EFMD Advisory Seminar - Programme Redesign

Hosted by: EFMD

The event will start on: 03 Oct 16 19:30
And will end on: 04 Oct 16 15:30

Location: Brussels, Belgium


Redesigning your education programmes

Target Group
Deans, Associate Deans, Academic Directors, Directors of Programmes responsible for programme management or with an interest in business school programme re-designing.

Seminar Objectives
The aim of the seminar is to share best practices on education programme redesign and approaches taken by institutions.

The seminar will explore the reasons and external factors behind programme transformations (new demands, new trends and new needs for different knowledge and skills). It will look at the practical steps taken by institutions, opportunities and challenges to redesign programme offers across business schools.

  • Moderated by Stephen Murdoch, Associate Dean-International, IÉSEG School of Management.
More Information


Monday, 3 October 2016



Tuesday, 4 October 2016

09:00 – 09:45

Welcome and Introduction

09:45 – 10:45

MBA 2025: Redesigning the University of St-Gallen MBA

  • Simon Evenett, Academic Director MBA, University of St. Gallen, CH

10:45 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:15

Working Groups - Identifying opportunities and challenges for programme transformation (institutional, structural, funding, staffing)

12:15 – 12:45

Feedback Working Groups

12:45 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:00

Redesigning the Bachelor Programmes at Nottingham Business School
Aim: Provide insight in to the redesign of Nottingham Business School’s suite of Bachelor programmes as part its curriculum refresh process. One of the key objectives of this process is to ensure all students develop relevant professional attributes gained through meaningful experience embedded into the design, learning and assessment of every course.

  • Melanie Currie, Deputy Dean, NBS, Nottingham Trent University, UK

15:00 – 16:00

Working groups - Addressing the challenges: Practical steps for transformation

16:00 – 16:15

Coffee Break

16:15 – 17:00

Feedback from Working Groups and Wrap Up

Practical Information

1. Venue

rue Gachard 88 (4th floor)
1050 Brussels - Belgium

2. Registration Top

Participants should use the online registration form provided above. Following receipt of participant and school details, a confirmation email will be sent.

A maximum of 20 participants will be admitted to the Seminar in order to enable close interaction with the Seminar leaders and speakers. Registration will close as soon as this number has been reached

. Participants who register for the Advisory Seminar on Programme Redesign are invited to join the networking dinner on Monday, 3 October 2016.

3. Fees and payment Top
  • 726€ (600+21%VAT) - EFMD full member
  • 786,50€ (650+21%VAT) - EFMD affiliated members
  • 847€ (700+21%VAT)) - non members of EFMD
4. Accommodation Top

Recommended Hotel (8 min walking distance from EFMD):

Rue Paul Spaak 15 1000 Brussels, Belgium T +32 2 645 61 11

Please use the Hotel booking form that will be included in the confirmation-mail that you will receive after you submit the online registration form. Please note that the EFMD group rate will be available until 12 September 2016.

Accommodation is not included in the Seminar participation fee.

5. Useful links Top

Brussels airport
Brussels Public Transport
Wallonia Tourism information
Flanders Tourism information
Brussels Tourism information
Brussels weather forecast
Belgian railway