Since its inauguration in 2006, the IBSSC has become the largest dean-level conference for business schools in the Asia-Pacific region, in terms of both number of participants and high profile of speakers. At each conference, the IBSSC has invited more than 40 Deans as speakers from top business schools in different parts of the world, and about 220 dean-level participants will represent 160 business schools, from more than 45 countries and regions. The IBSSC is also recognized worldwide as one of the most influential and international business school conferences globally.
We are now living in a world facing unprecedented challenges, including polarization and separatism, climate change, and disruptive technologies. What are the qualities that our future business leaders must have? And what roles should business schools play in shaping such leaders for the turbulent world? These questions have inspired IBSSC, the conference we bring together deans of business school around the world.More>>
Business schools teach risk management and ethical decision-making. Given the turbulence of the contemporary environment, how can we, as business schools, lead in sustainable development and social responsibility? What are the best practices of business schools in managing global risks and making positive contributions to society?
Since the pandemic broke out, international education, student mobility and joint research have been disrupted and forced to adapt themselves in such a global environment. How should we refine our internationalization strategies? How should we develop new international partnerships and strengthen existing partnerships? How should we navigate the complexities of business education in this uncertain world?
Digital transformation is critical to the success of any organization. Since the pandemic, almost all educational institutions has increased their online initiatives, but are we really meeting students/clients’ expectations? How should we evaluate the value of digital learning – how should we improve the contemporary learning experience?
Dean of Korea University Business School, South Korea
President and Chief Executive Officer, AACSB
Executive Dean, Leeds University Business School, UK
Dean of Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA
President, European Foundation of Management Development (EFMD)
Dean of Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Dean, School of Management, Lanzhou University
Dean of Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, PRC
Dean of the Business School, University of Edinburgh, UK
Dean, School of Business, East China University of Science and Technology
Executive Vice-President, ESCP Business School, France
Dean, IE Business School, Spain
Associate Dean, ESSEC Business School, France
Executive Vice President, AACSB
Dean of Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, USA
President of ESMT Berlin, Germany
Dean of UNSW Business School, Australia
Dean of Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dean of Business School, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Dean of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
Executive Associate Dean, College of Business, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
CEO, Association of MBAs & Business Graduates Association
Executive Dean, School of Management, Xiamen University
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