Event

2018 EFMD MBA Conference

Hosted by: NEOMA Business School

The event will start on: 11 Mar 18 18:00
And will end on: 13 Mar 18 14:00

Location: Paris, France
Contact:
diana.grote@efmd.org

 

Theme
Strategies for Revitalising the MBA

Target Group
This event is aimed at MBA Directors and business school staff involved in part-time, full-time and executive MBA programmes.

Contact details
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Programme

Sunday 11 March 2018

18:30 – 19:00

Registration

19:00 – 21:00

Networking reception

Monday 12 March 2018

08:30

Registration

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome & Introduction

09:30 – 10:30

The Future of Work/ Collaboration
From hierarchical structures to collaborative decision making

  • Laurent Choain, Chief People & Communication Officer, Mazars, FR

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:30

Workshop: Find your voice and stand your ground

  • Poupak Sepehri, Change Management, Communications, and Coaching Professional, FR

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 14:45

Best Practice Programme Cases "Making the MBA fit for the 4th Industrial Revolution""
In a hyper competitive MBA market dominated by global league tables and Ivy league institutions, how can business schools not only compete but grow enrolment, evidence impact and succeed through their MBA offering? This is the challenge the University of Exeter Business School, a UK-based Russell Group university set to itself while developing an institutional vision built around its MBA programme.

  • Nicolas Forsans, Associate Professor, Exeter Business School, UK

14:45 – 15:15

Coffee break

15:15 – 16:15

Best Practice Panel "Expanding by reaching out": Dual degrees, partnerships & embracing other disciplines
Three schools will present how they have improved their programmes by partnering with other institutions or by reaching out to other disciplines.

  • Patricia Carnicero, Executive Director, IE Brown Executive MBA, ES
  • Cara Richards, Director, Master of Science Programs, School of Business, George Washington University, US

16:15 – 17:00

Best Practice Cases « Discussion groups
Participants will have the occasion to discuss their own challenges and ideas in moderated discussion groups, based on the input provided during the best practice panel.

A1 Dual degrees

  • Patricia Carnicero, Executive Director, IE Brown Executive MBA, ES

A2 Partnerships

A3 Embracing other disciplines

  • Cara Richards, Director, Master of Science Programs, School of Business, George Washington University, US

17:00 – 17:30

Dynamic feedback from discussion groups with graphic recording

19:30 – 22:00

Conference dinner

Tuesday 13 March 2018

08:30

Registration desk open

09:00 – 09:30

Trends in Graduate Management Education

  • James Barker, Market Development Manager, Europe, Graduate Management Admission Council®, UK

09:30 – 10:00

Coffee break

10:00 – 11:30

Breakout sessions

B1 Expanding your programme by reaching out: alumni management and fundraising

  • John Kraft, Dean, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida, US

B2 Expanding your programme: innovation of format: Executive Masters: Interdisciplinary Curricula beyond MBA’s

  • Rachel Pownall, Maastricht University, NL
  • Anna Dempster, Head of Academic Programmes, Royal Academy of Arts, NL

B3 Integrating professional and personal development into the MBA curriculum
How the Aston MBA has introduced professional career and personal development into the 10 credit Aston Edge MBA module

  • Paul Schoonenberg, MBA Module Tutor, Aston Business School, UK

11:30 – 12:30

Station F – Europe’s biggest start-up campus

12:30-13:00

Closing remarks and welcome to the 2019 Conference

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

Practical Information