Jikyeong Kang, President, Asian Institute of Management, discusses the importance of tying government, industry, academia and community together to confront today’s new challenges
"I would contend that the best way encourage business students to be socially responsible is to force them to confront huge systemic issues so that they can appreciate how many different interests collide."
"Business schools have an important role in educating and preparing current and future leaders for the challenges of leading organizations that are responsible and sustainable"
"We are all jointly responsible for the world in which we live. Individually one can only do so much, but the little we can do still counts."
"In the European Business School Ranking 2020, the University of St. Gallen received seventh place, the highest-rated university in Switzerland and the German-speaking world.’’
"We know how to mix cultural pluralism and interdisciplinarity to help students develop a better understanding of global issues.’’
"We are ranked 54 in the world and number one in Germany in the latest Financial Times’ MBA rankings. One of the strengths of our MBA program is its international focus.’’
"Digital transformation has been front and center in thinking about how we leverage from technology to improve the learning experience for students, particularly in how we can make it more efficient and distinct"
"The world needs business leaders who can engage and look at their businesses holistically in the context of society and this is more important now than it has ever been."
“EFMD has worked very hard to develop an international accreditation system that places the excellence bar and selectivity high, but also recognizes the diversity of different institutions.”
“The weaker the global economy, the higher market demand grows for high-quality business education.”
"Innovation means change, change means attitude and attitude comes from example. The fundamental ingredient in our success was the eagerness of our team to change habits to serve our students.’’
"We represent an interesting combination between tradition in mathematics and quantitative analysis methods, innovation, business models and technology’’
"We are looking at the digital transformation as a key feature of change in our business and society as a whole.’’
‘’We do customized executive education personalized, facilitative approach while providing insight into a leading, progressive and global force within higher business education.’’
"In a world that has an imperative need for reskilling and upskilling, business schools have the potential to be the facilitators of the workforce reinvention.’’
"What makes the school unique is its approach to corporate social responsibility issues and the way it develops skills’ interdisciplinarity.’’
"We have a specific focus on industry champions, regardless of their size. We study the relation of those firms with communities from many point of view.’’
"We have never been at a period where ethical leadership is so important, and everyone must rise to the challenge.’’