Event

2011 EFMD Africa Conference

The Business School in Africa as an Agent for Sustainable Business, Economic and Societal Development


Hosted by: University of Stellenbosch Business School

The event will start on: 01 Nov 11 15:30

And will end on: 03 Nov 11 16:30

At University of Stellenbosch Business School

Carl Cronje Drive , Cape Town

Contact: http://www.usb.ac.za/    robin.hartley@efmd.org

https://www.eventure-online.com/eventure/welcome.do?type=participant&congress=110_37519

Theme
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The Business School in Africa as an Agent for Sustainable Business, Economic and Societal Development

Host

University of Stellenbosch Business School

EFMD thanks GMAC for their kind sponsorship of this event.
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Programme

Tuesday, 1st November 2011
15:30 - 17:00 Registration in the main lobby of the University of Stellenbosch (Bellville Campus)
17:00 - 17:30 Welcome Session
  • Mathias Falkenstein, Director, Business School Services Unit, EFMD
  • John Powell, Director, Business School, University of Stellenbosch
17:30 -19:15 Plenary 1 – Opening Session “The Impact of Business Education on African Society and the Competitve Landscape Facing Busines Schools in Africa
  • Chair: Ron Sibert, Director, Business Development (Africa), GMAC®
  • Guy Pfeffermann, CEO, Global Business School Network (GBSN)
  • André Roux, Director, Institute for Futures Research (IFR), University of Stellenbosch
  • Karim Seghir, Associate Dean, School of Business, The American University in Cairo
19:15 - 19:30 Update - Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies Collection
Sibu Zondi, Business Manager (Sub-Saharan Africa Region), Emerald Group Publishing.
19:30 - 22:00 Cocktails and dinner offered by the University of Stellenbosch

 

Wednesday, 2nd November 2011
08:30 - 09:00 Registration at the University of Stellenbosch
09:00 - 10:15 Plenary 2 – “Business Schools as an Agent for Social Development in Africa””
  • Chair: Steven Nzuve, Dean, School of Business, University of Nairobi
  • Arnold Smit, Executive, Center for Business in Society, University of Stellenbosch
  • Jonathan Hoffenberg, Education Sector Coordinator, University of Cape Town
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:00 Parallel Sessions
A1 Development of Open Education Material: Example of the “Open Scout” Project
  • Christophe Terrasse, Associate Director, Projects, EFM
A2 ICT-based Learning and the Africa Context
  • Ahmed Moolla, Academic Director, MANCOSA
A3 GRLI/PRME
  • Derick de Jonge, Director, Centre for Responsible Leadership, University of Pretoria and the Gordon Institute of Business Science
A4 How Can PRME be Operationalized in African Business Schools
  • Jako Volschenk, Lecturer in General Management, University of Stellenbosch Business School Executive Development (TBC)
12:00 - 12:15 EFMD Update
Mathias Falkenstein, Director, Business School Services Unit, EFMD
12:15 - 13:00 Plenary 3 - "Brand Africa"
  • Chair: Mathias Falkenstein, Director, Business School Services Unit, EFMD
  • Andrew Crisp, Director, CarringtonCrisp Ltd.
13:00 - 14:15 Lunch
14:15 - 15:30 Plenary 4 - Panel Session - “Support Required for the Business School in Africa in its Role as a Change Agent in Society”
  • Chair: Frik Landman, CEO, USB Executive Development Ltd
  • Enase Okonedo, Dean, Lagos Business School
  • Thami Ghorfi, President, ESCA – Ecole de Management
  • Edward Mungai, Dean, Strathmore Business School
15:30 - 16:00 Africa Europe Business School Project
Chair: Christophe Terrasse, Associate Director, Projects, EFMD
Kees Koedijk, Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Bernard Paranque, General Delegate for EuroMediterranean Affairs, EUROMED Management
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:15 Parallel Sessions
B1 Deans Across Frontiers” (DAF)
  • Chris Greensted, Senior Advisor, Quality Services, EFMD
B2 The AESE Case Study
  • Manuel Aguiar, Business Policy, AESE and Angola School of Management
17:15 - 18:15 Plenary 4 – Panel Session – “Accreditation and the African Context”
  • Chair: Guy Pfeffermann, CEO, Global Business School Network
  • Franklyn Manu, Director, GIMPA Graduate School of Business
  • Chris Greensted, Senior Advisor, Quality Services, EFMD
18:15 Departure by bus to the University of Cape Town
19:00 - 22:00 Cocktails and dinner offered by the University of Cape Town

 

