may, 2020

mon04may(may 4)16:00wed06(may 6)14:002020 EFMD Doctoral Programmes ConferenceResponsible Doctoral Programmes for a Responsible Future16:00 - 14:00 (6) CET Location: Vienna, Austria

Event Details

This event encompasses all the different facets of doctoral education around the world.

Created specifically for business school professionals in charge of doctoral programmes and research, it addresses the challenges within different types of doctoral programmes (PhD, DBA, …)

Follow the global trends and keep your innovative spark alive as we continually examine different models for doctoral training including research mobility, research placement, the nature of the curriculum and international cooperation.

Registration

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Programme

Monday 4 May

16:00 – 16:30

Registration

16:30 – 17:00

Welcome and introduction

  • Friedemann Schulze-Fielitz, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Margarethe Rammerstorfer, Vice-Rector for Academic Programs and Student Affairs, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, AT
  • Christine Unterhitzenberger, Senior Teaching Fellow, Lancaster University Management School, UK and Monique van Donzel, Global Executive Director, INSEAD, FR (Conference Co-Chairs)

17:00 – 18:00

Plenary 1 – Responsible doctoral programmes: What does it mean?

  • Peter McKiernan, Professor of Management and Global MBA Director, University of Strathclyde, UK and co-founder of the Responsible Research in Business and Management (RRBM) initiative

18:00 – 18:15

Coffee break

18:15 – 19:45

Ice-breaking activity

  • Eva Cools, DBA Manager and Research Manager, Vlerick Business School, BE
  • Julie Davies, Reader, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

20:00 – 21:30

Welcome dinner – Skylounge – Executive Academy (6th floor)

Tuesday 5 May

8:30 – 9:00

Registration

09:00 – 10:00

Plenary 2 – How do programmes align responsibly with the school’s purpose and missions?

  • Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter, Doctoral Programme Director, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, AT
  • Alexander Hasgall, Head of the European University Association Council for Doctoral Education, CH
  • Wilfred Mijnhardt, Policy Director, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL

10:00-10:20

Introduction to the Jam Session

  • Julie Davies, Reader, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

10:20 – 10:50

Coffee break

10:50 – 12:10

Jam Session – How do we prepare graduates to enter the job market?
4 moderated discussion tables

  • Elena Braccia, PhD Program Manager, Stockholm School of Economics, SW
  • Julie Davies, Reader, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  • Vassili Joannidès de Lautour, DBA Academic Director, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR
  • Nicola Palmer, Head of Doctoral Training, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

12:15 – 12:35

Reporting from the Jam Session

12:35 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Plenary 3 – From expert to everything: developing responsible supervision for doctoral programmes

  • Karen Clegg, Head of Research Excellence Training, University of York, UK

15:00 – 16:00

World Café serie B
B1Engagement

  • Mark Saunders, Director of Postgraduate Research Programmes, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Christine Unterhitzenberger, Senior Teaching Fellow, LUMS, UK

B2Monitoring completion plans

  • Fany Declerck, Doctoral Programme Director, Toulouse School of Management, FR
  • Nicola Palmer, Head of Doctoral Training, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 17:30

World Café serie B (repeat)

17:30 – 18:30

Reporting from the World-Cafés

20:00 – 22:00

Conference dinner – Das Campus

Wednesday 6 May

09:00 –10:00

Plenary 4 – Moderated panel discussion on trends in recruitement process

  • Maria Kirilova, GRE Client Relations Specialist, ETS Global, NL
  • Mark Bennettt, FindAPhD, UK
  • TBC, DocNet, US
  • Barbara Sporn, Professor & Head of the Institute for Higher Education Management, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, AT and Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD (moderator)

10:00 –10:45

Serious game: “Doctoral Quest”

  • Isabelle Patroix, Playground Manager, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 – 12:15

Plenary 5

12:15 – 12:30

Closing remarks and announcement for the 2021 conference

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

Host

WU Wirtschafts Universität Wien - Vienna University of Economics and Business

Location

Vienna, Austria

Time

4 (Monday) 16:00 - 6 (Wednesday) 14:00 CET

Address

WU Wirtschafts Universität Wien

Welthandelspl. 1, 1020 Wien, Austria