The Executive Academy is an empowering
development programme for senior teaching & learning professionals, enabling
you to further develop your leadership competencies and effectiveness.
The Asia Stream will take place in Shanghai, 23-27 March 2020 and will be hosted by CEIBS.
Under the overarching theme "Leading
with Impact," the programme is designed to make you more effective in
your executive role by empowering you to take on a broader and
more strategic responsibility for degree programmes or portfolios.
The Executive Academy combines personal coaching, conceptual analysis
and integrated application to achieve, for you as a participant as well as the
sponsoring school, lasting professional impact.
Advance through a self-discovery process to
better understand their strengths and limitations, which will contribute to the bridging of self-knowledge
Learn how to drive a strategy-driven programme
design and review process, how to manage different performance layers and how
to interlink stakeholder expectations and satisfaction.
Understand and implement disruptive strategies
in business education and map performance metrics to actions and milestones.
The face-to-face week will be followed by a
project phase at the participants’ home institutions with support and feedback
provided by faculty facilitators and personal coaches.
Programme Directors, Associate/Assistant Deans of Teaching & Learning, and
Senior Program Managers with a complete overview of (though not necessarily
direct responsibility for) the entire academic cycle: admissions, programme
design & administration, career services, and alumni management.
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second edition, the Smart Data
Management workshop will go to Singapore and will be hosted by INSEAD, 24-25 February 2020
business schools today have become more digital and market portfolios more
complex, the need for professional data management in leadership and management
has grown accordingly.
Data management has become a critical feature supporting core processes like
external compliance, accreditation, rankings, stakeholder accountability,
strategy, benchmarking, risk management, internal management-by-objectives,
portfolio performance measurement, assurance of learning, publishing, granting
and quality assurance more generally – a list that can easily be further extended.
a consequence, business schools (as well as their parent organisations) have to
collect, process, analyse and maintain more data than ever before. This trend
is likely to accelerate in the years to come.
data management is taking up a more strategic and central role in business
school development, it also demands more systematic attention by senior
The Smart Data Management workshop will act as an enabler and platform
for the further professionalisation of data management in business schools. It
will provide an interactive learning environment based on peer-to-peer and
problem-based learning. Participants will work in small groups on applied cases
that will display examples of applied SDM. Participants will also have ample
networking opportunities to participants and fellow practitioners. Participants
will develop an in-depth understanding of Smart Data Management in business
schools and higher education context using an ecosystem perspective. They will
be able to evaluate the positioning of their institution in the light of the
basic principles and best practices of SDM.
workshop is targeted at business school executives with strategic/managerial
responsibilities that include data governance/strategy, data management and/or
quality processes or parts thereof. Deans, Associate Deans (with data
management in their brief), CIOs and Heads of Accreditation will benefit from
For more information, visit our website or contact Andrea
2020 EFMD Deans and Directors General
Conference will take place in Milan, Italy and will be hosted by SDA
Bocconi, 13-14 February 2020.
year, more than 350 deans and directors general from around the world meet at
this two-day event to exchange about the future of business education, share
best practices and get an update on new trends.
business school leaders from around the world discuss pursuing opportunities
and meeting expectations in different regions of the world as well as managing
an ever-growing array of stakeholders. Attendees seek to place themselves in
the evolving relationship between higher education, companies and governments.
Ultimately, leaders debate how business education can address the challenges of
This year’s conference will focus on “Managing
This event is by invitation only, for those
with chief executive officer (top management of the institution) responsibility
and authority in EFMD member business schools and centres. For more information
visit our website or contact Delphine
Take a look at last year’s conference hosted by
CEIBS in Shanghai on 21-22 January, where nearly 300 deans from business
schools around the world met to network and discuss under the theme
“Enterprising Deans in a Global Context”.