2017 EFMD Entrepreneurship Education Conference

Hosted by: University of Sheffield Management School

The event will start on: 08 Mar 17 16:30
And will end on: 10 Mar 17 14:00

Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom

Entrepreneurship inside Organisations

Target Group
Professionals involved in entrepreneurship education related to management education

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Wednesday 8 March 2017

16:30 – 18:30


17:00 – 17:30

Welcome Address

  • Nadine Burquel, Director Business School Services, EFMD
  • Tim Vorley, Sheffield University Management School, UK
  • Robert Wapshott, Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching, Sheffield University Management School, UK

17:30 – 19:00

Plenary I: Corporate Entrepreneurship – Value of Entrepreneurship inside Organisations.
Aim: Set the scene of what will be delivered during the conference. The session will also explore the experience of companies to change their culture and DNA to become more entrepreneurial and explain their links with universities.

  • Andy Baker, Chief Executive Officer, BT Wi-Fi, UK
  • Douglas Dawson, Chief Executive, Liberty Industries Group, UK
  • Jason Elliot, Business development Manager, Qinetiq, UK
  • Philippa Sanderson, Head of South Yorkshire Region, UK
  • Palie Smart, Director of PhD Programme, Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility,Cranfield School of Management, UK

19:00 – 21:00

Networking dinner

Thursday 9 March 2017



09:00 – 10:00

Plenary II: Education Design and Delivery: Making Intrapreneurship.
Aim: How other disciplines such as law and science develop an entrepreneurial mindset.

10:00 – 11:00

Plenary III: Drivers and Outcome of Intrapreneurial Activities in Organisations.
Aim: The session will explore the metrics used by corporations and institutions to measure the intrapreneurial mindset.

  • Jonathan Levie, Director of Teaching, Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship, Strathclyde Business School, UK

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00

Plenary IV: Challenges and Opportunities to develop Entrepreneurial Graduates.
Aim: The session will look into different models of entrepreneurial engagement at the strategy level of different institutions. And how business schools as organisations are supporting entrepreneurship with partnerships.

  • Rickie Moore, Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship, EM Lyon, F
  • Henrik Totterman, Dean of Accreditations, North America, Hult International Business School, US

13:00 – 14:00


14:00 - 16:15

Good Practice Session
Aim: Investigate different perspective in entrepreneurship and how be more entrepreneur

A1 Breakout Session title

A2 Breakout Session title

16:15 – 16:45

Wrap-up and Takeaways of the Day

19:30 – 22:00

Gala dinner

Friday 10 March 2017



09:00 – 09:45

Plenary V: Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship: Similarities and Differences.
Aim: The session aim is to understand what entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship mean for academics and educators.

  • Dimo Dimov, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, School of Management, University of Bath, UK

09:45 – 11:00

Workshop Session : Designing for students and for business.

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30

Panel Discussion: Developing the Curriculum and the Pedagogy.
Aim: The panel will discuss and share with the audience what they are doing in their institutions as regards to entrepreneurial culture and pedagogy.

  • Christoph Müller, Associate Professor of Management with special focus on SMEs and Starts-Ups, University of St. Gallen, CH
  • Gilles Lambert, Head of Entrepreneurship Specialisation, Grande Ecole, EM Strasbourg, F

12:30 – 12:45

Wrap-up of the Day and of the Conference

12:45 – 14:00


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