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This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book highlights the real implementers of responsible management education, and their stories are truly inspirational. The evolving picture underscores the important changes already taking place, the role of Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) in effecting such change, and also that continuous experimenting, innovating, and learning is required to go beyond initial constructs of both management education and sustainability. The book also presents the cases that highlight how to go beyond transmitting knowledge towards transforming people. Experiential learning, learning through experience, is an umbrella for a variety of powerful educational method for creating the very competencies. The book focuses on the ‘sweet spot’, where education and research go hand in hand and are immediately, mutually reinforcing. Across the PRME community, different concepts are used; most frequent are corporate responsibility, responsible leadership, and sustainable value creation for business and society.