Event

2016 EFMD Executive Development Conference

Hosted by: Católica Porto Business School

The event will start on: 12 Oct 16 17:00
And will end on: 14 Oct 16 13:30

Location: Porto, Portugal
Contact:
delphine.hauspy@efmd.org

Theme
Executive Development - Learning in Times of Disruption

Target Group
This conference is aimed at the professionals in the Executive Development sector, namely the business schools / alternative provider of executive education (executive development centres, consultants, network providers) as well as the clients (companies).

Contact
For Logistic Questions (registration, invoice, hotels):
MCI
T +32 2 789 2300
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More Information

Programme

Wednesday 12 October 2016

17:00 – 18:00

Registration

18:00 – 19:30

Ice Breaking Activity
Aim: Getting to know your peers in an inventive and fun way.

19:30 – 21:30

Networking dinner in Américo Amorim's Building on campus

Thursday 13 October 2016

08:15

Registration

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome Address

  • Nadine Burquel, Director, Business Schools Services, EFMD
  • Sofia Salgado-Pinto, Dean, Católica Porto Business School, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, PT

09:15 – 09:30

Opening Remarks
Aim: expectations for the next days, run through the programme to understand the flow of the conference.

  • Markus Frank, Executive Director, Executive School of Management, Technology and Law (ES-HSG), University of St.Gallen, CH

Theme of the morning sessions: What Implications the Future Has for Us?

09:30 – 10:15

Plenary I – What Does the Future Hold for the Executive Development Industry ?
Aim: listening to a futuristic view of the executive development industry to understand some elements better linked to learning in a time of disruption.

  • Keith Coats, futurist and leadership expert, TomorrowToday Global, and Visiting Faculty, London Business School, UK

10:15 – 11:00

Discussion Groups – What Does Disruption Mean for You ?
Including on-going coffee break
Aim: participants will discuss in smaller groups, what disruption means for them in terms of the 4 sub-themes identified by the committee: organisational & individual agility; emerging businesses & markets; digital and technological changes; society disruption; Each group will be assigned one sub-theme to discuss in more details.
What do they concretely see in their day-to-day jobs that have changed?
What do they think this will bring as changes in the executive development industry?

  • Moderated by Keith Coats, futurist and leadership expert, TomorrowToday Global, and Visiting Faculty, London Business School, UK

11:00 – 11:45

Groups Pecha Kucha Preparation
Including on-going coffee break

Aim: participants should prepare in their groups a presentation about what disruption means for them using the Pecha Kucha method (20 slides projected for 20 sec each).

  • Moderated by Keith Coats, futurist and leadership expert, TomorrowToday Global, and Visiting Faculty, London Business School, UK

11:45 – 12:15

Pecha Kucha Presentations
Aim: 4 groups will present what disruption means for them in terms of organisational & individual agility; emerging businesses & markets; digital and technological changes; society disruption.

  • Moderated by Keith Coats, futurist and leadership expert, TomorrowToday Global, and Visiting Faculty, London Business School, UK

12:15 – 13:00

Plenary II – Quality of Management and New Challenges
Aim: demonstration by concrete examples of companies for whom the quality of management is not linked to getting immediate results. What affects nowadays the quality of management? (Millennial, new business models, etc.). How can companies align to be able to follow these changes?

  • José Fernando Pinto dos Santos, Affiliated Professor of Practice in Global Management, INSEAD & "Professor Catedrático Convidado", Católica Porto Business School, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, PT

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch on campus


Theme of the early afternoon sessions: What Implications the Present Has for Us (Work in Progress)?

14:00 – 15:30

Co-creation session – New Ways and Approaches to Dealing with Disruption (what worked/what didn’t/what can be improved)

Aim: this session will exhibit examples of new initiatives business school and companies have taken in the last months to deal with disruption on the level of organisational & individual agility; emerging businesses & markets; digital and technological changes and society disruption.
 

Case 1: Refugees in Executive Education at the Stockholm School of Economics (photo)
Fourteen recently arrived refugees with graduate education and working experience attend RAMP (Rapid Acceleration Management Program), a pilot program at SSE. The participants come from the Middle East and Africa, they are on average 32 years old and 43% are female.
During one year they are interns at a Swedish company, which in turn sends them to the ten-week executive management program.
RAMP expands the talent pool Swedish corporates recruit from and provides a track for refugees to build a new career.
Issues to discuss:

  • How do you identify and attract participants?
  • How do you manage expectations? Internship content, program content, job offers, financial remuneration, networking opportunities, …
  • What’s in it for internship companies and how do you ensure they get it?
  • Ingrid Engström, Managing Director, SSE IFL Executive Education, Stockholm School of Economics, SE

Case 2: Católica Porto MBA Atlântico

  • Alvaro Nascimento, former Dean Catolica Porto Business School & Caixa Geral Depositos & Unicer, PT

Case 3: StreetwiZe
Surviving the streets is an achievement. During our work on the streets, spanning 16 years and 22 countries, we have come to know many extraordinary youngsters living in the streets. In examining these stories we began to see a pattern: the street youth we dealt with all had a highly developed and very specific set of skills – what we call the four street skills. Arnoud has led StreetwiZe to become a top provider of talent development and leadership training to corporate clients, making co-creation possible that focuses on the needs of the company as well as having positive impact on street kids around the world.

  • Arnoud Raskin, social entrepreneur, founder of Mobile School & Streetwize, Ashoka Fellow and author of the book ‘StreetwiZe: What managers can learn from street kids’

Case 4: Stimulating the Innovation Agenda through Industry Convergence
Many large companies are frustrated about their efforts to drive the innovation agenda and increasingly feel the heat from disruptive market players in their industries, often times from agile, digital and innovative companies. Rather than perceiving this as a threat, this is an opportunity and “industry convergence” is one way to address the challenge. The Executive School has explored an interactive action-learning format with different companies from different industry to identify “white spaces” and unexploited innovation potential at the frontiers of industries and functional disciplines. Both the unconventional format as well as the implications for leadership and L&D will be explored in this workshop.
Issues to discuss:

  • What needs to happen to seize “Convergence” as an opportunity rather than a threat?
  • Which organizational requirements are needed to push an innovation agenda via “Convergence Thinking”?
  • Which leadership capabilities are needed to practice “Convergence” and what role can and should L&D take?
  • Simon Stoepfgeshoff & Markus Frank, Program Directors Custom Programs Executive School of Management, Technology & Law University of St. Gallen, CH

Case 5: INSEAD Customised Online Programmes: Harnessing the Energy in a Digital World
Online courses promised great potentials in the beginning of the MOOC revolution in 2012. Despite the significant improvement of the technology and design over the past years, the format still yet to reach its promised full potential. Many questions remain: How effective are online courses? How to engage with the learners without the human touch? How far can we push the digital format to go beyond “large scale” and “cost effectiveness”? Our initial success in the “Microsoft-INSEAD Customised Online Programmes” start to address some of these key questions. The success also gave us some confidence that we could push the online format beyond education access to truly support strategic transformation for organisations. This EFMD EiP Gold winning programme has reached a global participant of over 8,000 sales executives, above 80% completion rates (run-over-run), enthusiastic feedback from participants’ managers and robust, tangible business impact.

To continue to push the field forward, we’d like to explore:
- How can we re-imagine the “human touch” (personal coach, teaching assistant, moderators, etc.) in the online format?
- How can we translate “classroom discussions” to the online format at scale? Can we recreate the “heated debates” we all remember and love from the in-person classes?
- Can we personalize the content and feedback at large scale?

  • Chengyi Lin, Director of Strategic Innovations & Online Solutions, INSEAD, FR

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break


Theme of the late afternoon sessions: What Implications Some Established Projects Have for Us?

16:00 -18:15

EiP – Excellence in Practice Award Winning Cases

Aim: each participant will be able to hear 3 cases presentations. The EiP cases will be presented using the Pecha Kucha methods (20 slides max for 20 seconds each). This will be followed by an open discussion with the cases authors concerning the difficulties encountered in the partnership, the failures, the hurdles and how they were dealt with.

GOLD - Category: Talent Development
"Changing the Leadership Culture in the English National Health Service: Building Care and Compassion into the Leadership DNA"

  • Mike Chitty, Head of Applied Leadership, NHS Leadership Academy, UK
  • Naomi Chambers, Professor of Healthcare Management, Alliance Manchester Business School, UK
  • Ann Mahon, Professor of Leadership Practice, Alliance Manchester Business School, UK

GOLD - Category: Executive Development
"Exploring Leadership within BG Group (now part of Royal Dutch Shell)"

  • Craig Darroch, Head of Learning and Development, BG Group (now part of Royal Dutch Shell), UK
  • Mark Threlfall, Executive Development Director, Center for Customised Executive Development, Cranfield School of Management, UK

GOLD - Category: Organisational Development
"Addressing Live, Organisational Issues to Ensure Swarovski’s Future Success"

  • Michael Gambs, Director Global Leadership Development, Swarovski, CH
  • David Briggs, Faculty, Executive Education, Ashridge, UK

GOLD - Category: Professional Development
"Microsoft-INSEAD Customised Online Programme: An Innovative Solution for Global Transformation"

  • Hilary Albert, Learning and Development Specialist, Microsoft Corporation, US
  • Chengyi Lin, Director of Strategic Innovations & Online Solutions, INSEAD, FR

SILVER - Category: Executive Development
"Telstra Business Leadership Programme - Transforming Culture Through Connections"

  • Pia Lee, CEO, LIW Global Leadership Consultancy, AUS
  • Juliet Hammond, Business Impact Research specialist, LIW Global Leadership Consultancy, UK

SILVER - Category: Organisational Development
"From Invention to Innovation: Atomic Intrapreneurship at Rosatom"

  • Natalia Ilyina, Deputy Chief Innovation Officer, Rosatom, RU
  • Polina Kovaleva, Educational Program Supervisor, Rosatom, RU
  • Marina Karban, Director Executive Education Department, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, RU

SILVER - Category: Professional Development
"EpiVacPlus: Improving the Performance of Immunization Programmes through On-the-job Training and Technical Support"

18:15

Way back to the hotels

19:30

Bus from the hotels to the dinner venue

20:00

Dinner in Palácio da Bolsa and EiP – Excellence in Practice award ceremony

22:30

Bus back to hotels

Friday 14 October 2016

Theme of the half-day sessions: The Role for Us Going Forward

8:30

Getting to school from hotels

9:00 – 10:00

Plenary III – Millennial - New Ways of…

Aim: millennial will share with the group their vision of new ways to deal with disruption on the level of organisational & individual agility; emerging businesses & markets; digital and technological changes and society disruption. They will have listened to the EiP winning cases and will be able to share with the group things they would have done differently.

  • Joana Leite de Castro, Alumni, Católica Porto Business School, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, US
  • Catarina Rouxinol, Business Analyst, ZS Associates, UK
  • Moderated by João Barbosa, CEO, Dynargie, PT
  • Moderated by John Glen, Director, Centre for Customised Executive Development, Cranfield School of Management, UK

10:00 – 11:00

Working Groups – Millennial a New Challenge - What Does This Mean for Us?

Aim: discussing with peers in small groups, what the presence of millennial mean for us in our business? What has it changed in our way of working?

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30

Plenary IV – A Company’s Perspective

Aim: understanding the perspective of a business working with millennial. How do they approach and integrate the challenges of the disruption on the level of organisational & individual agility; emerging businesses & markets; digital and technological changes and society disruption in general. How do they see the employee of the future?

  • Luís Reis, CCCO - Chief Corporate Centre Officer, Sonae, PT

12:30 – 13:00

Conclusions – A Wrap-up

Aim: in order to wrap-up the conference learning’s a short presentation will be assembled and shown as conclusion.

  • José Fernando Pinto dos Santos, Affiliated Professor of Practice in Global Management, INSEAD & "Professor Catedrático Convidado", Católica Porto Business School, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, PT

13:00 – 13:15

Presentation of next year’s venue

13:15

Lunch on campus

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Contact at Católica Porto Business School
  3. Registration
  4. Fees and Payment
  5. Accommodation
  6. Transportation
  7. Tourism
  8. Links
 
1. Venue

Edifício Américo Amorim
Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Rua Diogo Botelho, 1327
4169-005 Porto
Portugal

 
2. Contact at Católica Porto Business School Top

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Associate Dean for Executive Education
Address: Rua Diogo Botelho, 1327
4169-005 Porto
Tel: +351 226 196 200

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. International Office
Address: Rua Diogo Botelho, 1327
4169-005 Porto
Tel: +351 226 196 245

 
3. Registration Top

Please click here for the online registration form.
Please note that the list of participants is printed 10 working days before the event (27 September 2016). If you register after this date, regrettably your contact details will not be included in the list.

 
4. Fees and payment Top

Provider representatives (Business Schools, Executive Development Centers, Consultants)

  • EARLY BIRD UNTIL 13 May 2016
    • 830,25€ (675€ + 23% Portuguese VAT) Full Members of EFMD
    • 1014,75€ (825€ + 23% Portuguese VAT) Affiliated Members of EFMD
    • 1199,25€ (975€ + 23% Portuguese VAT) Non Members of EFMD
  • NORMAL FEE UNTIL 12 September 2016
    • 1076,25€ (875€ + 23% Portuguese VAT) Full Members of EFMD
    • 1322,25€ (1075€ + 23% Portuguese VAT) Affiliated Members of EFMD
    • 1506,75€ (1225€ + 23% Portuguese VAT) Non Members of EFMD
  • LATE FEE AS OF 13 September 2016 (payment by credit card ONLY)
    • 1199,25€ (975€ + 23% Portuguese VAT) Full Members of EFMD
    • 1506,75€ (1225€ + 23% Portuguese VAT) Affiliated Members of EFMD
    • 1691,25€ (1375€ + 23% Portuguese VAT) Non Members of EFMD

Company representatives

  • 430,50€ (350€ + 23% Portuguese VAT) EFMD Members or provider representative accompanying client
  • 615€ (500€ + 23% Portuguese VAT) EFMD Non Members

INDIVIDUAL CANCELLATION POLICY: 12 September 2016
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If MCI EFMD Registration and Housing Office receives notice of your withdrawal before 12 September 2016, a cancellation administrative fee of 92,25€ (75€ + 23% Portuguese VAT) will be charged. Thereafter, we regret that we are unable to refund any fees. However, in such cases substitutes are welcome at no extra cost as long as EFMD receives notification of the name, title and address of the substitute.

Also note that if we haven't received your payment (or proof of payment) before the list is printed (on 27 September 2016), your contact details will not be included in that list.

 
5. Accommodation Top

EFMD selected the following two conference hotels:

Boa Vista Hotel (450m from the conference venue)
Room rates:

  • Single room: 74.40 EUR
  • Double room: 82.90 EUR
Rates include Breakfast, VAT, and Wi-Fi access.
Please process your own booking by sending an email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and mentioning the code EFMD in order to access the rate and terms of the group. The total amount will be charged 24 hours before the arrival.
Cancellation policy: Cancellations within 24 hours prior to arrival – will be charged the first night.

HF Ipanema Park (2,3km from the conference venue; bus transfer will be offered from this hotel only)
Room rates:
  • Single room: 76 EUR
  • Double room: 82 EUR
Rates include Breakfast, VAT, Wi-Fi access.
Please process your own booking through their link in order to access the rate and terms of the group.
If you need additional nights, please book online and then email the hotel for the additional nights needed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
You have until 31 August 2016 at the latest to process your booking.
After this date, the link will be closed and bookings should be processed directly with the hotel at the applicable rates, please email the hotel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
The total amount of the first night will be charged 48 hours before the arrival.
Cancellation policy: Cancellations within 48 hours’ prior before the arrival (2:00 pm - local time), will be charged the first night.

IMPORTANT: Bus transfers will be provided to the EFMD conference venue ONLY from the HF Ipanema Park hotel. So if you choose another HF hotel, you will need to get to the conference venue by your own means.
 
6. Direction to reach Porto or the school area (as conference hotels are in the area) Top

By Plane:
Porto has an international airport, also known as Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro.The airport is located 14 km from the university and it takes around 20 minutes to reach there.
There are several ways of getting from the airport to the city:

Metro
Line E - Violet
Estádio do Dragão – Airport

Timetable (from Estádio do Dragão)
Working days: 
06h00 – 07h00 – every 30 min.
07h00 – 00h00 – every 20 min.
00h00 – 01h00 – every 30 min.
Saturday and Sunday:
06h00 – 07h00 – every 30 min.
07h00 – 23h00 – every 20 min.
23h00 – 01h00 – every 30 min.

Bus
STCP
Line 601 – Cordoaria - Airport Daily: 05h30 - 23h30
Line 602 - Cordoaria - Airport (via Padrão Moreira) Daily: 06h00 - 20h45
Line 3M - Av. dos Aliados - Airport Daily: 00h30 - 05h30

Shuttle
Airport Shuttle
Budget shuttle service with regular connections from several points in the city centre to the airport (and vice versa).

Goin'Porto
Budget shuttle service with regular connections from several points in the city centre to the airport (and vice versa).

Taxi
Taxis run day and night throughout the city and are available at taxi ranks, or you can hail them in the street or telephone a taxi company. They take up to four passengers. A supplement is payable for baggage exceeding 55x35x20 cm.

By Train:
Campanhã Station (Porto).

Direction to reach Católica Porto Business School

By Car:
If you come by car from south:
[A1 direction Porto - Ponte da Arrábida - IC1]. After passing the Arrábida bridge, exit in the direction of Bessa Leite / Foz. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit and continue on Rua Antonio Bessa Leite. Follow the signs for Hotel Ipanema Park. Pass the Hotel, follow the rightmost traffic light and enter the Rua Diogo Botelho. Continue for about 2 km to Praça do Império and re-enter the Rua Diogo Botelho, in the 4th exit at the roundabout. On your right are the University buildings.

If you come by car from north:
[A3 direction Porto - A1 (South) - IC1]. Take the exit towards Avenida Boavista - Poente and enter Rua Beato Inácio de Azevedo. Turn right into Avenida da Boavista, at about 500m turn left to Avenida Marechal Gomes da Costa, continue to the end of the avenue until finding the Praça do Império roundabout. Get off at the 3rd exit to Rua Diogo Botelho. On your right are the University buildings.
GPS: +41° 9' 11.57", -8° 40' 17.98

By Bus:
Public Transportation:

  • Line 200 - Bolhão - Castelo do Queijo – Stop ‘Universidae Católica’
  • Line 203 - Marquês - Castelo do Queijo – Stop ‘Mercado da Foz’
  • Line 204 - H. S. João – Foz – Stop ‘Universidade Católica’
  • Line 207 - Campanhã - Foz (Mercado) - Stop ‘Mercado da Foz’
Bus ticket: 1,20€ (bought in advance). 1,85€ at the bus.
You can get more information at the website

By metro:
The nearest metro station is ‘Casa da Música’ but from there it will be necessary to take a bus ((Line 203) ) to reach the university.

 
7. Tourism Top

www.visitporto.travel and www.oportoinsight.com

 
8. Links Top

Airport
Weather in Porto
Metro
Bus
Taxis:

  • +351 226188328
  • +351 919183099
  • +351 937880479
Map of the city and/or campus (PDF)