november, 2019

mon11nov(nov 11)16:00wed13(nov 13)14:002019 EFMD Executive Development ConferenceTransforming the Practice of Learning- Leveraging Partnerships16:00 - 14:00 (13) CET Location: Barcelona, Spain

Event Details

The connection between the business school and the corporate world is invaluable to management education.

This conference is a unique forum to foster discussion and connection between corporate and business school professionals. Attendees have the opportunity to exchange on work-in-progress and debate about the proven and tested cases coming out of EFMD’s Excellence in Practice (EiP) Awards recognising impactful learning & development partnerships.

Cultivating a diverse community of representatives from the executive development ecosystem broadens the conversation and ensures that the contribution of executive development to business is even more valuable.

Target Group

This event attracts a large spectrum of learning professionals from both companies and L&D providers such as business schools, executive development centers and consultancies specialising in executive education.

Host

IESE Business School, University of Navarra

Location

Barcelona, Spain

Time

11 (Monday) 16:00 - 13 (Wednesday) 14:00 CET

Address

IESE Business School, University of Navarra

Avenida Pearson 21, 08034 Barcelona, Spain

Programme

Monday 11 November

16:00 – 17:00

Registration

17:00 – 17:15

Welcome Address

  • Friedemann Schulze-Fielitz, Director, Business Schools Services, EFMD
  • Mireia Rius, Associate Dean of Executive Education, IESE Business School, ES

17:15 – 17:30

Opening Remarks
Aim: expectations for the next days, and overview of programme to understand its flow.
Chairperson

  • Africa Ariño, Professor of Strategic Management, IESE Business School, ES

17:30 – 18:45

Breaking the Frame – Changing the View on the Need for Learning, and How to Satisfy it
Aim: challenge participants in terms of the way they think about the need for learning, and how business schools might satisfy this need in the future – and require partnerships to do so.

  • Giuseppe Auricchio, Executive Director Learning Innovation & IESEOnline, IESE Business School, ES

18:45 – 19:45

Teamwork
Aim: getting to know your peers in an inventive and fun way.

18:45 – 21:00

Drinks and dinner

Tuesday 12 November

08:40

Bus transfer from Mariott AC Victoria Suites

08:45

Walk from Sansi hotel to school

08:15 – 9:00

Registration

09:00 – 11:00

Understanding the «Why» of Partnerships: Types and Motivation
Aim: a framework will be shared, through which participants will make sense of the different types of partnerships that are possible – and the motivation for each. Following the presentation of the framework, participants will be asked to work in teams and create a “partnership map” – describing the types of partnerships that exist at their school, and the reasons why.

  • Chairperson: Africa Ariño, Professor of Strategic Management, IESE Business School, ES

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00

Plenary I – Learning Transformation: Santander’s Leaders Academy Experience
Aim: the case of the transformation of Santander’s approach to learning will serve as a context for continuing the conversation around ecosystem partnering. Santander’s new global learning strategy, launched in 2018, is predicated on the belief that employees need to continually develop themselves – in any interaction, at any time. An approach that requires internal and external partners, to facilitating learning.

  • Elisabetta Galli, Group Executive Vice President. Global Head of Knowledge, Development and Talent Management, Banco Santander, ES

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 – 15:00

EiP I – 5 Excellence in Practice Award (EiP) Winning Cases Presentations
Aim: participants will be introduced to 5 of the winning cases presentations using the Pecha Kucha method (20 slides max for 20 seconds each) enabling them to choose which three they want to discuss in more details in the following discussion corners.
GOLD — Category: Talent Development
“Cluster Leadership Programme – Developing Frontline Leadership Excellence”

  • Chola MS General Insurance & Management Development Centre, Murugappa Group

SILVER — Category: Talent Development
“Accelerate Executive Insight – A Unique Executive Education Experience for Exceptional Leaders”

  • Oracle & IESE Business School & University of Michigan, Ross School of Business

