Future MBA is about rethinking and reinventing business schools to ensure that they train the kinds of sustainability leaders, managers, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs that our businesses and the planet need. We need a new generation of graduates who are not only aware of, but can play a key role in moving the sustainability agenda forward and business schools are ideally placed to do this.

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The Book: 100 Ideas for Making Sustainability the Business of Business Education

The Future MBA brings together 100 ideas on how to rethink management education in order to embed sustainability. Rather than a roadmap, the 100 ideas are meant to be a source of inspiration. Some ideas could be put into practice tomorrow, some would require a complete rethinking of the way we view business education, and others are meant to encourage more ideas…and more action, to turn management education into a key player in moving the sustainability agenda forward.

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Putting Ideas Into Practice

Coinciding with the launch of the book, The Future MBA blog will feature innovative examples of how schools are bringing some of the ideas explored in the book to life.

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What People Are Saying…

“This book will excite a lot of people. For some, it’s about putting business in wider context; for others, a rich source of advice on the future of management education; for still others, a call to lead from wherever you are in redefining how we do business. 100 strong ideas that together form A NEW MAP OF CRITICAL THINKING IN THE WORLD OF ACTION.”
Rich Lyons, Dean Berkeley Hass Business School
“The Future MBA is one of THE MOST INTERESTING PROFESSIONAL BOOKS I HAVE READ IN A LONG TIME, and hugely enjoyable. The vast majority of authors take as a given the institutional and regulatory constraints within which business schools have been operating. Refreshingly, Weybrecht sees business schools as potential change agents for a better world.”
Guy Pfeffermann, CEO, Global Business School Network
“The Future MBA offers inspiring, yet practical, ideas to develop the responsible leaders of tomorrow.”
Jonas Haertle, Head, PRME Secretariat, UN Global Compact Office
“Full of practical ideas that can be implemented by students and educators alike.”
Katie Kross, Managing Director, Centre for Energy, Development and the Global Environment, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
“Giselle Weybrecht’s innovative and inspiring book is an excellent example of the practical application of concrete and sharp ideas on how to advance the sustainability agenda within business programmes.”
Eric Cornuel, Director General & CEO, EFMD
“I strongly recommend this to deans and directors of business schools, professors, experts at ranking institutions, policy-makers, and particularly to all students and candidates as it offers immense help in selecting an MBA, doctorate programme, or any management or leadership development programme.”
Danica Purg, President, CEEMAN and IEDC Bled School of Management
“Giselle Weybrecht’s new book provides us with insights and ideas that will shape management education for many years to come. It’s a blueprint for successful business schools in the 21st century.”
Professor Dipak C. Jain, Director, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University

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“In The Future MBA, Ms. Weybrecht REDEFINES THE BOUNDARIES OF WHAT IS POSSIBLE IN BUSINESS EDUCATION, helping us to think beyond the long-standing customs and traditions of higher education. Read it and you’ll come away believing, as I do, that business schools will not only change to survive, they will innovate to become vital engines of sustainable business and global prosperity.”
Dan LeClair, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, AACSB
“Giselle Weybrecht’s new book is like a great brainstorming session—THE GOOD, PROVOCATIVE, IDEAS JUST KEEP COMING. As a whole, the collection of short essays provide a comprehensive, holistic checklist for reinventing a graduate business education that can create positive social and environmental impact.”
Evan Goodstein, Director Bard MBA in Sustainability