The QS Business Education Track is a great way for representatives to learn more about the opportunities and challenges facing the region.

Panellists typically include deans, faculty members from a variety of schools in Europe and worldwide who can help you to stay ahead of trends, gain valuable insights into the industry and network with like-minded professionals.

It also provides you with the opportunity to learn from experts in their respective fields, hear inspiring stories and discuss new ideas that could potentially change the way your business school operates. Additionally, it can help you make connections that may lead to future collaborations.

QS Business Education Track Agenda

Time (GMT+1, IST) Session Speakers
2:50pm – 3:30pm Empowering Students to Drive Change in Business Education: Fostering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in European GME Programs  Prof Jon Foster-Pedley, Chair of the Association of African Business Schools, Dean and Director, Henley Business School, Africa
Prof Anne Sinnott, Deputy President & Vice-President, Diversity and Equality, Dublin City University
Maria Farkas, Assistant Professor, Imperial College Business School
Dr Jose Manuel Esteves de Sousa, Dean, Porto Business School
Moderated By: Nunzio Quacquarelli, President, QS Quacquarelli Symonds
3:30pm – 4:00pm The Changing Landscape of Business Education: How Digital Transformation is Putting Students at the Centre of GME Programs in Europe Anthony Hié, Chief Digital Officer, Member of the Executive Committee, Excelia
Prof Kai Peters, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Business and Law, Coventry University Group
Julien Malaurent, Academic Director, ESSEC Online, ESSEC Business School
Moderated By: Ben Sowter, Senior Vice President, QS Quacquarelli Symonds
4:00pm – 5:00pm Building the Future of Business Education: How Accreditation and Rankings are Shaping the Student Experience in European GME Programs Marine Condette, Senior Accreditation and Member Services Manager, EMEA, AACSB
Dr Karen Tinsner-Fuchs, Head of International Engagement and Quality Development, University of St. Gallen
Elsa Opitz, Head of Data & BI Initiatives | Rankings Specialist, Emlyon Business School
Moderated By: Benjamin Stévenin, CEO and Founder, ACADEM by RimaOne
5:00pm – 5:30pm Cultivating Essential Skills for Graduate Management Education Graduates in Europe’s Dynamic Business Landscape Daniel Kahn, Senior Insights Specialist, QS Quacquarelli Symonds
Time (GMT+1, IST) Session Speakers
1:25pm – 2:00pm Managing Reputation in Business Education: Balancing Student-Centred Approaches with Institutional Branding in European GME Programs Rachel Maguer, Global Director of Communications, INSEAD
Patti Brown, Executive Director, MBA Programs, HEC
Stéphanie Villemagne, Chief Operation Officer – International Development, ESSCA Ecole de Management
Moderated By: Christopher Osman, TOEFL Strategic Partnerships Director, ETS Global
2:00pm – 3:00pm Balancing Rankings and Accreditation with Sustainability and Student Success: Exploring the Intersection of Higher Education Priorities Natalia Olynec, Chief Sustainability Officer, IMD
Prof Luc Van Liederkerke, Professor of Business Ethics, University of Antwerp
Prof M.N. Ravishankar, Dean – Queen’s Management School, Queen’s University Belfast
Moderated By: Dan LeClair, Chief Executive Officer, Global Business School Network (GBSN)
QS Quacquarelli Symonds.

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