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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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NIBS welcomes new member from Bahrain

Bahrain’s Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University College of Business (TAG-UCB) is the newest member of the Network of International Business Schools Established in 2012, and accredited by the country’s Higher Education Council, the school is focused on developing business leaders who can compete and succeed in the knowledge-based global economy.  It is the country’s only post-secondary institution focused […]

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FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 CASE COMPETITION

The finalists for the 2017 NIBS Worldwide Case Competition were announced today by host school Satakunta University of Applied Sciences.  The 16 teams are the top finishers in a qualifying round held in November. They now advance to Championship Week in Rauma, Finland in February. The successful teams are, in alphabetical order: Bishop’s University (Canada) Carleton University (Canada) Concordia […]

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Lahti University of Applied Sciences completes NIBS reaccreditation process

The Faculty of Business and Hospitality Management at Finland’s Lahti University of Applied Sciences (LAMK) completed the international re-accreditation process this week, with a final site visit by NIBS Vice Presidents Ian Charles (International Business Academy, Denmark) and Patrick Schoenmakers (Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands).  LAMK was originally awarded NIBS accreditation in 2009—one of the first schools to receive the […]

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Deadline Extension for Latin American Business Conference

The organizing committee of AIB-LAT 2017 has extended the deadline for main conference submissions to Wednesday, October 12, 2016. To submit your manuscript, please go to: http://meetings.aib.msu.edu/lat/2017/ For more information, please visit our website at http://www.aiblat2017.com/ We invite the following kinds of contributions: Panel discussion proposals Competitive and interactive papers Posters Teaching cases At this point in time, we would […]

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NIBS Welcomes New President

The Network of International Business Schools has a new president. Prof. Hans van Oudheusden, Head of International Relations at the Rotterdam Business School’s School of Financial Management, formally assumed the NIBS leadership role on 26 September.  He replaces Prof. Ian Charles, who has served in the position since 2012. “This is truly an honour,” said Prof. van Oudheusden. “NIBS […]

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Conference Announcement: Tourism and Creativity in Latin America

The Hotel & Tourism Department of the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE) will play host to the inaugural ATLAS Americas Conference from June 5-7, 2017. The event will be held in the beautiful and lively city of Recife, on Brazil’s northeastern coast, and is co-sponsored by the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education and Research. This year’s […]

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Dutch Universities to host conference on next-generation business models

Three leading Dutch universities—Avans University of Applied Sciences, Hanze University of Applied Sciences, and Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences—will jointly host a conference on next-generation business models this fall.  The day-long event will take place on 4 November 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Breda, Netherlands. The conference will include a blend of keynote speeches […]

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