Event

2012 EFMD Conference on Undergraduate Management Education

Hosted by: BI Norwegian Business School

The event will start on: 26 Sep 12 16:30
And will end on: 28 Sep 12 14:00

Location: Oslo, Norway
Contact:
diana.grote@efmd.org

Please note that EFMD has changed the hotel booking procedure.
You can book accommodation by following the link below.

hotel booking

Theme
Mapping the Future of Undergraduate Management Education - The Student, Faculty and Employer Perspective


Target Group
Directors of 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 undergraduate programmes.

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Programme

WEDNESDAY, 26 September 2012
13:30 - 13:55 Introduction to BI Norwegian Business School
  • Dag Morten Dalen, Senior Vice President and Provost, BI Norwegian Business School, NO
13:55 - 14:20 The Market for Undergraduate Education in Business and Economics in Norway
  • Jens Petter Tøndel, Executive Vice President, Bachelor/Master Division, BI Norwegian Business School, NO
14:20 – 15:00 Guided tour of the BI Campus
15:00 – 16:30 Registrations and Welcome Coffee
16:30 – 17:00 Welcome
  • Dag Morten Dalen, Provost, BI Norwegian Business School, NO 
  • Christian Delporte, Director, Business School Services, EFMD 
  • Dennis Hanno, Conference Chair, Babson College, US 
17:00 – 17:45 Setting the Scene
Based on the graphical recordings created in Budapest, the committee will look back at the findings of the 2011 Conference and will see if participants were able to find solutions over the past year.
  • Steering Committee, EFMD Conference on Undergraduate Management Education 
17:45 – 18:45 Ice Breaking Activity
19:00 Dinner

 

THURSDAY, 27 September 2012
09:00 – 09:45 Undergraduate Management Education – The Students’ Perspective
3-5 Students share their perception and expectations
09:45 – 10:30 Undergraduate Management Education – The Faculty Perspective : Innovation in Teaching and Programme Design
What are the main challenges professors encounter and what have they done to cope?
Innovative teaching models, programme design, ect.
  • Ross Booth, Course Director, BCom and BEc Programs, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, AU
  • Tor Haugnes, Department of Innovation and Economic Organisation, BI Norwegian Business School, NO
  • Petra Weiler, Programme Director Bachelor, EBS Business School, DE
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Breakout Sessions Repeated
11:00 – 11:45 - The Use and Role of Non-academic Mentors in UGME
  • Ricardo Reis, Associate Dean for International Affairs, Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, PT 
- Softskills and How to Integrate them into the Curriculum
  • Mary Sweeney, University of Limerick, IE 
- How to Engage Students
  • Tor Haugnes and Nina Ronaes, Department of Innovation and Economic Organisation, BI Norwegian Business School, NO
11:45 – 12:30 - The Use and Role of Non-academic Mentors in UGME
  •  Ricardo Reis, Associate Dean for International Affairs, Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, PT
- Softskills and How to Integrate them into the Curriculum
  •  Mary Sweeney, University of Limerick, IE
- How to Engage Students
  • Tor Haugnes and Nina Ronaes, Department of Innovation and Economic Organisation, BI Norwegian Business School, NO
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Innovation in Programme Design
This session will show alternative delivery models for UGME. Participants will be asked to analyse this model from the students’ perspective.
  • James Fleck, Former Dean, The Open University Business School, UK
15:00 – 15:45 Roundtable Discussion Groups – First Round
15:45 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 16:45 Roundtable Discussion Groups – Second Round
19:00 Dinner

 

FRIDAY, 28 September 2012
09:00 – 09:45 Undergraduate Management Education – The Employers’ Perspective
  • What do employers want?
  • Do graduates correspond to their expectations?
  • Do they have the necessary soft skills?
  • How would they judge their employability in general?

Maalfrid Brath, Managing Director, Manpower Norway, NO

09:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:30 Internationalisation of UGME Programmes – Business School Panel

- What strategy has your school chosen to become more international?
- What are the challenges and  advantages of each model?

  • Thomas J. Cossé, Associate Dean for International Programs, Robins School of Business, University of Richmond, US
  • Niclas Adler, Professor in Management, Jönköping International Business School, SE
  • Xiaojun Qian, Professor and Planning and Quality Assurance Director, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, CN
11:30 – 11:45 EFMD Update
  • Christian Delporte,  Director, Business School Services, EFMD 
11:45 – 12:15 Feedback & Wrap-Up
12:15 – 12:45 Closing Remarks and Welcome to the 2013 Conference
  • Dennis Hanno, Conference Chair, Babson College, US 
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch

 

Pratical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Contact at BI Norwegian School of Management
  3. Directions to Reach BI and the Hotels
  4. Fees and Payments
  5. Accomodation
  6. Thinking of a trip in the conference area?

