Global Deans Summit on Positive Impact
Bringing together Deans pioneering in positive impact
The Positive Impact Rating hosted the Global Deans Summit on Positive Impact on the 2nd of June 2022 in New York. The event took place at The New School.
Deans from high-performing PIR schools explored what impact means to them in their regions and how we can learn from global experiences and contrasts.
Participants came together to:
Challenge fellow Deans and experts to think differently about impact
Learn what impact means in different world regions and take valuable lessons back home
Sharpen knowledge and application of energizing, educating and engaging impacts
Engage with business school peers and learn about their latest tools, actions and initiatives
Explore the latest directions for sustainable impact and the future of business school value for society
Positive Impact of Business Schools: global perspectives, experiences, and contrasts
Good practice and knowledge sharing in the three PIR Areas
Look to the future: positive impact towards 2030
46 event attendees committed to positive impact;
7 Breakout groups sharing approaches and good practices for positive and developing commitments and shared statements for future impact;
5 continents were represented by Deans, making this a truly global approach to positive impact.
Make social impact count toward tenure and promotion of faculty
Build a theory of change that supports and rewards experimentation empowering students and faculty and all other stakeholders
We commit to authentic inclusion of our stakeholders in governance and transformation to a culture that values positive impact!
Collective action regarding accessibility of higher education for marginalized communities and ensuring their success
Focus on process driving change: (a) community | (b) connect to individual purpose
Challenge lack of diversity to end complicity
Hear the voice of students
Gather other schools perspectives and implement in own school
Listen to understand to ENGAGE students
We reach sustainability through - Authentic incentive metrics - Student and faculty development (curricula + teaching) - Institutional memory
M.O.R.E. for the world
We are committed to a business education that builds
One shared committed
The rating is based on subjective perceptions because perceptions define “reality” and hence influence action. This makes the rating different from existing rankings, that rely on “objective” data.
Empower students (and other stakeholders) to lead change in business education!