Event

2012 EFMD Africa Conference

Hosted by: Strathmore Business School and University of Nairobi School of Business

The event will start on: 11 Oct 12 09:00
And will end on: 12 Oct 12 22:00

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Contact:
robin.hartley@efmd.org

EFMD thanks Strathmore Business School, University of Nairobi School of Business and GMAC for their kind sponsorship of this event!
sbs logoa  gmac logo uon-logoUniversity of Nairobi School of Business

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

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10 October 2012: Joint EPAS/DAF Introductory Seminar. (
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EPAS/DAF Programme

WEDNESDAY, 10 October 2012
08:30 – 09:00 Registration/Coffee
09:00 – 09:15 Welcome and Introductions
09:15 – 10:15 EFMD and its Quality Improvement Systems: Benefits and Processes
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:45
  • The EPAS Standards and Criteria
  • The EPAS Process:
    • Datasheet
    • Self-Assessment Report
    • Peer Review Visit
12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
13:45 – 15:45
  • The DAF Evaluation Criteria
  • The DAF Process:
    • Application Datasheet
    • Self-Assessment Report
    • Peer Advisory Visit
15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 – 17:00 The DAF Mentoring Process
17:00 – 17:30 Conclusions and Open Forum
17:30 – 19:30 Cocktail for Seminar Participants

 

EPAS/DAF Practical Info (including fee information)


1. Venue
The Joint EPAS/DAF Introductory Seminar will take place on Wednesday, 10 October 2012 at the following hotel:
Hillpark Hotel
Lower Hill Road
Nairobi - Kenya
T +254 20 272 4312 /3/5
   +254 20 272 4912

F +254 2 2716768

2. Registration & Fees
There is one single online registration form for both the EFMD Africa Conference and the Joint EPAS/DAF Introductory Seminar. Participants can choose to attend either both events or only one of them.

Participation Fee for the Joint EPAS/DAF Introductory Seminar
  • 250€ members of EFMD
  • 300€ affiliate or associate members of EFMD
  • 350€ non-members of EFMD

The participation fee covers attendance of the seminar, documentation, meals and refreshments, but does NOT include hotel accommodation. There is a separate fee for the attendance of the EFMD Africa Conference.

3. Welcome at the Seminar
Participants will receive all seminar materials at the registration desk. Registration will take place 30 minutes before the seminar starts.

4. Cocktail after the Seminar
EFMD will host a cocktail for all the participants at the end of the seminar at the Hillpark Hotel.

11 - 12 October 2012: Africa Conference

Africa Conference Programme

Thursday, 11 October 2012
08:00 – 08:30 Bus transfer to University of Nairobi School of Business (Crowne Plaza Hotel & Hillpark Hotel)
08:30 – 09:00 Welcome Coffee & Registration at University of Nairobi School of Business (Level 0 – Main entrance)
09:00 – 09:15 Welcome Session (Level 0 - Auditorium)
  • Christian Delporte, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Stephen Nzuve, Dean, University of Nairobi School of Business, KE
  • Derick de Jongh, Director, Albert Luthuli Centre Responsible Leadership, University of Pretoria, ZA (Chair)
09:15 – 09:45 Plenary 1Opening Session: The Role of Business Schools in Africa (Level 0 - Auditorium)
  • Manu Chandaria, Chairman, Comcraft Group, Nairobi, ke
09:45 – 10:45 Plenary 2 – The Role of Business Education in Africa (Level 0 - Auditorium)
  • Jonathan Cook, Director, Gordon Institute of Business Science, Africa Management Initiative, ZA
  • Damary Sikalieh, Associate Dean, Chandaria School of Business, United States International University, KE
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break (Outside garden)
11:15 – 12:45 Plenary 3  Inter-African and African-European Partnerships (Level 0 - Auditorium)
  • Johan Burger, Director, International Programs, International Relations, University of Stellenbosch Business School. ZA
  • Luis Renart, Head of the IESE Africa Initiative, IESE, ES
  • Edward Mungai, Strathmore Business School, KE
  • Antonio Abrantes, CEO, Angola Business School, AO
12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
13:45 – 14:45 Plenary 4 – Partnerships with the Corporate World & Public Sector (Level 0 - Auditorium)
  • Enase Okonedo, Dean, Lagos Business School, NG
  • Jonathan Cook, Director,  Gordon Institute of Business Science, ZA
  • Yusuf Omari, Chief Finance Officer,Barclays Bank, KE
  • Marcellina Chijoriga, Dean, University of Dar es Salaam Business School, TZ
14:45 – 15:45 Plenary 5 – Income Streams: Mechanisms for Fundraising (Level 0 - Auditorium)
  • Walter Baets, Director, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, ZA
  • Leah Marangu, Vice-Chancellor, Africa Nazarine University, KE
15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break (Outside Garden)
16:15 – 16:45 Plenary 6 – Unlocking Africa’s Potential Through Leadership Development (Level 0 - Auditorium)
  • Simon Rweyongoza, Regional Director Sub-Saharan Africa, Centre for Creative Leadership – CClL, BE
16:45 – 17:15 EFMD Update & Emerald Update (Level 0 - Auditorium)
  • Christian Delporte, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Sibu Zondi, Business Manager (Sub-Saharan Africa Region), Emerald Group Publishing, KE
17:15 – 18:00 Parallel Session – A1 (Level 0 – Classroom)
How Corporates Help to Shape Our Curricula
  • Ben Ngoye, Director, Healthcare Management Programs, Strathmore Buisness School, KE
  • Josephine Mbiyu, MSH/LMS Senior Technical Advisor, Training, Management Science for Health, MSH, KE (represented by Johnson Kinyua, Executive Director, University of Nairobi, Alumni Association)
Parallel Session – B1  (Level 0 - Auditorium)
Partnerships with Alumni: Resource Development
  • Joseph Njoroge, Chairman, MBA Alumni Chapter, University of Nairobi, KE
  • Henry Onukwuba, Alumni Director, Lagos Business School, NG
18:00 – 21:00 Cocktails and Dinner offered by University of Nairobi School of Business (Front Outdoor Courtyard)
21:00 – 21:30 Bus transfer to Crowne Plaza Hotel & Hillpark Hotel

