Event

2017 EFMD Central Asia Conference

Hosted by: Narxoz University

The event will start on: 07 Sep 17 09:00
And will end on: 08 Sep 17 17:00

Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan
Contact:
caroline.taylor@efmd.org

Theme
“Boosting  Excellence in Management Development”

Target Group
Business schools, corporate universities and Higher Education Institutions from Central Europe and Asia and from other parts of the world, to develop a conversation on critical issues to support excellence in management education.

 
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Programme

Thursday 7 September 2017

08:30

Registration

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome Address

  • Krzysztof Rybinski, Rector Narxoz University, KZ
  • Eric Cornuel, Director General and CEO, EFMD
  • Erlan Sagadiyev, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, KZ

09:15 – 10:00

Keynote presentation
Setting the scene - The critical success factors to support dynamic growth in business schools

  • Yuan Ding, Dean, CEIBS (China-Europe International Business School), CN

10:00 – 11:00

Thematic Panel

Leadership and governance in the digital era

  • Witold Bielecki, Rector, Kozminski University, PL

Strategy and new models of business schools development

  • Carole Decamps, Executive Director, Office of the Dean for Faculty and Research, HEC Paris, FR

Creating student-centered corporate culture

  • Krzysztof Rybinski, Rector, Narxoz University, KZ

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30

Digital Innovation approach

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Panel session:
Three cases - How business schools and universities work with the corporate sector in Central Asia

  • Valery Katkalo, Dean, Sberbank Corporate University, Moscow, RU
  • Martin Moehrle, Associate Director Corporate Services, EFMD

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 – 16:30

Panel Session

Accelerating your Internationalisation

  • Dipak Jain, Director, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkom, TH

Fastest internationalisation in higher education ever.

  • Mehmet Eskici, President, Vistula University, PL

Innovative University

  • Andrew Wachtel, President, American University of Central Asia (AUCA), KG

16:30 – 17:30

Keynote Address:
The future of Central Asia: economics, politics and the role of higher education

  • Siddharth S. Saxena, Director of Cambridge University Central Asia Forum, UK

19:30 – 22:30

Dinner

Friday 8 September 2017

08:30 - 09:00

Registration

08:30 - 09:15

Keynote
The impact of international accreditation on business school development: EFMD quality services – Supporting leadership, strategic development, corporate relations, internationalisation and digital development (EQUIS, EPAS, EDAF, EOCCS)

  • David Asch, Director Quality Services, EFMD

09:15 - 10:15

Panel – 2 business school cases:
The value of accreditation on business school strategic developments

  • Jasmina Selimović, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and International Cooperation, School of Economics and Business, University of Sarajevo, BA
  • Zhanna Belyaeva, Associate professor, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Ural Federal University, RU

10:15 - 11:00

Evolution of Management Education in Kazakhstan and need for quality assurance

  • Balzhan Suzhikova, Associate Director, Corporate Development Department, KIMEP University, Almaty, KZ
  • Christophe Terrasse, Director, International Projects, EFMD

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30

Two breakout sessions on three dimensions in the EFMD accreditation and support services (internationalisation, corporate engagement and strategy and governance):

The Journey to EQUIS

  • Konstantin Krotov, Head of School, Graduate School of management, St. Petersburg University, RU

EPAS Post Accreditation opportunities - the case of the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb

  • Mario Spremić, Full Professor at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business, HR

12:30 – 12:45

Closing Remarks

  • Nadine Burquel, Director, Business School Services, EFMD

12:45 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 17:00

EFMD specialized EPAS/EDAF accreditation seminar: The procedure, guidelines, standards and criteria

  • David Asch, Director Quality Services, EFMD

 

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