Event

2013 EFMD Deans & Directors General Conference

Hosted by: Koç University School of Business

The event will start on: 31 Jan 13 14:00
And will end on: 01 Feb 13 22:30

Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Contact:
delphine.hauspy@efmd.org



PLEASE NOTE THAT AFTER FRIDAY 18 JANUARY, NEW REGISTRATIONS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE PRINTED IN THE FINAL PARTICIPANTS LIST.


Theme

Making Things Happen

Target Group
A meeting by invitation only, for those with chief executive (top management) responsibility and authority in EFMD member business schools and centres. Directors of non-member schools can be invited at the discretion of the organisers.

For Logistic Questions (registration, invoice):
Momentum
T +32 16 40 45 55

EFMD thanks GMAC for their kind sponsorship of this event!

gmac

2012 EFMD Deans Meeting Nottingham



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Programme

Thursday, 31 January 2013
08:15 Buses from Conference Hotels to Koç University
08:30 – 14:00 Registration
09:00 – 10:30 EFMD Quality Services Annual Meeting - Plenary
The EFMD Quality Services (QS) Team will report during this session on the current status and the latest developments of EFMD accreditations, including learnings derived from EQUISEPAS and EDAF. Through this session, Deans and Directors will also learn about the future objectives of the EFMD accreditations. Topics of information will be: the Quality Services Portfolio approach, Special Re-accreditation and Ethics, Responsibility & Sustainability.

It should be noted that this is not a standard accreditation seminar; explanations on Standards & Criteria or processes are NOT the main objective of this session.
  • Michael Osbaldeston, Director, Quality Services, EFMD
  • Christian Delporte, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD
  • Chris Greensted, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD
  • Ulrich Hommel, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD
  • Roland Van Dierdonck, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 EFMD Quality Services Annual Meeting - Five Working Groups
Facilitated by Quality Services Staff
Five Working Groups will focus on Managing Diversity in Accreditation with respect to:
  • Research
  • Internationalisation
  • Breadth vs. Defined Norms

It should be noted that this is not a standard information session;  Deans and Directors will be invited to participate actively in the discussions through their critical input on the above topics.

12:30 – 13:00 Optional Newcomers’ Session
EFMD and its Deans & Directors General steering committee will bring newcomers up to speed with what this EFMD network has been trying to achieve in the last few years. The session will also introduce the different ingredients we use during the meeting and will explain how we reached this recipe. Through this special session, newcomers will get a first opportunity to network with the members of the committee as well as with new participants of the conference.
  • Michael Frenkel, Dean, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, DE
  • Per Cramér, Dean, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, SE
12:30 – 14:00 Welcome Lunch Buffet
14:00 – 14:15 Welcome
Eric Cornuel
, Director General and CEO, EFMD

Host: Baris Tan, Dean, College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Koç University, TR
  • Chairperson: Michael Frenkel, Dean, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, DE
14:15 – 15:00 EFMD Update
  • Julio Urgel, Deputy Director General, Operations & Quality, EFMD
15:00 – 17:00 Plenary I - Panel
Making Things Happen – Future of Business Education
Aim: Understanding what the current global situation has changed (or not) for business education and what we should expect for the next five years. What are today’s and tomorrow’s main trends, financial implications, curriculum changes, etc. for the education world?
  • Dominique Turpin, President, IMD, CH
  • Pankaj Ghemawat, Professor of Strategic Management, IESE Business School, ES
  • Siwei Cheng, Dean, Management School of University of China Academy of Sciences, CN
  • Howard Thomas, Dean of Lee Kong Chian School of Business and LKCSB Chair of Strategic Management, Singapore Management University, SG
17:00 – 17:30 Coffee Break
17:30 – 18:45 Working Groups: Series A
A1. Changes and Developments in Undergraduate Education
Aim: Five years into the crisis, how has undergraduate education been affected? Has what we are teaching undergraduates students changed? How do business schools manage these programmes taking into consideration today’s changing world?
  • Melanie Currie, Head of Undergraduate Programmes, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK
  • Jon Erik Svendsen, Dean Bachelor, BI Norwegian Business School, NO

