Event

EQUIS and EPAS Accreditation Seminars

Hosted by: Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

The event will start on: 04 Dec 17 13:00
And will end on: 06 Dec 17 14:00

Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Contact:
pavlina.blazkova@efmd.org


These Seminars are offered sequentially, giving participants the opportunity to register for one or both events.

EQUIS logo13-LR
EQUIS Accreditation Seminar (4 December 13:00 - 5 December 14:00)

EPAS logo13-LR
EPAS Accreditation Seminar (5 December 13:00 - 6 December 14:00)

Theme

  • Interpretation and practical application of the Standards and Criteria
  • Understanding the key stages of the accreditation processes
  • Preparing a good Datasheet, Self-Assessment Report and effective Peer Review Visit
  • Presentation of the EQUIS & EPAS documents

Target group
The seminars are targeted at institutions considering applying for EQUIS or EPAS accreditation and those holding active eligibility wishing to get a better understanding about the system. They allow for an in-depth preparation of the application phase. They will be relevant for Deans and Directors, Associate Deans, Directors of major programmes, Directors of External Relations and Accreditation Officers. Peer Reviewers are encouraged to attend as well, in order to receive an update on the most recent developments within the EFMD accreditations.

Venue
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Adickesallee 32-34
60322 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

 
More Information

Programme

EQUIS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR

Monday 4 December 2017

13:30 – 14:00

Registration

14:00 – 14:15

Welcome and Introductions

14:15 – 14:45

EFMD Quality Services Portfolio
The nature of EQUIS
Benefits for Schools going through the accreditation process
An overview of the EQUIS process
An introduction to EPAS, EDAF and EOCCS

14:45 – 15:45

The EQUIS Process Key Stages
Application, Briefing Visit, Eligibility, Self-Assessment Report, Peer Review Visit, Accreditation Board Decision, Continuous Improvement/Progress Reporting

15:45 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00

EQUIS Standards and Criteria
Key issues and their interpretation by the Peer Review Teams and the EQUIS Accreditation Board

17:00 – 17:45

The EQUIS Process as lived by a School

17:45 – 18:00

Distribution of sample Datasheets for self-study and allocation of working groups

19:00

Networking Dinner

Tuesday 5 December 2017

08:30 – 09:15

How to prepare a Datasheet
Process Management
Writing Style
Eligibility Criteria and Committee decision making
Communication with the EQUIS Office

09:15 – 10:15

Group Work: Quality of Datasheets
Analysis of examples

10:15 – 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 – 11:30

Debriefing of Working Groups

11:30 – 12:30

How to prepare a good Self-Assessment Report and an effective Peer Review Visit
Process Management
Writing Style
Self-Assessment Process
Content and Annexes
Student Report

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch (optional)

EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR

Tuesday 5 December 2017

13:30 – 14:00

Registration

14:00 – 14:15

Welcome and Introductions

14:15 – 14:45

EFMD Quality Services Portfolio
The nature of EPAS
Benefits for Schools going through the accreditation process
An overview of the EPAS process
An introduction to EPAS, EDAF and EOCCS

14:45 – 15:45

The EPAS Process Key Stages
Application, Eligibility, Self-Assessment Report, Peer Review Visit, Accreditation Board Decision, Continuous Improvement/Progress Reporting

15:45 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00

EPAS Standards and Criteria
Key issues and their interpretation by the Peer Review Teams and the EPAS Accreditation Board

17:00 – 17:45

The EPAS Process as lived by a School

17:45 – 18:00

Distribution of sample Datasheets for self-study and allocation of working groups

19:00

Networking Dinner

Wednesday 6 December 2017

08:30 – 09:15

How to prepare a Datasheet
Process Management
Writing Style
Eligibility Criteria and Committee decision making
Communication with the EPAS Office

09:15 – 10:15

Group Work: Quality of Datasheets
Analysis of examples

10:15 – 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 – 11:30

Debriefing of Working Groups

11:30 – 12:30

How to prepare a good Self-Assessment Report and an effective Peer Review Visit
Process Management
Writing Style
Self-Assessment Process
Content and Annexes
Student Report

