CEEMAN supports research efforts and initiatives of its members and partners, including through creation of research consortia, partnerships, serving as a platform for coordination of research efforts. In addition, it offers capabilities and skills development programs for research and publishing, such as IMTA Modules on Educational Material Development.
CEEMAN and its member institutions have carried out a number of international research projects of relevance to management education. The findings, conclusions and recommendations of CEEMAN research have been presented and discussed at various national and international seminars and conferences.
Research project on Management Development Needs in Dynamic Societies
CEEMAN research project on Management Development Needs in Dynamic Societies is under way, with preliminary findings that were presented at the 24th CEEMAN Annual Conference in Tallinn. The aim of the project, partially sponsored by EQUAL – European Quality Link, is to collect insights into the business challenges faced by companies and their respective management and leadership development needs, as well as experience with education providers and offerings so far. This will in turn help management education institutions better adjust their offerings to the real needs of business and provide useful reference to companies for developing their training strategies. Springer has already confirmed their interest in publishing a book based on the research results, and additional publications and special issues are considered.
More than 30 research partners from 19 countries (Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Tanzania, and Ukraine) are conducting the research. Potential expansion of the research to other regions, including China, is being discussed.
CEEMAN has received approval for “Skilled Business Leaders for Skilled Europe” project funded by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union (KA2 Strategic Partnerships) for preparation of cross-country report based on the findings of the research, development of guidelines for higher education institutions curricula, teaching materials and tools, and related education and dissemination events.
Reports from previous CEEMAN research projects: