EQUIS and EPAS Accreditation Seminars - Singapore 2018 - presentations

Speakers' presentations

EQUIS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR

Monday 21 May 2018

14:00 – 14:15

Welcome and Introductions

14:15 – 14:45

EFMD Quality Services Portfolio
The nature of EQUIS
Benefits for Schools going through the accreditation process
An overview of the EQUIS process
An introduction to EPAS, EDAF and EOCCS

14:45 – 15:45

The EQUIS Process Key Stages
Application, Briefing Visit, Eligibility, Self-Assessment Report, Peer Review Visit, Accreditation Board Decision, Continuous Improvement/Progress Reporting

15:45 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00

EQUIS Standards and Criteria
Key issues and their interpretation by the Peer Review Teams and the EQUIS Accreditation Board

17:00 – 17:45

The EQUIS Process as lived by a School

17:45 – 18:00

Distribution of sample Datasheets for self-study and allocation of working groups

Tuesday 22 May 2018

08:30 – 09:15

How to prepare a Datasheet
Process Management
Writing Style
Eligibility Criteria and Committee decision making
Communication with the EQUIS Office

09:15 – 10:15

Group Work: Quality of Datasheets
Analysis of examples

10:15 – 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 – 11:30

Debriefing of Working Groups

11:30 – 12:30

How to prepare a good Self-Assessment Report and an effective Peer Review Visit
Process Management
Writing Style
Self-Assessment Process
Content and Annexes
Student Report

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch (optional)

EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR

Tuesday 22 May 2018

13:30 – 14:00

Registration

14:00 – 14:15

Welcome and Introductions

14:15 – 14:45

EFMD Quality Services Portfolio
The nature of EPAS
Benefits for Schools going through the accreditation process
An overview of the EPAS process
An introduction to EQUIS, EDAF and EOCCS

14:45 – 15:45

The EPAS Process Key Stages
Application, Eligibility, Self-Assessment Report, Peer Review Visit, Accreditation Board Decision, Continuous Improvement/Progress Reporting

15:45 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00

EPAS Standards and Criteria
Key issues and their interpretation by the Peer Review Teams and the EPAS Accreditation Board

17:00 – 17:45

The EPAS Process as lived by a School

17:45 – 18:00

Distribution of sample Datasheets for self-study and allocation of working groups

Wednesday 23 May 2018

08:30 – 09:15

How to prepare a Datasheet
Process Management
Writing Style
Eligibility Criteria and Committee decision making
Communication with the EPAS Office

09:15 – 10:15

Group Work: Quality of Datasheets
Analysis of examples

10:15 – 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 – 11:30

Debriefing of Working Groups

11:30 – 12:30

How to prepare a good Self-Assessment Report and an effective Peer Review Visit
Process Management
Writing Style
Self-Assessment Process
Content and Annexes
Student Report

2018 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference - presentations

 

Speakers' presentations

Monday 7 May 2018

17:00 – 17:30

Welcome to Frankfurt and to the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management

  • Claudia Bieber, Programme Director, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, DE
  • Nadine Burquel, Director Business School Services, EFMD

17:30 - 18:30

Opening Plenary - Laying the foundations for an AI and Big Data-based approach to skills development: Inkpath at Oxford

  • John Miles, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Inkpath Limited, UK

18:30 – 19:30

Ice breaking activities and poster presentation

Tuesday 8 May 2018

09:30 – 10:00

Introduction

  • Heike Brost, Director & Vice President Degree Programme and Executive Education, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, DE
  • Michael H. Grote, Vice President Academic Affairs, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, DE
  • Conference Chair: Nicola Palmer, Head of Doctoral Training, Doctoral School, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

10:00-11:00

Plenary 1 - Doctoral programmes: Who needs them ? Different perspectives from around the world
This session aims to understand the needs for doctoral programmes in different parts of the world (Europe, Asia and MENA).

