VOL. 9 IS. 11
Dear BMDA Members and Friends,

We are happy to share with you the newest BMDA monthly Newsletter, where you can find all the news from members of international BMDA network.

Enjoy the reading,
Best regards,
BMDA team

The current business world is changing very rapidly and it requires to focus not only on today's requirements for leaders’ competences, but also  to anticipate what competencies will determine success in the future.

The modern leader has high and constantly changing requirements to maintain professionalism, modernity, and to develop awareness. Leaders must constantly be able to initiate, manage emerging changes and stressful situations, and collaborate effectively with large groups of people. This requires continuous personal and professional development of leaders, self-analysis, sharing of experience.

Therefore, in response to that BMDA together with its members - leading business schools from Ukraine, Poland , Estonia , Portugal and Lithuania - is launching global BMDA partnership initiative   - LEADERSHIP  INTELLIGENCE PROGRAM (LIP). 

For more information please contact BMDA Managing Director Dr. Tomas Karpavicius


2021 IEEE International Conference on Technology and Entrepreneurship “Leading Digital Transformation in Business and Society”


We are happy to announce that submissions for the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Technology and Entrepreneurship “Leading Digital Transformation in Business and Society” is opened. The blended mode conference will be held on August 24–27, 2021, at the Kaunas University of Technology, Santaka Valley.


2021 EFMD Conference for Deans & Directors General



Gamification of Learning

Designing an engaging classroom experience


BSIS Impact Series



LCC International University is the First University-Bootcamp Partnership for Cyber in Europe


From 2021 LCC in partnership with Cybint Solutions offers The LCC Cybersecurity Bootcamp. 12-week fully online program is an accelerated cybersecurity training program designed to successfully prepare people who may have little or no background in IT for entry level jobs in cybersecurity, leading to a lucrative career path that is in high-demand. Cybint is a global cyber skills company with a commitment to reskilling and upskilling in cybersecurity. LCC International University is the first higher education institution in Europe that became a Cybint Certified Center.


LCC International University invites to webinar: "Get Your Career on the Fast Track of Success"


LCC International University invites to join the webinar 'Get Your Career on the Fast Track of Success' and learn more about LCC's Cybersecurity Bootcamp done in partnership with Cybint.


LCC International University invites to webinar: "Thinking like a hacker: how hackers bypass anti-malware software"


LCC International University invites to join the webinar ’Thinking like a hacker: how hackers bypass anti-malware software’ and learn more about LCC's Cybersecurity Bootcamp done in partnership with Cybint. In this webinar you will meet cybersecurity experts, gain insights into the mind of a hacker, learn how hackers plan and execute cyberattacks and see firsthand how attackers work, by bypassing anti-malware software.


Merry Christmas and a happy News Year from UDG!


In 2021 we wish your health of mind and body to continue to be your sails through all upcoming uncertainties

Asymmetric model by Slywotzky is not just a source of benefit, but a vital necessity


“When life returns to normal after the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of people will make a terrific mistake — they will retain the same behavior they had before the crisis and the quarantine. I ask you not to make this mistake, but to use the pandemic to build both mental model and thought pattern, which will give you an opportunity to survive now and have a competitive advantage after the pandemic,” said Adrian Slywotzky, one of the most prominent business thinkers in the world, during his final online lecture. This is how the third intake of his original online course “David Wins: The Power of Asymmetric Thinking” has finished.

RTU receives the highest evaluation for cooperation with employers in «QS ECCA 2021»ranking


Riga Technical University (RTU) was ranked 57th in the QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia (ECCA) 2021 ranking. The evaluation of several indicators, for instance, the reputation of RTU among employers, has improved compared to the previous year. The ECCA is a ranking of regional universities in Europe and Central Asia and includes a total of 400 universities in the region.


International scientific conference ETECH2021


EKA University of Applied Sciences, Alberta College, Walsh College and the Sumy State University invite you to participate in the International Scientific Conference ETECH2021 on 21-23 April, 2021


Call for publications in the "Economics & Education"

NEW: Ban Ki-moon Scholarship at MCI


Partnership with Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens | Scholarship for students from Non-EU/EEA countries | Focus on Global Citizenship and Sustainable Development Goals

EKA Students have created a new communication platform


During pandemic situation and online studies the Student Council of the EKA University of Applied Sciences created the DISCORD EKA platform, which would ensure the existing as well as further communication between all students of the university.

