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
  • Speaker to be announced, IESE Business School, University of Navarra, ES

17:15 – 17:30

Opening Remarks
Aim: expectations for the next days, run through the programme to understand the flow of the conference.

Co-Chairpersons:

  • Africa Ariño, Director of Strategic Management, IESE Business School, University of Navarra, ES
  • Giuseppe Auricchio, Executive Director, Learning Innovation, IESE Business School, University of Navarra, ES

17:30 – 18:45

Breaking the Frame -Different Approaches to Learning
Aim: Participants will be challenged on the way they think or on their assumptions. They will need to be able to change side and tell us why.

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

Case Study and Framework on Partnership Models
Aim: grouping participants in smaller groups to work on a case resolution. This will allow them to share as many different approaches as possible with their peers, helping them see what others are doing while helping them realise what could be done better in their institution.
Each group will work on the same case study and will have the possibility to share their findings with the rest of the audience.

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00

Plenary I – Learning Transformation – Highlights of the Partner’s side
Aim: this session will show the relevance to learning. It will also tackle the role of partners in the learning transformation, whether the experience was good or bad. Santander will share a concrete example and participants will then have the chance to tell your own stories.

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”

  • hola 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 – 17:30

Structured Workshops – What Does This Mean for Me?
Aim: following Banco Santander’s presentation and the case study group work, participants will be given the chance to evaluate their day-to-day work. In smaller groups they will explore different possibilities of change and innovation to move forward. Everyone will need to apply their case to a common framework, enabling the audience to easily compare and identify the challenges.

17:30 – 18:00

Testimonials
Aim: sharing discussion results with the wider audience. Benchmarking with peers.

20:00 – 20:30

Drinks

20:30 – 23:00

Dinner and EiP award ceremony

Wednesday 13 November

09:00 – 11:00

Case Study and Framework

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

Sense Making
Aim: understanding how to make sense out of all the input heard over the past days.

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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