Event

2013 EFMD MBA Conference

Hosted by: IMD

The event will start on: 17 Mar 13 17:00
And will end on: 19 Mar 13 14:00

Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Contact:
diana.grote@efmd.org

Theme
Leading the MBA: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Target Group
The event is open to MBA Directors and business school staff involved in part and full-time MBA programmes


More Information

Programme

Sunday, 17 March 2013
17:00 – 18:00 Registration
18:00 – 19:30 Teambuilding Activity
19:30 Dinner at IMD with a Welcome by Dominique Turpin, President, IMD                     

 

Monday, 18 March 2013
08:15 Registration Desk Open
09:00 – 09:30 Welcome
  • Martha Maznevski, Director, MBA Programme, IMD, CH
  • Christian Delporte, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Giulio Toscani, Director, MBA Programme, EADA, ES and Conference Chair
09:30 – 10:15 The MBA Director’s Dilemma”– "An Interactive Workshop with Purpose-written Caselet"
  • John Weeks, Professor of Organizational Behaviour, IMD, CH
10:45 – 11:45 Small Discussion Groups of 6 - 7 participants
"How could the situation have been prevented, what can be done?"
11:45 – 12:45 Feedback & Conclusions
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Creating Positive Group Dynamics
  • John Sadowsky, Professor of Leadership and Marketing, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR
15:00 – 16:30 Breakout Sessions
15:00 – 15:45 Portfolio Expansion Strategies
  • Gareth Howells, Head of MBA and Masters in Finance Programmes, LBS, UK

Partnerships – The Canadian MBA Alliance Example

  • Wendy Ma, Assistant Dean of Professional Graduate Programmes, Robert H. Lee Graduate School, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, CA

Learning How to Learn

  • Sonja Zaar, Director MBA Programmes and International Projects at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, NL
15:45 – 16:30 Portfolio Expansion Strategies
  • Gareth Howells, Head of MBA and Masters in Finance Programmes, LBS, UK
Partnerships – The Canadian MBA Alliance Example
  • Wendy Ma, Assistant Dean of Professional Graduate Programmes, Robert H. Lee Graduate School, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, CA
Learning How to Learn
  • Sonja Zaar, Director MBA Programmes and International Projects at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, NL
16:30 – 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 – 17:30 EFMD Update
  • Christian Delporte, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
19:30 Busses from Conference Hotels to Dinner Venue
20:00 Gala Dinner
22:30 Busses back to Conference Hotels

 

Tuesday, 19 March 2013
09:30 – 10:30 Trends in Graduate Management Education
  • Deborah Somers, Director, EMEA, GMAC®, UK
  • Christophe Lejeune, Associate Director, Research & Surveys Unit, EFMD
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Corporate Panel
  • Graciela Borasio, Director, Talent Acquisition, PMI
  • Benoît Barbiche, Sr Talent Acquisition Manager, Int’l, Medtronic International Trading Sàrl
  • Deepak Khandpur, Head of Business Competitiveness, M&A, Schindler Management AG

Chaired by Martha Maznevski, Director, MBA Programme, IMD, CH

12:00 – 12:45 Media Coaching: "Face the Media with Confidence"
Deliver the correct message and stay in control of your reputation. Connect with the journalist and make the headlines for the right reasons. This media coaching workshop addresses the crucial challenges of giving an interview, dealing with both the message and its delivery. Key techniques to build your own narrative and deliver it with confidence.
  • Teresa Martini, Consultant, Ex-International Producer at CNN, UK
12:45 – 13:15 Closing Remarks & Welcome to the 2013 Conference
  • Giulio Toscani, Director, MBA Programme, EADA, ES, ES
13:15 Lunch

 

Practical Info

  1. Venue
  2. Registration & Fees
  3. Direction To Reach Imd
  4. Accommodation
  5. Tourism
  6. Useful Links
1. Venue Top
IMD
Ch de Bellerive 23,
CH-1001 Lausanne
Maersk McKinney Moller building
logo pdf Campus Map

Contact at IMD
Ms. Katrin Tzieropoulos
Program Coordinator
T +4121 618 03 65 (DIRECT LINE)
F +4121 618 07 07
E Katrin.tzieropoulos@imd.org

2. Registration & Fee Top
  • EARLY BIRD BEFORE 20 DECEMBER 2012
    • 690€ Members Of EFMD
    • 840€ Affiliate Members Of EFMD
    • 990€ Non Members Of EFMD

  • NORMAL FEE BEFORE 15 FEBRUARY 2013
    • 790€ Members Of Efmd
    • 940€ Affiliate Members Of Efmd
    • 1090€ Non Members Of Efmd

  • LATE FEE AFTER 15 FEBRUARY 2013 (Payment By Credit Card Only)
    • 890€ Members Of Efmd
    • 1040€ Affiliate Members Of Efmd
    • 1190€ Non Members Of Efmd
Online Registration Form (Coming Soon)

Participants will receive all conference materials and other necessary information at the registration desk.