Moderated by Jos Lemmink, Dean, Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics, NL

A2. Trends in MSc and MBA
Aim: Understanding how the past five years have affected MSc and MBA degrees and what the future holds for them. How do they compete on the global market?
  • Kai Peters, Chief Executive, Ashridge, UK
  • Julia Marsh, Executive Director, Masters in Management, London Business School, UK 

Moderated by Jane Delbene, Director of Marketing, EMEA, GMAC -  Graduate Management Admission Council®, UK

A3. Risk Management in Higher Education
Aim: How to understand/manage the constraints and risks business schools are taking these days when engaging in financial and/or reputational exposures, strongly wanting to compete with others on the market.
  • Frank Horwitz, Director, Cranfield School of Management, UK
  • Udo Steffens, President, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, DE
Moderated by Ulrich Hommel, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD
A4. 50+20 Agenda
Aim: Exploring different paths for the future of management education.
  • Anne Colby, Consulting Professor, Stanford University School of Education and co-author of the Carnegie report, "Rethinking Undergraduate Business Education", USA
  • Derick de Jongh, Director, The Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, ZA

Moderated by Per Cramér, Dean, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, SE

A5. E-learning and Distance Education (online)
Aim: Should every business school engage? Why have online (long-distance) classes? Is it just a question of financial resources or are there other advantages? etc.
  • Rebecca Taylor, Dean, The Open University Business School, UK
  • "Brick-and-Mortar vs Online Institutions: A Disappearing Distinction?" Robert Mantha, Former Dean, Université Laval, Faculté des Sciences de l'Administration, CA

Moderated by Flavio Vasconcelos, Dean, EBAPE - Escola Brasileira de Administração Pública e de Empresas, FGV - Fundação Getulio Vargas, BR

19:00 Bus transfer from Koç University to Sait Halimpasa Mansion
19:30 Drinks
20:00 Walking Dinner in Sait Halimpasa Mansion
21:00 – 21:30 Buses back to Conference Hotels

 

Friday, 1 February 2013
08:15 Buses from Conference Hotels
09:00 – 11:00 Plenary II – Panel
Developments Over the Past Five Years

Aim: Understanding how schools in different regions of the world have reacted to the global situation; concrete examples to help understand how the situation is in their region today and what they have concretely changed in their school in response to this situation. In other words, to what extent has this situation enabled them to re-think business education?
  • Mónica Sacristán, Dean, Executive Development, ITAM Business School, ITAM - Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, MX
  • Kwei Tang, University Chair and Dean, College of Commerce, National Chengchi University, TW
  • Paul Danos, Dean, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, USA
  • Ben Glover, Regional Director, GMAC -  Graduate Management Admission Council®, UK
  • Peter Little, Deputy Vice-Chancellor,  Queensland University of Technology, AUS
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 World Café Session
Aim: Offering participants the opportunity to exchange ideas and views with peers about their own experience concerning the effects of the past five years in their region/ in their school. Each and every table should discuss and answer the following question:
What has my school changed in the past five years in response to the global development?
Don’t miss a great networking opportunity.
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:15 Working Groups: Series B
B1. How to approach the digital generation?
Aim: The new generation has a different way of communicating, they use social networks,
they think differently, etc. How and what should business schools do to get aligned with this? What has already been done? Best practices. Moderated by Santiago Iñiguez, President IE University, Dean IE Business School, ES
B2. International Partnering
Aim: Importance in today’s global context to have cross border reputation sharing, to be part of a wider network, which helps schools position themselves better. Examples and best practices.
The QTEM initiative, Bruno van Pottelsberghe, Dean, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, BE
  • Debbie MacInnis, Vice Dean for Undergraduate Programs, Marshall School of Business, USA

Moderated by Dorte Salskov-Iversen, Vice President for International Affairs, Copenhagen Business School, DK

B3. How to manage multiple campuses?
Aim: Understanding what it means on a strategic level to have more than one campus
  • Susan Hart, Dean, Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, UK
  • Alberto Grando, Dean, SDA Bocconi School of Management, IT 

