Event

2012 EFMD Meeting for Deans & Directors General

Hosted by: Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University

The event will start on: 02 Feb 12 09:00
And will end on: 03 Feb 12 17:00

Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Contact:
delphine.hauspy@efmd.org

Theme
What Deans are interested in...

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, hotels):
Momentum
Tel: +32-16-404555

EFMD thanks GMAC for their kind sponsorship of this event!

gmac

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Programme

THURSDAY 2 February 2012 - Nottingham Conference Centre
Theme of the afternoon: Key drivers - what is expected of us
8:30 – 14:00
Registration - Newton Building level 0
9:00 – 12:30 EFMD Quality Services Annual Meeting - Room: LT2

The EFMD Quality Services (QS) Team will report during this session on the current status and the latest developments of EFMD accreditations, including learning derived from EQUIS and EPAS. Through this session, Deans and Directors will also learn about the future objectives of the EFMD accreditations. In addition, the QS Team will be actively seeking feedback from member schools on the accreditation developments and objectives.

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.
  • Julio Urgel, 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
  • Michael Osbaldeston, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD
12:30 – 13:00 Optional newcomers’ session - Room: LT2
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.
  • Ramón Noguera, Academic Director, EADA - Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración, ES
  • Andrea Gasparri, Managing Director, SDA Bocconi School of Management, IT
  • Barbara Sporn, Vice Rector, Research, International Affairs & External Relations, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, AT
Moderated by: Mathias Falkenstein, Director Business School Services, EFMD
12:30 – 14:00 Welcome lunch buffet - Old Museum / Old Library level 1
14:00 – 14:15 Welcome- Room: LT2
  • Host: Baback Yazdani, Dean, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK
  • Chair: Fátima Barros Dean, Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, PT
14:15 – 15:00 EFMD updates- Room: LT2
  • Eric Cornuel, Director General and CEO, EFMD
15:00 – 15:45 Plenary I - Room: LT2
What do businesses need from business school?
Aim: painting the big picture of the evolution of the relationship of higher education with companies and governments as well as the ramification of the crisis and its effects on education funding for the last years.
  • Sir Richard Lambert, Former Director General of Confederation of British Industry and Chancellor, University of Warwick, UK
15:45 – 16:30 Coffee break - Newton Builing level 0
16:30 – 17:15 Plenary II - Room: LT2
Vice versa: what do business schools need/want form businesses (industry)
Aim: concrete exemples, best practices.
  • John Quelch, Vice President and Dean, CEIBS - China Europe International Business School, CN
  • Baback Yazdani, Dean, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK
17:15 – 18:30 Working groups series A - influences
  A1. Financial crisis: how does it influence business school funding - Room: LT1
Aim: understanding how the financial crisis affected the education world, in particular when it comes to business schools funding as well as the financial reforms in different countries.
  • Angus Laing, Dean of Business and Economics, Loughborough University Business School, UK
Moderated by: Udo Steffens, President, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, DE 
  A2. Changes in the Arab world: political and social reform - Room: LT3
Aim: understanding how the changes, which occurred in the Arab world in the past months, have affected and will affect the education world.
  • Yasmine Benamour, Director, HEM - Institut des Hautes Etudes de Management, MA
  • Sherif Kamel, Dean, The American University in Cairo, School of Business, EG
  A3. Rankings and accreditation - Room: LT6
Aim: broader picture of the EU ranking project initiative as well as understanding how rankings affect business schools on a EU and local level. What is their meaning. Understanding of direct and indirect implications of accreditation for schools.
  • Gero Federkeil, Project Manager CHE - Centre for Higher Education and Vice-President, IREG Observatory on Academic Rankings and Excellence, DE
  • Michael Frenkel, Dean, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, DE
  A4. Technology and social media - Room: LT7
Aim: understanding of how technology and social media can be used efficiently in teaching and learning. Moderated by: Rebecca Taylor, Dean, The Open University Business School, UK
  A5. Students and faculty mobility - Room: LT8
Aim: understanding of today’s trends for students’ mobility as well as recruitment of international faculty.
  • Alfons Sauquet, Dean, ESADE Business School, ES
  • Jane Delbene, Director of Marketing, EMEA, GMAC® - Graduate Management Admission Council®, UK
18:30 Drinks and dinner at The Belgrave Rooms
21:00 – 21:30 Walk back to hotels

