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

🌎 ALL INDICATED TIME SLOTS ARE CEST (BRUSSELS, PARIS)

Monday 18 October

13:00 – 13:10

Welcome & EFMD Update

  • Eric Cornuel, President, EFMD & EFMD Global Network

13:10 – 13:25

Setting the scene

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

13:25 – 14:30

Opening keynote: Not business as usual

  • Jacqueline Brassey, Chief Org. Scientist, McKinsey & Company, LU

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, Associate Professor, Leadership & Head, MBA in Healthcare Leadership, University of Stellenbosch Business School, ZA

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

1C – The future of collaboration
Join us to hear our expert panel showcase successful examples of Innovation Labs, Company Projects, Digital Degree Apprenticeship Programmes and Micro Virtual Internships. Learn through our panelists’ experiences and challenges how such initiatives can generate a significant impact on your talent’s employability.

  • María Eizaguirre, Faculty and Researcher, 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
  • Raheel Nawaz, Director of Digital & Technology Solutions, Manchester Metropolitan University, 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 bingo

Make new connections, share a laugh, and meet the other participants of this event in a virtual world.

Moderated Friedemann Schulze-Fielitz, Director Business School Services, EFMD

Virtual drinks room

Do you miss informal conversations with your colleagues and peers ? Grab a drink and relax while chatting with fellow participants.

Moderated by Griet Houbrechts, Director, Professional Development Services, Senior Advisor, BSIS, EFMD Global

Tuesday 19 October

10:00 – 11:00

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 – Renewing business school’s role: Supporting human flourishing, enabling mental health, well being and building resilience. A case study.
The session will draw from a case study on business school’s practices supporting mental health, well being and building resilience, and discuss the business schools’ and higher education’s renewed potentiality for human flourishing.

  • Kleio Akrivou, Director, Centre for Business Ethics and Sustainability, Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK

Moderated by Matthew Wood, Director of Operations, EFMD

11:00 – 11:15

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.

11:15 – 12:00

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

12:00 – 12:45

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.

12:45 – 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
  • Nathan Greeno, Senior Vice President of University Relations, 2U, US
  • Matt Sigelman, CEO, Burning Glass Technologies, US

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?

  • Erin Huner, Director, Culture & Inclusion, Ivey Business School, Western University, CA

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

Moderated by Sharmishta Chatterjee-Banerjee, Policy Director, Internationalisation, Nijmegen School of Management Radboud University, NL

3C – Plenary Follow-up: So who is eating your 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
Email Marketing: The Hidden Hero of Online Student Recruitment

Within the realms of digital marketing, email is an extremely powerful and cost-effective method of student recruitment. Explore this often-overlooked digital channel, and understand how successful email can be for those keeping a close eye on their marketing budget for 2022. Facts and figures, instances of best practice, and real-life industry examples will help you to gauge where you stand, and where improvements can be made to inexpensively bolster your online student recruitment.

  • Archie Pollock , Regional Manager, UK & Europe, Higher Education Marketing

Wednesday 20 October

11:15 – 11:30

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

11:30 – 12:00

Sponsor Showcase

Fireside Chat: Teaching emerging in-demand skills in business schools with online learning
Join ESCA School of Management and Coursera as they discuss the opportunities and challenges of moving to an agile curriculum, that is up to date with the trends of technology, and that ensures students are equipped with the most relevant emerging in-demand skills needed by employers to ‘hit the ground running’.

  • Thami Ghorfi, President, ESCA – Ecole de Management, MA
  • Mike Howard, Partnerships Director, Coursera for Campus

The content of this session is the responsibility of our sponsor and does not necessarily mirror the views and opinions of EFMD Global.

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

Moderated by Agnieszka Chidlow, Chair, International Business, Birmingham Business School, The University of Birmingham, UK

4B – Beyond businessLiberal Management Education and the Humanities: Perspectives from bothUndergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes

  • Michelle Lee, Associate Provost (Undergraduate), Singapore Management University, SG
  • Rick Smith, Deputy Dean, Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University, US

Moderated by Howard Thomas, Special Advisor, EFMD and Emeritus Professor, Singapore Management University, SG

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
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.

Moderated by Matthew Wood, Director of Operations, EFMD

14:00 – 15:00

EFMD Quality Services information session
The EFMD Quality Services Team will report on the latest developments regarding EFMD accreditations and in particular changes to Standards & Criteria or Processes, as well as the state of affairs regarding the online preparation and submission of documents.

  • Alfons Sauquet Rovira, Director, Quality Services, EFMD Global
  • Martin Schader, Senior Advisor, EQUIS, EFMD Global

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 assumptions for the new economy
Dave Snowden shares his view on what business schools and educators need to operate successfully in today’s world.

  • 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