EM Lyon Business School in France has launched
the Artificial Intelligence in Management (AIM)
Institute, which will be directed by Renaud Champion.
The institute will conduct research through
two centers. The AIM Research Center for Work and
Organization, directed by Ruthanne Huising, will
examine the implications of AI for work, labor markets,
and organizational design and governance.
The AIM Research Center on Artificial Intelligence in
Value Creation, directed by Margherita Pagani, will
examine how AI affects value creation and fosters
new business models.
In November, the Martha and Spencer Love School
of Business at Elon University in North Carolina
officially dedicated its new facility, Richard W.
Sankey Hall. Jim and Beth Sankey provided the
lead gift to fund construction of the three-story,
30.000-square-foot building, which is named after
Jim Sankey's late father, a business leader in Canton,
Ohio. In addition to offering new classroom,
office. breakout, and collaboration spaces, Sankey
Hall is home to the school's Doherty Center for
Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the
Chandler Family Professional Sales Center, a design
thinking center. and a financial education center.
HEC Paris in France has opened its first office for
West and Central Africa in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
The school plans to use the office to train hundreds
of financial managers and business strategists
each year. It will deliver two executive certificates
through the office-one in the management of strategic units and one in finance-as well as
several short programs on managerial themes that
meet the needs of African leaders.