Potential cooperation with GUT /Poland


Faculty of Management and Economics is the most international & business-oriented faculty at GUT Faculty of Management and Economics (FME) is one of nine faculties of historical Gdańsk University of Technology – the Best Technical University in Poland; the most popular university in Poland in the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education ranking and one of the 12 Best Polish Universities according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.


Alliance/PRME event: Rebalancing Business Sustainability in Rising Economies


The Alliance of Management Development Associations in Rising Economies and UN PRME – Principles for Responsible Management Education invite you to join the discussion about how business schools in rising economies can contribute to rebalancing business sustainability

Predicting the future of business education – the challenge of change


Despite the problems with forecasting the future, business schools need to plan ahead and make sure the programmes, the faculty, the resources and the strategies are in place to ensure their continuing success. Participants at the recent CEEMAN Annual Conference as well as CEEMAN members were asked a series of questions to better understand their views on the future of business education.


IMTA alumni – making a difference in management education


CEEMAN is always very proud to follow developments and achievements of its IMTA-International Management Teachers Academy alumni. Since 2000, IMTA has educated more than 650 teachers from 180+ institutions in 52 countries around the world. Many of them are now in management positions at their organizations, and/or achieved successes in their specific fields of interest. It is a pleasure to share some of the recent achievements and engagement stories here, including through the activities of CEEMAN.


Successful cooperation between UDG and institutions from China

Over forty teachers, teaching assistants and students of the University of Donja Gorica attended the Global MOOC Conference "Learning Revolution and Higher Education Transformation" organized in Beijing, China from December 9th to 11th, 2020.

New project at UDG: the beginning of the project "Opera: past present and future"


The international project “Opera: Past, Present, Perfect!” has started within the Creative Europe-Culture: European cooperation projects 2020. The realization of the project will last from September 1, 2020, to February 1, 2023. In addition to the MOTO - Music, Opera and Theater Organization, which is the project leader, the project partners are Nieuw Geneco from Amsterdam (Netherlands), Young Musician Internati onal Association of Georgia from Tbilisi (Georgia), University of Donja Gorica in Podgorica (Montenegro) and Madlenianum in Belgrade (Serbia). The main scope of this action is to connect and educate young professionals with a view to establish a cross-sectoral, cross-national and inter-generational dialogue (between young professionals - mentors), collaboration and expertise exchange to (re)position opera as interdisciplinary and authentic European art form



EUROCC and CASTIEL: two new projects to boost European HPC knowledge and opportunities

University of Donja Gorica is national coordinator for NCC Montenegro within EuroHPC project. With funding from the European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU), EuroCC and CASTIEL will build a European network of 33 national HPC competence centres. The two projects will bridge the existing HPC skills gaps while promoting cooperation and the implementation of best practices across Europe.


EKA University of Applied Sciences published new books


EKA University of Applied Sciences published new books "Introduction to Circular Economy" and "Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility".

Meeting of all professors and associates of UDG

On Thursday, 29th of October at the University of Donja Gorica, a meeting of all professors and associates was held. The meeting was attended by around 300 associates and professors, partly live and partly through the Zoom platform. For those present in the building there was a video transmission organized in a few halls so that the measures issued by the Institute of Public Health would be respected.


National workshop -UDG foodhub center of excellence


On Friday October 9th 2020, starting at 9am at the University of Donja Gorica, as part of the FoodHub Center of Excellence project, a National workshop on the topic of obstacles and opportunities for successful application of modern tools for digitization and laboratory testing in the food production chain was held. The workshop is one in a series of planned activities aimed at connecting agricultural and food producers with the science sector and the Center of Excellence. In addition to the participants, the workshop was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Science, the Chamber of Commerce, Individual Food Producers, representatives of the Association of Producers,representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and representatives of the Food Safety Administration. Other project partners include: the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), the University of Novi Sad Research and Development Institute for Biosystem Information Technology-Biosense, the University of Padua and the Institute of Public Health of Montenegro.

Opening ceremony of the tourism Confucius classroom at UDG


On Tuesday, September 29, 2020, the University of Donja Gorica hosted the online Opening Ceremony of the UDG Tourism Confucius Classroom, under the auspices of the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) in Beijing and in cooperation with Beijing Union University, which is a partner of UDG in the implementation of this but also other projects. As part of the opening ceremony, the rector of the University, prof. Veselin Vukotić and director of the Classroom, Tamara Radinović, addressed to the audience while direct communication was established between the students of UDG and BUU. As student representatives, UDG presentations were given by students who had spent a semester or academic year in China.

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