Event

EQUIS and EPAS Accreditation Seminars

Hosted by: College of Business, City University of Hong Kong

The event will start on: 21 Nov 16 18:00
And will end on: 23 Nov 16 19:00

Location: Hong Kong, China
Contact:
veronique.roumans@efmd.org


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

EQUIS logo13-LR
EQUIS Accreditation Seminar (21 November 13:00 - 22 November 14:00)

EPAS logo13-LR
EPAS Accreditation Seminar (22 November 13:30 - 23 November 14:00)

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.

Venue
City University of Hong Kong, College of Business
Room 8-210, 8/F, Academic 3, 
83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong

 
More Information

Programme

EQUIS Accreditation Seminar

Monday, 21 November 2016

13:00 – 13:15

Welcome and Introductions

13:15 – 14:15

EFMD Quality Services Portfolio

  • The Nature of EQUIS
  • Benefits for Schools going through the accreditation process
  • An overview on the EQUIS process
  • Introduction to EPAS and EDAF

14:15 – 15:15

The EQUIS Process key stages: Application, Briefing Visit, Eligibility, Self-Assessment Report, Peer Review Visit, Accreditation Board Decision, Continuous Improvement/Progress Reporting

15:15 – 15:45

Coffee Break

15:45 – 16:45

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

16:45 – 17:30

The EQUIS process as lived by a School

17:30 – 17:45

Distribution of actual Datasheets for self-study and allocation of working groups

19:00

Networking Dinner

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

08:30 – 09:15

How to prepare a Datasheet:

  • Process management
  • Writing style
  • Eligibility criteria and Committee decision making
  • Communication with the EQUIS Office

09:15 – 09:30

Coffee Break

09:30 – 11:00

Group work: Quality of Datasheets

  • Analysis of examples

11:00 – 12:00

Feedback (mock EQUIS Committee)

12:00 – 12:45

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

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch (optional)

 

EPAS Accreditation Seminar

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

13:30 – 13:45

Welcome and Introductions

13:45 – 14:45

EFMD Quality Services Portfolio

  • The Nature of EPAS
  • Introduction to EQUIS and EDAF
  • Benefits for Schools going through the accreditation process
  • An overview of the EPAS process

14:45 – 15:45

The EPAS Process key stages: Application, Eligibility, Self-Assessment Report, Peer Review Visit, Accreditation Board Decision, Continuous Improvement/Progress Reporting

15:45 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:00

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

17:00 – 17:45

The EPAS process as lived by a School

17:45 – 18:00

Distribution of sample Datasheets for self-study and allocation of working groups

19:00

Networking Dinner

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

09:00 – 09:45

How to prepare a Datasheet:

  • Process management
  • Writing style
  • Eligibility criteria and Committee decision making
  • Communication with the EPAS Office

09:45 – 11:00

Group work: Good vs. poor Datasheets

  • Issues to look out for
  • Analyses of examples

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:15

Debriefing of Working Groups

12:15 – 13:00

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

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch (optional)

Practical Information

Coming soon