Event

2014 EFMD Conference on Undergraduate Programmes

Hosted by: Robins School of Business, University of Richmond

The event will start on: 13 Oct 14 16:00
And will end on: 15 Oct 14 14:00

Location: Richmond, Virginia, USA
Contact:
diana.grote@efmd.org


Theme
Undergraduate Management Education – Preparing our Students for the Journey

Target Group
Directors of undergraduate programmes in management and related areas such as finance, marketing etc. as well as programme administrators and staff from EFMD member and non-member schools concerned with undergraduate programmes.

 

More Information

Programme

Monday, 13 October 2014
16:30 Registration desk open
15:00 Transfer from Omni Hotel to school with a tour of Richmond
15:30 – 16:45 Campus visit by bus
16:45 – 17:00 Welcome Coffee
17:00 – 17:30 Welcome
  • Christian Delporte, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Jacquelyn S. Fetrow, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Richmond, US
  • Tom Cossé, Associate Dean for International Business Programs, Robins School of Business, University of Richmond, US
  • Melanie Currie, Head of Undergraduate Programmes, Nottingham Business School, UK
17:30 – 18:30 The Postcard Challenge
Please bring a postcard from your home town and note on the back the challenges you are currently facing and for which you hope to get answers during the conference
19:00 – 21:00 Dinner at Jepson Alumni Center
21:00 Return transfer to Omni hotel

 

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
08:00 Transfer from Omni Hotel to Robins School of Business
08:15 Registration desk open
08:15 Welcome Coffee
09:00 – 09:30 Challenges and Best Practice - The Richmond Case
  • Nancy Bagranoff, Dean, Robins School of Business, University of Richmond, US
09:30 – 10:15 Working Groups
Participants will break into small groups to discuss their challenges and experience
10:15 – 10:30 Feedback from working groups
10:30 – 10:45 Dean’s reflections on feedback
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 12:00 Challenges linked to a diverse student population
The student population gets more and more diverse. How can you handle the arising challenges?
  • Liz Crolley, Director of Undergraduate Programmes, Management School, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Patricia Grant, Senior Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Program Office, McDonough School of Business Georgetown University, US
12:00 – 12:30 Student guided tour of the campus
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:00 Student guided tour of the campus (continued)
14:00 – 16:30 Teaching Gen Y
Learning styles for millennials – how does technology influence the way students learn? What is the difference in learning styles compared to other generations? Understanding how millennials think, act and react.
  • Jessica Di Bella, Head of Mannheim Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Institute for SME Research (ifm), University of Mannheim, DE
16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 – 18:00 Evaluation & Feed-back
What are the best methods in providing feedback (both face-to-face and remotely)?
  • Konstantin Krotov, Director, Master in Management Programs, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg State University, RU
  • Petra Weiler, Programme Director Bachelor, EBS Business School, DE
  • Thomas J. Cossé, Associate Dean for International Programs, Robins School of Business, University of Richmond, US
  • Robert Nicholson, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Associate Professor of Economics, Robins School of Business, University of Richmond, US
  • Zita Zoltay Paprika, Dean, Faculty of Business Administration, Corvinus University of Budapest, HU
  • Melanie Currie, Head of UG Programmes, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK
18:00 Return transfer to Omni Hotel
19:45 Transfer from Omni Hotel to Boat House
20:00 Dinner at Boat House
22:30 Return transfer to Omni Hotel

 

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
08:15 Transfer from Omni Hotel to Robins School of Business
08:30 Welcome Coffee
09:00 – 10:00 Employers
How do companies work with millenials and what do they expect from them? What are the expectations of young graduates towards their employer?
  • Kelly Lewis, Senior Director of Leadership, Luck Companies, US
  • Paul W. Croston, Office Managing Partner, KPMG, US
  • Sue Davies, Vice President, Learning and Organization Development, MWV, US

Moderated by: Richard Coughlan, Sr. Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Management,  Robins School of Business, University of Richmond, US