 

Friday, 12 October 2012
08:30 – 08:45 Bus transfer to Strathmore Business School (Crowne Plaza Hotel & Hillpark Hotel)
08:45 – 09:00 Welcome Coffee (Main foyer)
09:00 – 09:15 Welcome(Level 0 – Auditorium)
  • Christian Delport, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Georges Njenga, Acting Dean, Strathmore Business School, KE
  • Patricia Murugami, Vice Dean of Executive Talent Development, Strathmore Business School, KE    
09:15 – 09:45 Plenary 7 – Sustainability and African Business Schools (Level 0 - Auditorium)
  • Derick de Jongh, Director, Albert Luthuli Centre for Reponsible Leadership, University of Pretoria, ZA
09:45 – 10:45 Plenary 8 – Entrepreneurship Education in Africa (Level 0 - Auditorium)
  • Erasmus Kaijage, Professor, Barclays Endowment Chair, University of Nairobi School of Business, KE
  • Victor Rutgers, Business Managers, China Europe International Business School – CEIBS, GH
  • Djiby Diakhaté, Director, Research and Development, IAM- Institut Africain de Management, SN
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break (Main foyer)
11:15 – 12:00 Plenary 9 – Graduate Management Positioning: Leveraging Market Intelligence to Attract and Retain Top African Students (Level 0 - Auditorium)
  • Ron Sibert, Director, Business Development – Africa, GMAC, US
  • Alex Chisholm, Director of Statistical Analysis, GMAC, US
12:00 – 12:45 Plenary 10  Quality Assurance: Needs and Conditions for Success in Africa (Level 0 - Auditorium)
1. Progress Report: Africa Europe Business School Initiative
  • Bernard Paranque, General Delegate for EuroMediterranean, Euromed Management, FR
  • Bertha Vallejo Carlos, Development Research Institute, Tilburg University, NL
2. Deans Across Frontiers – DAF
  • Chris Greensted, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD
12:45 – 13:45 Lunch (Level 0 - Cafeteria)
13:45 – 14:45 Plenary 11 – Faculty: How to Attract and Maintain Good Faculty (Level 0 - Auditorium)
  • Franklyn Manu, Rector, GIMPA, GH
  • Nizar Becheikh, Assistant Professor of Strategy & Innovation Management, American University in Cairo, EG
14:45 - 15:45 Plenary 12 – Joint Doctoral Programme (Level 0 - Auditorium)
  • Marcellina Chijoriga, Dean, University of Dar es Salaam Business School, TZ
  • Jean-Jacques Chanaron, Associate Dean, Scientific Director Doctoral School, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR
15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break (Main foyer)
16:15 – 17:00 Plenary 13  ITC to Support Learning (Level 0 - Auditorium)
  • Martin Butler, Senior Lecturer, Operations & Information Management, University of Stellenbosch, ZA
17:15 – 17:45 Plenary 14 – Which Governance for a More Sustainable Business School
  • Franklyn Manu, Rector, GIMPA, GH
  • Evans Aosa, Associate Dean, Graduate School of Studies, University of Nairobi School of Business, KE
17:45 – 18:00 Farewell and Introduction to Host of 2013 EFMD Africa Conference
  • Edward Mungai, Advisor to Dean, Strathmore Business School, KE
  • Stephen Nzuve, Dean, University of Nairobi School of Business, KE
  • Seynabou Ba, Head of International Cooperation. IAM- Institut Africain de Management, SN
  • Christian Delporte, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
18:00 – 22:00 Cocktails and Dinner offered by Strathmore Business School
20:30 – 21:00 Bus transfer to Crowne Plaza Hotel & Hillpark Hotel

