Event

2018 EFMD Conference on Master Programmes

Hosted by: London Business School

The event will start on: 10 Dec 18 15:00
And will end on: 12 Dec 18 14:00

Location: London, UK
Contact:
jeanalexis.spitz@efmd.org

 

Theme
Making Change Happen: from Vision to Results

Target Group
Directors of MSc and MA 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 master programmes.

Context
Please notice: this conference will not deal with MBA programmes as EFMD organizes a yearly event dedicated exclusively to MBA programmes.

EFMD thanks GMAC for their kind sponsorship of this event!

gmac

 

More Information

Programme

Monday 10 December 2018

15:00

Buses leaving from the hotel

15:30 – 16:00

Registration

16:00 – 16:30

Welcome Address

  • Francois Ortalo-Magné, Dean, London Business School, UK
  • Nadine Burquel, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Gareth Howells, Excutive Director (MBA, MIF, MIM, GMIM, MFA), London Business School (Conference Chair)

16:30 – 17:30

Ice Breaking activity
Expectation management

  • Moderated by Gabi Helfert, Executive Director MSc Programmes at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL

17:30 – 18:00

Displaying workshop outcomes

18:00 – 19:00

Reception

19:00 – 21:00

Networking dinner at the school

21:00

Buses leaving from the school to the hotel

Tuesday 11 December 2018

08:00

Buses leaving from the hotel

08:30 – 9:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:10

Welcome by the Conference Chair

09:10 – 10:00

Trends/Market for Master Programme Development

  • Rebecca Loades, Director of Master Programs at Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), UK

10:00 – 11:15

Panel session
Embracing Digitalization to deliver improvement

  • Swantje Quoos, Senior Advisor for Learning Design, BI Norwegian Business School, NO
  • Emilee L Simmons, Faculty Director of Enhancement, Director of the Academy of Innovation in Business Education, Leeds University Business School (LUBS), UK
  • Sarah Grant, Head of Online Learning Design, Imperial Business School London, UK

11:15 – 11:45

Coffee break

11:45 – 13:00

Breakout Session

A1 Cultural issues Internationalisation
The aim is to discuss issues related to the internationalization of students and their cultural sensitivity.

  • Anthony Aldred, Faculty Director of Student Education, University of Leeds Business School

A2 International recruitment: recruiting for diversity or the bottom line?
The aim is to discuss the different perspectives students have today when thinking on building up a career, its current trends and employability.

  • Feite van Dijk, Special Adviser International Relations Provost's Office, BI Norwegian Business School

A3 Assessment
The aim is to review aspects of Integrated Learning, and its advantages for student evaluations.

  • Gareth Howells, Excutive Director (MBA, MIF, MIM, GMIM, MFA), London Business School, UK

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 – 16:00

Panel Session
International Partnerships/Joint Master Programmes

  • Gareth Howells, Executive Director (MBA, MIF, MIM, GMIM, MFA), London Business School, UK (Conference Chair)
  • Radka Newton, MSc Management Programme Director, European Triple Degree Programme Director, Lancaster University Management School
  • Wilko Letterie, Professor in Strategic Management, Associate Dean Research and Education, Maastricht University, School of Business & Economics, NL

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 17:45

Breakout Sessions

B1 Cultural Issues Internationalisation
The aim is to discuss issues related to the internationalization of students and their cultural sensitivity.

  • Anthony Aldred, Faculty Director of Student Education, University of Leeds Business School

B2 International recruitment: recruiting for diversity or the bottom line?
The aim is to discuss the different perspectives students have today when thinking on building up a career, its current trends and employability.

  • Feite van Dijk, Special Adviser International Relations Provost's Office, BI Norwegian Business School

B3 Assessment
The aim is to review aspects of Integrated Learning, and its advantages for student evaluations.

  • Gareth Howells, Executive Director (MBA, MIF, MIM, GMIM, MFA), London Business School, UK

17:45

Buses leaving from the school to the hotel

19:30 – 22:00

Conference dinner

Wednesday 12 December 2018

08:30

Buses leaving from the hotel

09:00 – 09:45

Keynote Presentation
Personalized student learning
The presentation will focus on the personal development of the students, learning communities, soft skills and employability

  • Melanie Curie, Deputy Dean Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK

09:45 – 11:00

Cases from the Membership

Embedding Employability and Professional Development into Specialised Masters Programmes

  • Paul Schoonenberg, Senior Teaching Fellow, Professional Development and Employability at Surrey Business School, Surrey University.

How to Make Employability a Core Course on Master Programmes

  • Nigel Hayes, Director of the Master in International Management and of the Master in Finance, EADA Business School, SP

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30

Keynote Presentation
Executing strategy in the VUCA world

  • Stefano Turconi, Lead Faculty on Executive Education Programmes, London Business School (LBS), UK

12:30 – 13:00

Closing remarks by the Conference Chair and presentation of next year’s conference

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00

Buses leaving from School to the hotel

 

 

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