Hosted by: Abu Dhabi University

The event will start on: 14 Apr 13 07:00
And will end on: 14 Apr 13 15:00

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

This full day EFMD Quality Services Seminar covers EQUIS, EPAS and EDAF and takes place just before the 2013 EFMD Conference in the MENA Region.
There is only one registration form for both the Conference and the Seminar. You will have the option of choosing what you would like to register for.



The Seminar will give an introduction to the interpretation and practical application of the EQUIS, EPAS and EDAF Criteria as well as to the key stages of the accreditation and mentoring process as shown in the EQUIS, EPAS and EDAF Manual.

Target group
The seminar is targeted at institutions that want to get to know the EFMD accreditation and mentoring systems: EQUIS, EPAS and EDAF. It will be relevant for Deans and Directors, Associate Deans, Directors of major programmes, Directors of External Relations and Accreditation Officers.

Seminar Fees
  • 500€ Full Members of EFMD
  • 600€ Affiliate members of EFMD
  • 700€ Non members of EFMD
For further practical information (venue, accommodation, etc.) please refer to the 2013 EFMD Conference in the MENA Region website
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Sunday, 14 April 2013
09:00 – 09:15 Registration/Coffee
09:15 – 10:45 Welcome and Overview on the Quality Services Portfolio: EQUIS, EPAS, EDAF
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 13:00 The EQUIS & EDAF Criteria: Key Issues & Their Interpretation
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:15 The EPAS Standards and Criteria: Key Issues & Their Interpretation
15:15 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:45 Process Key Stages within EQUIS, EPAS & EDAF
  • Process Manual
  • Application
  • Eligibility
  • Self-Assessment Report
  • Peer Review Visit
16:45 – 17:00 Open Forum