Event

2018 EFMD Conference on Bachelor Programmes

Hosted by: IE Business School

The event will start on: 07 Nov 18 15:00
And will end on: 09 Nov 18 14:00

Location: Madrid / Segovia, Spain
Contact:
diana.grote@efmd.org

 

Theme
The Quest for an Innovative Curriculum

Target Group
Directors of bachelor/ undergraduate programmes in management and related areas such as finance, marketing etc. as well as programme administrators and staff from EFMD member and non-member schools concerned with bachelor/ undergraduate programmes.

Contact details
For invoices, visa letters, registration & hotel bookings:
Conceptum - EFMD Conference Secretariat
+32 2 808 41 79
Programme & other information:
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Programme

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

16:00

Registrations and welcome coffee

16:30 – 17:00

Welcome & introduction by the Chair

  • Nadine Burquel, Director, Business School Services, EFMD

17:00 – 18:00

Opening keynote – Architecting the curriculum
The principles of design thinking and how they can be applied when redesigning the curriculum

18:00 – 18:30

Design your team logo
Participants will split in small groups and design a logo for their team by applying the principles of design thinking

19:30

Reception & Dinner

20:00

Dinner

Thursday, 8 November 2018

08:45

Welcome coffee

09:00 – 09:45

Case study : Entering and developing the bachelor space
Participants will discover how and why IE entered the bachelor market in 2009 and how they redesigned their programme in 2017

09:45 – 11:00

Discussion groups – what is essential to your curriculum
Groups will discuss which subject areas and skills are vital and non-negotiable parts of their curriculum

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:00

Presentation of results from working groups using Lego Serious Play

12:00 – 12:30

Best practice: Crowdsourcing of ideas
How to gather ideas for innovation from your faculty

12:30 – 13:00

Best Practice: Integrating the development of skills in the curriculum
How can you provide students with the necessary skillset at all stages of the curriculum?

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 - 14:45

Briefing for discussion groups

14: 45 – 16:00

Discussion groups – true innovation

16:00 – 16:30

Presentation of results from working groups using Lego Serious Play

16:30 – 17:00

Coffee break

17:00 – 18:00

Plenary/ panel: Handling constraints & managing change
When trying to implement change within an institution, there are several factors to take into account. How can you overcome resistance and get a maximum of stakeholders on board? Are accreditation standards limiting your possibilities to innovate?

19:00

Meet for walking tour of Segovia

19:00 – 20:30

Walking tour of Segovia

20:30

Dinner

Friday, 9 November 2018

08:45

Bus transfers to Madrid

10:15 – 10:30

Welcome coffee

10:30 – 12:00

Corporate input – how can you involve companies in the delivery of your programmes?
This session will present different examples of collaboration between business schools and companies (design of electives etc).

12:00 – 12:45

The WoW room
Participants will discover IE’s WoW room and its functionalities

12:45 – 13:15

Lunch

13:15 – 14:15

Closing Keynote – Applying the principles of design thinking to business
This session will present a disruptive/ innovative business idea or model

14:15 – 14:30

Closing remarks and welcome to the 2019 Conference

14:30 – 17:00

Optional visit

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