Event

2015 EFMD Africa Conference

Hosted by: Institute of Finance Management (IFM), Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania with the support of IESEG School of Management

The event will start on: 29 Nov 15 22:00
And will end on: 01 Dec 15 23:15

Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Contact:
eline.loux@efmd.org

Theme
What’s next for Africa?

Target Group
Deans or assistant deans, those dealing with external relations or international relations or accreditation, programme directors, business leaders, regional managers, HR professionals from companies operating in Africa.

The Conference will be followed by an EFMD Quality Services Session covering EQUIS, EPAS and EDAF and is aimed at Schools that consider EFMD accreditation or mentoring but have not yet decided if or when to start the process.

This event is supported by
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Programme

Sunday 29 November 2015
17:00 Bus Transfer from the Southern Sun To The Protea Hotel
18:00 – 18:30 Registration for the Conference
18:30 – 19:00 Welcome Address
  • Host: Godwin Mjema, Rector IFM, The Institute of Finance Management, TZ
  • Olayinka David-West, Faculty Director and Senior Fellow in Information Systems,Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, NG (conference co-chair)
  • Stephen Murdoch, Associate Dean, IESEG School of Management, FR (conference co-chair)
19:00 – 19:30 EFMD Update
  • Nadine Burquel, Director Business School Services, EFMD, BE
19:30 – 21:30 Welcome Dinner at the Protea Hotel
21:45 Bus Transfer from the Protea Hotel to the Southern Sun Hotel

 

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Monday 30 November 2015
08:15 Bus Transfer from the Southern Sun Hotel to the School
08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 10:30

Plenary I – Building a New Business Model for Management Education in Africa – Global Partnerships
Aim: Setting the scene. The session will Look into the following questions, does Africa need its own and new Business Model? How can Africa gain from global collaboration?

  • Howard Thomas, Dean Emeritus and LKCSB Distinguished Professor of Strategic Management at Lee Kong Chian School of Business at Singapore Management University, SGP
  • Frik Landman, CEO, USB Executive Development ltd
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Plenary II: Management Education in the African Context
Aim: this session aims to understand the challenges faced by Business Schools and Universities in their different context.
  • Imad Eddine Hatimi, Associate Dean, ESCA - Ecole de Management, MA
  • Leila Triki, Associated Dean, Mediterranean School of Business, TN
  • Franklyn Manu, Rector & Professor of Marketing and International Business, GIMPA - Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, GH
  • Moderator: Olayinka David-West, Academic Director, Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, NG (conference co-chair) and Stephen Murdoch, Associate Dean, IESEG School of Management, FR (conference co-chair)
12:40 Bus Transfer from the School to the Protea Hotel
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:10 Bus Transfer from the Protea Hotel to the School
14:30 – 16:00 Workshops - African Business Schools Leading Changes: "What works"
  A1 - Leading Change in Africa: the LBS Experience
  • Olayinka David-West, Academic Director, Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, NG (conference co-chair)
The need for change in Africa is multi-dimensional; yet the Continent’s vast resources are not optimally exploited due to numerous institutional constraints. At Lagos Business School (LBS), our approach seeks to develop responsible leaders for Africa and the World. In this session, we will share the LBS experience of developing responsible managers in the staff, student, executive and Alumni body. The initiatives, ranging from classroom content and interactions to field projects and community engagements, ultimately produce the human capacity for the much sought after change.
  A2 - The African Academic Association on Entrepreneurship AAAE
  • Dina Sherif, Director, center for Entrepreneurship, American University of Cairo, EG
  A3 - E4Impact: Developing a pan-African Alliance for impact entrepreneurship
  • Mario Molteni, CEO, E4Impact Foundation, IT
  • Fabio Petroni, Head of Operations, E4Impact Foundation, T
  • Daniel Linus Naila, E4impact MBA Project Leader, Saint Augustine University of Tanzania, TZ
The session will share the goal, origin, achievements and development of E4impact the pan African initiative aimed at training impact entrepreneurs and embedding entrepreneurship in African Business School’s curricula. The cornerstone of the initiative is the E4Impact MBA, an action oriented executive program designed to train entrepreneurs who have a social and environmental impact.
The session will entail a call to action for other African University to join E4Impact
16:00– 16:30 Coffee Break
Modern tools to Improve African Management Education and Positioning for Competitiveness?
16:30 – 17:30 Plenary III: eLearning Africa Report - E-learning solutions for Today’s African management programmes

  • Charles Yonazi Senkondo, Executive Director Tanzania Global Learning Agency (TaGLA), TZ
This session will provide a snapshot based on eLearning Africa Reports’s comprehensive facts, experiences and opinions of progress and perspectives in the field of technology-enabled learning across the continent. The session will provoke thinking on revolutionalising today’s African management programmes development and delivery.
17:45 Bus Transfer from the School to the Sounthern Sun Hotel
19:00 Bus Transfer from the Hotel to The Double Tree By Hilton Hotel
20:00 - 22:00 Dinner at The Double Tree By Hilton Hotel
22:00 Bus Transfer from The Double Tree By Hilton Hotel to the Sounthern Sun Hotel

 

