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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

Carrer d'Arnús i de Garí, nº 3, 7, 08034 Barcelona, Spain

Programme

Monday 11 November

16:00 – 17:00

Registration in Q100 Hall, North Campus

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 at El Jardi de l’Abadessa
Aim: getting to know your peers in an inventive and fun way.

18:45 – 21:00

Drinks and dinner at El Jardi de l’Abadessa
Carrer de l’Abadessa Olzet, 26, 08034 Barcelona
+34 932 80 37 54

Tuesday 12 November

09:00

Bus transfer from Mariott AC Victoria Suites

09:00

Walk from Sansi hotel to school

08:45 – 9:00

Registration

09:30 – 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 institution, and the reasons why.

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

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30

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

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 14:30

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”

  • Heer Kansal, General Manager, Management Development Center, Murugappa Group, IN
  • Kommu Srinivas, Principal Officer & AVP, Retail, Chola Insurance, IN

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

  • Evgeny Kaganer, Professor, IESE Business School, ES

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

  • Khun Darakorn Pipatanakul, Senior Vice-President, Future Leader Development, SCB Academy, TH
  • Mikolaj Jan Piskorski, Professor of Strategy and Innovation, IMD, CH

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

  • Paula Requeijo, Global Knowledge and Development, Grupo Santander, ES

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

  • Louise Croft, Executive Director, Custom Solutions, Executive Education, London Business School, UK
  • Nicholas Craig, President, Core Leadership Institute, US

14:30 – 15:30

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.

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 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.

  • David Deegan, Executive Development Director, and Director of Client Resourcing, Cranfield Centre for Executive Development, UK
  • Lesley Abery, Group Director, Mercuri Urval, UK
  • Chairperson: Africa Ariño, Professor of Strategic Management, IESE Business School, ES

18:00

Bus transfer from IESE to Victoria Suites hotel

19:45 – 20:00

Bus transfer from Sansi and Victoria Suites hotels to dinner venue

20:00 – 20:30

Drinks at La Masia d’Esplugues restaurant

20:30 – 22:30

Dinner and EiP award ceremony at La Masia d’Esplugues restaurant
Av. dels Països Catalans, 58, 08950 Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona
+34 637 26 73 67

22:30

Bus transfer from La Masia d’Esplugues to Sansi and Victoria Suites hotels

Wednesday 13 November

08:30

Bus transfer from Victoria Suites hotel to IESE

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 to the learning experiences of executives whose main job is managing their companies’ partnerships.

  • Jacobo Winzer, Head of Strategic Alliances & Partnerships, Amadeus IT Group, S.A., ES
  • Alfonso Díez, Former Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance General Manager, ES
  • 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”

  • Greg Horne, Managing Consultant, Americas, LIW, US

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

  • Peter Hope, VP, Global Leadership Academy, Group Human Resources, Schneider Electric, HK
  • Véronique Singer, Director Partner Development, Executive Education, INSEAD, FR

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

  • Kim Van Der Merwe, Senior Learning Partner, Standard Bank, ZA
  • Kumeshnee West, Director of Executive Education, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, ZA

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

  • Julia Döscher, Project Manager International Dealer Academy, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, DE
  • Andreas Loehmer, Director of Corporate Programs, University St. Gallen, CH

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

  • Frank Parnell, Chief Executive Officer, Tribal Resources Investment Corporation (TRICORP), CA
  • Brent Mainprize, Teaching Professor and ACE Program Director, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria, CA

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

  • Pipop Udorn, Dean, Marketing, Thammasat Business School, TH

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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