Research in service of society
While many business and management schools consider the study of sustainable development as a specialist subject, a business school based in France places the field at the heart of its MSc Management course. Inspired by the six PRME principles, the school’s transformative and issue-centered learning approach encourages students to pursue their own goals, following a Pro-Act pedagogy […]
Which cultural foundations and changes leave their mark on our society? How can we create optimal educational opportunities for our future leaders? A university in Germany has embraced culture, sustainability and entrepreneurship as its thematic focuses in research and teaching – helping address the future of social commitment to civil society in the twenty-first century. Institution: Leuphana […]
A University in Canada plans to launch an MBA for a Better Planet. Students will combine a transformative classroom and online learning curriculum with experiential and field-based learning to better understand food systems and supply chains, barriers to a safe and secure food supply, and the role of business in development. The program aims to […]
A US university provides a service to society by blending scientific research, education and practical solutions, while helping support companies towards stewardship by bringing together the people and tools needed to address some of the world’s most difficult problems, from climate change and environmental degradation, to poverty, disease and the sustainable use of resources. Institution: Columbia University […]
A business school in Hong Kong sets an example to other institutions with its strong emphasis on ethics, corporate social responsibility and corporate governance to its education and research agenda, which form a core aspect of its transformative learning philosophy. The school conducts wide-ranging community based work in promoting corporate social responsibility by encouraging its […]
The challenges facing leaders in education, business and the social sector are exceedingly complex and wholly unsuited to solutions generated from within the silos of individual disciplines. These challenges cannot be resolved by business relying exclusively on traditional methods of analysis and linear models of causality. An international collaboration of performing artists use the power of music to create highly integrated learning environments. In their world, music is never just music – but rather the sound of ideas employed to build integrated learning environments, helping participants form new perspectives, address problems across disciplines and re-connect with their deepest values.