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oikos Newsletter October 2018

12 October 2018 | Newsletters

October will be an exciting month for oikos – full of new ideas, challenges, and acquaintanceships.  On 19th October we will kick off the oikos LEAP Meeting in Leysin, Switzerland. The week-long meeting will host over 65 oikos members, alumni, and partners from different parts of the world. On October 26, oikos community will gather at the FutureLab 2018 to discuss opportunities for building lasting change in the world and in our classrooms. In this edition of our newsletter, let us introduce our new Curriculum Project designed to allow students to advocate for a better economics and management education. We also tell you about the LEAP Webinar that focused on the importance of facilitation. We are proud to... »

oikos Newsletter September 2018

14 September 2018 | Newsletters

The fall is here, and there is just over a month left before the oikos community will get together in Switzerland to attend the LEAP Meeting and the oikos FutureLab 2018. Applications for both programs are now closed, and applicants will soon hear about the organizing teams’ decisions. Meanwhile, read the September edition of our newsletter to learn about the CEE Meeting held in Warsaw from 6th to 9th of September and get ready for the Francophone Meeting in Lausanne. This month, the LEAP Advanced class 2017/2018 summarized their LEAP journey and explained what being a part of the program meant for them. In the “30 seconds with…” segment meet Eva Späte. She is a former president of... »

oikos Newsletter August 2018

09 August 2018 | Newsletters

Welcome to our newsletter! Amid the summer heatwaves, let us tell you what oikos community has been up to embed sustainability into our education and practices. In this August edition of our newsletter, learn about upcoming LEAP information call and read about Edutopia Summer Academy powered by oikos Vienna 2018. In the alumni segment of the newsletter we introduce Moritz Schwarz, oikos London alumnus who reminisced his time at oikos and told us about his career in sustainability . In the “30 seconds with…” segment meet Katrine Tirsgaard Mortensen from oikos Copenhagen, who reflected on her oikos experience and on the importance of knowledge exchange between people from different parts of the world. Do not forget to register for... »

oikos Newsletter July 2018

11 July 2018 | Newsletters

Welcome to our newsletter! We hope for many of you the university exam fever is over and you are ready to leave offices for a well-deserved vacation. Meanwhile, let us provide some updates on the oikos community. In the July edition of our newsletter, you can read about a program of the upcoming oikos FutureLab 2018. This year, the FutureLab will take place in Geneva, Switzerland from 26 to 27 October.  You can also learn about the LEAP Meeting 2018, that will welcome over 60 participants in Leysin, Switzerland from 19 to 25 October. We also share with you our perspectives on cross cultural management and an insightful oikos Guide to Pluralist Economics. In the “30 seconds with…”... »

oikos Newsletter June 2018

11 June 2018 | Newsletters

Welcome to our newsletter! We are delighted to announce that applications for the oikos FutureLab 2018, as well as for the oikos leadership program – LEAP are now open. We encourage our members and alumni to apply until September 9th, 2018. We are also proud to reveal the winners of the 2018 oikos Case writing competition and would like to invite you to review inspection copies of our winning and runner-up cases here. In the June edition of our newsletter, you can read about our webinars on Cross Cultural Management and on Creating Behavior that Lasts. We also share with you oikos Guide to Pluralist Economics and insights from the Knowledge Exchange Expedition. In the alumni part of... »