Event

2016 EFMD Conference on Master Programmes

Hosted by: BI Norwegian Business School

The event will start on: 28 Nov 16 20:00
And will end on: 30 Nov 16 18:00

Location: Oslo, Norway
Contact:
caroline.taylor@efmd.org

Theme
Agility in Changing Times

Target Group
Directors of MSc and MA Programmes in management and related areas such as finance, marketing etc. as well as programme administrators and staff from EFMD member and non-member schools concerned with master programmes.

Context
Please notice: this conference will not deal with MBA programmes as EFMD organizes a yearly event dedicated exclusively to MBA programmes.


EFMD thanks GMAC for their kind sponsorship of this event!

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Programme

Monday, 28 November 2016

15:00-16:00

Registration & Welcome Coffee

16:00 – 16:30

Welcome Address:

  • Inge Jan Henjesand, President, BI, NO
  • Nadine Burquel, Director, Business School Services, EFMD

Theme: Defining and Promoting Master Programmes’ Unique Value Propositions

16:30 – 18:00

Overall Framework for Postioning of Master Programmes

  • Bendik Samuelsen, Head of BI’s Department of Marketing, NO

Shaping Programmes around External Ranking and Initiatives

  • The Economist
  • LinkedIn
  • Poets & Quants

18:00

Icebreaking at school

20:00

Dinner at the school restaurant

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Theme: Designing Relevant Curricula for the Isues of the Present and Future

09:00 – 09:45

Designing Relevant Curricula for the Isues of the Present and Future

  • Knut Haanaes, Managing Director, BCG Geneva, CH

09:45 – 10:45

Panel: 3 examples

  • Geopolitics
  • Big Data
  • UK example on Entrepreneurship

10:45-11:45

Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:45

Breakouts run 2 x (30 minutes)

  • Plagiarism
  • Thesis
  • Innovation & Responses (Curricular)
  • Didactic + Digital

12:45-13:00

Feedback from breakout sessions

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Panel: Managing Diversity: Before, During and After

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:30

Joining Forces: Alliances and Consortia Offering Master Degrees
Short presentation (4x15 minutes)

  • LBS/Fudan
  • QTEM
  • GMAC Asia
  • CEMS

Panel Q&A

19:00

Dinner in Oslo

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Theme: Enhancing Master Graduate Employability: Challenges and Responses

09:00 – 10:00

Universum – CEMS Survey Overview

10:00-11:00

Panel:

  • Petter Meyer, Head of Recruitment and Talent Management – Central bank of Norway (tbc)
  • Jonas Berendt, Head of Trainees, Schibsted ASA (tbc)
  • Urszula Kawa, Office Manager Gelato Group (tbc)

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30

“The Big Picture” and the implications for Higher Education institutions – Reflections from a higher level expert

12:30-13:00

Wrap up by the Chair & welcome to the 2017 conference

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

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