  • Dimitris Assimakopoulos, President EDAMBA (European Doctoral programmes Association in Management and Business Administration), EM Lyon, FR
  • Guangzhong Li, Vice-Dean, Sun Yat Sen Business School, Gandzhu, CN
  • Yusra Mouzughi, Vice-Chancellor, Muscat University, OM

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:00

Sharing perspectives and experiences on the needs for doctoral programmes
3 parallel tracks for 3 groups:

12:00 – 12:15

Reporting from the 3 groups

12:15 – 13:00

Plenary 2: Employers’ perspectives on the needs
This session aims to understand the needs for employers to hire doctorates.

  • Florian Heider, Principal Economist, Financial Research Division, European Central Bank, DE
  • Falko Fecht, DZ Bank Professor of Financial Economics, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, DE 13:00 – 14:30
  • Moderator: Günter Strobl, Faculty Director of the Doctoral Program, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, DE

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 - 16:15

World Café Serie A: Supporting the Doctoral Experience

A1 Academic and Professional Skills (including teaching)

  • Moderators: Eva Cools, Vlerick Business School, BE and Clare Viney, VITAE, UK

A2 Mentoring & Well-being

Moderators: Julie Davies, Huddersfield Business School, UK and Ann Davis, Aston University, UK

A3 Shared Space & Times

Moderators: Monique van Donzel, Rotterdam School of Management, NL and Nicola Palmer, Head of Doctoral Training, Doctoral School, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

16:15 – 16:45

Coffee break

16:45 - 17:00

Reporting on the World Café by Moderators

17:00 – 17:45

Plenary 3: Understanding and supporting the well being and mental health of Postgraduate Researchers

Wednesday 9 May 2018

09:30 –10:15

Plenary 4: Responsible Research in Business and Management

10:15 – 10:45

World Café Serie B (session 1)

B1 Collaborative Research Culture & Digital

  • Moderators: Eva Cools, Vlerick Business School, BE and Clare Viney, VITAE, UK

B2 Interdisciplinarity & Sustainable Development Goals

  • Moderators: Monique van Donzel, Rotterdam School of Management, NL & Ann Davis, Aston University, UK

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 11:45

World Café Serie B (session 2)

11:45 – 12:00

Reporting on the World Café by Moderators

12:00 – 12:45

Plenary 5: The view of Doctoral Programmes under the disruptive innovation lenses!
A futuristic, out-of-the box, innovative, disruptive point of view to close the conference

12:45 – 13:00

Closing words and Welcome to 2019 conference

EPAS XXL Accreditation Seminar - presentations

 

Presentations

Wednesday 14 March 2018

Thursday 15 March 2018

13:30 – 14:30

The Accreditation Experience from a School’s Perspective (I)

14:30 – 15:30

The Accreditation Experience from a School’s Perspective (II)

2018 EFMD Marcom, External & Alumni Relations Conference - presentations

Speakers' presentations

Wednesday 21 March 2018

15:00 – 16:00

Optional Round Tables by Region
What are the challenges and opportunities for your role and function? This is a chance to reflect and swap experiences on how business schools can contribute to their regions, countries and the world around them.

Round Table 1: APAC region

  • Moderated by Leslie Ann Taylor, External Relations and Head, Special Projects, Singapore Management University, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, SG

Round Table 2: North America

  • Moderated by Kiki Keating, Founder KikiNetwork, US

Round Table 3: EMEA

  • Moderated by Rebecca Rosinski, Marketing Manager, CEMS The Global Alliance in Management Education, FR

16:00 – 16:15

Coffee break

16:15 – 17:00

(continued) Optional Round Tables by Areas

Round Table 1: External Relations

  • Moderated by Leslie Ann Taylor, External Relations and Head, Special Projects, Singapore Management University, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, SG

Round Table 2: PR & Media Relations

  • Moderated by Kiki Keating, Founder KikiNetwork, US

Round Table 3: Marketing

  • Moderated by Rebecca Rosinski, Marketing Manager, CEMS The Global Alliance in Management Education, FR

17:00 – 17:30

Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Nadine Burquel, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Co- Chairperson: Claudia Monteiro, Head of PR, Communication and Events, University of Edinburgh Business School, UK & Nick Barniville, Associate Dean of Degree Programs, ESMT Berlin, DE

17:30 – 18:30

Plenary I – Destination Berlin!
Berlin has been through a remarkable transformation in the last 30 years, but how did it get here? In this lively session with a local expert, learn about a city that’s opened up itself to the world, becoming a mecca for creatives and entrepreneurs.

