Category Academic

Corporate Responsibility in the 21st Century Lecture

On Friday, April 19th, 2013, the MBA students joined together with LRG Semester 6 for a visiting lecture on “Doing good or doing no harm? Corporate Responsibility in the 21st Century”, by Professor Guido Palazzo. At the beginning of the 21st century, civilization is facing probably the fastest transformation that ever occurred in human history. The global context is moving from a more or less stable and well organized nation

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MBA students present their commissioned research projects

This month, MBA students present their commissioned research projects (applied Business Projects) to Kempinski hotels and Hyatt hotels. These projects with a stable partner enable the academic institution to continually build on operational and theoretical knowledge and expertise. The Applied Business Project is a capstone project where students have the opportunity to demonstrate key Master level learning outcomes. Students work with industry professionals to propose solutions to real life, real

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You Are What You Eat!

As part of the Integrated Student Support program at Glion we offer noontime and evening workshops to students on topics as varied as The Power of Positive Thinking, Answering the Difficult Interview Questions, Breathing for Success and Nutrition. The Nutrition workshops are by far the most popular with students. These workshops are given by Ms. Lauriane Etienne, a certified nutritionist who also works in the Glion campus Academic Office. Ms.

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What a difference a building makes !

Working at GIHE and living in Bulle one cannot escape the number of cranes and construction sites in the town. Its boundaries are being pushed further and further into the surrounding countryside, at times engulfing what were separate villages into a forever growing community. I am sure there must be a number of the local community who find that progress such as this is not welcome. However, those of us

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A PAL Indeed!

Robin Kersulec, a third semester student, stands confident and poised in front of 16 first semester students who are there to get some help and guidance from him for one of their more difficult classes, Rooms Division. Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) is an academic support program that targets difficult courses. PAL is a non-remedial approach to learning enrichment that increases student performance and offers regularly scheduled, out-of-class review sessions to

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