A panel of deans from schools across the Global Network for Advanced Management convened at the Yale School of Management on April 20 to discuss and pinpoint five key transformations students experience while in business school. The deans analyzed the ways in which networked management education fosters engagement, learning, and unique intellectual outputs relevant to globally operating enterprises. The discussion was part of the Global Network for Advanced Management 5th Anniversary Symposium, taking place at Yale SOM from April 19 to 21.
Here are a few of the comments from the discussion:
Luiz Artur L. Brito, dean, FGV Brazil, on the most valuable skills students gain from an MBA education:
Rich Lyons, dean, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, on the ongoing effort to remain competitive in the graduate management education market:
Enase Okonedo, dean, Lagos Business School, on LBS becoming a globally competitive business school that produces students who are cognizant of the context in which they will do business:
Peter Todd, dean, HEC Paris, on the importance of helping students manage “phased transitions” in their careers as they develop:
Bernard Yeung, dean and Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor, National University of Singapore, on the imperative to foster responsible leaders in an increasingly embattled global context:
Watch the event.