Event

EQUIS and EPAS Accreditation Seminars

Hosted by: Amsterdam Business School

The event will start on: 28 May 15 07:00
And will end on: 29 May 15 15:00

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Contact:
aurelie.harmand@efmd.org


These Seminars are offered sequentially, giving participants the opportunity to register for one or both events.

Thursday, 28 May 2015
EQUIS logo13-LR
EQUIS Accreditation Seminar (09:00 – 17:00)

Friday, 29 May 2015
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EPAS Accreditation Seminar (09:00 – 17:00)

Theme

  • Interpretation and practical application of the Standards and Criteria
  • Understanding the key stages of the accreditation processes
  • Preparing an effective Self-Assessment Report and Peer Review Visit
  • Presentation of the EQUIS & EPAS documents

Target group
The seminars are targeted at institutions considering applying for EQUIS or EPAS accreditation, those holding active eligibility or accredited schools wishing to get a better understanding about the system. They will be relevant for Deans and Directors, Associate Deans, Directors of major programmes, Directors of External Relations and Accreditation Officers. Peer Reviewers are encouraged to attend as well, in order to receive an update on the most recent developments within the EFMD accreditations.

Venue
Amsterdam Business School
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Plantage Muidergracht 12
1018 TV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

 
More Information

Programme

EQUIS

Speakers:

  • Ulrich Hommel, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD
  • Martin Schader, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD

Guest Speaker:

  • Marc Salomon, Dean, Amsterdam Business School, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands
THURSDAY, 28 MAY
09:00 – 09:15 Registration/Coffee
09:15 – 09:30 Welcome (Marc Salomon, Dean of Amsterdam Business School) and Introductions
09:30 - 10:30 The nature of EQUIS and its benefits for schools going through the accreditation process
Introduction to the EQUIS Process
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:30 EQUIS Standards and Criteria (I)
Key issues and their interpretation by the Peer Review Teams and the EQUIS Awarding Body
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 EQUIS Standards and Criteria (II)
14:30 – 15:30 EQUIS Process key stages: Process Manual, Application, Eligibility, Self-Assessment Report, Peer Review Visit
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 16:45 The EQUIS Process as lived by a School – Marc Salomon, Dean of Amsterdam Business School
16:45 – 17:30 Introduction to EPAS and EDAF
17:30 – 17:45 Open Forum: Q&A on EQUIS
19:30 Informal Networking Dinner: EQUIS and EPAS participants
 

EPAS

Speakers:

  • David Asch, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD
  • Christian Delporte, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD

Guest Speaker:

  • Rudy Martens, Dean, Faculty of Applied Economics, Antwerp University, Belgium
FRIDAY, 29 MAY
09:00 – 09:15 Registration/Coffee
09:15 – 09:30 Welcome (Marc Salomon, Dean of Amsterdam Business School) and Introductions
09:30 - 10:30 The nature of EPAS and its benefits to both institutions and the programmes offered for accreditation
Introduction to the EPAS Process
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:30 EPAS Standards and Criteria: Key issues and their interpretation
by the Peer Review Teams and the EPAS Accreditation Board
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 EPAS Process key stages: Process Manual, Application, Eligibility, Self-Assessment Report, Peer Review Visit
14:30 – 15:30 The EPAS Process as lived by a School: Rudy Martens, Dean of Faculty of Applied Economics, Antwerp University
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 16:15 Open Forum: Q&A on EPAS
16:15 – 17:00 Introduction to EDAF

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Fees
  3. Registration
  4. Accommodation
  5. Dinner
  6. Getting there
  7. Tourism and Links
  8. Contact
 
1. Venue and Welcome at the meeting

Participants will receive all Seminar materials and other necessary information at:
Amsterdam Business School
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Plantage Muidergracht 12
1018 TV Amsterdam
The Netherlands
+31 20 525 5250

on
- Thursday, 28 May 2015 at 09:00 for the EQUIS Accreditation Seminar;
- Friday, 29 May 2015 at 09:00 for the EPAS Accreditation Seminar.

 
2. FeesTop
  • ONE SEMINAR: EQUIS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR OR EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR
    • €700 FULL members of EFMD
    • €800 AFFILIATED or ASSOCIATED members of EFMD
    • €900 non members of EFMD
  • TWO SEMINARS: EQUIS & EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINARS
    • €1.050 FULL members of EFMD
    • €1.200 AFFILIATED or ASSOCIATED members of EFMD
    • €1.350 non members of EFMD

Fees cover attendance at the meeting, documentation, meals and refreshments, but NOT hotel accommodation. Hotel fees are to be paid to the different hotels upon departure (please refer to the Hotel Information Section below for more details).

 
3. RegistrationTop

Please register here.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If we receive notice of your withdrawal before 11 May 2015, a cancellation administrative fee of €75 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.

 
4. AccommodationTop

Accommodation is not included in the Seminar(s) participation fee.

 
5. Networking dinner on Thursday, 28 May 2015Top

All participants registered for the EQUIS and EPAS Accreditation Seminars are invited to the networking dinner at 7:30 pm on Thursday, 28 May 2015. Location will be confirmed by e-mail after registration

 
6. Getting to Amsterdam Business SchoolTop

Address: Plantage Muidergracht 12, 1018 TV Amsterdam - The Netherlands

ABS Amsterdam

By car (from all directions):

  • Follow Ring Amsterdam A 10
  • Take Exit S 114 (direction Centrum, Artis, Zeeburg)
  • Turn left after leaving the P. Heintunnel (Panamaweg)
  • Follow Centrumring (S 100), Zeeburgerdijk, Mauritskade)
  • Turn right after traffic lights on Mauritskade (direction Artis, Centrum, Oostzijde)
  • Continue straight onto Plantage Middenlaan
  • Turn left at traffic lights (Plantage Kerklaan)
  • The Amsterdam Business School is located in the building on the left on the first corner.
By public transport
From Schiphol Airport:
Take the train to Amsterdam Central Station
From Amsterdam Central Station take the metro:
  • In any direction to 'Weesperplein', this is the third stop.
  • Follow the signs to exit 'Roetersstraat' to ground level and turn right.
From Amsterdam Central Station take tram 9:
  • the stop is "Plantage Kerklaan"
From other directions than Central Station:
  • Take the metro in the direction of Central Station (lines 51, 53 and 54) to 'Weesperplein'. Follow the signs to exit 'Roetersstraat' to ground level and turn right.
Or take the tram:
  • Tram 14: "Plantage Kerklaan"
  • Tram 10: "Weesperplein"
  • Tram 7: "Weesperplein"
  • Tram 9: "Plantage Kerklaan"
 
7. Tourism and LinksTop

All information on travel and tourism in Amsterdam can be found on http://www.iamsterdam.com, http://www.visitamsterdam.nl/ and http://www.amsterdam.info.

 
8. ContactTop

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