october, 2021

mon18oct(oct 18)13:00wed20(oct 20)17:00online2021 EFMD Annual ConferenceNot business as usual13:00 - 17:00 (20) Location:online

Event Details

Target Group
The EFMD Annual Conference has been designed for all those interested in management education and development. It brings together EFMD members, companies, educational institutions and other associations, offering various perspectives and discussions on the conference theme.

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Programme

Chaired by:

  • Nicola Kleyn , Dean, Executive Education, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL

Monday 18 October

13:00 – 13:15

Welcome & EFMD Update

  • Eric Cornuel, President, EFMD & EFMD Global Network

13:15 – 13:30

Setting the scene

  • Nicola Kleyn, Dean, Executive Education, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL

13:30 – 14:30

Opening keynote: Not business as usual

  • Jacqueline Brassey, Director of Learning; Client Advisor, McKinsey & Company, NL

14:30 – 15:00

Let’s break!
It is great to stay connected but give yourselves a small break: relax your eyes, stretch your legs and let’s meet again in a few minutes.

15:00 – 16:00

Workshop series 1

1A – The future of faculty
Let’s take a look at the new business school faculty profiles: who are they and where do they come from?

  • Dina Dommett, Dean of Executive Education, Hult-Ashridge, UK
  • Valerie Moatti, Dean of Faculty, ESCP Europe, FR

Moderated by Paolo Boccardelli, Dean, LUISS Business School, IT

1B – The future of learning
Disruptions such as the corona crisis force Business School stakeholders to change and transform significantly in a short period of time. What do learning and unlearning mean in this context? How do we learn about how people learn?

  • Renata Schoeman, Head Healthcare Leadership MBA & Associate Professor, Leadership, University of Stellenbosch Business School, ZA

Moderated by Piet Naudé, Director, EDAF, EFMD Global Network

1C – The future of collaboration
This session will showcase successful examples of collaboration such as vocational training, consortia, and ecosystems.

  • María Eizaguirre, Director Innovation Lab and Academic Director IE Centre for C-Centricity, IE University, ES
  • Michael Flynn, Assistant Professor, Director of Executive Education, Trinity College Dublin, IE 
  • Sadie Lawty, Postgraduate Careers Consultant, University of Liverpool Management School, UK 

Moderated by Amber Wigmore Alvarez, Chief Talent Officer, Highered EFMD Shared Career Services, NO

16:00 – 16:30

Let’s break!
It is great to stay connected but give yourselves a small break: relax your eyes, stretch your legs and let’s meet again in a few minutes.

16:30- 17:30

Virtual get together

Virtual games room

Virtual drinks room

Tuesday 19 October

10:00 – 11:15

Workshop series 2

2A – Creating an international learning experience
How can you provide students with an international learning experience in the hybrid world? How can you foster an intercultural mindset? What is the carbon footprint of internationalization? Will travel still be the way forward with increased regionalization and nationalistic tendencies?

  • Mourad Dakhli, Georgia State University, US
  • Rihab Abba, ESCA Ecole de Management, MO

Moderated by Thami Ghorfi, President, ESCA – Ecole de Management, MO

2B – Addressing mental health and well-being & building resilience
The pandemic has revealed an ever-growing demand for mental health support across students, staff, and faculty. How can institutions provide support and help to build resilience?

11:15 – 12:15

Speed networking
Meet fellow participants in short 1:1 meetings and make new meaningful connections.

12:15 – 13:00

Let’s break!
It is great to stay connected but give yourselves a small break: relax your eyes, stretch your legs and let’s meet again in a few minutes.

13:00 – 14:00

New competitive landscape: Risks and opportunities
With shrinking budgets, institutions are obliged to innovate to stay on top of the game. New providers are often more agile and can adapt faster to evolving expectations. Can cross-institutional collaboration help?

  • Johan Roos, Chief Academic Officer, Hult International Business School, UK

Moderated by: Nicola Kleyn, Dean, Executive Education, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL

14:00 – 14:30

Let’s break!
It is great to stay connected but give yourselves a small break: relax your eyes, stretch your legs and let’s meet again in a few minutes.

