Event

EFMD WORKSHOP: Market Trends, Quality & Accreditations

Hosted by: Faculty of Economics in Rijeka & Faculty of Economics and Business Zagreb

The event will start on: 24 Oct 16 09:00
And will end on: 25 Oct 16 14:00

Location: Rovinj, Croatia
Contact:
ivana.marinkovic@efmd.org

Target
EFMD's mission is to improve the quality of management education worldwide. In this context we want to bring together a selected group of schools from the region of The Balkans and Eastern Europe to discuss the reality of quality improvement in Higher Education. For this workshop, we aim to discuss the areas of program management, accreditations process, faculty management and intellectual activity. Business School Deans or their delegates with responsibility for quality assurance and continuous improvement should be profiting from this workshop.

Theme
Quality in Higher Education: Learning in the Global Frames

Sponsored by Faculty of Economics in Rijeka and Faculty of Economics and Business Zagreb
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More Information

Programme

Workshop Leaders:

  • David Asch, Director, Quality Services, EFMD
  • Ivana Marinkovic, Associate Director, Central and Eastern Europe, EFMD

Monday, 24 October 2016

09:00 - 10:00

Registration and Coffee

10:00 - 13:30

EFMD GN WORKSHOP: EFMD Activities Addressing Market Trends
As a network of business schools and enterprises, EFMD is dedicated to improving the quality of management education worldwide. The first part of the workshop will highlight the key challenges that schools are facing today, both locally and globally (increasing competition especially from new entrants, rising importance assigned to relevance & impact of management education, the shift towards multidisciplinary thinking in knowledge generation and teaching as well as the progressive digitization of educational provision.) The second part will introduce participants the benefits of EFMD network, membership and scope of activities. The range of these diverse activities, from accreditation / certification (e.g. EQUIS, BSIS, CLIP) to project work, professional development and general community building strengthen the overall well being of today’s academia. Discussions will highlight how these service offerings are capturing current market trends such as the rising importance assigned to relevance & impact of management education, the shift towards multidisciplinary thinking in knowledge generation and teaching, digitization of learning etc.
(the workshop includes a half-hour coffee break)

13:30 - 15:30

Lunch

15:30 - 17:30

Open Discussion Session
Respective deans and academia members from the leading faculties and business schools in the region will share their experience and answer the following questions: Why should a school aim for accreditation, what are the accreditation pros and cons and how can EFMD bridge the gaps on the path towards excellence.

19:30 - 22:30

Workshop Networking Dinner

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

10:00 - 13:00

EFMD WORKSHOP: Quality and Accreditations
EFMD Quality Services offers a portfolio of services supporting business schools in their efforts to achieve market recognition. It consists of institutional accreditation (EQUIS), programme accreditation (EPAS), online course certification (EOCCS) and an institutional mentoring scheme (EDAF). The second part of the workshop introduces participants to these offerings with special focus on their commonalities and distinctive features. Participants will learn how to utilize these services effectively as part of their institutional development strategy.
(the workshop includes a half-hour coffee break)

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Buffet

 

Workshop leaders will be available for individual meetings during breaks and after the workshop.

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Contact
  3. Registration
  4. Fees and Payment
  5. Accommodation
  6. Direction
  7. Useful links
 
1. Venue

Hotel "Lone"
Luje Adamovica 31, 52210 Rovinj, Croatia

 
2. Contact at the Faculty of Economics Rijeka and the EFMD Office Top

Prof Dr. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chair of Postgraduate Program Marketing
Faculty of Economics Rijeka
+ 385 51 355 169

Ms. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Associate Director Central and Eastern Europe
EFMD
+381 60 5753 022

 
3. Registration Top

(coming soon).

Please note that the list of participants is printed 10 working days before the event (14 October 2016). If you register after this date, regrettably your contact details will not be included in the list.

 
4. Fees and payment Top
  • 200€ FULL members of EFMD
  • 245€ non members of EFMD

Fees cover attendance of the workshop, documentation, meals and refreshments, but do NOT include hotel accommodation.

INDIVIDUAL CANCELLATION POLICY:
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If EFMD receives notice of your withdrawal before 21 October 2016, a cancellation administrative fee of 50€ 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.

Please also note that if we haven't received your payment (or proof of payment) before the participants’ list is printed (21 October 2016), your contact details will not be included in that list.

 
5. Accommodation Top

Hotel Lone is the Workshop Hotel.
Hotel Lone
Luje Adamovica 31, 52210 Rovinj, Croatia
T +385 (0) 52 800 250
F +385 (0) 52 800 215

Hotel bedrooms are blocked for participants of the Workshop. The price of a Premium Room Double Use (two beds) is 146 EUR/night and for a Premium Room Single Use (one bed) is at 136 EUR /night if you reserve directly through the Lone hotel on email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the desired dates. Please do remember to mention the discount code efri2016 in order to obtain the aforementioned workshop discount prices.

Please note that you have until 21 October 2016 to make your reservation. After this date, the reservations will be processed upon availability and the discounted fees may not apply.

For enquiries and reservations, please contact:
Sales & Marketing Department
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: + 385 (0) 52 800 250

The EFMD conference rate includes the following hotel services:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Buffe breakfast
  • Welcome drink
  • 20% discount on the hotel spa treatments
  • Free of charge use of the gym, indoor pool and sauna
  • Taxes and residence fee
  • Free parking in front of the hotel
 
6. Direction Top

Directions to Lone Hotel, Rovinj

From the Pula Airport to the city of Rovinj
Bus connection between Pula and Rovinj is very good. There are several bus operators serving the route and during the season the buses between the cities depart almost every 30 minutes. The ticket price depends on the carrier, but it is around 38 kn (5 EUR). The road distance between Pula and Rovinj is 36 km and driving time is about 40 minutes.

From Rovinj Buss Station to Lone hotel the taxi fare is about 100 kn (14 EUR)

  • The special taxi is also organized from the Pula Airport straight to the workshop venue, Lone Hotel for 400 kn (54 EUR), whereas the regular price would be around 600 kn (80 EUR). If you would like to use this service, please send your flight details (flight number, arrival time and date) no longer than 5th October to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Buss schedules and fares can be also checked on the webpage:
http://www.buscroatia.com/airport-pula/
With the timetable: http://www.buscroatia.com/pula-rovinj/
 
7. Useful Links Top

Travel
Airport website - http://www.airport-pula.hr Visa
http://www.mvep.hr/en
http://www.mvep.hr/en/consular-information/visas/visa-requirements-overview

Tourism
http://www.discovercroatia.eu/
http://www.rovinj.co/
Map of the city: http://www.rovinj.co/en/map/