GOLD — Category: Organisational Development
“Accelerating Digital Transformation at Thailand’s Oldest Bank”

  • Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) & IMD

SILVER — Category: Organisational Development
“Santander Leaders Academy Experience”

  • Santander Group & Opinno & Mind the Gap & Fraile y Blanco & Open Waters

SILVER — Category: Organisational Development
“Accelerating Leadership Transformation at ING”

  • ING Bank & London Business School & Core Leadership Institute

15:00 – 16:00

Discussion Corners I – 5 Excellence in Practice Award (EiP) Winning Cases Presentations
Open discussions with the case authors around the hurdles and difficulties they faced in their partnership – and how they overcame them.

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00

Understanding the «How» of Partnerships: Levers for Success
Aim: participants will be exposed to a way of thinking about the different levers that underpin a successful partnership. Following the presentation, participants will be asked to work in teams and identify the levers that are most difficult to master, and describe why. The session will conclude with participants sharing their work with the rest of the audience.

  • Chairperson: Africa Ariño, Professor of Strategic Management, IESE Business School, ES

20:00 – 20:30

Drinks

20:30 – 23:00

Dinner and EiP award ceremony

Wednesday 13 November

09:00 – 11:00

Learning in Partnerships: What’s in it for Me (and My Partner)?
Aim: Successful strategic partnerships occur when both parties pay attention not only to the agreement, but also each parties’ learning priorities. Participants will be exposed to a framework for thinking about learning in partnerships, and then be asked to work in teams and apply this framework to their own partnerships – sharing examples of “learning in action” successes and failures.

  • Chairperson: Africa Ariño, Professor of Strategic Management, IESE Business School, ES

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:15

EiP II – 6 Excellence in Practice Award (EiP) Winning Cases Presentations
Aim: participants will be introduced to 6 of the winning cases presentations using the Pecha Kucha method (20 slides max for 20 seconds each) enabling them to choose which three they want to discuss in more details in the following discussion corners.
GOLD — Category: Executive Development
“Endo Pharmaceuticals: Top Team Drives Business Transformation”

  • Endo Pharmaceuticals & LIW

SILVER — Category: Executive Development
“Purposeful Leadership in a Digital World”

  • Schneider Electric & INSEAD

GOLD — Category: Professional Development
“Building Client-Centricity for Growth in Africa”

  • Standard Bank & University of Cape Town, Graduate School of Business

SILVER — Category: Professional Development
“Accelerated Excellence – The International Dealer Academy and its Impact on Porsche’s Retail Network and Dealer Personalities”

  • Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG & University of St. Gallen, Executive School of Management Technology and Law

GOLD — Special Category: Ecosystem Development
“Aboriginal Canadian Entrepreneurs”

  • Tribal Resources Investment Corporation (TRICORP) & University of Victoria, Gustavson School of Business

SILVER — Special Category: Ecosystem Development
“The Thammasat Model: Sustainable Community Enterprises”

  • Government Savings Bank (GSB) & Thammasat Business School & Community Partnership Association (CPA)

12:15 – 13:15

Discussion Corners II – 6 Excellence in Practice Award (EiP) Winning Cases Presentations
Open discussions with the case authors around the hurdles and difficulties they faced in their partnership – and how they overcame them.

13:15 – 13:30

Wrap up on General Trends
Aim: draw similarities across cases; how each one has created their own learners’ ecosystem.

  • Jan Ginneberge, Senior Advisor, Corporate Services, EFMD
  • Linda Irwin, Senior Client Director, Executive Education, London Business School, UK

13:30 – 14:00

Red-thread Review
Aim: Making sense of all the input heard over the past days.

  • Chairperson: Africa Ariño, Professor of Strategic Management, IESE Business School, ES

14:00 – 14:10

Presentation Next Year’s Venue

14:10 – 14:15

Survey Participants About Possible Themes

14:15

Tapas lunch

Registration

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