Event

2015 EFMD Conference on Undergraduate Programmes

Hosted by: Monash Business School

The event will start on: 30 Sep 15 14:30
And will end on: 02 Oct 15 14:00

Location: Prato, Italy
Contact:
diana.grote@efmd.org

Theme
3E Learning – Engagement, Experience, Employability

Target Group
Directors of undergraduate programmes in management and related areas such as finance, marketing etc. as well as programme administrators and staff from EFMD member and non-member schools concerned with undergraduate programmes..

 

More Information

Programme

Wednesday, 30 September 2015
16:30 Registration desk open
16:30 – 17:00 Welcome Coffee
17:00 – 17:30 Welcome
  • Nadine Burquel, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Keryn Chalmers, Deputy Dean, External and International, Monash University, AU
  • Melanie Currie, Associate Dean, Nottingham Business School, UK & Conference Chair
17:30 – 19:00 Introduction by the Chair and discussion on sources and inspiration for programme innovation
19:00 – 21:00 Dinner

 

Thursday, 1 October 2015
08:30 Registration desk open
08:30 Welcome Coffee
09:00 – 09:30 Engagement – definition & best practice examples
  • Mentoring & Coaching
    Petra Weiler, Associate Dean Undergraduate Programmes, EBS Business School, DE
  • Flipped Classroom
    Nell Kimberley, Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching, Faculty of Business and Economics Monash University, AU
09:30 – 11:00 Engagement – Working Groups
Participants will break into small groups to discuss their challenges and experiences.
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 Results from discussion groups
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Experience – Definition & Examples
  • Problem Based Learning
    Lieven Quintens, BSc Director, Maastricht University, NL
  • Internships
    Stephen Murdoch, Associate Dean International, IESEG School of Management, FR
14:30 – 16:00 Experience – Working Groups
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 17:00 Results from discussion groups
20:00 Dinner

 

Friday, 2 October 2015
08:45 Welcome Coffee
09:00 – 09:30 Employability – Definition & Best Practice Examples
Industry Links
  • Henrique Heidtmann Neto, Head of the Center for Undergraduate Programs in Business and Government, FGV / EBAPE, BR
  • Keryn Chalmers, Deputy Dean, External and International, Monash University, AU
09:30 – 11:00 Employability – Working Groups
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 Results from discussion groups
12:30 – 13:00 Closing remarks and welcome to the 2015 Conference
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 18:00 Optional walking tour of Prato
19:30 Optional Farewell Dinner

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Contact
  3. Directions
  4. Fees and Payment
  5. Accommodation
  6. Tourism
  7. Links
 
1. Venue

Monash University Prato Centre
Via Pugliesi, 26
59100 Prato PO
Italy

 
2. ContactTop

Leonardo Piovesan
Administration Officer
Tel. +39 0574 43691
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 
3. Direction to reach Monash PratoTop

The closest airport to Prato is Florence.
A taxi from Florence airport costs 45 EUR and from Florence train station 50 EUR.
More detailed information on how to reach Monash Prato is available in the dedicated brochure that can be downloaded here .

 
4. Fees and paymentTop
  • EARLY BIRD UNTIL 18 MAY 2015
    • 685€ (+20% Italian VAT) FULL members of EFMD
    • 835€ (+20% Italian VAT) AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 985€ (+20% Italian VAT) non members of EFMD
  • NORMAL FEE UNTIL 9 SEPTEMBER 2015
    • 885€ (+20% Italian VAT) FULL members of EFMD
    • 1085€ (+20% Italian VAT) AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 1235€ (+20% Italian VAT) non members of EFMD
  • LATE FEE AFTER 9 SEPTEMBER 2015
    • 985€ (+20% Italian VAT) FULL members of EFMD
    • 1185€ (+20% Italian VAT) AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 1385€ (+20% Italian VAT) non members of EFMD
Please note that the list of participants is printed 10 working days before the event (on 18 September 2015). If you register after that date your contact details will not be included in the list.
Also note that if we haven't received your payment (or proof of payment) before the list is printed (on 18 September 2015), your contact details will not be included in that list.
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5. AccommodationTop

Hotel San Marco
Single room: 49,18 EUR
Double room (single use): 61,48 EUR
Twin/double room: 73,77 EUR
The fees include VAT, breakfast and Wi-Fi.

Please note that you have until 28 August 2015 the latest to process the booking, after this date, reservations will be processed upon availability and the discounted fees may not apply.

To guarantee your reservation you will be charged the first night as a deposit.

Cancellation policy: For cancellations received within 72 hours prior to arrival and no-shows, a 100% cancellation charge of 1 night stay will apply.

Art Hotel Milano:
Double room (single use): 77,87 EUR
Twin/double room: 90,16 EUR

The fees include VAT, breakfast and Wi-Fi.
Please note that you have until 28 August 2015 the latest to process the booking, after this date, reservations will be processed upon availability and the discounted fees may not apply.

To guarantee your reservation you will be charged the first night deposit.

Cancellation policy: For cancellations received within 72 hours prior to arrival and no-shows, a 100% cancellation charge of 1 night stay will apply.

 
6. TourismTop

Prato Tourist Office
Prato Museum Card

 
7. LinksTop

Monash Prato Center