Next Agenda / Spring 2023

What’s new in executive education?

ChatGPT – honestly, who had them on their radar 6 months ago? Launched November 30, last year, OpenAI’s ChatGPT is now everywhere, in the press, on social media and – increasingly – on the agenda of many business leaders.

Well into 2023, Microsoft eyes the chance to finally beat their arch nemesis Google (through their invest in OpenAI and with their search engine Bing), Europe seems to have managed their winter energy supplies well (with gas prices going down), Meta Platforms are planning to charge fees (time to revise Zuckerberg’s metaverse strategy?), Tesla has reduced prices by 20% (leaving their rivals bewildered), according to NASA 2022 was the fifth warmest year on record (and the UN warns that “humanity is on thin ice – and that ice is melting fast”), inflation and interest rates are still up and some places still increasing (pressuring private economies and corporate share prices), US and China relationship reaches a new low – and now implosion of Silicon Valley Bank (was remote working the real reason?)…

Continued change, everywhere – with more to come!

And for business educators? With recent years’ focus on format, i.e. going online, pressure has increased on providing innovative, in demand, content. It is time to put content first

In this NEXT AGENDA edition, we focus on the themes beyond the obvious – and the impact for business educators…