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Family Enterprise Case Competition

The Family Enterprise Case Competition (FECC) will take place January 10–14, 2017 at the University of Vermont’s Grossman School of Business.  A limited number of spots remain on a first-come, first-served basis.  For more information, please contact Dr. Pramodita Sharma or submit an expression of interest using the online form. The University of Vermont, in collaboration with the Family Firm Institute (FFI), also […]

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Annual Conference wraps up

The 16th Annual NIBS Conference wrapped up in Breda, Netherlands, last week, drawing to a close another year of networking and information-sharing among NIBS members. This year’s event was hosted by the School of International Studies at the Avans University of Applied Sciences, and attracted delegates from 36 member schools in 19 countries.  This year’s organizing committee was led by […]

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Four schools reaccredited

Four NIBS member universities were formally reaccredited this past week during a ceremony at the Annual Conference in Breda, Netherlands. The group included three Dutch schools—the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, and Hanze University of Applied Sciences—along with UC Leuven-Limburg of Belgium.  The schools join nearly a dozen universities that received reaccreditation in 2015. […]

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Jackson State wins David Gillingham Award

Jackson State University has been named the winner of the 2016 David Gillingham Award. The DGA is the signature award of the Network of International Business Schools, and is presented each year to the project or initiative undertaken by one or more NIBS member schools that is deemed to contribute most meaningfully to internationalization. The award was named in honour of NIBS founder […]

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Washburn wins gold at Business Plan Competition

The finals of the NIBS Worldwide Business Plan Competition were held this afternoon, as part of the NIBS Annual Conference.  Attendees were treated to a spirited contest between teams from Lahti University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland), and Washburn University (USA). In a tight finish, the Washburn team took home the trophy and the €1,250 cash […]

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NIBS Conference Kicks off May 18th in Breda

The 2016 NIBS Annual Conference will be hosted by Avans University of Applied Sciences in the historic Dutch city of Breda, conveniently located approximately 90 minutes by rail from both Amsterdam-Schiphol and Brussels International airports. Breda is a leading centre for business, trade and logistics, hosting such companies as Abbott Laboratories, General Electric, ExxonMobil, Texaco, […]

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NIBS Worldwide Business Plan Competition. Registration Closes December 1.

Entrepreneurial vision. International focus. Extraordinary opportunity.