Moderated by: Alice Guilhon, Dean, SKEMA Business School, FR  

15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00 Plenary III - Panel
What do employers expect in five years?
Aim: Understanding what employers will be looking for in terms of graduates in five years time. What are the market expectations?
17:00– 17:15 Conclusion Session
  • Chairperson: Michael Frenkel, Dean, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, DE
17:15 – 17:20 Presentation of Next Year’s Venue
  • Per Cramér, Dean, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, SE
17:30 Buses back to Conference Hotels
19:15 Buses from Conference Hotels to Dinner Venue
20:00 Drinks in Koç Museum
20:30 Gala Dinner in Koç Museum
22:30 Buses back to Conference Hotels

Pratical Information

  1. Venue Address
  2. Contact at Koç
  3. Direction to Reach Istanbul or the Hotels
  4. Fees and Payment
  5. Accommodation
  6. Tourism
  7. Links
  8. Visa Information to Enter Turkey

1. Venue Address Top
Koç Üniversitesi
Sevgi Gönül Kültür Merkezi
Rumelifeneri Yolu
Sarıyer, İstanbul 34450

2. Contact at Koç Top
Cenk Efe Bayirli
T +90 212 338 1503
E CBAYIRLI@ku.edu.tr

Ayşe İnan, Director of International Programs
Koç Üniversitesi, Öğrenci Merkezi, -3, B307, Rumelifeneri Yolu,
Sarıyer, İstanbul 34450
T +90 212 338 1280
F +90 212 338 1267
E ayinan@ku.edu.tr

3. Direction to Reach Istanbul or the Hotels (Mövenpick and Sheraton) Top Direction to reach Koç University from Mövenpick and Sheraton hotels
MAP and BUS SCHEDULE

A taxi from Mövenpick or Sheraton hotel to Koç University will cost you about 15euros.

4. Fees and Payment Top

Conference fees for registration form:
  • EARLY BIRD UNTIL 9 October
    • 995€ FULL members of EFMD
    • 1145€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 1295€ Non-Members of EFMD

  • NORMAL FEE UNTIL 12 December
    • 1120€ FULL members of EFMD
    • 1270€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 1420€ Non-Members of EFMD

  • LATE FEE AFTER 12 DECEMBER
 (payment by credit card ONLY, after 12 DECEMBER)
    • 1245€ FULL members of EFMD
    • 1395€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 1545€ Non-Members of EFMD

Cancellation Policy Date: 7 January 2013
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If Momentum, EFMD Conference Secretariat, receives notice of your withdrawal before 7 January 2013, a cancellation administrative fee of 75€ will be charged. Thereafter, we regret that we are unable to refund any fees.

5. Accommodation (MAP HOTELS)Top

Hotel Registration:
Kenes Turkey has been appointed as the official accommodation agent for the 2013 EFMD Deans & Directors General Conference.
 
Please use the following links to download the hotel reservation form: Word version
 
We kindly ask you to contact the accommodation agent directly for all questions related to hotel accommodation:
Kenes Turkey
Contact Person: Nihan Artan, Project Manager
T +90 212 299 9984
F +90 212 299 9977
nartan@kenes.com

  • Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul
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    In the heart of Istanbul’s modern business and chic shopping district, the Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul provides you with easy access to Taksim Square. A range of fashionable shopping malls are within walking distance.

  • Sheraton Maslak Hotel
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6. Tourism Top

7. Links Top

8. Visa information for foreigners Top
Who needs a visa to enter Turkey ?

Hotel Registration:
Kenes Turkey has been appointed as the official accommodation agent for the 2013 EFMD Deans & Directors General Conference.
 
Please use the following links to download the hotel reservation form: Word version

We kindly ask you to contact the accommodation agent directly for all questions related to hotel accommodation:
Kenes Turkey
Contact Person: Nihan Artan, Project Manager
T +90 212 299 9984
F +90 212 299 9977
nartan@kenes.com