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 11:30 Internships
How well do internships prepare students for their future role? Recent graduates from Robins School of Business
  • Vivian Hou, Program Officer, American Councils for International Education, US
  • Samantha van Putten, Staff Consultant, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, US
  • Yichi Zhang, Currently completing master’s in brand management, Virginia Commonwealth University, US
  • Diane Brown, Market Analyst, MWV, US
  • Noah Frank, Senior Audit Associate, KPMG, US
11:30 – 12:00 Postcard issues
Did you receive answers to your questions? If there are issues that you would like to see covered, please send a postcard with your ideas to our future host.
12:00 – 12:30 Closing remarks and welcome to the 2015 Conference
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 EFMD Accreditation Portfolio
Learn more about EFMD accreditation systems, EQUIS & EPAS, the EFMD Deans Across Frontiers mentoring and development programme and Business School Impact Survey (BSIS)
  • Christian Delporte, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Contact at Robins School of Business
  3. Direction to reach Robins School of Business
  4. Fees and Payment
  5. Registration
  6. Accommodation
  7. Tourism
 
1. Venue

Robins School of Business
Queally Hall
Ukrop Auditorium (1st Floor)
1 Gateway Road
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Dinner on Monday, 13 October:
Jepson Alumni Center
Robins Pavilion
101 College Road
Richmond, VA 23229

 
2. Contact at Robins School of BusinessTop

Thomas Cossé
Associate Dean for International Business Programs
Center for International Business
Robins School of Business
291A Queally Hall
University of Richmond, VA 23173
(804) 289-8572

Andi Minor
Special Events Manager
Robins School of Business
Room 242
University of Richmond, VA 23173
(804) 289-8813

 
3. Direction to reach Robins School of BusinessTop

To get to campus, follow the directions below. Then follow the campus map to your final destination. Public Transportation: GRTC Transit System provides bus service between campus and downtown Richmond on weekdays. Check the route 16 schedule for details on scheduled stops.

Visiting by Plane
Richmond International Airport (RIC) is located seven miles northeast of the city of Richmond and approximately 12 miles from campus. Taxi and rental car service are available.
A taxi will cost approximately 50-60 USD.
Directions from the airport: Depart the airport via I-64 west, and drive about six miles into Richmond. Merge onto I-95 N toward Washington. Take exit 79. Stay to the left to merge onto I-195 S, the Downtown Expressway. Continue on I-195 S for approximately two miles. Take the Cary St./VA-147 Exit. Bear right on the ramp and turn right onto Cary Street. Continue straight on Cary for approximately two miles and pass through the intersection at Three Chopt Road. At the bottom of the hill, bear right at the intersection onto westbound River Road. Continue straight for approximately .75 mile and make the second right onto College Road. Continue for approximately one mile, going past Westhampton Lake and the Robins Center arena. Turn right at the University of Richmond sign onto Campus Drive. Make the first right into the Gateway Entrance of campus. Follow the campus map to your final destination.

Visiting by Train
Amtrak serves the University of Richmond via its Staples Mill Road station (RVR), which is located approximately five miles northeast of campus. Taxi and rental car services to campus are available.
Directions from the train station: Depart the station via Staples Mill Road/US-33 east (a left turn from the parking lot). Turn right onto VA-356 west/Glenside Drive. Continue to follow VA-356 west/Glenside Drive (approximately 2.8 miles) until the intersection with Three Chopt Road. Turn left on Three Chopt Road. Go straight through the traffic light at Patterson Avenue. Continue for .5 miles, and turn right onto Boatwright Drive. At the bottom of the hill, make a left onto Campus Drive. Make the first right into the Gateway Entrance of campus. Follow the campus map to your final destination.

Visiting by Bus
Greyhound serves the Richmond area through its North Boulevard station located approximately six miles northeast of campus. Taxi service to campus is available at the station.
Directions from the bus station: Depart the station by taking a right on Boulevard. Continue for 2.6 miles until the intersection with Monument Avenue. Turn right onto Monument Avenue and proceed until Monument Avenue dead-ends at the intersection with Glenside Drive/Horsepen Road. Turn left. At the first light, turn left onto Three Chopt Road. Go straight through the traffic light at Patterson Avenue. Continue for .5 miles, and turn right onto Boatwright Drive. At the bottom of the hill, make a left onto Campus Drive. Make the first right into the Gateway Entrance of campus. Follow the campus map to your final destination.

