February 18, 2016, the regular Strategic Session of the General Meeting of the Association of Business Education was held.

Session was moderated by Mr. Ugnyus Savickas (Lithuania), a specialist in organizational development, business coach, consultant, Director of ISM Inobase Center of innovation development at ISM University of Management and Economics.


Session had the following objectives:

  • To inspire members of Association for more internal proactivity and unity;
  • To elaborate on the true mission and purpose of the Association;
  • To map out the membership values and advantages (introducing “Design thinking” methodology);
  • To enable members analyze and innovate business model of the Association (introducing management improvement methods and the concept of Business model “Canvas”).

Representatives of the organizations worked on the following aspects:

  • The purpose of the existence of the Association and the added value that it creates for the member organizations, to society as a whole.
  • Unique Business Model of the Association and ways to improve it; critical factors of its success.
  • Long-term development of the Association.