The full Global Business School Network consists of members, participants, and partners. The world’s leading business schools have always formed the core of the Global Business School Network (GBSN) and the majority of membership. However, the network includes many different kinds of organizations, including business partners that are interested in . Every organization shares a common vision, for the developing world to have the talent it needs to generate prosperity. Through GBSN business schools are connected with each other, and also with business, governments, and NGOs working together to improve access to quality, locally relevant management and entrepreneurship education.

GBSN Highlights from 2020 and Looking Ahead to 2021

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The Benefits of Membership

Members are invited by GBSN to participate in the mission. They are impact leaders in business education and bring power to the network. They lead and govern the network and contribute time, energy, and money to building and running projects and programs. They are pioneers and they are connectors, bring other organizations and people to the network.

To achieve the mission, we are committed to diversity in the types of organizations in our members. While every member is a leader, each brings something distinctive to our efforts to improve access to quality management education. Internationally, established business schools in North America and Europe work alongside newer ones in Asia, Africa, and South America. Schools in the Global South share innovations with their peers industrialized north. Traditional powerhouses collaborate with leaders in competency-based education and agile digital startups.

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Why Become a Member

While members join GBSN to lead efforts to achieve the mission, the things they do also bring value to them. The sources of value to members come from:

  • Providing leadership for sustainable development in emerging economies.
  • Exchanging knowledge and experiences, especially related to global programs, sustainable development, experiential learning, and entrepreneurship.
  • Participating in GBSN-led grants and projects.
  • Scaling their own programs and initiatives in and for emerging economies.
  • Offering meaningful developing world experiences to students of their own and others.
  • Participating in research collaborations to address important developing world issues/problems.
  • Developing international networks in areas of strengths and creating new opportunities for collaboration
  • Earning broad visibility as a champion and change maker for economic and social development 
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