Event

EQUIS and EPAS Accreditation Seminars

Hosted by: The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Business and Economics

The event will start on: 24 Apr 12 07:00
And will end on: 25 Apr 12 15:30

Location: Hong Kong, China
Contact:
marielle.vanrenterghem@efmd.org
Organised by EFMD Asia

Tuesday, 24 April 2012
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EQUIS Accreditation Seminar  (09:00 – 17:30)

Wednesday, 25 April 2012
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EPAS Accreditation Seminar (09:00 – 17:30)

Theme
  • Interpretation and Practical Application of the Standards and Criteria
  • Understanding the Key Stages of the Accreditation Processes
  • Preparing an Effective Self-Assessment Report and Peer Review Visit
  • Presentation of the EQUIS & EPAS Documents

Target Group
The seminars are targeted at institutions considering applying for EPAS or EQUIS accreditation, those holding active eligibility or accredited schools wishing to get a better understanding about the system. 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
The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Business and Economics

Registration:

REGISTRATIONS CLOSED

More Information

Programme

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EQUIS Accreditation Seminar

Speakers

  • Prof. Christian Delporte, Associate Director, Quality Services
  • Prof. Michael Osbaldeston, Associate Director, Quality Services
  • Prof. Eric Chang, Dean, The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Prof. Patrick Chau, Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning, The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Business and Economics
Monday, 23 April 2012 (location TBC)
19:30 – 22:30 Informal Networking Dinner

 

Tuesday, 24 April 2012 (location: Council Chamber, 8/F, Meng Wah Complex)
09:00 – 09:15 Registration/Coffee
09:15 – 09:30 Welcome and Introductions
09:30 – 10:30 The nature of EQUIS and its benefits for schools going through the accreditation process:
  • Introduction to the EQUIS Process
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:30 EQUIS Standards and Criteria (I):
  • Key issues and their interpretation by the Peer Review Teams and the EQUIS Awarding Body
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 EQUIS Standards and Criteria (II)
15:00 – 16:00 EQUIS Process Key Stages
  • Process Manual
  • Application
  • Eligibility
  • Self-Assessment Report
  • Peer Review Visit
16:00 – 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 – 17:15 The EQUIS Process as Lived by a School
17:15 – 17:30 Open Forum: Q&A on EQUIS

Ample time will be available during these interactive sessions for participants to raise issues of particular concern to them.

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EPAS Accreditation Seminar

Speakers

  • Prof. Christian Delporte, Associate Director, Quality Services
  • Prof. Michael Osbaldeston, Associate Director, Quality Services
  • Prof. Alison Preston, Director, Curtin Graduate School of Business, Curtin University, Curtin Business School
Tuesday, 24 April (location TBC)
19:30 – 22:30 Informal Networking Dinner

 

Wednesday, 25 April 2012 (location: Council Chamber, 8/F, Meng Wah Complex)
09:00 – 09:15 Registration/Coffee
09:15 – 09:30 Welcome and Introductions
09:30 – 10:30 The nature of EPAS and its benefits to both institutions and the programmes offered for accreditation
  • Introduction to the EPAS Process
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:30 EPAS Standards and Criteria:
  • Key issues and their interpretation by the Peer Review Teams and the Accreditation Board
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 EPAS Process Key Stages:
  • Process Manual
  • Application
  • Eligibility
  • Self-Assessment Report
  • Peer Review Visit
15:00 – 16:00 The EPAS Process as Lived by a School
16:00 – 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 – 16:45 Open Forum: Q&A on EPAS
16:45 – 17:30 A New Service of EFMD: Deans Across Frontiers (DAF)

Ample time will be available during these interactive sessions for participants to raise issues of particular concern to them.

