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wed20nov(nov 20)19:00fri22(nov 22)14:002019 EFMD GN Americas Annual ConferenceEmbracing Life-Long Impact19:00 - 14:00 (22) EDT Location: Miami, USA

Event Details

Target Group

The EFMD Global Network Americas Annual Conference has been designed for all those interested in management education and development. It brings together EFMD Global Network members, companies, educational institutions and other associations that have an interest in the Americas. This includes Deans, Deputy and Associate Deans, International Relations Directors, Programme Directors, Executive Education Directors and other Business School and Executive Development Professionals.

Location

Miami, USA

Time

20 (Wednesday) 19:00 - 22 (Friday) 14:00 EDT

Address

Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami

5250 University Drive Coral Gables, FL 33146

Programme

Wednesday 20 November

18:30

Registration

19:00 – 22:00

Welcome Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Coral Gables

Thursday 21 November

8:10

Bus Transport from Hyatt Regency Coral Gables to Miami Business School

08:30

Registration

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome

  • Chair: John Quelch, Dean, Miami Business School

09:15 – 10:15

Continuous Reinvention
What does it mean as an individual to adapt to changing times in business? We start our conference with a speaker who will talk about the importance of reinvention in changing times and what that has looked like in their lifetime.

  • Hilarie Bass, Former Head of the American Bar Association and Founder of the Bass Institute for Diversity and Inclusion

10:15 – 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 – 12:00

How Schools Support Entrepreneurship
Panel
This session will explore what the role of business schools is in developing entrepreneurial ecosystems, entrepreneurship hubs. What is the importance of start-ups across different kinds of economies; in what ways are they important depending on their environment?

  • Felix Cardenas, Director, Center for Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship, EGADE Business School
  • Francisco Pérez, Director of the Latin American Center for Entrepreneurs, INCAE Business School
  • Michael Wilson, Director of Entrepreneurship Programs, Miami Business School
  • Moderated by Luis Casas, Managing Director, Executive Education, IESE Business School

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 13:45

EFMD Global Network Update

  • Friedemann Schulze-Fielitz, Director, EFMD GN Americas

13:45 – 15:00

Making an Impact: The Big Picture is in the Details
The scope of what it means to have an impact is very wide, but academically our perception of what impact is can be limited. In this session we will take a look at impact from three important perspectives that are crucial to the imprint a school has: 1. affecting the mindset of individuals; 2. schools measuring their impact in their communities and region systematically; and 3. looking beyond research and pedagogy when examining the influence of higher education.

  • Scott Gonsalves, Manager, Strategy and Quality, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
  • Isabel Rimanoczy, Convener LEAP!, PRME Working Group on the Sustainability Mindset
  • Christophe Terrasse, Director, International Projects, EFMD
  • Moderated by Michael Page, Professor of Finance and Management, Former Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bentley University

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00

Working Groups: Life-Long Learning along the Career Path
This session will be facilitated around the topic of recruitment and/or talent development that support the graduate at different points in their lives after their education. You will able to discuss as peers over best practice for your students from graduation and beyond as continued disruption in the labor market impacts business education and traditional perspectives on career trajectory.

  • Facilitated by Paul Pavlou, Dean, C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston

17:00

Bus Transport to Hyatt Regency Coral Gables from Miami Business School

18:30

Bus Transport from Hyatt Regency Coral Gables to Gala Dinner

19:00 – 21:30

Gala Dinner on the Biscyane Lady Yacht

21:30

Bus Transport back to Hyatt Regency Coral Gables

Friday 22 November

8:35

Bus Transport from Hyatt Regency Coral Gables to Miami Business School

09:00 – 10:15

Breakout Session

Remaining Impactful in New Contexts
How are business schools changing their curriculum to encourage a broader sense of learning? What works and what doesn’t?

  • Patricia Abril, Vice Dean, Graduate Business Programs, Miami Business School
  • Percy Marquina, Director General, CENTRUM, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú
  • Moderated by Gabriela Alvarado, Director of the Business Intelligence Center and Professor of Marketing, ITAM Business School, Instituto Tecnológico de México

Breakout Session

Life-Long Learning as an Opportunity for B-Schools
Business schools can see life-long learning as an opportunity; it is more than just making sure your graduates are able to gain new skills and keep up over the course of their career(s). Learn from 2 cases illustrating how they view and provide further education.