Thursday 22 March 2018

09:00 – 10:00

Plenary II – Rethinking Relevance for Business Universities in Times of Disruptive Change
In this keynote address, delegates will be taken through the different strategies and changes business schools need to look at in order to make their mark. Our speaker lectures at Nyenrode Business University, Netherlands, and has advised KLM, ABN AMRO, Albert Heijn, Abbott, Solvay, PGGM Investments, ManpowerGroup, Dutch Flower Group, AVAG Greenhouse Technology, UMC-Groningen and several cities on circular economy.

  • Annemieke Roobeek, Professor of Strategy and Transformation Management, Nyenrode Business University, NL

10:00 – 10:20

Grab your coffee

10:20 – 11:30

Plenary III – Counteracting Status-Based Barriers to Your Effectiveness as a Leader
Understanding social status and how to successfully navigate around challenges it presents in day-to-day jobs of Marcom, External and Alumni relations professionals.

  • Matthew Bothner, Professor of Strategy and Deutsche Telekom Chair in Leadership and HR Development, ESMT Berlin, DE

11:30 – 12:30

Plenary IV - Levering Value from Social Networks
Social networks are omnipresent, but how do you make the most of them? In this session we explore how to drive competitive advantage on social networks across careers, organisations and markets; and how, as a marketer, you can build value on those networks.

12:30 – 13:45

Lunch

13:45 – 15:00

Plenary Panel V – Start-ups
Startups have been at the forefront of disruption and the way we do business. Our panel of speakers will shed the light on their startup journey when it comes to marketing, communications and partnerships – and the pains of scaling up.

15:00 – 16:00

Discussion Groups – Learning from the Start-ups Marcom Strategies

on-going coffee break

Discussion group 1 Start-up: HousingAnywhere.com

Discussion group 2 Start-up: Share the Meal

Discussion group 3 Start-up: Startup Grind

Discussion group 4 Start-up: Techstars

16:00 – 16:15

Walk to Mindspace offices

16:15 – 17:00

Visit of Mindspace co-working space.
Get inspired by visiting the shared office space that is at the epicentre of entrepreneurship and innovation and learn about their ethos and business model. Visit includes introduction to some incubated startups.

Friday 23 March 2018

09:00 – 11:00

Plenary Panel VI – Case Studies – Innovation in External Relations and Marcom
We look through initiatives and campaigns with innovative approaches by schools who want to make their mark and offer impact to stakeholders.

Case 1 - I WILL

  • Marianne Schouten, Media & PR Manager,, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL

Case 2 - Global Experience Opportunities

Case 3 - #makeyourmark

  • Claudia Monteiro, Head of PR, Communication and Events, University of Edinburgh Business School, UK

Case 4 - Content Driven Communication

  • Gordon Langlois (Youtube link), International Media, Communications Department, University of St. Gallen, CH

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30

Closing Plenary VII – Out of the red zone: from crisis communication to conceptual reputation management
Strategic communication is a must in our ever-connected world. How do you ensure that communications is a part of the decision-making process from the very beginning, making it proactive instead of reactive? And how do you measure its success?