Visiting by Car
From the north:
From I-95 Southbound
Take exit 79. Stay to the left to merge onto I-195 S, the Downtown Expressway. Continue on I-195 S for approximately two miles. Take the Cary St./VA-147 Exit. Bear right on the ramp and turn right onto Cary Street. Continue straight on Cary for approximately two miles and pass through the intersection at Three Chopt Road. At the bottom of the hill, bear right at the intersection onto westbound River Road. Continue straight for approximately .75 mile and make the second right onto College Road. Continue for approximately one mile, going past Westhampton Lake and the Robins Center arena. Turn right at the University of Richmond sign onto Campus Drive. Make the first right into the Gateway Entrance of campus. Follow the campus map to your final destination.

From the south:
I-85 to/or I-95 Northbound
Take exit 79. Stay to the left to merge onto I-195 S, the Downtown Expressway. Continue on I-195 S for approximately two miles. Take the Cary St./VA-147 Exit. Bear right on the ramp and turn right onto Cary Street. Continue straight on Cary for approximately two miles and pass through the intersection at Three Chopt Road. At the bottom of the hill, bear right at the intersection onto westbound River Road. Continue straight for approximately .75 mile and make the second right onto College Road. Continue for approximately one mile, going past Westhampton Lake and the Robins Center arena. Turn right at the University of Richmond sign onto Campus Drive. Make the first right into the Gateway Entrance of campus. Follow the campus map to your final destination.

From the east (including Richmond International Airport):
From I-64 Westbound
Merge onto I-95 N toward Washington. Take exit 79. Stay to the left to merge onto I-195 S, the Downtown Expressway. Continue on I-195 S for approximately two miles. Take the Cary St./VA-147 Exit. Bear right on the ramp to turn right onto Cary Street. Continue straight on Cary for approximately two miles and pass the intersection of Three Chopt Road. At the bottom of the hill, bear right at the intersection onto River Road. Continue straight for approximately .75 mile and make the second right onto College Road. Continue straight for approximately one mile, going past the lake and the Robins Center arena. Turn right at the University of Richmond sign onto Campus Drive. Make the first right into the Gateway Entrance of campus. Follow the campus map to your final destination.

From the west:


From I-64 Eastbound
Take Exit 183/Glenside Drive south. Continue south on Glenside Drive to the fourth traffic light (Three Chopt Road). Turn left on Three Chopt Road. Continue through the intersection at Patterson Avenue. Continue straight for .5 miles. Turn right onto Boatwright Drive. At the bottom of the hill, make a left onto Campus Drive. Make the first right into the Gateway Entrance of campus. Follow the campus map to your final destination. From US 60 (Midlothian Turnpike) Eastbound
Turn left on State Route 147 (Huguenot Road) and continue approximately seven miles and cross the Huguenot Bridge over the James River. At the next traffic light, take a hard left onto westbound River Road. Continue straight for approximately .75 mile and make the second right onto College Road. Continue for approximately one mile, going past Westhampton Lake and the Robins Center arena. Turn right at the University of Richmond sign onto Campus Drive. Make the first right into the Gateway Entrance of campus. Follow the campus map to your final destination.

 
4. Fees and paymentTop
  • EARLY BIRD UNTIL 30 June 2014
    • 685€ FULL members of EFMD
    • 835€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 985€ non members of EFMD
  • NORMAL FEE UNTIL 12 September 2014
    • 785€ FULL members of EFMD
    • 935€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 1085€ non members of EFMD
  • LATE FEE AFTER 12 September 2014 (payment by credit card ONLY)
    • 885€ FULL members of EFMD
    • 1035€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 1185€ non members of EFMD

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

 
5. RegistrationTop

You will find the registration form here

 
6. AccommodationTop

Our Conference hotel is the
Omni Richmond Hotel
100 South 12th Street

Richmond, Virginia 23219

You can book your room at a preferential rate via this link

 
7. TourismTop

http://www.visitrichmondva.com/

Daytrips in the area:

East
Williamsburg
Norfolk
Virginia Beach

West
Charlottesville

North
Washington DC

 

You can book accommodation by following the link below.

hotel booking