 

FRIDAY 3 February 2012 - Nottingham Conference Centre
Theme of the morning: What and how do we do things – emerging trends
8:30 Walk from hotels
9:00 – 10:30 World café session* - Room: Central Gallery, level 1
9:00 – 9:40 First round of discussions*
9:40 – 10:20 Second round of discussions*

on the following topics:
  • Are we managing our own management schools?
  • Market trends
  • Faculty management
  • Executive Education
  • Governance
*coffee will be served during the session
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break - Newton Builing level 0
11:00 – 12:30 Plenary panel III - Room: LT2
Trends in business education from diverse regions - who are tomorrow's players?

Aim: understanding what changes and/or innovations took place recently in different regions of the world and impacted on our industry as well as who are the “players” in the business in your region (and not only the top ones). Who will be tomorrow’s new players on the market?
  • Maria Tereza Fleury, Dean, FGV-Fundaçao Getulio Vargas, EAESP-Escola Administraçao de Empresas de Sao Paulo, BR
  • Sapna Popli, Director and Executive Dean, IILM Institute for Higher Education, IN
  • Bing Xiang, Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, CN
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch on campus - Old Library level 1
  Theme of the afternoon: Teaching and innovations – new trends
14:00 – 15:15 Working groups series B - programmes
  B1. Executive Education (non-degree and including eMBA) - Room: LT1
Aim: exploring what certain schools in the network are doing differently and in an advanced way; interesting case study, new trends.
  • Sabine Vinck, Associate Dean, Executive Education, London Business School, UK
  • Jordi Díaz, Associate Dean for Programmes, EADA - Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración, ES 
  B2. Master (pre-experience) - Room: LT3
Aim: exploring what certain schools in the network are doing differently and in an advanced way; interesting case study, new trends.
  • Sven Bislev, Vice Dean for Education, Copenhagen Business School, DK
  • Roy (Chip) Wiggins III, Dean of Business and the McCallum Graduate School of Business, Bentley University,USA 
  B3. Doctoral programmes - Room: LT6
Aim: exploring what certain schools in the network are doing differently and in an advanced way; interesting case study, new trends.
  • Mark Jenkins, Director of Research, Cranfield School of Management, UK
  • Wilfred Mijnhardt, Executive Director Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL
  B4. Bachelors - Room: LT7
Aim: exploring what certain schools in the network are doing differently and in an advanced way; interesting case study, new trends.
  • Christoph Badelt, Rector, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, AT
  • Baris Tan, Dean, College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Koç University School of Business, TR
  B5. MBA - Room: LT8
Aim: exploring what certain schools in the network are doing differently and in an advanced way; interesting case study, new trends.
  • Robin Mason, Dean, University of Exeter Business School, UK
  • Martha Maznevski, Professor of Organizational Behavior and International Management, Director of the MBA Program, IMD, CH
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break - Newton Builing level 0
15:45 – 17:00 IN PARALLEL of working groups - Room: Coffee break area
World Café exhibition
: written summary of the morning discussion.
15:45 – 17:00 REPEAT Working groups series B - programmes
  B1. Executive Education (non-degree and including eMBA) - Room: LT1
Aim: exploring what certain schools in the network are doing differently and in an advanced way; interesting case study, new trends.
  • Sabine Vinck, Associate Dean, Executive Education, London Business School, UK
  • Jordi Díaz, Associate Dean for Programmes, EADA - Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración, ES
B2. Master (pre-experience) - Room: LT3
Aim: exploring what certain schools in the network are doing differently and in an advanced way; interesting case study, new trends.
  • Sven Bislev, Vice Dean for Education, Copenhagen Business School, DK
  • Roy (Chip) Wiggins III, Dean of Business and the McCallum Graduate School of Business, Bentley University,USA
B3. Doctoral programmes - Room: LT6
Aim: exploring what certain schools in the network are doing differently and in an advanced way; interesting case study, new trends.
  • Mark Jenkins, Director of Research, Cranfield School of Management, UK
  • Wilfred Mijnhardt, Executive Director Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL
B4. Bachelors - Room: LT7
Aim: exploring what certain schools in the network are doing differently and in an advanced way; interesting case study, new trends.
  • Christoph Badelt, Rector, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, AT
  • Baris Tan, Dean, College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Koç University School of Business, TR
B5. MBA - Room: LT8
Aim: exploring what certain schools in the network are doing differently and in an advanced way; interesting case study, new trends.
  • Robin Mason, Dean, University of Exeter Business School, UK
  • Martha Maznevski, Professor of Organizational Behavior and International Management, Director of the MBA Program, IMD, CH
17:00 – 18:00 Plenary IV - Room: LT2 
The Fine Art of Success
Aim: What are the elements that enable an individual or organisation to thrive in a rapidly changing world.
18:00 – 18:15 Conclusions session - Room: LT2
  • Fátima Barros, Dean, Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, PT
18:15 – 18:20 Presentation of next year’s venue - Room: LT2
  • Baris Tan, Dean, College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Koç University School of Business, TR
18:30 Walk back to hotels
19:00 (Optional) Drinks at Nottingham Castle
20:00 Gala dinner in the Atrium, Notthingham Business School
23:00 Walk back to hotels

