Case | HBS Case Collection | August 2011 (Revised September 2011)

Global Business School Network

by Christopher Marquis and Rwitwika Bhattacharya


The mission of the Global Business School Network (GBSN) is to strengthen business education for the developing world. The organization was transitioning out of its startup phase and wants to shift its focus from capacity building activities driven by the organization to empowering the network to carry out GBSN's mission. The case asks, what is the best way to accomplish this objective?

Keywords: Mission and Purpose; Corporate Social Responsibility and Impact; Strategy; Business Education; Development Economics; Globalization; Global Strategy; Education Industry;


Marquis, Christopher, and Rwitwika Bhattacharya. "Global Business School Network." Harvard Business School Case 412-044, August 2011. (Revised September 2011.)