Event

EQUIS and EPAS Accreditation Seminars

Hosted by: EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL – Paris Campus

The event will start on: 20 Mar 14 07:30
And will end on: 21 Mar 14 16:00

Location: Paris, France
Contact:
veronique.roumans@efmd.org


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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 EPAS & EQUIS 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.

Thursday, 20 March 2014   Friday, 21 March 2014
EQUIS logo13-LR   EPAS logo13-LR
EQUIS Accreditation Seminar
(09:00 - 17:00)
  EPAS Accreditation Seminar
(09:00 - 17:00)


Venue
 EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL– Paris Campus
18, rue du 4 Septembre
75002 Paris – France

 

More Information

Programme

EQUIS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR

Speakers:

  • Professor Michael Osbaldeston, Director, Quality Services, EFMD
  • Professor Roland Van Dierdonck, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD

Guest Speaker (tbc):

Wednesday, 19 March 2014
19:30 Informal Networking Dinner
Thursday, 20 March 2014
09:00 – 09:15 Registration/Coffee
09:15 – 09:30 Welcome 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
16:45 – 17:30 Introduction to EPAS and a new service of EFMD: Deans Across Frontiers (EDAF)
17:30 – 17:45 Open Forum: Q&A on EQUIS

Ample time will be available during these interactive sessions for participants to raise issues of particular concern to them.

 

EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR

Speakers:

  • Professor Christian Delporte, Associate Director, Quality Services and Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Professor Ulrich Hommel, Associate Director, Quality Services and Director, Research and Surveys Unit, EFMD

Guest Speaker:

  • Professor Olivier Aptel, Director General & Dean, ESC Rennes School of Business
  • Professor Michel Poté, Former Dean, ESSCA - Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d'Angers
Thursday, 20 March 2014
19:30 Informal Networking Dinner
Friday, 21 March 2014
09:00 – 09:15 Registration/Coffee
09:15 – 09:30 Welcome 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 – 15:15 The EPAS Process as lived by a School - ESC Rennes School of Business – Professor Olivier Aptel
15:15 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:15 The EPAS Process - a reviewer's perspective - Professor Michel Poté
16:15 – 16:30 Open Forum: Q&A on EPAS
16:30 – 17:00 A new service of EFMD: Deans Across Frontiers (EDAF)

Ample time will be available during these interactive sessions for participants to raise issues of particular concern to them.

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Fees
  3. Registration
  4. Accommodation
  5. Dinners
  6. Getting to EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL
  7. Tourist information
  8. Contact
 
1. Venue

Participants will receive all Seminar materials and other necessary information at:
EDHEC BUSINESS SCHOOL
16-18 rue du 4 Septembre
75002 PARIS - France
Tel +33 (0)1 53 32 76 30

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  • Thursday, 20 March 2014 at 09:00 for the EQUIS Accreditation Seminar;
  • Friday, 21 March 2014 at 09:00 for the EPAS Accreditation Seminar.
 
2. Participation FeeTop

  • ONE SEMINAR: EQUIS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR OR EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR
    • €500,00 FULL members of EFMD
    • €600,00 AFFILIATED or ASSOCIATED members of EFMD
    • €700,00 non members of EFMD
  • TWO SEMINARS: EQUIS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR AND EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR
    • €750,00 FULL members of EFMD
    • €900,00 AFFILIATED or ASSOCIATED members of EFMD
    • €1.050,00 non members of EFMD

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

 
3. RegistrationTop

Please register here (sold out).

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If we receive notice of your withdrawal before 3 March 2014, a cancellation administrative fee of 75,00 € 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.

Following hotels are within walking distance from the Seminars’ location (at EDHEC Business School, 16-18 rue du 4 Septembre, 75002 Paris) and an EFMD group rate will be available after 20th January 2014.

Hôtel France d'Antin
22 rue d'Antin - 75002 Paris

Hôôtel Malte Opéra
63 rue de Richelieu - 75002 Paris

Hôtel Louvre Marsolier Opera Paris
13 rue Marsolier - 75002 Paris

Hôtel Ascot Opéra
2, rue Monsigny - 75002 Paris - France

Opéra Vivaldi
10 Rue Helder - 75009 Paris

 
5. DinnersTop

Participants who register for the EQUIS Accreditation Seminar are invited to the networking dinner at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, 19 March 2014. Location will be confirmed by e-mail.

Participants who register for the EPAS Accreditation Seminar are invited to join the networking dinner at 7:30 pm on Thursday, 20 March 2014. Location will be confirmed by e-mail.

Participants who register to attend both Seminars are invited for both dinners.

 
6. Getting to EDHEC Business SchoolTop

16-18 rue du 4 Septembre, 75002 PARIS - France
Download the map in PDF

 
7. Tourism and linksTop

All information on travel and tourism in Paris can be found on http://en.parisinfo.com/ or http://www.parisinfo.com/
Paris weather

 
8. ContactTop

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For Logistic Questions (registration, invoice, hotel):
Please contact
EFMD Registration and Housing Office c/o MCI Brussels
300 Avenue De Tervueren - 1150 Brussels - Belgium
T: +32 (0) 2 789 2300 
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