1. Venue
BI Norwegian School of Management
Nydalsveien 37
N-0407 Oslo
http://www.bi.no

Top 2. Contact at BI Norwegian School of Management

Top 3. Directions to Reach BI and the Hotels

To BI and Nydaelen Hotel by Public Transport:
The Airport Express Train takes 19 minutes from Oslo Airport Gardermoen to Oslo Central Station and leaves every 10th minute. The cost for each way of transport is approximately NOK 170. If you buy your ticket at the counter there is an extra fee of NOK 30.

From the Central Station, please take metro line 4 or 6 and get off at Nydalen station (just opposite the campus). The trip will take approximately 10 minutes.

Thon Hotel Munch by Public Transport:
To reach Thon Hotel Munch from the airport, take the  Airport Express Train to Asker (leaving every 20 minutes price NOK 160,-) to Nationaltheateret Station. The hotel is a 3-minutes walk away from the Nationaltheateret Metro station.
From this same Metro station you can catch the metro to Nydalen and to the BI Campus.  Line 4 and 5 westbound, Line 6 eastbound (about 10 minutes)

Top 4. Fees and Payments:
  • EARLY BIRD UNTIL 1st July 2012
    • 685€ members of EFMD
    • 835€ affiliate members of EFMD
    • 985€ non members of EFMD

  • NORMAL FEE UNTIL 3rd September 2012
    • 785€ members of EFMD
    • 935€ affiliate members of EFMD
    • 1085€ non members of EFMD

  • LATE FEE AFTER 3rd September 2012(payment by credit card ONLY)
    • 885€ members of EFMD
    • 1035€ affiliate members of EFMD
    • 1185€ non members of EFMD
Fees cover attendance at the meeting, documentation, meals and refreshments, but NOT hotel accommodation.
Please note that EFMD is collecting only conference fees. Hotel fees are to be paid directly to the different hotel upon departure (please refer to the Hotel Information Section further down for more details).

Top 5. Accomodation

Radisson SAS Nydalen Hotel 4*
Nydalsveien 33, N-0422 Oslo
T +47 23263000
F +47 23263001
E reservations.nydalen.oslo@radissonsas.com
The hotel is situated in walking distance of the BI Campus. From the airport, you can take the Airport Express Train until Oslo Central Station. From there, take the metro at Jernbanetorget station (Line 4 and 5 westbound, Line 6 eastbound). The journey will take approx. 10 minutes. Price NOK 30.
 
Radisson Blu Hotel Nydalen
  • Single room: NOK 1445
  • Double room: NOK 1445
Rates including breakfast
Reservation deadline (after this date, requests are pending availability): 14 August 2012
Individual cancellation is possible free of charge until 24 hours before arrival.

Thon Hotel Munch
  • Single room: NOK 830
  • Double room: NOK 1015
Rates excluding breakfast: NOK 65 per person
Reservation deadline (after this date, requests are pending availability): 24 August 2012
Individual cancellation is possible until 16:00 on day of arrival.
 
Please note all rates on the hotel reservation website are shown in EUR but the reservations have to be paid  in NOK. After confirming, your reservation will be re-confirmed with the correct room rate in NOK.
 
hotel booking
 
Contact details for any questions regarding hotel reservations:
Worldmeetings/HotelContact
Ms Charlotte Zijdenbos
T +31 (0)70 313 11 41
F +31 (0)70 313 11 22
E czijdenbos@hotelcontact.nl

Top 6. Thinking of a trip in the conference area?

If so, please contact

Oslo Tourist Information Center
Call Center +47 815 30 555
Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday 09.00 - 16.00

Tourist Information by the Central Station
Trafikanten Service Center
Jernbanetorget 1
N-0154 Oslo
T +47 815 30 555
F +47 23 15 88 11
General Information: info@visitoslo.com
Hotel Booking: booking@visitoslo.com

Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday 07.00 - 20.00
Saturday - Sunday 08.00 - 18.00
Saturday - Sunday 08.00 - 20.00 (May-Sept)