Event

2016 EFMD Conference on Bachelor Programmes

Hosted by: EBS Business School

The event will start on: 28 Sep 16 15:30
And will end on: 30 Sep 16 17:00

Location: Oestrich-Winkel (Wiesbaden), Germany
Contact:
diana.grote@efmd.org

Theme
Students Journey: Ensuring a Successful Transition to Higher Education and Graduate Careers

Target Group
Directors of bachelor/ undergraduate 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 bachelor/ undergraduate programmes.

 
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Programme

Chaired by Melanie Currie, Associate Dean, Nottingham Business School, UK

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

15:30

Registration desk open

15:30

Transfer from hotels to EBS

16:00 – 17:00

Optional campus visit and introduction to the German higher education model

17:00 – 17:30

Welcome coffee

17:30 – 18:00

Welcome & introduction by the Chair

  • Nadine Burquel, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Petra Kreis-Hoyer, Vice Dean, Education, EBS Business School
  • Melanie Currie, Associate Dean, Nottingham Business School, UK & Conference Chair

18:00 – 19:00

WILD KNOWLEDGE: Ideas. Change. Education

  • Anders Indset, Business Philosopher and Entrepreneur, DE

19:00

Transfer to dinner venue

19:15

Wine tasting

20:00

Dinner

22:30

Transfer to conference hotels

Thursday, 29 September 2016

08:30

Transfer from hotels to EBS

08:30

Registration desk open

08:30

Welcome Coffee

09:00 – 10:00

Best practice cases: Facilitating the transition from high school to university

- The gap year

  • Isabel Creuznacher, Consultant in Entrepreneurship Education in Companies & Educational Institutions, Associate Director, INIT Institute, EBS Business School, DE

- Pleased to meet you: lessons from a cross-cultural, task-based induction

  • Ian Whitfield, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Durham University Business School, UK
  • Toby Watson, Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching, Durham University Business School, UK

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 – 12:00

Working groups

12:00 – 12:30

Presentation of results from working group

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Best practice cases: The first year – Setting up for successful studies

- Personal and Professional Undergraduate Progression for Work-life Readiness

  • Stephen Hickman, Programme Director, BSc Busiess, University of Exeter Business School, UK

- Goal Orientation

  • Nils Øby, Director, Academic Affairs, BI Norwegian Busiess School, NO

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 – 17:00

Working groups

17:00 – 17:30

Presentation of results from working groups

17:30

Return transfer to conference hotels

19:15

Transfer from hotels to dinner venue

19:30

Reception and dinner

22:30

Return transfers to hotels

Friday, 30 September 2016

08:45

Transfer from hotels to EBS

09:00

Welcome Coffee

09:15 – 10:15

Best practice cases: Transition from university to working life - Setting up for a successful career

- What employers want – choosing the right candidates

  • Erik Tørnvall, HR Director, Jotun, NO

- Successful Talent Management through Coaching and Career Services

  • Marie-Luise Retzmann, Director, Coaching and Career Service Center, EBS Business School, DE
  • René Schöler, Career Service - Corporate Relations & Consultant,  EBS Business School, DE

- The alumni perspective

  • Marina Zubrod, CEO, asuro, DE

10:15 – 10:45

Panel discussion

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 – 12:00

Discussion groups

12:00 – 12:30

Feedback from discussion groups

12:30 – 13:00

Closing remarks and welcome to the 2017 Conference

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 17:00

Optional excursion

17:30 – 20:00

Optional farewell dinner

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