2024 EFMD Indian Symposium

tue23apr09:30tue18:002024 EFMD Indian SymposiumBeyond Borders: Elevating the Visibility of Indian Business Schools through EFMD Global AccreditationLocation:New Delhi, India

Event Details

Join us for a shared learning experience as we delve into the changing global landscape of higher education in India. Learn how EFMD and international accreditation can enhance your institution’s reputation and credibility in the global academic and business community.

This symposium aims to explore and exchange on the current challenges and strategic plans of Indian schools. Come and be a part of this enlightening journey as we explore the intersection of impact, innovation, and international accreditation, guiding the future of business education together.

Discover how EFMD’s global network and resources can help schools reach new levels of success, offering accreditation, quality assurance, peer learning communities, and collaboration opportunities. Let us all envision a future where Indian Business Schools achieve global recognition and contribute significantly to the advancement of management education and practice worldwide.

Target group:
We sincerely hope that you or a senior member of your faculty or senior administrator will be able to join us for this unique opportunity to explore best in class practices and hear first hand testimonials from leading Indian schools that are currently engaged and active within the EFMD community. The symposium will be beneficial for different layers of management schools, among them the chief accreditation officer, head of international affairs, director of strategy, impact and operations, or those who are responsible for the key decisions and processes in enabling the building of a quality institution.

This is an exclusive invitation to selected top level schools only so we sincerely hope that you will be able to nominate the most appropriate person from your institution to join us for what we hope will be an inspiring, interactive & thoughtful day.

While there is no fee for participation, we kindly request that you confirm your participation by March 31st, 2024. Please reply to isabel.ramos@efmdglobal.org to reserve your place as it is an invitation only event.

Due to restrictions in space, only a limited number of seats are available for this event now. We highly recommend securing your school’s spot as soon as possible to ensure participation in this gathering.

Programme

Monday 22 April 2024

19:00

Gala Dinner at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

Tuesday 23 April 2024

09:00 – 09:30

Registration and welcome coffee

09:30 – 10:00

Inaugural session: Lamp Lighting

Welcome address

  • IIM L Leadership

Connecting the dots

  • Sangeeta Shah Bharadwaj, Former Acting Director MDI, Gurgaon, IN

Importance of India in EFMD and announcement of the launch of the ‘India Business Council’

  • Nishit Jain, Special Advisor, EFMD Global Network Asia

EFMD – Goal of the day: creating a community that is actively engaged in advancing management education while bridging different contexts

  • Alfons Sauquet, Director, Quality Services & EQUIS, EFMD Global

EFMD – Extending support and guidance to our international community through EDAF

  • Barbara Sporn, Director, EFMD Program Accreditation, EFMD Global

10:00 – 10:30

Introducing the 2024 EFMD Quality Services Portfolio

A brief overview of how EFMD supports management education around the globe. Painting a scenario of an IDEAL business school

  • Alfons Sauquet, Director, Quality Services & EQUIS, EFMD Global

10:30 – 11:30

EQUIS The Challenge of Excellence

Understanding the EQUIS DNA: supporting diversity

  • Alfons Sauquet, Director, Quality Services & EQUIS, EFMD Global
  • Neerja Pande, Dean IIM L, NC, IN

11:30 – 12:00

Coffee and stretching

12:00 – 13:00

Challenges Involved in an EQUIS Accreditation: how to address internationalisation in India.

  • Alfons Sauquet, Director, Quality Services & EQUIS, EFMD Global
  • Anupama Gupta, Director Accreditations & International, SPJIMR, Mumbai, IN

13:00 – 13:45

Lunch

13:45 – 15:00

EFMD Programme Accreditation: the value proposition of programme accreditation & exploring on inclusion, diversity and corporate engagement

  • Barbara Sporn, Director EFMD program accreditation, EFMD
  • Bala Ramasamy, Professor of Economics, Associate Dean and Director of GEMBA Programme, CEIBS, CN

The road to Program accreditation: how to get started?

The basic plan, people, time and resources for execution

  • Barbara Sporn, Director EFMD program accreditation, EFMD
  • Arun A. Elias, Director & Dean, Rajagiri Business School, IN

15:00 – 15:15

Coffee

15:15 – 15:45

Diversity:  A Primer on the Market GMAC data

  • Gaurav Srivastava, Regional Director – South Asia, Middle East & Africa, GMAC

15:45 – 16:30

The Contribution of India to the World:  the Case of Sustainability

Eploring EFMD standard number ten: ERS – Ethics Responsibility & Sustainability

  • Alfons Sauquet, Director, Quality Services & EQUIS, EFMD Global
  • Ravi Shekhar, Associate Professor, Marketing, XLRI, IN

16:30 – 17:15

IMPACT of Business School: Can we Capture it? What is the IMPACT?

Examples from BSIS and social impact cases

  • Nishit Jain, Special Advisor, EFMD Global Network Asia
  • N. Prasad, Director SDMIMD, Mysore, IN

17:15 – 18:00

Q&A and high tea

Q&A for EQUIS and EFMD Programme Accreditation

Speakers

  • Alfons Sauquet

    Alfons Sauquet

    Director, Quality Services & EQUIS, EFMD Global

    Director, Quality Services & EQUIS, EFMD Global

  • Anupama Gupta

    Anupama Gupta

    Director Accreditations & International, SPJIMR, Mumbai, IN

    Director Accreditations & International, SPJIMR, Mumbai, IN

  • Arun A. Elias

    Arun A. Elias

    Director & Dean, Rajagiri Business School

    Director & Dean, Rajagiri Business School

  • Bala Ramasamy

    Bala Ramasamy

    Professor of Economics, Associate Dean and Director of GEMBA Programme, CEIBS, CN

    Professor of Economics, Associate Dean and Director of GEMBA Programme, CEIBS, CN

  • Barbara Sporn

    Barbara Sporn

    Director of EFMD Programme Accreditation and Professor & Director, Institute for Higher Education Management, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, AT

    Director of EFMD Programme Accreditation and Professor & Director, Institute for Higher Education Management, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, AT

  • Gaurav Srivastava

    Gaurav Srivastava

    Regional Director, South Asia, Middle East & Africa, GMAC

    Regional Director, South Asia, Middle East & Africa, GMAC

  • Neerja Pande

    Neerja Pande

    Dean IIM L, NC, IN

    Dean IIM L, NC, IN

  • Nishit Jain

    Nishit Jain

    Special Advisor, EFMD GN Asia

    Special Advisor, EFMD GN Asia

  • Ravi Shekhar Kumar

    Ravi Shekhar Kumar

    Associate Professor, Marketing, XLRI, IN

    Associate Professor, Marketing, XLRI, IN

  • Sangeeta Shah Bhardwaj

    Sangeeta Shah Bhardwaj

    Former Acting Director MDI, Gurgaon, IN

    Former Acting Director MDI, Gurgaon, IN

Location

New Delhi, India

Address

IIM Lucknow, NOIDA campus, NCR Delhi

Time

april 23 (tuesday) 9:30 - april 23 (tuesday) 18:00 GMT+5:30, New Delhi