  • Jörg Eigendorf, Global Head of Communications & Corporate Social Responsibility, Deutsche Bank, DE

12:30 – 12:50

Conclusion session

  • Co-Chairperson: Claudia Monteiro, Head of PR, Communication and Events, University of Edinburgh Business School, UK & Nick Barniville, Associate Dean of Degree Programs, ESMT Berlin, DE

12:50 – 13:00

Presentation of next year’s venue

2018 EFMD MBA Conference - presentations

 

Speakers' presentations

Monday 12 March 2018

08:30

Registration

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome & Introduction

  • Nadine Burquel, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Delphine Manceau, Dean, NEOMA Business School, FR
  • Leila Murat, Director MBA Business Unit, NEOMA Business School, FR & Conference Chair

09:30 – 10:30

The Central Place of Education in Modern Talent Strategies
From hierarchical structures to collaborative decision making

  • Laurent Choain, Chief People & Communication Officer, Mazars, FR

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:30

Workshop: Find your voice. Stand your ground. Think outside of the box.
Get creative with your voice and work on grounding yourself, while sharing ideas. This workshop will make you travel to uncharted territories, bringing out your own voice.

  • Poupak Sepehri, Improvisation and Coaching Professional, FR

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 14:45

Best Practice Programme Cases "Reinventing the MBA"

  • Charles Waldman, Academic Director, MBA Programmes, NEOMA Business School, FR

14:45 – 15:15

Coffee break

15:15 – 16:15

Best Practice Panel "Expanding by reaching out": Dual degrees, partnerships & embracing other disciplines
Three schools will present how they have improved their programmes by partnering with other institutions or by reaching out to other disciplines.

  • Patricia Carnicero, Executive Director, IE Brown Executive MBA, ES
  • Cara Richards, Director, Master of Science Programs, School of Business, George Washington University, US
  • Gerold Gnau, Program Director MBA, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management & Kai Stenzel, Chief Market Officer, Mannheim Business School, DE

16:15 – 17:00

Best Practice Cases « Discussion groups
Participants will have the occasion to discuss their own challenges and ideas in moderated discussion groups, based on the input provided during the best practice panel.

A1 Dual degrees

  • Patricia Carnicero, Executive Director, IE Brown Executive MBA, ES
  • Moderated by Clemens Berendsen, Dean, Academy for Masters and Professional Courses, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, NL

A2 Partnerships

  • Gerold Gnau, Program Director MBA, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, DE
  • Kai Stenzel, Chief Market Officer, Mannheim Business School, DE
  • Moderated by Yassar Nasser, Director, MBA Program, American University of Beirut, LB

A3 Embracing other disciplines

  • Cara Richards, Director, Master of Science Programs, School of Business, George Washington University, US
  • Moderated by Boris Blumberg, MBA Captain, Maastricht University School of Business & Economics, NL

17:00 – 17:30

Feedback from discussion groups

Tuesday 13 March 2018

08:30

Registration desk open

09:00 – 09:30

Trends in Graduate Management Education

  • James Barker, Market Development Manager, Europe, Graduate Management Admission Council®, UK

09:30 – 10:00

Coffee break

10:00 – 11:30

Breakout sessions

B1 Expanding your programme by reaching out: alumni management and fundraising

  • John Kraft, Dean, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida, US
  • Moderated by Leila Murat, Director MBA Business Unit, NEOMA Business School, FR

B2 Expanding your programme: innovation of format: Executive Masters: Interdisciplinary Curricula beyond MBA’s

  • Rachel Pownall, Maastricht University, NL
  • Anna Dempster, Head of Academic Programmes, Royal Academy of Arts, UK
  • Moderated by Boris Blumberg, MBA Captain, Maastricht University School of Business & Economics, NL

B3 Integrating professional and personal development into the MBA curriculum
How the Aston MBA has introduced professional career and personal development into the 10 credit Aston Edge MBA module

  • Paul Schoonenberg, MBA Module Tutor, Aston Business School, UK
  • Simon Finley, Associate Dean of MBA, apprenticeship and online programmes, Aston Business School, UK
  • Moderated by Phil Eyre, MBA Programs Director, GEM, FR

11:30 – 12:30

Meeting the Needs of Young Entrepreneurs: MBA or Incubator?

  • Thomas Fraudet, CEO & Cofounder, SEVEN & Director, MS Business Development, NEOMA, FR
  • Charlotte Pagès, CEO & Cofounder, Mithril, FR

12:30-13:00

Closing remarks

  • Leila Murat, Director MBA Business Unit, NEOMA Business School, FR & Conference Chair
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