Event

EQUIS and EPAS Accreditation Seminars

Hosted by: Cass Business School, City University London

The event will start on: 01 Oct 13 06:30
And will end on: 02 Oct 13 15:00

Location: London, UK
Contact:
magdalena.wanot@efmd.org

Due to the venue's security policy, the registration is now closed.

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 EPAS & EQUIS 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.

Tuesday, 1 October 2013   Wednesday, 2 October 2013
EQUIS logo13-LR   EPAS logo13-LR
EQUIS Accreditation Seminar
(09:00 - 17:00)
  EPAS Accreditation Seminar
(09:00 - 17:00)



Venue
Cass Business School,
200 Aldersgate Street
London, EC1A 4HD, UK

Registration

Please notice that the registration is now closed.

 

More Information

Programme

EQUIS

Speakers:

  • Professor Steven Haberman, Dean, Cass Business School, City University, UK
  • Mr. David Simmons, Executive Director, MBA & International Development Director, Cranfield School of Management, UK
  • Professor Michael Osbaldeston, Director, Quality Services, EFMD
  • Professor Roland Van Dierdonck, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD

30/09/2013, 19:30 Informal Networking Dinner at South Place Hotel restaurant

Tuesday, 1st October 2013 — EQUIS Accreditation Seminar
08:30 – 09:15 Registration
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 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: Cranfield School of Management, UK
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. 


EPAS

Speakers:

  • Professor Steven Haberman, Dean, Cass Business School, City University, UK
  • Mr. Michael Rosier, Director of International Education, University of Hertfordshire, Business School, UK
  • Professor Michael Osbaldeston, Director, Quality Services, EFMD
  • Professor Chris Greensted, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD 

01/10/2013, 19:30 Informal Networking Dinner at Chiswell Street Dining Rooms (Montcalm City 5 Star Hotel)

Wednesday, 2nd October 2013 — EPAS Accreditation Seminar
08:30 – 09:15 Registration
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 – 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: University of Hertfordshire Business School, UK
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 16:15 Open Forum: Q&A on EPAS
16:15 – 17:00 Introduction to EDAF

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

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Fees
  3. Registration
  4. Accommodation
  5. Networking Dinners
  6. Getting to Cass Business School
 
1. Venue and Welcome at the Meeting

Participants will receive all seminar materials and other necessary information at Cass Business School, 200 Aldersgate Street, London, EC1A 4HD, UK on

  • Tuesday, 1 October 2013 at 9:00 for the EQUIS Accreditation Seminar
  • Wednesday, 2 October 2013 at 9:00 for the EPAS Accreditation Seminar
 
2. Participation FeeTop

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 and 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 hotel upon departure (please refer to the Accommodation section below for more details)

 
3. RegistrationTop

Please notice that the registration is now closed.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If we receive notice of your withdrawal before 16 September 2013, 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.

 
4. AccommodationTop

RESOTEL has been appointed as the official accommodation agent for the EQUIS and EPAS Accreditation Seminars in London.

The recommended hotel is Thistle City Barbican (at 15' walking distance from the venue).

Please click here to get further information on the recommended hotel and book your accommodation.
The EFMD group rate is available until Thursday, 29 August 2013. Late subscribers will be provided the best available rate. Accommodation is not included in the Seminar participation fee.

The EFMD preferential rate with the Thistle City Barbican for the nights of September 29th, September 30th, October 1st and October 2nd is:

  • 120 £ per room per night in single occupancy
  • 130 £ per room per night in double occupancy

We kindly ask you to contact the accommodation agent directly for all questions related to hotel accommodation:
RESOTEL
6, avenue Van Nieuwenhuyse
1160 Brussels - Belgium
Tel. + 32 (0) 2 777 01 58
Fax + 32 (0) 2 779 39 00
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Other hotels in the area:

 
5. Networking DinnersTop

Participants who register for the EQUIS Accreditation Seminar are invited to join the networking dinner at the 3 South Place restaurant on Monday, 30 September 2013, at 19:30.

3 South Place
Purdey & Steed space
3 South Pl
London EC2M 2AF

Participants who register for the EPAS Accreditation Seminar are invited to join the networking dinner at the Chiswell Street Dining Rooms on Tuesday, 1 October 2013, at 19:30.

The Montcalm hotel - Chiswell Street Dining Rooms 
Melville space 
52 Chiswell Street 
London EC1Y 4SD

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

Please find a map with directions following this link

 
6. Getting to Cass Business SchoolTop

Please find a map with directions following this link

By underground
For Cass at Aldersgate Street, the nearest underground stations are:

  • Farringdon, Barbican and Moorgate on the Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City and Circle Lines
  • St Paul's on the Central Line
  • Moorgate on the Northern Line (Bank branch)

By bus
Aldersgate Street
Bus routes 4, 8, 25, 56, 100, 153 and 172

By train
Travel by rail to any London terminus and then by underground, by bus, or on foot.

By car
The closest car park is situated next to the venue at 158 - 170 Aldersgate Street.

 

 

You can book accommodation by following the link below.

hotel booking