  • Juan Romero, Head of Research and Academic Processes, IPADE Business School
  • Peter Methot, Associate Dean of Executive Education, Rutgers Business School
  • Moderated by Carlos Folle, International Relations and Accreditations Director, IEEM Business School, Universidad de Montevideo

10:15 – 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:45

Educating Beyond Business
The focus on wealth creation and efficiency has had consequences: democratic crises, surge of populism, death of expertise, accelerated inequality and deterioration of the planet. In the aftermath of this, how can business schools be catalysts of inclusive, sustainable growth, and help re-establish trust in critical institutions?

  • David Bach, Deputy Dean for Executive Programs and Professor in the Practice of Management, Yale School of Management

11:45 – 12:05

Concluding Remarks & Presentation of Next Year’s Venue

  • Chair: John Quelch, Dean, Miami Business School

12:05 – 13:35

Lunch

Speakers for this event

  • Carlos Folle

    Carlos Folle

    International Relations and Accreditations Director, IEEM Business School, Universidad de Montevideo

    International Relations and Accreditations Director, IEEM Business School, Universidad de Montevideo

  • Christophe Terrasse

    Christophe Terrasse

    Director, International Projects, EFMD

    Director, International Projects, EFMD

  • David Bach

    David Bach

    Deputy Dean for Executive Programs and Professor in the Practice of Management

    Deputy Dean for Executive Programs and Professor in the Practice of Management

  • Eric Cornuel

    Eric Cornuel

    President, EFMD Global

    President, EFMD Global

  • Felix Cardenas

    Felix Cardenas

    Director, Center for Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship, EGADE Business School

    Director, Center for Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship, EGADE Business School

  • Francisco Pérez

    Francisco Pérez

    Director of the Latin American Center for Entrepreneurs, INCAE Business School

    Director of the Latin American Center for Entrepreneurs, INCAE Business School

  • Friedemann Schulze-Fielitz

    Friedemann Schulze-Fielitz

    Director, EFMD Global Americas, USA

    Director, EFMD Global Americas, USA

  • Gabriela Alvarado

    Gabriela Alvarado

    Director of the Business Intelligence Center and Professor of Marketing, ITAM Business School, Instituto Tecnológico de México

    Director of the Business Intelligence Center and Professor of Marketing, ITAM Business School, Instituto Tecnológico de México

  • Hilarie Bass

    Hilarie Bass

    Former Head of the American Bar Association and Founder of the Bass Institute for Diversity and Inclusion

    Former Head of the American Bar Association and Founder of the Bass Institute for Diversity and Inclusion

  • Isabel Rimanoczy

    Isabel Rimanoczy

    Convener LEAP!, PRME Working Group on the Sustainability Mindset

    Convener LEAP!, PRME Working Group on the Sustainability Mindset

  • John Quelch

    John Quelch

    Dean, Miami Herbert Business School

    Dean, Miami Herbert Business School

  • Juan Romero

    Juan Romero

    Head of Research and Academic Processes, IPADE Business School

    Head of Research and Academic Processes, IPADE Business School

  • Luis Casas

    Luis Casas

    Managing Director, Executive Education, IESE Business School

    Managing Director, Executive Education, IESE Business School

  • Michael Page

    Michael Page

    Professor of Finance and Management, Former Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bentley University

    Professor of Finance and Management, Former Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bentley University

  • Michael Wilson

    Michael Wilson

    Director of Entrepreneurship Programs, Miami Herbert Business School

    Director of Entrepreneurship Programs, Miami Herbert Business School

  • Patricia Abril

    Patricia Abril

    Vice Dean, Graduate Business Programs, Miami Herbert Business School

    Vice Dean, Graduate Business Programs, Miami Herbert Business School

  • Paul Pavlou

    Paul Pavlou

    Dean, C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston

    Dean, C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston

  • Percy Marquina

    Percy Marquina

    Director General, CENTRUM, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú

    Director General, CENTRUM, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú

  • Peter Methot

    Peter Methot

    Associate Dean of Executive Education, Rutgers Business School

    Associate Dean of Executive Education, Rutgers Business School

  • Scott Gonsalves

    Scott Gonsalves

    Manager, Strategy and Quality, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University

    Manager, Strategy and Quality, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University

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