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch (optional)

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Contacts
  3. Fees and Payment
  4. Accommodation
  5. Networking Dinners
  6. Transportation
  7. Tourism
 
1. Venue

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
New Campus
Adickesallee 32-34
60322 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
Campus map

 
2. ContactsTop

Anke Arias
Team Lead Event & Hospitality Management
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
Germany
Tel: +49 69 154008 – 289

Pavlina Blazkova
Coordinator
EFMD
Tel: +32 262 95 4

 
3. Fees and Payment Top
  • Fees for participation in one Seminar (EQUIS or EPAS)
    • €892,50 (€750 + 19% VAT) FULL members of EFMD
    • €1.011,50 (€850 + 19% VAT) AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • €1.130,50 (€950 + 19% VAT) non-members of EFMD
  • Fees for participation in both Seminars (EQUIS and EPAS)
    • €1.338,75 (€1125 + 19% VAT) FULL members of EFMD
    • €1.517,25 (€1275 + 19% VAT) AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • €1.695,75 (€1425 + 19% VAT) non-members of EFMD

Fees cover attendance of the seminar(s), documentation, meals and refreshments, but do NOT include hotel accommodation.

INDIVIDUAL CANCELLATION POLICY:
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If EFMD receives notice of your withdrawal before 20 November 2017, a cancellation administrative fee of €89,25 (€75 + 19% VAT) will be charged. Thereafter, we regret that we are unable to refund any fees. However, in such cases substitutes are welcome at no extra cost as long as EFMD receives notification of the name, title and address of the substitute.

Please also note that if we haven't received your payment (or proof of payment) before the participants’ list is printed (20 November 2017), your contact details will not be included in that list.

 
4. Accommodation Top

Recommended Hotel (at 8 min by public transport from the Venue):

Fleming’s Delux Hotel Frankfurt-City
Eschenheimer Tor 2 | 60318 Frankfurt am Main
Phone +49 69 427 232-0 | Fax +49 69 427 232-999 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The EFMD preferential rates with the Hotel for this event are below. You will receive a link to the Hotel Registration Form when registering online for the Accreditation Seminar(s).

  • in comfort single room: €129 from 03.12.2017 to 05.12.2017
  • in comfort single room: €140 from 05.12.2017 to 07.12.2017

Above gross rates include service charge and current VAT during the stay and buffet breakfast of €13 per person/day. Should the VAT be increased or any other taxes (for example city tax etc.) be applied, the rates will be adjusted accordingly. The shown rates are net of commission. The use of the internet by WiFi in all guest rooms and in all public areas in the hotel is included in the room rate.

Please note that you have until 19 November 2017 to make your reservation. After this date, the reservations will be processed upon availability and the discounted fees may not apply.

Accommodation is not included in the Seminar participation fee.

Other hotels in the area:

 
5. Networking Dinners Top

Participants who register for the EQUIS Accreditation Seminar are invited to join the networking dinner on Monday 4 December 2017 at 19:00.

Participants who register for the EPAS Accreditation Seminar are invited to join the networking dinner on Tuesday 5 December 2017 at 19:00.

Participants who register for both seminars are invited for both dinners.

Details about the dinner venues will be confirmed by email in due time

 
6. Transportation Top

The Frankfurt Airport is on average 30-minute drive from the Hotel (depending on the traffic).

  • Taxi: To get from the airport to the Hotel by taxi, the average rate is around €40 with moderate traffic.
  • Public transport: Take the S-Bahn S8/S9 in direction to Hanau/Main Station and take the stop "Main Station". From there it is only a 3-minute walk to Fleming's Deluxe Hotel Frankfurt-City.

From Central Station

  • From the central railway station take the S-Bahn in direction to city center and take the stop "Hauptwache". From there it is only a 3-minute walk to the Fleming's Deluxe Hotel Frankfurt-City.
 
7. TourismTop

If you plan to arrive earlier or extend your stay in Frankfurt, see the links below for more information on places of interest: Frankfurt am Main sightseeing