All posts tagged executive development

Developing a ‘Growth Mindset’

As the EFMD Global Network’s Executive Academy welcomes its third cohort and prepares for its first stop in Asia, Jordi Diaz and Ulrich Hommel reflect on the achievements and learning […]

Keeping the customer satisfied

Mark Colgate describes how a business school and a small Canadian resort combined to create a world-class customer service training programme In the spectacular Coast Mountains two hours north of […]

Empowering programme directors

EFMD Global Network will launch its Teaching & Learning Executive Academy in Spring 2017. Programme directors are invited to participate in an intense educational experience to further develop their leadership […]


Three myths are weakening the development of executive learning, Winfried Ruigrok and Georg Gutmann explain why it is many firms are struggling to make their executive learning and development work Getting managers ready […]

Searching for the Holy Grail

Patricia Hind and Viki Holton outline four principles of effective management development The organisations most of us live and work in are many and varied. They may have a commercial, […]

The Six Principles

Business schools and business itself are both facing a challenging future. But, suggests Dil Sidhu, there is much that business schools can learn from the business world in how to […]

Meet the ‘Teachsultants’ and the ‘Coachstructors’ – the Future of Executive Education

Business schools face major challenges if they are to profit from the growth of executive education. One way, says Santiago Iniguez, is to produce faculty with diverse and hybrid skills. […]

Customised Executive Learning – A Business Model for the 21st Century

A new design for tailored executive education is emerging – Gert-Jan van Wijk and Jamie Anderson report on the Platform Model. Traditionally, the world of customised executive education has been […]

Executive Development: Evolutionary Revolution

Evolution, revolution? Whatever is happening, Jørgen Thorsell, Justin Bridge and Fiona Gardner describe big changes in the way we are developing executives. Dramatic revolutions that happen with a “bang” are […]

Inciting Exciting Insights

Julie Davies looks back on five years of the International Deans’ Programme, a joint initiative between the Association of Business Schools and EFMD. Do business school deans take their own […]

The Disappearing Classroom

Michael Desiderio describes how new technology is knocking down the walls of the Executive MBA. Expectations of today’s business leaders are higher than ever, including the intense pressure to make […]

Executive Development: A Cry for Immediate Impact

Jørgen Thorsell and Justin Bridge explore new perspectives on achieving immediate impact from executive development. Executive development is no longer simply about offering learning that leads to new insights and […]

Where & How for Exec Ed?

Jan Ginneberge analyses the results of an EFMD survey into the current and likely future state of executive education. This article focuses on the trends and positioning of the three […]

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