Thursday, 3rd November 2011
08:30 - 9:15 Plenary session 5 - "A New Model for African Business Schools"
  • Chair: Hoosen Rasool, Managing Director, MANCOSA
  • Walter Baets, Director,Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town
Learning Models: Developing the Whole Person
09:15 - 09:30 Coffee Break
09:30 - 11:00 Plenary Session 6 – “The Challenge and Promise of Africa Business Education”
  • Chair: John Powell, Director, Business School, University of Stellenbosch
  • Ron Sibert, Director, Business Development (Africa), GMAC
  • Franklyn Manu, Director, GIMPA Graduate School of Business
11:00 - 11:15 Closing Remarks
  • John Powell, Director, University of Stellenbosch Business School
  • Mathias Falkenstein, Director, Business School Services Unit,  EFMD
11:30 Transfer by bus  to hotel (Cape Town) or to airport for “Meeting of the Minds"

Programme - Meeting of the Minds

DAY 1 - Thursday, 3 November 2011
Arrival of guests - Entrance to KNP
12:20 Depart Cape Town International Airport to Johannesburg
14:20 Arrive Johannesburg International Airport
15:30 Depart to Nelspruit Airport
16:20
  • Arrive Nelspruit Airport
  • Travel  to Kruger National Park
  • Entrance to Kruger National Park via Paul Kruger Gate
  • Travel to Skukuza camp
  • Check into bungalows
19:00 Welcome dinner in the Skukuza Restaurant

 

DAY 2 - Friday, 4 November 2011
Workshop
06:00 Early morning safari
09:00 Breakfast Berg-en-Dal restaurant
10:00 Workshop
Nature, as case study of business lessons (Johan Burger – facilitator)
13:00 Lunche on
15:00 Game drive
18:00 Back to camp
19:00 Braai around the fire

 

DAY 3 - Saturday, 5 November 2011
Drive and closure
06:00 Early morning safari
08:30
  • Breakfast at Lower Sabie
  • Continuation of drive
14:00 Lunch at Skukuza
16:00 - 18:00 Interaction and opportunity to share and debate business schools’ specific issues
19:00 Closing dinner (Potjie around the fire)

 

DAY 4 - Sunday, 6 November 2011
Departure
06:00 Early drive (optional)
08:00 Breakfast
09:30 Depart from Kruger National Park to Nelspruit Airport

Pratical information (including fee information)

VenueTop
University of Stellenbosch Business School
Carl Cronje Drive
Bellville 7530
Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: + 27 21 918 + Fax: +27 21 918 4468

Welcome at the meetingTop
Registration will take place in the main lobby of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (Bellville Campus) on Tuesday, 1st November 2011 from 15:30 – 17:00.
Participants will receive all conference materials and other necessary information at the registration desk.

Registration feesTop

  • EARLY BIRD BEFORE 01 September 2011
    • 600€ members of EFMD
    • 650€ affiliate members of EFMD
    • 700€ non members of EFMD
    • 300€ African Business Schools
  • NORMAL FEE UNTIL 15 October 2011
    • 650€ members of EFMD
    • 700€ affiliate members of EFMD
    • 750€ non members of EFMD
    • 300€ African Business Schools
  • LATE FEE AFTER 15 October 2011 - (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).

RegistrationTop
Online registration form. You can register for the Meeting of the Minds 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 16th October 2011, 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.

Getting to and from HotelTop
We suggest taking a taxi from the airport. Bus transportation will be provided for the participants from the Portswood Hotel to the conference site, except for registration on Tuesday, 1st November 2011.

AccommodationTop
A) Portswood Hotel
Portwood Road, Portswood Square, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: +27 (0) 21 418 3281 Fax: +27 (0) 21 419 7570

B) Bellvista Lodge
Carl Cronje Drive
Bellville 7530
Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: + 27 21 918 4444 + Fax: +27 21 918 4443
Bellville

If you have queries or questions about accommodation, please send them to:
The EFMD Conferences Secretariat
MOMENTUM
Professional Conference Organiser
Grensstraat 8
B-3010 Leuven - Belgium
Phone: +32 16 40 45 55 - Fax: +32 16 40 35 51
E-mail: info@momentum-pco.be

Hotel payment & RatesTop
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 15 September 2011. After this date, hotel availability and rates are no longer guaranteed. Rooms are available between 31 October (earliest check-in) and 4 November 2011 (latest check-out). All other dates are upon request and subject to availability.

Hotel cancellation policy
For cancellations received by 15 September 2011: no charge will occur. For cancellations received between 16 and 30 September 2011, one night will be charged on the credit card given. For cancellations received as of 1 October 2011 or in case of no-show, the entire stay will be charged on the credit card given.
We have negotiated preferential rates with the Portswood Hotel (located in Cape Town) and with the Bellvista Lodge (on the campus) of the University of Stellenbosch Business School):

  • A) PortsWood Hotel
    Rates are 1212 ZAR for a single room and 1616 ZAR for a double room.
    Rates are per night and include breakfast & taxes.
    ZAR=South African Rand

  • B) Bellvista Lodge
    Rates are 635 ZAR for a single room, 715 ZAR for a double room and 830 ZAR for a twin room.
    Rates are per night and include breakfast & taxes.
    ZAR=South African Rand
VISATop
If you need an invitation letter for your visa application, please contact our conference secretariat at info@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.

Other useful informationTop
Weather and tourism in Cape Town