march, 2019

mon18mar(mar 18)13:30wed20(mar 20)13:30EQUIS & EPAS Accreditation Seminars13:30 - 13:30 (20) UTC-4 Location: Miami, USA

Event Details

These Seminars are offered sequentially, giving participants the opportunity to register for one or both events.

EQUIS Accreditation Seminar (18 March 13:30 – 19 March 13:30)
EPAS Accreditation Seminar (19 March 13:30 – 20 March 13:30)

Theme

  • Interpretation and practical application of the Standards and Criteria
  • Understanding the key stages of the accreditation processes
  • Preparing a good Datasheet, Self-Assessment Report and effective Peer Review Visit
  • Presentation of the EQUIS & EPAS documents

Target group

The seminars are targeted at institutions considering applying for EQUIS or EPAS accreditation and those holding active eligibility wishing to get a better understanding about the system. They allow for an in-depth preparation of the application phase. They will be relevant for Deans and Directors, Associate Deans, Directors of major programmes, Directors of External Relations and Accreditation Officers. Peer Reviewers are encouraged to attend as well, in order to receive an update on the most recent developments within the EFMD accreditations.

Notice

A maximum of 30 participants will be admitted to each Seminar in order to enable close interaction with the Seminar leaders and speakers. Registration will close as soon as this number has been reached. A maximum of 4 representatives from the same institution will normally be admitted to each Seminar.

Location

Miami, USA

Time

18 (Monday) 13:30 - 20 (Wednesday) 13:30 UTC-4

Address

Babson College

1200 Brickell Avenue, Suite 300 Miami, FL 33131

Programme

EQUIS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR

Monday 18 March

13:30 – 13:45

Registration

13:45 – 14:15

Welcome and Introductions

14:15 – 15:00

EFMD and EQUIS
Quality Services Portfolio
An overview of the EQUIS process: Application, Briefing Visit, Eligibility, Self-Assessment Report, Peer Review Visit, Accreditation Board Decision, Continuous Improvement/Progress Reporting

15:00 – 15:45

EQUIS Standards and Criteria
Key issues and their interpretation by the Peer Review Teams

15:45 – 16:15

Coffee break and collection of questions regarding Standards & Criteria

16:15 – 16:30

Q&A re EQUIS Standards & Criteria

16:30 – 17:00

How to prepare a Datasheet
Process Management
Writing Style
Eligibility Criteria and EQUIS Committee decision making
Communication with the EQUIS Office

17:00 – 18:30

Distribution of sample Datasheets, self-study, group work
Analysis of 2 examples (Part I)

19:30 – 21:30

Networking Dinner

Tuesday 19 March

08:00 – 09:00

Q&A re Datasheets, Group Work: Quality of Datasheets
Analysis of examples (Part II)

09:00 – 10:00

Debriefing of Working Groups

10:00 – 10:15

Coffee break

10:15 – 11:30

How to prepare a good Self-Assessment Report and an effective Peer Review Visit
Process Management
Writing Style
Self-Assessment Process
Content and Annexes
Student Report

11:30 – 12:15

The EQUIS Process as lived by a School

12:15 – 12:30

Closing & Wrap-up

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch (optional)

Ample time will be available during the interactive sessions for participants to raise issues of particular concern to them.

EPAS ACCREDITATION SEMINAR

Tuesday 19 March

13:30 – 13:45

Registration

13:45 – 14:15

Welcome and Introductions

14:15 – 15:00

EFMD and EPAS
Quality Services Portfolio
An overview of the EPAS process: Application, Briefing Visit, Eligibility, Self-Assessment Report, Peer Review Visit, Accreditation Board Decision, Continuous Improvement/Progress Reporting

15:00 – 15:45

EPAS Standards and Criteria
Key issues and their interpretation by the Peer Review Teams

15:45 – 16:15

Coffee break and collection of questions regarding Standards & Criteria

16:15 – 16:30

Q&A re EPAS Standards & Criteria

16:30 – 17:00

How to prepare a Datasheet
Process Management
Writing Style
Eligibility Criteria and EPAS Committee decision making
Communication with the EPAS Office

17:00 – 18:30

Distribution of sample Datasheets, self-study, group work
Analysis of 2 examples (Part I)

19:30 – 21:30

Networking Dinner

Wednesday 20 March

08:00 – 09:00

Q&A re Datasheets, Group Work: Quality of Datasheets
Analysis of examples (Part II)

09:00 – 10:00

Debriefing of Working Groups

10:00 – 10:15

Coffee break

10:15 – 11:30

How to prepare a good Self-Assessment Report and an effective Peer Review Visit
Process Management
Writing Style
Self-Assessment Process
Content and Annexes
Student Report

11:30 – 12:15

The EPAS Process as lived by a School

12:15 – 12:30

Closing & Wrap-up

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch (optional)

Ample time will be available during the interactive sessions for participants to raise issues of particular concern to them.

Speakers for this event

  • David Asch

    David Asch

    Director, Quality Services, EFMD

    Director, Quality Services, EFMD

  • Diane Chase

    Diane Chase

    Director, Academic Resources and Accreditation, Babson College

    Director, Academic Resources and Accreditation, Babson College

  • Hilda Arango de Ortega

    Hilda Arango de Ortega

    Corporate Engagement Advisor – President’s Office, Universidad de La Sabana

    Corporate Engagement Advisor – President’s Office, Universidad de La Sabana

  • Martin Schader

    Martin Schader

    Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD

    Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD

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