Pratical Information

  1. Venue and Welcome at the meeting
  2. Participation Fee
  3. Registration
  4. Accommodation
  5. Dinners on Monday 23rd April 2012 and Tuesday 24th April 2012
  6. Getting to the University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Business and Economics
  7. Contact

1. Venue and Welcome at the meeting
Participants will receive all seminar materials and other necessary information at
Council Chamber
8/F, Meng Wah Complex
The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Business and Economics
Pokfulam, Hong Kong

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  • Tuesday, 24 April 2012 at 09:00 for the EQUIS Accreditation Seminar;  
  • Wednesday, 25 April 2012 at 09:00 for the EPAS Accreditation Seminar.
Top2. Participation Fee

ONE SEMINAR: EQUIS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR OR EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR
  • € 500,00     for EFMD Full Members
  • € 600,00     for EFMD Affiliated or Associated Members
  • € 700,00     for Non-Members
TWO SEMINARS: EQUIS & EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINARS
  • € 750,00    for EFMD Full Members
  • € 900,00    for EFMD Affiliated or Associated Members
  • € 1.050,00 for Non-Members
Fees cover attendance to the seminar(s), documentation, meals and refreshments, but do NOT include hotel accommodation.  Hotel fees are to be paid to the different hotels upon departure (please refer to the Hotel Information Section below for more details)

Top 3. Registration
Please use the appropriate online registration form to register. 
Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If we receive notice of your withdrawal before 10 April 2012, a cancellation administrative fee of 75€ 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.

Top 4. Accommodation
The hotels are on walking distance from the seminars location, the University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Business and Economics.

Accommodation is not included in the Seminar participation fee.  

We strongly advise all participants to reserve their hotel room by 23 March 2012. After this date, hotel availability and rates are no longer guaranteed.

Hotel reservations for the conference can be done only through the hotel reservation form (.doc). Please, do not contact the hotel directly. We also kindly ask you to contact the accommodation agent DIRECTLY for all questions related to hotel accommodation:
Contact: Kevin Lai, Swire Travel
Tel: +(852) 3151-8900
Fax: +(852) 2590-0099
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Recommended Hotels (at 15' walking distance from the University)

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Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong
167 Connaught Road West, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 3717 8885
www.courtyardhongkong.com
  • Deluxe room at HK$ 1,650.00 per room per night (€ 160)
  • Breakfast cost at HK$ 110.00 each (€ 10)
Ramada Hong Kong Hotel
308 Des Voeux Road West, Hong Kong.
Tel: (852) 3410 3333
www.ramadahongkong.com
  • Standard room at HK$ 1,160.00 per room per night (€ 113)
  • Breakfast cost at HK$ 70.00 each (€ 7)
Island Pacific Hotel
152 Connaught Road West, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2131 1188
www.islandpacifichotel.com.hk
  • Standard room at HK$ 1,320.00 (€ 128) on 23 Apr, HK$ 1,100.00 (€ 107) for the nights of 24 & 25 Apr
  • Breakfast cost at HK$ 110.00 each (€ 10)
Top 5. Dinners on Monday 23rd April 2012 and Tuesday 24th April 2012
  • Participants who register for the EQUIS Accreditation Seminar are invited to the networking dinner at 7:30 pm on Monday, 23rd April 2012.  Location to be confirmed.
  • Participants who register for the EPAS Accreditation Seminar are invited to join the networking dinner at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, 24th April 2012.  Location to be confirmed.
  • Participants who register to attend both Seminars are invited for both dinners.
Top 6. Getting to the University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Business and Economics
Directions and travel times
Average travel times to the University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Business and Economics: (Council Chamber, 8/F, Meng Wah Complex, Pokfulam, Hong Kong)
  • From Hong Kong international airport by taxi: takes 45 min, and costs approximately HKD400
  • From Hong Kong international airport to train station in Hong Kong Island by airport express train: takes 25 min, and single trip costs HKD 100.  You can then take a taxi from Hong Kong station to Ming Wah Complex, University of Hong Kong, it takes 15 min and costs approximately HKD 25. More information on the airport express can be found here: Airport Express HK
All information on travel and tourism in Hong Kong can be found here: Hong Kong travel & tourism

Top 7. Contact
For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.