Tuesday 01 December 2015
08:45 Bus Transfer from the Southern Sun Hotel to the School
Modern tools to Improve African Management Education and Positioning for Competitiveness?
09:30 – 10:30 Plenary IV: Winning programme positioning: GMAC tools for more effective student recruitment and admission strategy
This session will explore ways African business schools can optimize their competitive positioning, broaden their reach and ensure student preparedness for the rigours of their graduate management programmes. Get up-to-date info on the newly designed Pan-African admission assessment as well as winning student recruitment and retention strategies designed to advance and refine the African graduate management school community.
  • Ron Sibert, Director, Business Development (Africa), GMAC® - Graduate Management Admission Council®, USA
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Plenary V – International Schools in Africa – The Incentives?
Aim: This session aims to showcase examples of schools active in Africa, Explore their Motivation and the impact in the African region.
  • Johan Roos, Dean & CEO, Jönköping International Business School, SE
  • Victor Rutgers, Executive Director Business, China Europe International Business School, GH
  • Jonathan Foster–Pedley, Dean and Director, Henley Business School Africa, University of Reading , UK
  • Amire Reza, International & Multicultural Education | Babson College, USA
  • Moderator: Shaun Rozyn, Executive Director: Corporate Education, Gordon Institute of Business Science
12:30 – 12:45 Closing Remarks
  • Stephen Murdoch, Associate Dean, IESEG School of Management (Chairperson), FR (conference co-chair)
  • Olayinka David-West, Faculty Director and Senior Fellow in Information Systems,Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, NG (conference co-chair)
13:00 Bus Transfer from the School to the Protea Hotel
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 Bus Transfer from The Protea Hotel
  • to the Southern Sun Hotel for those not participating to the Quality Services Session
  • to The School for those Attending the Quality Services Session
15:00 – 18:00 EFMD Quality Services Session covering EQUIS, EPAS and EDAF
Aim: Business Schools in Africa are increasingly interested in improving the quality of the programmes that they deliver. This afternoon programme will therefore be devoted to the EFMD quality improvement systems. It will include presentations on the EFMD accreditation (EPAS, EQUIS) and mentoring (EDAF) schemes. Participants will receive an overview of the processes and the criteria underlying these services.
  • Christian Delporte, Senior Advisor, Quality Services, EFMD, BE
18:15 Bus Transfer from the School to the Southern Sun Hotel

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Fees and Payment
  3. Travel
  4. Accommodation
  5. Tourism
 
1. Venue

The Institute of Finance Management, Dar Es Salaam
5 Shaaban Robert Street
11101 Dar Es Salaam
Tanzania
Web: http://www.ifm.ac.tz/

Contact at the School
Dr. Bernard Mnzava
Head of Student Records and Statistics
Consultant, Researcher and Lecturer in Accounting and Finance
Faculty of Accounting, Banking and Finance
Phone: +255764599994

 
2. Fees and paymentTop
  • EARLY BIRD UNTIL 30 September 2015
    • 600€ FULL members of EFMD
    • 650€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 700€ non members of EFMD
    • 300€ African Business School
  • NORMAL FEE UNTIL 30 October 2015
    • 650€ FULL members of EFMD
    • 700€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 750€ non members of EFMD
    • 300€ African Business School
  • LATE FEE AFTER 30 October 2015 (payment by credit card ONLY)
    • 700€ FULL members of EFMD
    • 750€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 800€ non members of EFMD
    • 300€ African Business School

Cancellation Policy for fees
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If MCI EFMD Conference Secretariat receives notice of your withdrawal before 29th October 2015, a cancellation administrative fee of 75€ will be charged. Thereafter, we regret that we are unable to refund any fees.
Please note that the list of participants is printed 15 working days before the event (on 13 November 2015). If you register after that date your contact details will not be included in the list.
Also note that if we haven't received your payment (or proof of payment) before the list is printed (on 29 October 2015), your contact details will not be included in that list.

 
3. TravelTop

We Advice you to hire a car in advance to go from the airport to the school. http://www.serenyaratours.co.tz/

Health
The best choice of vaccines for your trip depends on many individual factors, including your precise travel plans. Vaccines commonly recommended for travellers to Africa include those against Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio, Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Yellow fever, Rabies and Meningitis. Certificate required for entry into, or travel between, some African countries. Several of these vaccines require more than one dose, or take time to become effective. It is always best to seek advice on immunisation well in advance, if possible around 6 weeks before departure.
For more information please see http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/tanzania

Visa
Find out more about visa requirement here. We advise you to arrange for visa prior to you trip to Tanzania.

 
4. AccommodationTop

Hotel: The Southern Sun Hotel, is the conference Hotel and is situated 400 meters, walking distance from the school.

Southern Sun Hotel
Garden Avenue
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania
Tel: +255 22 213 7575 / +255 75 770 0000
Fax: +255 22 213 9070

Hotel bedrooms are blocked for participants of the conference.
The price for a single and double room is of 213,50 €/night if you reserve through the EFMD online registration form.

This rate includes:

  • Breakfast
  • Free Wifi access
  • Welcome drink upon arrival at the hotel.
  • Express Check-in
The individual cancellation deadline will be 72 hours prior to arrival. Cancellations and no shows within 72 hours from arrival will be charged the first night stay only (individual would be liable in case of cancellation). A one deposit (fully refundable, fully refundable should the space be cancelled before 72 hours prior to the arrival) will be required upon booking.
 
5. TourismTop

http://www.tanzaniatouristboard.com/

 

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