EQUIS XXL Seminar April 2016 - presentations

Speakers' presentations

Speakers:
Susan Hart, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD
Ulrich Hommel, Director, Quality Services, EFMD
Martin Schader, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD

Guest speakers:
Prof. Paolo Boccardelli, Dean, LUISS Business School
Mrs. Florence Lesavre, Director Accreditations & Quality, Audencia Nantes, Ecole de Management

Thursday, 14 April 2016

9:15 – 9:30

Welcome and Introductions

9:30 – 10:00

The nature of EQUIS and its benefits for schools going through the accreditation process

  • EQUIS as part of the EFMD Quality Services portfolio
  • An overview on the EQUIS process

10:00 – 10:45

EQUIS Standards and Criteria (I):
Key issues and their interpretation by the Peer Review Teams and the Accreditation Board

10:45 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

EQUIS Standards and Criteria (II):
Key issues and their interpretation by the Peer Review Teams and the Accreditation Board

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:30

How to prepare a good Datasheet

  • Process management
  • Writing style
  • Communication with the EQUIS Office
  • Issues to look out for
  • Analyses of examples

14:30 – 14:45

Coffee Break

14:45 – 16:15

How to prepare a good Self-Assessment Report (SAR):

  • SAR Planning
  • Data management
  • Stakeholder management

16:15 – 16:30

Distribution of sample Self-Assessment Report(s) and Progress Report(s) for Self-Study
Allocation of groups

16:30 – 17:00

How to prepare a good Progress Report

 

Friday, 15 April 2016

09:30 – 11:00

Working Groups session: SAR and Progress Reports analyses

11:00 – 12:00

Debriefing of Working Groups: SARs

12:00 – 12:30

How to prepare an effective Peer Review Visit (PRV):

  • Stakeholder briefing and debriefing
  • Mock Peer Reviews
  • Peer Reviewer Management
  • Visit schedule preparation
  • Base Room preparation

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:00

Conclusion of the process: The PRR and the AB decision

14:00 – 14:45

Debriefing of Working Groups: Progress Reports

14:45 – 15:30

The accreditation experience from a School’s perspective: Mrs. Florence Lesavre, Director Accreditations & Quality, Audencia Nantes, Ecole de Management

15:30 – 15:45

Coffee Break

15:45 – 16:30

The accreditation experience from a School’s perspective: Prof. Paolo Boccardelli, Dean, LUISS Business School

16:30 – 17:00

Conclusion, Evaluation… and Q&A
The 10 rules for a successful accreditation process