EFMD & EFMD GN Workshop: EFMD Accreditations & Certifications

Quality in Higher Education: Market trends in CEE

Target Group
EFMD’s mission is to improve the quality of management education worldwide. In this context we would like to invite and bring together schools from the Central and Eastern Europe region and present our networking and learning community, as well as quality and knowledge services. Business School Deans and/or their delegates with responsibility for quality assurance and continuous improvement should be profiting from this workshop.


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Workshop Leaders:
David Asch, Director, Quality Services, EFMD
Ivana Marinkovic, Associate Director, Central and Eastern Europe, EFMD Global Network

Thursday, 5th October 2017

12:30 - 13:30

Registration and Buffet Lunch

13:30 - 15:30


As a network of business schools and enterprises, EFMD is dedicated to improving the quality of management education worldwide. The first part of the workshop will introduce the EFMD membership community and highlight the key challenges that schools are facing today, both locally and globally.

The second part will guide participants through the benefits of the EFMD network, services and activities. The range of these activities extend from accreditation/certification (e.g. EQUIS, BSIS, EOCCS) to project work, professional development and general community building designed to strengthen the overall well being of today’s business schools. The discussion will focus on how these service offerings are capturing current market trends such as the rising importance assigned to relevance & impact of management education, the shift towards multidisciplinary thinking in knowledge generation and teaching, digitisation of learning and many more.

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30

Open Discussion Session
Deans and Vice- Deans from Leading Faculties and Business Schools in the region will share their experience and answer the following questions: Why should a school aim for accreditation? What are the accreditation pros and cons and how can EFMD bridge the gaps on the path towards excellence?

19:00 - 22:00

Workshop Networking Dinner

Friday, 6th October 2017

09:00 – 12:00


EFMD offers a portfolio of services supporting business schools in their efforts to achieve market recognition. It consists of institutional accreditation (EQUIS), degree programme accreditation (EPAS), online course certification (EOCCS), business school impact system (BSIS) and an institutional mentoring scheme (EDAF). The final part of the workshop introduces participants to these offerings with special focus on their commonalities and distinctive features. Participants will learn how to utilize these services effectively as part of their institutional development strategy.

(the session includes a half-hour coffee break)

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch Buffet

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Contacts
  3. Fees and Payment
  4. Registration
  5. Accommodation
  6. Transportation
  7. Dinner
  8. Tourism
  9. Links
1. Venue


2. Contacts Top

EFMD Global Network Central and Eastern Europe, z.s.
Arseni Haliabovich
Manager of operations
T.: +420 775585751

Ivana Marinkovic
Associate Director Central & Eastern Europe EFMDGN
T.: +381 60 5753022

3. Fees and payment Top
  • EFMD Members
    • 250€
  • EFMD Affiliated Members
    • 275€
  • Non-members
    • 300€

The tuition fee excludes travel expenses and local accommodation (VAT may be applicable).

4. Registration Top

Please click here to register

5. Accommodation Top


6. Transportation Top

Václav Havel Airport Prague (formerly Prague Ruzyně International Airport) is located 10 km from Prague 1 area.

The easiest way to get to the hotel from airport is by taxi.
We recommend to use the transfer option from a Hotel (please see Hotel registration form)

Order a taxi - average price is 18 to 25 EUR
AAA Taxi – +420 222 333 222
Use Apps: or

Public transport fares:
Where to buy public transport tickets:

  • Vending machines located in metro stations and most of bus and tram stops
  • SMS ticket - send ‘DPT32’ (90-minutes ticket) or ‘DPT24’ (30-minutes ticket) to 902 06
  • From a bus driver (more expensive, cash required)
  • Airport: Public Transport counters in Arrival Halls of Terminals 1 & 2 (from 7 am to 10 pm)
7. Dinner Top


8. Tourism Top

Thinking of a trip in the area before or after the Executive Academy?

9. Links Top

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The event will start on:
October 05, 2017 18:30

And will end on:
October 06, 2017 19:00

Prague, Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic