Event

2018 EFMD Executive Development Conference

Hosted by: IMD

The event will start on: 17 Oct 18 12:00
And will end on: 18 Oct 18 22:30

Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Contact:
delphine.hauspy@efmd.org

 

Theme
Exploring Learners’ Ecosystems: from Consumption to Curiosity

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):
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Programme

Wednesday 17 October 2018

12:00 – 14:00

Registration

12:00 – 13:30

Buffet lunch

13:30 – 13:45

Welcome Address

  • Jean-François Manzoni, President, IMD, CH
  • Nadine Burquel, Director, Business Schools Services, EFMD

13:45 – 14:00

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

  • Co-chair: Sophie Guieysse, Group Human Resources Director, Richemont, CH and Anand Narasimhan, Dean of Faculty & Research, IMD, CH (tbc)

14:00 – 15:00

Plenary I – Disrupting the sector
Aim: Understanding how a big player in the tech industry considers new scenarios for a learning ecosystem.

15:00 – 16:30

Exploration – World Leading Practices in the Region
Aim: understanding the richness of the Lac Leman region in terms of technological innovation – along with an exposition to the business and scientific explorations emerging in the area.

  • Facilitator: Peter Vogel, Professor of Family Business and Entrepreneurship, Debiopharm Chair of Family Philanthropy, IMD, CH

16:30 – 17:00

Coffee break

17:00 – 17:30

EiP I – 4 Excellence in Practice Award (EiP) Winning Cases Presentations
Aim: each participant will attend 4 of the winning cases presentations using the Pecha Kucha method (20 slides max for 20 seconds each) enabling them to choose which ones they want to discuss in more details in the following discussion corners.

GOLD Category: Talent Development
Integration Programme Business Lead – A Fast-track for Educated Refugees into Business Life

SILVER Category: Talent Development
Corporate MBA Programme

  • Jill Schnarr, Vice-President of Corporate Citizenship and Communications, Telus, CA
  • Saul Klein, Dean, Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria, CA

GOLD Special Category: Ecosystem Development
Monocities: A Long Journey of Transformation

  • Irina Makieva, General Director, Monocities Development Fund, RU
  • Konstantin Nasonov, Moderator, Developer of Educational Programmes, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, RU

SILVER Special Category: Ecosystem Development
Wave2 Growth Hub Programme: Designing and Delivering Small Business Support to Create Regional Economic Growth across England

  • Karen Leigh, Assistant Director, Local Business Support (Growth Hubs) Policy and Delivery, Cities & Local Growth Unit, UK Government Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy, UK
  • Cathy Garner, Strategic Director, Wave 2 Growth Hubs programme, Lancaster University Management School, UK

17:30 – 18:30

Discussion Corners I – 4 Excellence in Practice Award (EiP) Winning Cases Presentations
Open discussions with the case authors around the hurdles and difficulties they faced in their partnership – and how they overcame them.

18:30

Walk to the Olympic Museum

18:45

Drinks at the Olympic Museum

19:30

Welcome dinner at the Olympic Museum

Thursday 18 October 2018

08:45

Walk from Mövenpick hotel to school

08:15 – 9:00

Registration

09:00 – 10:00

Plenary II – Shaping the Ecosystem, Building the Learner-Led Perspective
Aim: leveraging from the current ecosystem, how can organisations evolve and transform in order to follow the needs of the market.

  • Marcel Salathé, Academic Director of the EPFL Extension School, CH

10:00 – 10:45

Plenary III - Industry 4.0 in Watchmaking
Aim: Technology innovation and impact in an environment rooted in craftsmanship and tradition. Understanding all about the transformation today and how it is impacting innovation, organization, and of course human impact for the future of their manufactures.

  • Karlheinz Baumann, Group Industry and Services Director, Richemont, CH
  • Edouard Mignon, Group Research and Innovation Director, Richemont, CH
  • Serge Hauert, Industrial Strategy and HR Director, Richemont, CH

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 – 11:30

EiP II – 3 Excellence in Practice Award (EiP) Winning Cases Presentations
Aim: each participant will attend 3 of the winning cases presentations using the Pecha Kucha method (20 slides max for 20 seconds each) enabling them to choose which ones they want to discuss in more details in the following discussion corners.

GOLD Category: Organisation Development
Forward-Looking Leadership Development

SILVER Category: Organisational Development
Leadership 2020 Life: A Massive Open Online Conversation for Daimler

  • Oliver Fischer, Chief Learning Officer (CLO), Daimler Corporate Academy, Daimler, DE
  • David Major, Senior Learning Director, Wolff Olins, UK

SILVER Category: Professional Development
Gold for Experts – Talents for Company Progress

  • Sven Geerts, Global Talent Manager, Programme Director Gold for Experts, Atos, BE
  • Simon Oberthür, R&D Manager, SICP – Software Innovation Campus Paderborn, Paderborn University, DE
  • Judith Shawcross, Head, Executive and Professional Development, Department of Engineering, Cambridge University’s Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), UK

11:30 – 12:30

Discussion Corners II – 3 Excellence in Practice Award (EiP) Winning Cases Presentations
Open discussions with the case authors around the hurdles and difficulties they faced in their partnership – and how they overcame them.

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch on campus

14:00 – 14:15

EiP III – 3 Excellence in Practice Award (EiP) Winning Cases Presentations
Aim: each participant will attend 3 of the winning cases presentations using the Pecha Kucha method (20 slides max for 20 seconds each) enabling them to choose which ones they want to discuss in more details in the following discussion corners.

GOLD Category: Professional Development
The Journey to Marketing and Sales Excellence: How building the capabilities of DSM’s Marketing and Sales Teams Creates Successful Growth

GOLD Category: Executive Development
Empowering People to Connect

SILVER Category: Executive Development
Expanding Horizons

  • Stephen Parker, Chief Learning Officer and Head of Talent Management, A.T. Kearney, US
  • Peter Shepherd, Programme Director, London Business School, UK

14:15 – 15:15

Discussion Corners III – 3 Excellence in Practice Award (EiP) Winning Cases Presentations
Open discussions with the case authors around the hurdles and difficulties they faced in their partnership – and how they overcame them.

15:15 – 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 – 16:30

Plenary IV - Leveraging Your Network and Social Tools
Aim: understanding how the Scandic Hotels group leverages their network and social tools. How do they use their work environment to exchange and learn from external people and get their network to pitch in to their own development? How does this influence the sharing of technology and the overall evolution of the organisation?

  • Siri Wikander, Director of People Growth, Scandic Hotels, SE

16:30 – 16:45

Wrap up on General Trends
Aim: draw similarities across cases; how each one has created their own learners’ ecosystem.

  • Jan Ginneberge, Senior Advisor, Corporate Services, EFMD
  • Linda Irwin, Senior Client Director, Executive Education, London Business School, UK

16:45 – 17:00

Summary
Aim: Conclusions and links in regard to the topics of the conference.

  • Co-chair: Sophie Guieysse, Group Human Resources Director, Richemont, CH and Anand Narasimhan, Dean of Faculty & Research, IMD, CH (tbc)

17:00 – 17:15

Presentation Next Year’s Venue

17:15

Walk back to Mövenpick hotel

18:25

Walk from Mövenpick hotel to IMD

18:30

Drinks at IMD

19:30

Dinner and EiP – Excellence in Practice award ceremony

22:00

Walk back to Mövenpick hotel

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