 

Africa Conference Practical Info (including fee information)

  1. Venue
  2. Welcome at the Meeting
  3. Registration
  4. Getting to and from the Hotel
  5. Accommodation
  6. Hotel Payment and Rates
  7. VISA
1. Venue
Thursday, 11 October 2012: University of Nairobi School of Business

Lower Kabete Campus
Lower Kabete Road
Nairobi, Kenya

T +254 02 4184160-5
   +254 20 2059163-4
map to Lower Kabete campus

Friday, 12 October 2012: Strathmore Business School
Ole Sangale Road, Madaraka.
Nairobi, Kenya
T +254 20 6003412
   +254 20 6007277
   +254 20 6004036
map to Strathmore Business School
2. Welcome at the Meeting Top
Registration will take place in the main entrance of the University of Nairobi School of Business on Thursday, 11th October from 8:00-9:00. Participants will receive all conference materials and other necessary information at the registration desk.
3. Registration Fees Top
  • EARLY BIRD BEFORE 01 August 2012
    • 600€ members of EFMD
    • 650€ affiliate members of EFMD
    • 700€ non members of EFMD
    • 300€ African Business Schools

  • NORMAL FEE UNTIL 15 September 2012
    • 650€ members of EFMD
    • 700€ affiliate members of EFMD
    • 750€ non members of EFMD
    • 300€ African Business Schools

  • LATE FEE AFTER 15 September 2012(payment by credit card ONLY)
    • 700€ members of EFMD
    • 750€ affiliate members of EFMD
    • 800€ non members of EFMD
    • 300€ African Business School


Fees cover attendance at the meeting, documentation, meals and refreshments, but do NOT include hotel accommodation. Hotel fees are to be paid directly to the different hotels upon departure (please refer to the Hotel Information Section further down for more details).


3. Registration Top

Online registration form. You can register for the Joint EPAS/DAF Introductory Seminar on the same registration form.



CANCELLATION POLICY FOR REGISTRATIONS:

Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If MOMENTUM, the EFMD Conference Secretariat receives notice of your withdrawal before 15th September 2012, 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. Getting to and from Hotel Top
We suggest taking a taxi from the airport. Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is a 30-minute drive from the hotels.
Bus transportation will be provided for the participants from the hotels to the different conference sites.

a) Calken Travel
(SBS uses this company as one of the cab services)
The cost from the airport is about 3,000 Kenyan Shillings (KES).
The telephone number for this taxi service is +254 725 893 460
Email: info@calkentravel.com, or franobondo@yahoo.comfrancis@calkentravel.com

b) JIM CAB
Their office is at the International Arrivals.
The cost from the airport is approximately 2,000 Kenyan Shillings (KES).
The telephone number for this taxi service is +254 720 275 720
Email: info@jimcab.co.ke 
Website: www.jimcab.co.ke
5. Accommodation Top
Worldmeetings/HotelContact has been appointed as the official accommodation agent for the 2012 EFMD Africa Conference.
Available hotels & room rates:


Crowne Plaza Hotel
Kenya Road, Upper Hill
Nairobi, Kenya

T +254 20 2746000
F +254 20 2746100
  • Standard room: USD 205.00 (single) / USD 235.00 (double)
  • Superior room: USD 225.00 (single) / USD 265.00 (double)
Rates including breakfast and city tax. Reservations can only be cancelled free of charge up to 35 days prior to arrival.

Hillpark Hotel
Lower Hill Road
Nairobi, Kenya.
T +254 20 272 4312/3/5,
   +254 20 272 4912
F +254 2 2716768
  • Standard room: USD 133.00 (single) / USD 194.00 (double)
Rates include city tax, but exclude breakfast (USD 15.00 per person). Reservations can be cancelled free of charge up to 24 hours prior to arrival.

For further information on the hotels and for instructions on how to make a reservation, please go to http://www.hotelcontact.nl/efmdafricaconference
Please note all rates on the reservation website are in Euros but the reservations have to be paid  in US Dollars. After confirming, your reservation will be re-confirmed with the correct room rate in US Dollars.
If you have queries or questions about accommodation, please send them to:


Worldmeetings/HotelContact
Ms Charlotte Zijdenbos
T +31 (0)70 313 11 41
F +31 (0)70 313 11 22
E czijdenbos@worldmeetings.nl
6. Hotel Payment Top

The hotel fee must be paid directly to the hotel upon departure.
Requests for accommodation are handled on a first-come first-served basis. Participants are strongly advised to reserve their hotel room before 1 September 2012. After this date, hotel availability and rates are no longer guaranteed. Rooms are available between 8 October (earliest check-in) and 14 October  2012 (latest check-out). All other dates are upon request and subject to availability.


7. VISA Top

If you need an invitation letter for your visa application, please contact our conference secretariat at efmd@momentum-pco.be who will provide you with the invitation letter. Please note that we can provide you with this letter only upon receipt of registration payment.
Season's Greetings