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How partnerships can enhance organisational change.

Conferences, Partnerships and Change

Whilst the subject of the UK Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2013 conference, at Warwick University was partnerships; the issue of organisational change also ran through nearly all the sessions, in particular the idea that universities cannot stand still doing the same thing year after year.  Speaker after speaker illustrated how partnerships are one way in which they can effect change.

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An Interview with Tom Enders, CEO of EADS (Airbus) Part 3: Advice for Young Graduates

An Interview with Tom Enders, CEO of EADS (Airbus)

An Interview with Tom Enders, CEO of EADS (Airbus)

Tom Enders has had an interesting academic background, prior to getting involved in Germany’s political affairs and the German defense sector and then his corporate career at Airbus and EADS.  In his early 20s, besides the University of Bonn, he also went abroad to the United States to study economics, politics, and history, an experience that gave him a launch into ‘going international.’  He offers his advice for young business graduates in their 20s today.

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STUDY ABROAD / INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE : City University of Hong Kong

Pascal Masapollo, a graduate management student from Grenoble EM, talks about his experience at City University of Hong Kong.

   
Pascal Masapollo talks about his time spent in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a city where all your dream become reality ! It is not just about buildings and noodles but also about amazing landscapes, people, and cultural experiences ! The City University of Hong Kong offers amazing facilities (even a swimming pool!). Everything is made so that you can enjoy your time like never before…   So you’d better not forget your camera !!

    

Text and photo by Pascal Masapollo

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Interview with Bertrand Guillotin of the Fuqua School of Management, Duke University

 Fuqua School of Business Duke University
It was a great pleasure to welcome Bertrand Guillotin, International Programs Director at the Fuqua School of Management, Duke University to Grenoble EM in November. During his time at the school we were able to make a short video in which Bertrand talked about life at Duke. Having studied and worked in both France and the USA, he was also able to share his insights into and the differences between French and American styles of teaching and learning.

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STUDY ABROAD / INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE : TURKEY, Istanbul

Marie Elizabeth Lelu, a graduate management student from Grenoble EM, talks about her experiences at Koç University.

Studying in Turkey

Turkey is relatively young and dynamically emerging country.  It is amazing to witness the refinement of Istanbul, which once was the cultural and political center of the most powerful empires. In this city which never sleeps, and connects two continents Europe and Asia, it is hard to believe that you won’t be enjoying amazing moments!

           
Photos and text by Marie Elizabeth Lelu   

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STUDY ABROAD / INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE : ITALY, Milan

Natacha Fabre, a graduate management student from Grenoble EM, talks about her experiences at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.

When I arrived to Milan,  I didn’t expect how enjoyable my stay will be. Italian people were so kind and helpfull to me, and as Milan is a cosmopolitan city, it was easy to meet other foreign people to share everybody’s values.

  
Photos and text by Natacha Fabre
  
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Snow Patrol, Irrational decisions and Studying in Grenoble

October and it is already snowing in Grenoble! 

This weekend there were some 20 cms  (8 in.) of snow in Grenoble. In October! This is almost unheard of though you won’t hear those in the skiing industry complaining. This may also be good news for international students coming here soon on a study abroad program. In fact, just this week we finished the recruitment process for next semester.

Back in February I did a survey of international students   to see of the prospect of doing some skiing was important in choosing to study in Grenoble. Nearly 50% of them said that is was very important. Is this a rational decision for future managers to make? Continue reading

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