Practical information

Venue
Nottingham Business School are pleased to confirm that the conference will be hosted at Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham Conference Centre, Newton Building. Nottingham Conference Centre is a brand new modern conference facility in the heart of Nottingham city centre. Housed in the Grade II* listed Newton Building, the Centre offers state-of-the-art facilities in a stunning architectural setting unparalleled in the region. The Newton Building is located right in the middle of Nottingham and offers the opportunity to relax in one of the UK's most vibrant cities. A vast array of shops, bars, restaurants, galleries and cinemas to suit all tastes are just a short walk from the venue

Nottingham Trent University
Burton Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU
Tele: +44 (0)115 941 8418

Nottingham Conference Centre
Burton Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU
Tel: +44 (0)115 848 8000

Contact at NTUTop
Exact job position: Kim Keirnan, Administrator to the Dean, School Management Support Team
Address: Nottingham Business School
Goldsmith Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU
Email: kim.keirnan@ntu.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)115 848 8145
Fax: +44 (0)115 848 8010

Exact job position: Natalie Elliott, Administrator, School Management Support Team
Address: Nottingham Business School
Goldsmith Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU
Email: natalie.elliott@ntu.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)115 848 8142
Fax: +44 (0)115 848 8010

Direction to reach Nottingham or the hotels
TopMap directions driving

Travel informationTop
Nottingham Trent University is centrally located in England and benefits from excellent national and international transport links.
At the heart of the UK, Nottingham is well served by the motorway network. The M1 passes close to the west of the city, the A42/M42 link to the south-west of the city and the A1 (M) to the east of the county. Nottingham also offers a major railway station, an airport, a coach station and tram service.
For more information, visit our pages on travelling to the City site
Maps of our city campus and information about travelling to the city are available for your information.

International travel
The closest airport to Nottingham is East Midlands Airport which is 15 miles (approximately 24 kilometres) outside of the city. It takes about half an hour from there to travel into the city by car or bus.

There is a Skylink bus service that runs every half hour from the airport into Nottingham City Centre and stops a few minutes walk away from the City site. It costs £5 for a single journey on this and £8 for a return ticket (valid for one month). A taxi from the airport into the city centre will cost approximately £20-25 each way.

Other airports that you may fly into are Heathrow, Birmingham, Manchester, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted. If you fly into any of these you will need to plan your journey from those cities to Nottingham by train, by coach or by car.

