Event

EQUIS and EPAS Accreditation Seminars

Hosted by: EFMD GN CEE

The event will start on: 19 Nov 18 13:30
And will end on: 21 Nov 18 14:00

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Contact:
martina.ticha@efmdglobal.org


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

EQUIS logo13-LR
EQUIS Accreditation Seminar (19 November 13:30 – 20 November 14:00)

EPAS logo13-LR
EPAS Accreditation Seminar (20 November 13:30 – 21 November 14:00)

Theme

  • Interpretation and practical application of the Standards and Criteria
  • Understanding the key stages of the accreditation processes
  • Preparing a good Datasheet, Self-Assessment Report and effective Peer Review Visit
  • Presentation of the EQUIS & EPAS documents

Target group
The seminars are targeted at institutions considering applying for EQUIS or EPAS accreditation and those holding active eligibility wishing to get a better understanding about the system. They allow for an in-depth preparation of the application phase. 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.

Notice
A maximum of 30 participants will be admitted to each Seminar in order to enable close interaction with the Seminar leaders and speakers. Registration will close as soon as this number has been reached. A maximum of 4 representatives from the same institution will normally be admitted to each Seminar.

 
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Programme

EQUIS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR

Monday 19 November 2018

13:30 – 13:45

Registration

13:45 – 14:15

Welcome and Introductions

14:15 – 15:00

EFMD and EQUIS
Quality Services Portfolio
An overview of the EQUIS process: Application, Briefing Visit, Eligibility, Self-Assessment Report, Peer Review Visit, Accreditation Board Decision, Continuous Improvement/Progress Reporting

15:00 – 15:45

EQUIS Standards and Criteria
Key issues and their interpretation by the Peer Review Teams

15:45 – 16:15

Coffee break and collection of questions regarding Standard & Criteria

16:15 – 16:30

Q&A re EQUIS Standards & Criteria

16:30 – 17:00

How to prepare a Datasheet
Process Management
Writing Style
Eligibility Criteria and EQUIS Committee decision making
Communication with the EQUIS Office

17:00 – 18:30

Distribution of sample Datasheets, self-study, group work
Analysis of 2 examples (Part I)

19:30 – 21:30

Networking Dinner

Tuesday 20 November 2018

08:00 – 09:00

Q&A re Datasheets, Group Work: Quality of Datasheets
Analysis of examples (Part II)

09:00 – 10:00

Debriefing of Working Groups

10:00 – 10:15

Coffee break

10:15 – 11:30

How to prepare a good Self-Assessment Report and an effective Peer Review Visit
Process Management
Writing Style
Self-Assessment Process
Content and Annexes
Student Report

11:30 – 12:15

The EQUIS Process as lived by a School

12:15 – 12:30

Closing & Wrap-up

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch (optional)

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

EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR

Tuesday 20 November 2018

13:30 – 13:45

Registration

13:45 – 14:15

Welcome and Introductions

14:15 – 15:00

EFMD and EPAS
Quality Services Portfolio
An overview of the EPAS process: Application, Briefing Visit, Eligibility, Self-Assessment Report, Peer Review Visit, Accreditation Board Decision, Continuous Improvement/Progress Reporting

15:00 – 15:45

EPAS Standards and Criteria
Key issues and their interpretation by the Peer Review Teams

15:45 – 16:15

Coffee break and collection of questions regarding Standard & Criteria

16:15 – 16:30

Q&A re EPAS Standards & Criteria

16:30 – 17:00

How to prepare a Datasheet
Process Management
Writing Style
Eligibility Criteria and EPAS Committee decision making
Communication with the EPAS Office

17:00– 18:30

Distribution of sample Datasheets, self-study, group work
Analysis of 2 examples (Part I)

19:30 – 21:30

Networking Dinner

Wednesday 21 November 2018

08:00 – 09:00

Q&A re Datasheets, Group Work: Quality of Datasheets
Analysis of examples (Part II)

09:00 – 10:00

Debriefing of Working Groups

10:00 – 10:15

Coffee break

10:15 – 11:30

How to prepare a good Self-Assessment Report and an effective Peer Review Visit
Process Management
Writing Style
Self-Assessment Process
Content and Annexes
Student Report

11:30 – 12:15

The EPAS Process as lived by a School

12:15 – 12:30

Closing & Wrap-up

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch (optional)

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

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Contact
  3. Fees and Payment
  4. Accommodation
  5. Networking Dinners
  6. Transportation
  7. Tourism
 
1. Venue

The President Hotel Prague
Náměstí Curieových 1/100
110 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic

 
2. Contact Top

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Coordinator
EFMD GN CEE
Phone number: +420 770 670 770

 
3. Fees and payment Top

Fees for participation in one Seminar (EQUIS or EPAS)

  • €907,50 (€750 + 21% CZ VAT) FULL members of EFMD
  • €1.028,50 (€850 + 21% CZ VAT) AFFILIATED members of EFMD
  • €1.149,50 (€950 + 21% CZ VAT) non-members of EFMD

Fees for participation in both Seminars (EQUIS and EPAS)

  • €1.361,25 (€1125 + 21% CZ VAT) FULL members of EFMD
  • €1.542,75 (€1275 + 21% CZ VAT) AFFILIATED members of EFMD
  • €1.724,25 (€1425 + 21% CZ VAT) non-members of EFMD

Fees cover attendance of the seminar(s), documentation, meals and refreshments, but do NOT include hotel accommodation.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If EFMD receives notice of your withdrawal before 5 November 2018, a cancellation administrative fee of €90,75 (€75 + 21% CZ 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.

Please also note that if we haven't received your payment (or proof of payment) before the participants’ list is printed (12 November 2018), your contact details will not be included in that list.

 
4. Accommodation Top

Recommended Hotel (the venue of the Seminar):

The President Hotel Prague
Náměstí Curieových 1/100
110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic
Tel.: +420 234 614 100 or +420 234 614 101
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The EFMD preferential rate with the Hotel for this event is below. You will receive a link to the Hotel Registration Form when registering online for the Accreditation Seminar(s).

  • 18.- 22.11.2018: € 149 in single or double occupancy per room per night, breakfast, VAT and WiFi access included

The price for additional nights will be processed upon availability.

Please note that you have until 18 September 2018 to make your reservation. After this date, the reservations will be processed upon availability and the discounted fees may not apply.

Please note that the accommodation is not included in the Seminar participation fee.

Other hotels in the area:

 
5. Networking Dinners Top

Participants who register for the EQUIS Accreditation Seminar are invited to join the networking dinner on Monday 19 November 2018 at 19:00.

Participants who register for the EPAS Accreditation Seminar are invited to join the networking dinner on Tuesday 20 November 2018 at 19:00.

Participants who register for both seminars are invited for both dinners.

Details about the dinner venues will be confirmed by email in due time.

 
6. Transportation Top

The Prague Airport is on average a 30-minute drive from the Hotel (depending on the traffic).

By Taxi
The easiest way to get from the airport to the hotel is by taxi.
Average price is 18 to 25 EUR

Public transport
Fares

Where to buy public transport tickets:

  • Vending machines located in metro stations and most of bus and tram stops
  • SMS ticket - send ‘DPT32’ (90-minutes ticket) or ‘DPT24’ (30-minutes ticket) to 902 06
  • From a bus driver (more expensive, cash required)
  • Airport: Public Transport counters in Arrival Halls of Terminals 1 & 2 (from 7am to 10pm)
 
7. Tourism Top

Official Tourist Website for Prague
Visit Prague
Czech Tourism
Prague sightseeing
Prague Airport
Prague Public Transport
Prague Main Railway Station (Praha Hlavni Nadrazi)