14:30 – 15:30

Workshop series 3

3A – Committing to diversity & managing DEIB
How can institutions develop a sustainable diversity strategy? What can we learn from big companies and their approaches?

3B – Post-Pandemic Perseverance in B-Schools’ Dooming Digital Days: Branding & Bonding
Born out of necessity, the pandemic has led to creative approaches to problem-solving and has fostered innovative solutions. Yet, many institutions are not fully aware of their achievements. Share your innovation and help to inspire others.

  • Andreas Kaplan, Dean, ESCP Paris, FR

3C – Plenary Follow-up: So who is eating you lunch?
This session will allow participants to discuss the input received during plenary two and address their own challenges in small discussion groups.

Moderated by Nicola Kleyn, Dean, Executive Education, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL

15:30 – 16:00

Let’s break!
It is great to stay connected but give yourselves a small break: relax your eyes, stretch your legs and let’s meet again in a few minutes.

16:00 – 16:45

Aligning Recruitment Strategies with Emerging Trends and Candidate Insights

How are the preferences and choices of prospective students shifting in a post-pandemic world? This session will share emerging trends and candidate insights to help business school professionals shape their recruitment strategies for 2022 and beyond.

  • Rahul Choudaha, Industry Insights and Research Communication Director, GMAC™, US

16:45 – 17:15

Sponsor Showcase

Wednesday 20 October

11:15 – 11:30

Awards video
Discover and celebrate the new members of the EQUIS, EPAS, EFMD Accredited, EDAF, CLIP, EOCCS, and BSIS family.

11:30 – 12:00

Sponsor Showcase

12:30 – 13:30

Workshop series 4

4A – Business schools & social justice: what are our roles, challenges, and opportunities?
How can business schools help to shape a better society?

  • Ansgar Richter, Dean, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL
  • Morris Mthombeni, Interim Dean, GIBS, ZA

4B – Beyond business
How can business schools bond with humanities to widen students’ mindsets and improve their problem-solving skills in an increasingly complex world?

13:30 – 14:00

Let’s break!
It is great to stay connected but give yourselves a small break: relax your eyes, stretch your legs and let’s meet again in a few minutes.

14:00 – 14:45

Virtual coffee or coffee in a virtual world
Are you missing the opportunity to catch up with the network? Would you just like a virtual coffee and chat with fellow participants? This is where to go.

14:45 – 15:15

Let’s break!
It is great to stay connected but give yourselves a small break: relax your eyes, stretch your legs and let’s meet again in a few minutes.

15:15 – 16:15

New human skills for the new economy
What are the skills students need to operate in today’s society successfully. What are the implications for educators?

  • Dave Snowden, Chief Scientific Officer, Cognitive Edge, UK

16:15 – 16:45

Closing remarks by the Chair and welcome to the 2022 conference

  • Nicola Kleyn , Dean, Executive Education, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL

Practical information

REGISTRATION FEES

Early Bird Fee until 30/09/2021 included

  • EFMD full & affiliated member: €695 VAT excluded (€840,95 incl. 21%VAT)
  • EFMD non-members: €895 VAT excluded (€1082,95 incl. 21%VAT )

Normal Fee from 01/10/2021

  • EFMD full and affiliated members: €995 VAT excluded (€1203,95 incl. 21%VAT )
  • EFMD non-members: €1250 VAT excluded (€1512,50 incl. 21%VAT)

Please note that the payment needs to be made within the applicable fee deadline.

A 25% discount on the applicable fee will be available for every third and further participant from the same institution.
Please contact annual@efmdglobal.org to receive the promotional code if you are the third participant from your institution.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If EFMD receives notice of your withdrawal before 1 October 2021, a cancellation fee of €90,75 for administrative costs will be charged. Thereafter, we regret that we are unable to refund any fees. However, in such cases substitutes are welcome at no extra cost as long as EFMD conference secretariat receives notification of the name, title and address of the substitute.

Also note that if we haven’t received your payment (or proof of payment) before the start of the conference, you will not have access to the online conference platform.

Location

online

Time

18 (Monday) 13:00 - 20 (Wednesday) 17:00