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Our Academic Network


ESCP Business School was founded in 1819 and is the first and oldest business school in the world.  With its multi-campus model in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin and Warsaw, ESCP actively lives and promotes the European idea.  It follows a research strategy of scientific excellence and of knowledge transfer.  The European Centre for Digital Competitiveness was founded at ESCP to help bring Europe to the forefront of digital competitiveness and to inspire a responsible application of technology that serves society.  It regularly publishes research on technology and its applications in business.


IESE Business School is a global business school offering MBA, PhD and Executive Education programs.  Ranked #1 in the world for Executive Education by the Financial Times six years in a row, it has campuses in Spain, the United States, Germany and Brazil.  Its Centre for Innovation Marketing and Strategy seeks to contribute to the alignment of innovation with the long-term strategy of a company.   It has produced pioneering research in making innovation contribute substantially to greater economic growth.  Social responsibility and creating a better business world are at the core of IESE’s mission.  It hosts the annual Doing Good Doing Well Conference, the largest of its kind in Europe and many of its initiatives are linked to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 


IMD is an independent academic institution with Swiss roots and global reach, founded by business leaders for business leaders.  It offers Business Transformation and Leadership Development programs to organizations by bringing insights, tools and mindsets that help the organization deal with its real issues and enhances learning by creating positive business impact.  Its Global Center For Digital Business Transformation, a joint initiative with Cisco, focuses on the execution and implementation challenges of digital transformation.  Its academic publications, reports, articles and contributions in the media address the practical difficulties underlying a digital transformation.


With top-ranked global programmes and campuses in Paris, Abu Dhabi, Singapore and San Francisco, INSEAD is known as "The Business School of the World."  INSEAD brings together people, cultures and ideas to change lives and to transform business and society.  Leveraging its team of leading academics researchers, corporate partners and global alumni network, the Digital@INSEAD initiative probes the rapidly evolving digital transformation space and offers insights, strategies and value for individuals and businesses to thrive in today’s digital age.  Its rigorous and independent research and teaching spans across academic areas, geographies and industries and brings an international viewpoint to all things digital.

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Ivey Business School is Canada’s leading provider of real-world, case-based business education.  It draws on extensive research and business experience to provide degree programs at its Canadian and Hong Kong campuses, equipping students, with the skills and capabilities they need to tackle today's leadership challenges.  The school is reputed for its research in information systems and leadership. Its Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership focuses on leadership and character of business leaders.

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Positioned at the intersection of technology and management, MIT Sloan is a meeting place for the leading thinkers and researchers who are pursuing solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.  It offers top-ranked MBA and PhD programs.  The MIT Centre for Information Systems Research is a research center at the MIT Sloan School of Management founded in 1974.  MIT CISR's research focuses on the use of information technology and management in complex organizations.

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