NIBS Accreditation

The Department of Business & Management of the Bochum University of Applied Sciences has been awarded NIBS international accreditation, after successfully completing all requirements of the process earlier this spring. The designation was formally announced during a ceremony at this week’s Annual Conference at Leeds Beckett University in Leeds, United Kingdom. In addition, four NIBS member universities were formally […]

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DIT’s ‘Ripple Sense’ Wins 2017 Business Plan Competition

The NIBS Worldwide Business Plan Competition wrapped up this afternoon, on Day 2 of the NIBS Annual Conference.  This year’s finalists included teams from Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland), the University of Vermont (USA), and Washburn University (USA). DIT took home the trophy and the €1,200 cash prize, with their proposal for Ripple Sense, an internet-based wireless water level and consumption monitor for […]

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Carleton Repeats as Case Champion

Call it two in a row for Carleton University. The team from Canada’s capital was the winner of the 22nd edition of the NIBS Worldwide Case Competition, held last week at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences in Rauma, Finland. Montreal’s Concordia University, Carleton’s opponent in the championship final, earned the silver medal. The winning team consisted of Chongo Bwalya, Carlos Cantafio, Jacqueline De […]

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NIBS Board welcomes new members

The NIBS Board held its its winter meeting this week at Leeds Beckett University in Leeds, England. As part of the two-day planning session, the board welcomed four new faces and bid a fond farewell to two long-serving members. Joining the board are: Diederich Bakker, a professor of international business at Hanze University of Applied Sciences (Groningen, Netherlands). He assumes responsibility […]

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London South Bank University Completes NIBS Reaccreditation Process

The School of Business at the UK’s London South Bank University (LSBU) completed the NIBS reaccreditation process last week, joining the ranks of members who have renewed their commitment to internationalisation and continuous improvement. After completing an extensive self-evaluation of all aspects of the school’s international activities, senior staff welcomed the NIBS delegation to LSBU’s Southwark campus to review the evolution […]

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Belgium’s EPHEC Joins NIBS

The newest member of the Network of International Business Schools hails from Belgium’s French-speaking region. EPHEC, short for École Pratique des Hautes Études Commerciales, operates two campuses in Brussels and a third in Louvain-la-Neuve, a university town located 30 kilometres south of Brussels. The school was founded in 1969 with the aim of offering practical […]

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25th Annual NIBS Worldwide Case Competition

World-class teams. International focus. Transformative experience.