Event

EQUIS and EPAS Accreditation Seminars

Hosted by: IE Business School

The event will start on: 04 Oct 12 07:00
And will end on: 05 Oct 12 15:30

Location: Madrid, Spain
Contact:
magdalena.wanot@efmd.org

Thursday, 4 October 2012
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EQUIS Accreditation Seminar (09:00 – 17:30)

Friday, 5 October 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
IE Business School

Registration

Please use the appropriate online registration to register.

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More Information

Programme EQUIS Accreditation Seminar

Speakers

  • Prof. Julio Urgel, EFMD Deputy Director General
  • Prof. Ulrich Hommel, Associate Director, Quality Services
  • Prof. Gonzalo Garland, Director External Relations, IE Business School
Wednesday, 3 October 2012
19:30 – 20:30 Informal Networking Dinner at "La Favorita"

 

Thursday, 4 October 2012 (location: Room Serrano 105)
09:00 – 09:15 Registration
09:15 – 09:45 Welcome
09:45 – 10:45 The nature of EQUIS and its benefits for schools going through the accreditation process
  • Introduction to the EQUIS Process
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 13:00 EQUIS Standards and Criteria (I):
Key Issues and Their Interpretation by the Peer Review Teams and the EQUIS Awarding Body
13:00 – 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 by IE Business 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.

Programme EPAS Accreditation Seminar

Speakers

  • Prof. Julio Urgel, EFMD Deputy Director General
  • Prof. Ulrich Hommel, Associate Director, Quality Services
  • Prof. Nuno de Sousa Pereira, Dean and Head of Knowledge Management, Porto Business School
Thursday, 4 October 2012
19:30 – 20:30 Informal Networking Dinner at "Mesón 5 Jotas

 

Friday, 5 October 2012 (location: Room Serrano 105)
09:00 – 09:15 Registration
09:15 – 09:30 Welcome
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 – 13:00 EPAS Standards and Criteria:
Key Issues and Their Interpretation by the Peer Review Teams and the Accreditation Board
13:00 – 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 Porto Business 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
6. Getting to IE Business School

1. Venue and Welcome at the Meeting

Participants will receive all seminar materials and other necessary information at Room Serrano 105
IE Business School
Calle de Serrano 105
28006 Madrid, Spain

Directions and campus map

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  • Thursday, 4 October 2012 at 9:00 for the EQUIS Accreditation Seminar
  • Friday, 5 October 2012 at 9:00 for the EPAS Accreditation Seminar
2. Participation FeeTop
  • ONE SEMINAR: EQUIS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR or EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR

    • 500€ EFMD Full Members
    • 
600€ EFMD Affiliated or Associated Members
    • 700€ Non-Members

  • TWO SEMINARS: EQUIS & EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINARS
    • 750€ EFMD Full Members
    • 900€ EFMD Affiliated or Associated Members
    • 
1.050€ 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).
3. RegistrationTop
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 20 September 2012,
a cancellation administrative fee of 90,75€ (75€ + 21% 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.
4. AccommodationTop

The hotels are within walking distance of the seminars location, IE Business School.

Accommodation is not included in the Seminar participation fee.

We strongly advise all participants to reserve their hotel room by 17 September 2012. After this date, hotel availability and rates are no longer guaranteed.

Recommended Hotel (located 10-minute walk from the venue. See map)

NH Emperatriz
López de Hoyos, 4
28006 Madrid
Spain
T  + 34 91 563 80 88
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hesperia.com
 
Rate per Day (Including Breakfast )
  • Individual Room 100€ + VAT 
  • Double Room     110€ + VAT
Reservation code: 158110051 (40 rooms have been pre-booked at this hotel)

Hotel reservations for the conference can be done ONLY through e-mail or telephone.
Please contact Ms. Almudena Santos
directly
T +34 91 563 80 88
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Please mention the reservation code in your booking. We also kindly ask you to contact Ms. Santos directly for all questions related to hotel accommodation.

Other hotels situated nearby:
5. Dinners on Wednesday, 3 October 2012 and Thursday, 4 October 2012Top

Participants who register for the EQUIS Accreditation Seminar are invited to a networking dinner at 19:30 on Wednesday, 3 October 2012 at the restaurant "La Favorita" (located 15-minute walk from the venue).

Participants who register for the EPAS Accreditation Seminar are invited to join the networking dinner at 19:30 on Thursday, 4 October 2012 at the restaurant "Mesón 5 Jotas" (located 5-minute walk from the venue).

Participants who register to attend both Seminars are invited for both dinners.
6. Getting to IE Business SchoolTop

Directions & Travel Times

Directions & Campus Map

The cost of a taxi from the Airport to the campus or the hotels (all within the same area) should be around 20 € approximately. In case you need a taxi, you can contact Radio Mercedes Taxi.

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