Event

2018 EFMD Conference on Master Programmes

Hosted by: London Business School

The event will start on: 10 Dec 18 15:00
And will end on: 12 Dec 18 14:00

Location: London, UK
Contact:
caroline.taylor@efmd.org

 

Theme
Making Change Happen: from Vision to Results

Target Group
Directors of MSc and MA 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 master programmes.

Context
Please notice: this conference will not deal with MBA programmes as EFMD organizes a yearly event dedicated exclusively to MBA programmes.

EFMD thanks GMAC for their kind sponsorship of this event!

gmac

 

More Information

Programme

Monday 10 December 2018

15:30 – 16:00

Registration

16:00 – 16:30

Welcome Address

  • François Ortalo-Magné, Dean of London Business Schooln
  • Nadine Burquel, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Gareth Howells, Excutive Director (MBA, MIF, MIM, GMIM, MFA), London Business School (Conference Chair)

16:30 – 17:30

Workshop/Ice Breaking activity (by groups)
Expectation management

17:30 – 18:00

Displaying workshop outcomes

18:00 – 19:00

Reception

19:00 – 21:00

Networking dinner at the school

Tuesday 11 December 2018

08:30 – 9:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:10

Summary of workshop outcomes (by the Chair)

09:10 – 10:00

Trends/Market for Master Programme Development

  • Rebecca Loades, Director of Master Programs at Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)

10:00 – 11:15

Panel session
Embracing Digitalization to deliver improvement

  • Imperial College London, UK
  • BI Norwegian Business School, NO
  • University of Leeds Business School, UK

11:15 – 11:45

Coffee break

11:45 – 13:00

Breakout Session

A1 Cultural issues

Internationalisation, gender and age groups.
The aim is to discuss issues related to the internationalization of students and their cultural sensitivity.

  • Anthony Aldred, Faculty Director of Student Education, University of Leeds Business School

A2 Recruitment

Branding, programme positioning, working with agents
The aim is to discuss the different perspectives students have today when thinking on building up a career, its current trends and employability.

  • Feite van Dijk, Special Adviser International Relations Provost's Office, BI Norwegian Business School

A3 Assessment
The aim is to review aspects of Integrated Learning, and its advantages for student evaluations.

  • Nalisha Patel, Programme Director, Masters in Management and Global Masters in Management London Business School, UK

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 – 16:00

Panel Session
International Partnerships/Joint Master Programmes
3 succesful practice examples for international joint programmes

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 17:30

Breakout Sessions

B1 Cultural

Internationalisation, gender and age groups.
The aim is to discuss issues related to the internationalization of students and their cultural sensitivity.

  • Anthony Aldred, Faculty Director of Student Education, University of Leeds Business School

B2 Recruitment
Branding, programme positioning, working with agents
The aim is to discuss the different perspectives students have today when thinking on building up a career, its current trends and employability.

  • Feite van Dijk, Special Adviser International Relations Provost's Office, BI Norwegian Business School

B3 Assessment
The aim is to review aspects of Integrated Learning, and its advantages for student evaluations.

  • Nalisha Patel, Programme Director, Masters in Management and Global Masters in Management, London Business School, UK

19:30 – 22:00

Conference dinner

Wednesday 12 December 2018

09:00 – 09:45

Keynote Presentation
Personalized student learning
The presentation will focus on the personal development of the students, learning communities, soft skills and employability

  • Nottingham University Business School, UK

09:45 – 11:00

Three examples - Call for cases in the Membership

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30

Keynote Presentation
Executing strategy in the VUCA world

  • London Business School (LBS), UK

12:30 – 13:00

Closing remarks by the Conference Chair and presentation of next year’s conference

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

Practical Information

Coming soon