Hotel informationTop. All hotels are walking distance from the school

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  • Hilton Notthingham
    Milton Street Nottingham NG1 3PZ, United Kingdom
    At a glance
    The Hilton Nottingham is 100% Non-Smoking. 25 minutes from Nottingham East Midlands Airport, located in Nottingham’s city center. The hotel offers wireless internet, wired internet in room, a sauna and 18m² indoor pool.

  • Crown Plaza Nottingham
    WOLLATON STREET
    NOTTINGHAM, NG1 5RH ENGLAND
    Hotel is located Downtown.The hotel was renovated in 2006, has 9 Floor(s) and  210 Guest Room(s).  The hotel has a swimming pool, sauna, steamroom, jacuzzi, gym, dance studio, solarium, beautician and fitness assessment.

  • Park Plaza Nottingham
    Park Plaza Nottingham, One of the Top Nottingham City Centre Hotels
    The stylish and comfortable four-star, deluxe Park Plaza Nottingham Hotel is located in the heart of the city within walking distance of the area's main shopping and business districts. Our hotel in Nottingham features sleek, modern decor, superior accommodations and exceptional services, including wired and Wi-Fi Internet access, a Fitness Suite, 12 well-equipped meeting rooms and the multi award-winning, Pan-Asian Chino Latino Restaurant & Bar. If you are searching for top-quality hotels in Nottingham, look no further than the Park Plaza.

  • Welbeck hotel
    Stanley Place
    Talbot Street, Nottingham NG1 5GS
    The Welbeck Hotel is conveniently located in the city centre of Nottingham very near Rock City and near Nottingham Arena. Discounted car parking at the secure Talbot Street car park is available to guests and it is located adjacent to the hotel.

Requests for accommodation are handled on a first-come, first-served basis. We strongly advise all participants to reserve their hotel room before 15 December 2011. After this date, hotel availability and rates are no longer guaranteed. Rooms are available between 31 January (earliest check-in) and 4 February 2012 (latest check-out). All other dates are upon request and subject to availability.
Cancellations of hotel bookings must be sent in writing no later than 8  January 2012 to the Conference Organiser, by email at efmd@momentum-pco.be or by fax at +32 16 40 35 51.
Cancellation conditions:
- For cancellations received by 8  January 2012 : no charge will occur.
- For cancellations received between 9 and 22 January 2012 ; one night will be charged on the credit card given.
- For cancellations received as of 23 January 2012; the entire stay will be charged on the credit card given.

Fees and PaymentTop

EARLY BIRD UNTIL 7 October

  • 945€ FULL members of EFMD
  • 1095€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
  • 1245€ non members of EFMD

NORMAL FEE UNTIL 12 December

  • 1045€ FULL members of EFMD
  • 1195€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
  • 1345€ non members of EFMD

LATE FEE AFTER 12 DECEMBER (payment by credit card ONLY, after 12 DECEMBER)

  • 1145€ FULL members of EFMD
  • 1295€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
  • 1445€ non members of EFMD

Cancellation policy date: 9 January 2012
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If Momentum, EFMD Conference Secretariat, receives notice of your withdrawal before 9 January 2012, a cancellation administrative fee of 75€ will be charged. Thereafter, we regret that we are unable to refund any fees.
Fees cover attendance at the meeting, documentation, meals and refreshments, but NOT hotel accommodation.
Indeed please note that Momentum EFMD Conference Secretariat is collecting only conference fees. Hotel fees are to be paid directly to the chosen hotel upon departure (please refer to the Hotel Information point 4 for more details).

TourismTop
Nottingham is a well-known city break destination offering excellent culture, recreation, shopping and modern dining to millions of visitors every year. Culturally, the city has risen to prominence with expanding nightlife and retail quarters and a burgeoning arts scene. To find out more about what Nottingham has to offer please visit the below web links.
http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/
http://www.nottinghamtouristguide.co.uk/

http://www.nottingham.world-guides.com/

LinksTop
Nottingham East Midlands Airport: http://www.eastmidlandsairport.com/emaweb.nsf
Nottingham, UK Weather: http://uk.weather.com/
Nottingham Trent University: http://www.ntu.ac.uk/
Nottingham Business School: http://www.ntu.ac.uk/nbs/

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