Event

EQUIS and EPAS Accreditation Seminars

Hosted by: EFMD

The event will start on: 12 Feb 13 08:00
And will end on: 13 Feb 13 16:00

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Contact:
marielle.vanrenterghem@efmd.org

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

Tuesday, 12 February 2013
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EQUIS Accreditation Seminar (09:00 – 17:00)

Wednesday, 13 February 2013
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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 EQUIS or EPAS 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
EFMD
Rue Gachard, 88/3
1050 Brussels, Belgium

Registration

Please use the appropriate online registration to register.

EQUIS logo13-LR EPAS logo13-LR EPAS logo13-LREQUIS logo13-LR
registration registration epas registration equis epas
EQUIS Accreditation Seminar EPAS Accreditation Seminar EPAS + EQUIS Seminars
 

More Information

Programme EQUIS Accreditation Seminar

Speakers

  • Prof. Gunnar E. Christensen, Deputy Rector & Dean for International Affairs, NHH Norwegian School of Economics
  • Professor Chris Greensted, Associate Director, Quality Services
  • Professor Michael Osbaldeston, Director, Quality Services
  • Prof.Dr.ir Roland Van Dierdonck, Associate Director, Quality Services
Monday, 11 February 2013 (location TBC)
19:30 – 22:30 Informal Networking Dinner

 

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 (location: EFMD premises)
09:00 – 09:15    Registration/Coffee
09:15 – 09:30 Welcome and Introductions
09:30 – 10:30 The Nature Of EQUIS & 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 & Criteria (I): Key Issues & Their Interpretation by the Peer Review Teams & the EQUIS Awarding Body
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 EQUIS Standards and Criteria (II)
14:30 – 15:30 EQUIS Process Key Stages
  • Process Manual
  • Application
  • Eligibility
  • Self-Assessment Report
  • Peer Review Visit
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 16:45 The EQUIS Process as lived by a School: NHH Norwegian School of Economics
16:45 – 17:30 Introduction to EPAS & EDAF
17:30 – 17:45 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. Chris Greensted, Associate Director, Quality Services
  • Prof. Ulrich Hommel, Associate Director, Quality Services
  • Prof. Dr. Rudy Martens, Dean, Faculty of Applied Economics, University of Antwerp
    Prof. Dr. Karel Soudan, Former Dean, Faculty of Applied Economics, University of Antwerp
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 (location TBC)
19:30 – 22:30 Informal Networking Dinner

 

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 (location: EFMD premises)
09:00 – 09:15 Registration/Coffee
09:15 – 09:30 Welcome & Introductions
09:30– 10:30 The Nature of EPAS & Its Benefits To Both Institutions & 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 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 –14:30 EPAS Process key stages:
  • Process Manual
  • Application
  • Eligibility
  • Self-Assessment Report
  • Peer Review Visit
14:30 – 15:30 The EPAS Process as lived by a School: Faculty of Applied Economics, University of Antwerp
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 - 16:15 Open Forum: Q&A on EPAS
16:15 – 17:00 A new service of EFMD: EFMD Deans Across Frontiers (EDAF)

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 EFMD

1. Venue and Welcome at the Meeting

Participants will receive all seminar materials and other necessary information at EFMD, rue Gachard 88, 1050 Brussels, 4th floor, on
  • Tuesday, 12 February 2013 at 09:00 for the EQUIS Accreditation Seminar
  • Wednesday, 13 February 2013 at 09:00 for the EPAS Accreditation Seminar
 
2. Participation FeeTop
  • ONE SEMINAR: EQUIS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR OR EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR
    • € 500,00     (€ 413,22 + VAT) for EFMD Full Members
    • € 600,00     (€ 495,98 + VAT) for EFMD Affiliated or Associated Members
    • € 700,00     (€ 578,51 + VAT) for Non-Members

  • TWO SEMINARS: EQUIS & EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINARS
    • € 750,00    (€ 619,83 + VAT) for EFMD Full Members
    • € 900,00    (€ 743,80 + VAT) for EFMD Affiliated or Associated Members
    • € 1.050,00 (€ 867,77 + VAT) 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)
 
3. RegistrationTop
Please use the appropriate online registration form to register.
  • FORM EQUIS REGISTRATION.
  • FORM EPAS REGISTRATION.
  • FORM EQUIS & EPAS REGISTRATION.
Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If we receive notice of your withdrawal before 29 January 2013, 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

Recommended Hotel (at 5' walking distance from EFMD)

FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON BRUSSELS
Rue Paul Spaak 15
1000 Brussels, Belgium
T +32 2 645 61 11
F +32 2 646 63 44

Please use the Hotel Registration Form to get the EFMD group rate available until 21 January 2013. Accommodation is not included in the Seminar participation fee. The EFMD preferential rate with the Four Points by Sheraton Brussels for this event is
For the nights of February 11th, 12th and 13th: (buffet breakfast included )
  • 119 € per room per night in single occupancy
  • 134 € per room per night in double occupancy
For the nights of February 9th and 10th: (buffet breakfast included )
  • 99 € per room per night in single occupancy
  • 114 € per room per night in double occupancy
Other Hotels in the area
 
5. Dinners on 11th February 2013 and Tuesday 12th February 2013Top

Participants who register for the EQUIS Accreditation Seminar are invited to the networking dinner on Monday, 11th February 2013.  Meeting point will be the Hotel Lobby of the Four Points by Sheraton at 19:15 on Monday, 11 February.

Participants who register for the EPAS Accreditation Seminar are invited to join the networking dinner on Tuesday, 12th February 2013.  Meeting point will be the Hotel Lobby of the Four Points by Sheraton at 19:15 on Tuesday, 12 February.

Participants who register to attend both Seminars are invited for both dinners.
 
6. Getting to EFMDTop

Directions and travel times to EFMD Office
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Average travel times to EFMD office: (Rue Gachard 88, 1050 Brussels)

from Zaventem national airport by taxi: 25-50 min
from Zaventem national airport by public transportation: 50-70 min (trains from airport to Brussels Midi station or Central station every 15-20 min)
from train station Gare du Midi or Gare Centrale by taxi: 15-30 min
from train station Gare du Midi or Gare Centrale by public transportation: 20-40 min