EFMD Global Network to Hold First Americas Conference in Sao Paulo

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BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- (Marketwired) -- 01/17/14 -- The EFMD Global Network will hold its first Annual Americas Conference hosted by the Escola de Administracao de Empresas de Sao Paulo da Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV-EAESP), in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 27-29 April 2014.

The conference will focus on Management Education and its importance to the region and will provide many opportunities for networking, sharing of ideas and potential for collaboration between schools from and interested in the Americas market.

Topics to be covered will include: the role of business schools in Latin America, partnerships, income streams, governance, internationalisation, accreditation, executive education and much more. Speakers will come from leading business schools from across the EFMD global network, companies and NGO's. Confirmed speakers include: -- Gustavo Herrero, Former Executive Director, Harvard Business School Latin America Research Center -- Andres Ibanez Tardel, Associate Dean International Affairs, School of Business, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile -- David Saunders, Dean, Queen's School of Business, Queens University -- Michael Osbaldeston, Director, Quality Services, EFMD -- Dave Wilson, Former President, Graduate Management Admission Council

For over 40 years EFMD have been at the forefront of raising the standards of management education and development around the world. EFMD GN will support EFMD to continue this endeavor.

Prof. Eric Cornuel, CEO and Director General of EFMD said, "This launch event of EFMD GN will play a key role in the development of management education across a diverse and inspiring continent and we sincerely hope that the EFMD GN Americas network and community grows into one of the most influential and valued networks in the region. We are delighted to be working with FGV-EAESP to host this important event as part of their 60th Anniversary celebrations."

For more information on the events please visit http://www.efmdglobal.org/americas or contact saopaulo@efmdglobal.org.

About the EFMD Global Network

The EFMD Global Network Association is a network of business schools, universities and corporations with more than 600 members in Europe and worldwide. The EFMD Global Network aims to develop relationships among higher education institutions and works towards improving the quality of management education worldwide.

For more information visit http://www.efmdglobal.org

Contacts: Matthew Wood matthew.wood@efmd.org www.efmdglobal.org