In this section, you can lean more about our Excellence Awards sponsors and their work within the business education space.
Everyone at AMBA & BGA, would like to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors, without whom this year’s awards, would not be possible. 

MBA Student of the Year 2022 in association with:
Insendi, a Study Group Company

Insendi, a Study Group Company, is an innovation-led, learning experience platform, designed to enable Business Schools and universities to deliver premium online and blended courses.

The platform’s unrivalled functionality allows educators to craft engaging and highly effective ‘human centred’ learning experiences. With learning pedagogy at its heart, the platform blends taught, experiential and social elements for optimum learner progression.

Originally created for online MBA courses at Imperial College Business School, an increasing number of global Business Schools now partner with Insendi for the provision of their higher and executive education programmes. Its partners include HEC Paris, IE Business School, and Johns Hopkins University.


Best Business School Partnership 2022 in association with:
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) provides business intelligence, data analytics, and a research platform to global institutions – enabling comprehensive thought leadership, historical analysis, and insight into the latest innovations in research.

WRDS democratises data access so that all disciplines can easily search for concepts across the data repository.

WRDS’ unique array of services includes access to a suite of Analytics tools and Learning Pathways – providing curated, guided resources for researchers, Instructors, and information professionals.

Supporting more than 75,000 commercial, academic, and government users at 500+ institutions in 35+ countries, WRDS is the global gold standard in data management, innovative tools, analytics, and research services – all backed by the credibility and leadership of the Wharton School.


Best Innovation Strategy 2022 in association with: Barco

Barco designs technology to enable bright outcomes around the world. Seeing beyond the image, Barco develop visualisation and collaboration solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Their focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). In 2020, Barco realised sales of 770 million euro. They have a global team of 3,300 employees, whose passion for technology is captured in 430 granted patents. 


Best Lifelong Learning Initiative 2022 in association with: Kortext

Kortext is a student learning content and engagement platform. It is a personalised learning space with access to more than 2 million digital textbooks and learning content from over 4,500 leading publishers. Thousands of universities in more than 100 countries partner with Kortext to deliver digital learning materials directly to their students.

Kortext’s purpose is simple: to empower universities to educate the next generation of difference makers. It aims to make this happen through:

  • providing the learning tools and content, via a smart platform, to enable, study, connection, and collaboration 
  • developing advanced functionality for academics, students, and librarians  
  • integrating workflows that aid the discovery, acquisition, access and use of learning content 
  • delivering insightful data on study patterns, behaviours and content usage to academics, librarians, course leaders, university administration and leadership 

 All of the above is focussed on better supporting student experience, retention, progression and outcomes.


Best Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative 2022 in association with: McGraw Hill Education

McGraw Hill is a global pioneer in educational content, assessment, training, and platform innovation; and is one of the world’s largest educational companies, with products and services in more than 60 languages and 130 countries. It is focused on creating solutions that deliver real value and support your teaching and learning goals whether at primary, secondary, tertiary levels or beyond.

McGraw Hill’s most recent innovation is a digital teaching and learning toolkit to support MBA programmes – Total MBA. Powered by Connect®, Total MBA helps your institution orientate your MBA cohorts into their journey, understand their needs in those critical early weeks and pinpoint gaps in understanding. To go beyond and foundations of your programme, Total MBA Plus offers a complete solution to support teaching and learning across your entire MBA course, no matter the pathway or specialism. With Plus, academics are able to pick and choose end-to-end resources to support delivery of a complete MBA programme.


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