3. Direction to Reach IMD Top
  • By Plane To Switzerland
    • Geneva airport is the nearest airport to Lausanne, about 60km (45 min). We highly recommend that you choose this destination.
    • Zurich airport has more international flight connections. Distance to Lausanne about 230km (2h15).

  • Train to Lausanne
    Due to traffic, we recommend you to take the train from the airport.
    View train timetables on www.sbb.ch
    • From Geneva Airport to Lausanne:
      To get to the train station
    1. Exit customs hall and turn left.
    2. At the far end of the hall, pass through rotating doors into the train station. The ticket office is on your right.

The journey to Lausanne takes approximately 45 minutes.
The price one-way is CHF 25.00 in 2nd class or CHF 42.00 in 1st class

    • FROM ZURICH AIRPORT TO LAUSANNE:
    1. The journey to Lausanne takes approximately 2h30. We advise you to take a direct or Intercity train.
    2. The price one-way is CHF 71.00 in 2nd class or CHF 118.00 in 1st class.
  • Public Transport
    FROM LAUSANNE TRAIN STATION TO IMD OR THE HOTEL:
    You can take the metro M2 from Gare to Ouchy and then walk 2min to IMD (see map). The journey is 5 minutes and costs CHF 3.00.
    You can take a taxi in front of the station. The journey is approximately 5-10 minutes and costs about CHF 15.00.

  • Taxi to Lausanne
    We recommend you book a car transfer, as it is cheaper than a regular taxi at the airport.
    FIRST CLASS LIMOUSINE SERVICES
    Should you want to book a car transfer, we recommend using our contact First Class Limousine Services. A booking group for your program has been created, please follow this link to book.
    You might be grouped in the same car with other participants arriving at the same time. You can find more information on First Class Limousine Services' website.
    The price one-way from Geneva airport to Lausanne is CHF 200.00 (or CHF 220.00 by credit card).

  • Car to Lausanne
    From Zurich (230km), Bern (125 km) and Geneva (65km):
    Take highway A1, direction Lausanne. On the highway, follow Lausanne-Sud. At the end of the highway there is a roundabout where you should take the direction "Ouchy". Continue for 1km and you will see IMD on your left.

  • Parking near IMD
    Please note that unfortunately there is no parking available on the IMD campus. You will find below a list of convenient parking around IMD.
    • Parking Port d’Ouchy
      This parking is opposite the Mövenpick hotel and just 2 minutes away from IMD. It is indoors and open 24/24 every day.
      The price per day is CHF 18.00.

    • Parking P+R Ouchy
      This parking “Park and Ride” is opposite IMD. It is an outdoor parking.
      The price per day is CHF 10.00 including a Lausanne public transport card. Please note that you need coins to buy your ticket at the machine and payment must be done daily.

    • Parking Place des Fêtes Bellerive
      This parking is opposite IMD, next to the P+R Ouchy parking. It is a big outdoor parking, but is often closed for special local events.
      The price per day is CHF 6.00. Please note that you need coins to buy your ticket at the machine and payment must be done daily.

4. Accommodation Top
RESOTEL has been appointed as the official accommodation agent for the 2013 EFMD MBA Conference. RESOTEL is a free independent hotel reservation services working with a various range of hotels at very competitive conditions.

Please click here for further information on available hotels and for instructions on how to make a reservation.

We kindly ask you to contact the accommodation agent directly for all questions related to hotel accommodation:

RESOTEL
6, avenue Van Nieuwenhuyse
B-1160 Brussels
Contact person: Vanessa Martinez, MICE & Individual Accommodation Supervisor
Tel. + 32 (0)2 777 01 55
Fax + 32 (0)2 779 39 00
Email: vanessa@resotel.be or info@resotel.be

5. Tourism Top

6. Useful Links Top

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

hotel booking

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