Euro B-School Roundup: Italy’s ‘New Generation’ MBA

MIP, the Business School of Politecnico di Milano

MIP, the business school of Politecnico di Milano, has launched a unique “New Generation” MBA that will “train a new generation of leaders to deliver more impactful and sustainable performance,” according to a school news release.

The New Generation MBA will not only deliver advanced management skills but will combine these with tools to unleash the latent power of purpose and enable a new generation of leaders to meet the unique challenges of the 21st century.

In addition to teaching core topics from a traditional MBA, the full-time programme will teach students how to generate and sustain higher levels of meaningfulness, motivation and effectiveness in themselves, their teams and their organisations.

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Frankfurt School launches new Master in Blockchain & Digital Assets degree in a hybrid model

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management will launch a new, English-language Master in Blockchain & Digital Assets (MSc) degree program in November, becoming the first German university to offer a post-experience master’s program focusing on blockchain. The head of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center, Professor Philipp Sandner, will be the academic director.

The Master in Blockchain & Digital Assets degree course is intended for students in full-time employment and aims to provide ambitious professionals with an in-depth, career-boosting grounding in blockchain and digital assets, according to a school news release. The program will be taught over four semesters in a series of one-week blocks in a fully hybrid model. Students can participate from the Frankfurt campus or online. The application deadline is September 15.

Prospective applicants interested in finding out more about the program may also attend one of Frankfurt School’s monthly Master Info Evening events. The full timetable is available here.

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ESSEC Business School launches new Chair devoted to the circular economy

ESSEC Business School has launched the first international chair devoted to the circular economy, the “Global Circular Economy Chair.”

Through this chair, 120 future leaders of tomorrow’s economy will be trained by 2025. It is supported by a multi-sector alliance of three global industry players, L’Oreal, the world’s largest cosmetics company, EssilorLuxottica, the multinational glasses giant, and Bouygues, an influential construction company.

Dedicated to students of ESSEC’s Master in Management program, the chair’s first class is set to graduate in September 2022.

With increasing pressure on raw materials, the tightening of industry regulations and changing consumer behaviour, companies are looking to rethink their business models in a significant way. The circular economy provides a clear and sustainable solution that can reduce global CO2 emissions by 45%.

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