2014 EFMD MBA Conference
Hosted by: ESMT
The event will start on: 16 Mar 14 18:00
And will end on: 18 Mar 14 14:00
Location: Berlin, Germany
Leading the MBA - From Personal Coach to Programme Innovator
This event is aimed at MBA Directors and business school staff involved in part-time, full-time and executive MBA programmes.
Sunday, 16 March 2014
|17:00||Registration Desk Open|
|18:00 – 19:30||Visit of the former headquarter of the East German State Council in small groups & quizz
Monday, 17 March 2014
|08:15||Registration Desk Open|
|09:00 – 09:30||Welcome
|09:30 – 10:45||The MBA Director as Coach - An Interactive Case Workshop
The session will present a concise summary of recent research on executive coaching in general, as well as coaching issues faced by participants in MBA and EMBA programs. Recommendations will be offered on how MBA directors can further develop their effectiveness as coaches for students. The session will end up with guidance for peer group discussions of MBA directors’ coaching experience, which can also serve as a model for peer group MBA/EMBA coaching under the supervision of an MBA director.
|10:45 – 11:15||Coffee Break|
|11:15 – 12:15||Group Discussions
Participants will break out in small groups to discuss their own experience as coaches for students. Using a structured approach, they will learn from each other’s experience of handling challenging coaching situations.
|12:15 – 12:30||Feed-back from Groups & Wrap -up|
|12:30 – 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 – 15:15||Trends in Graduate Management Education
In this session the presenters will share the latest GMAT data and GMAC and EFMD research to explore the MBA and overall graduate management education landscape.
|15:15 – 15:45||Coffee Break|
|15:45 – 16:30||Breakout sessions - first set:|
|1A - Internationalisation as an Accreditation Criterion EFMD
|1B - Differentiation I - Pedagogy
What is the Difference in Teaching in an MBA vs. a Masters Course
|1C - How to Create Links to the Local Entrepreneurial Environment
|16:30 – 17:15||Breakout sessions - second set:|
|2A - Internationalisation as an Accreditation Criterion EFMD
|2B - Differentiation II
Example of a Truly Different MBA Programme
|2C - How to Create Links to the Local Entrepreneurial Environment
|19:00||Transfer to Dinner Venue|
|22:30||Busses back to Conference Hotels|
Tuesday, 18 March 2014
|09:00 – 09:30||EFMD Update
This session will bring you up-to date with the latest events and initiatives from the EFMD network.
|09:30 – 10:30||Design Thinking for Disruptive Innovation in Business Schools
|10:30 – 11:00||Coffee Break|
|11:00 – 12:00||Design Thinking for Disruptive Innovation in Business Schools – Group Work by Interest Groups
|12:00 – 12:30||Feed back and Conclusions from Different Groups|
|12:30 – 13:00||Closing Remarks & Welcome to the 2015 Conference|
|13:00 – 14:00||Lunch|
EUROPEAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY - ESMT
10178 BERLIN, GERMANY
PHONE: +49 (0) 30 212 31 0
Contact at ESMT:
Director, Degree Programs
ESMT European School of Management and Technology
- EARLY BIRD BEFORE 20 DECEMBER 2013
- 690€ FULL members of EFMD
- 840€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
- 990€ non members of EFMD
- NORMAL FEE UNTIL 15 FEBRUARY 2014
- 790€ FULL members of EFMD
- 940€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
- 1090€ non members of EFMD
- LATE FEE AFTER 15 FEBRUARY 2014 (PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD ONLY)
- 890€ FULL members of EFMD
- 1040€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
- 1190€ non members of EFMD
Please click here for the online registration form.
Participants will receive all conference materials and other necessary information at the registration desk.
Please visit the ESMT website for detailed instructions on how to reach the school from the different airports and train stations.
RESOTEL has been appointed as the official accommodation agent for the 2014 EFMD MBA Conference. RESOTEL is a free independent hotel reservation services working with a various range of hotels at very competitive conditions.
Click here to be connected with the on-line booking system for the participants and to consult the selected hotel.
Should the hotel selected not meet your requirements, please do not hesitate to contact Resotel. They will be glad to suggest you other hotels in different categories.
RESOTEL can be contacted at :
6, avenue Van Nieuwenhuyse
1160 Brussels - Belgium
Tel. + 32 (0)2 777 01 58
Fax + 32 (0)2 779 39 00
Available hotels & room rates:
The hotel fee must be paid directly to the hotel upon departure. Requests for accommodation are handled on a first-come first-served basis. Participants are strongly advised to reserve their hotel room before January 15th, 2014. After this date, hotel availability and rates are no longer guaranteed. Rooms are available between 16 March (earliest check-in) and 19 March 2014 (latest check-out). All other dates are upon request and subject to availability.
Rate : 118 € per single room 128 € per double room, taxes, service and breakfast inclusive