march, 2022

sun20mar(mar 20)18:00tue22(mar 22)14:002022 EFMD MBA ConferencePiecing together the new MBA world18:00 - 14:00 (22) Location:Porto, Portugal

Registration

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Programme

Sunday 20 March

18:30

Registrations

19:00 – 21/30

Welcome dinner

Monday 21 March

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome & Introduction

  • Friedemann Schulze-Fielitz, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Rui Soucasaux Sousa, Dean, Católica Porto Business School, PT

09:15 – 10:15

The new MBA world: bite size examples of what different schools have been doing.

Different examples are presented on new or changed MBA programmes. How does blended/hybrid work? How to strike the right balance between education and experience? 

  • Phil Eyre, Director, MBA Programs Director & Faculty, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR
  • Faye Taylor, Senior Lecturer & Course Leader, Online MBA, Nottingham Trent Business School, UK
  • Diana Limburg, MBA Director, Oxford Brookes Business School, UK
  • Kyriakos Kyriakopoulos, Academic Director, Executive MBA, ALBA Graduate Business School, GR

Moderated by Mel Bull, Assistant Head of Postgraduate and Executive Education, Nottingham Trent Business School, UK

10:15 – 10:45

Coffee break

10:45 – 11:45

Puzzles for the new MBA world

The MBA industry has undergone a profound transformation. Old narratives are debunked. New practices and paradigms emerge. MBA Directors have to solve new puzzles and answer new questions that have not been posed before. This session will give an overview of breakthroughs and challenges that the MBA industry and MBA Directors are facing today and set us up for the themes and issues that will be discussed throughout the conference. 

11:45 – 12:30

The new world of work

How does the new world of work look like and what does it mean for the MBA we provide?

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 15:00

Discussion groups on implementing the new MBA formats (virtual, hybrid, online)
Course design, pedagogy, technology, assessment, quality control, free structure, internal competition, putting the humanness in online courses. Here is your chance to discuss all the nitty gritty with your peers.

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 17:30

The corporate Club

How to create mutual benefits for MBA programmes and the corporate world.

19:00 – 22:30

Coffee dinner

Tuesday 22 March

09:00 – 09:45

Customer segmentation & the pulse of student expectations

  • GMAC™

09:45 – 11:15

New business models & competitors for MBA programmes

Bite-sized content, flexible completion models, micro-credentials, increased customization – what new business models are there and what does it mean for the industry?

11:15 – 11:45

Coffee break

11:45 – 12:30

Closing plenary

  • Joe Santos, Social Entrepreneur, Co-founder, Vencer Autismo, PT

12:30 – 12:45

Closing remarks and welcome to the 2023 Conference

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 17:00

Optional sailing experience

Practical information

REGISTRATION FEES:

EARLY BIRD UNTIL 20 JANUARY (INCLUDED)

  • 848,70€ (690€ 23% VAT) members of EFMD
  • 1033,20€ (840€ 23% VAT) affiliate members of EFMD
  • 1217,70€ (990€ 23% VAT) non members of EFMD

NORMAL FEE UNTIL 20 FEBRUARY (INCLUDED)

  • 1094,70€ (890€ 23% VAT) members of EFMD
  • 1217,70€ (990€ 23% VAT) affiliate members of EFMD
  • 1525,20€ (1240€ 23% VAT) non members of EFMD

LATE FEE AS OF 21 FEBRUARY (PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD ONLY)

  • 1217,70€ (990€ 23% VAT) members of EFMD
  • 1402,20€ (1140€ 23% VAT) affiliate members of EFMD
  • 1709,70€ (1390€ 23% VAT) non members of EFMD

CANCELLATION POLICY FOR FEES:

Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If EFMD receives notice of your withdrawal before , a cancellation administrative fee of (75€ local VAT) 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 list is distributed (on 15 March) your contact details will not be included in that list.

EFMD’s HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY FOR IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE
Please refer to the EFMD general policy and local authorities requirements to enter the country.

HOTELS: 

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Location

Porto, Portugal