Dr. Virginijus KUNDROTAS, Eduniversal Scientific Committee member for Eastern Europe, Lithuania
Mr. Martial GUIETTE, CEO & Founder of Eduniversal, FranceProf. Duro NJAVRO, Dean of Zagreb School of Economics and Management, Croatia
Challenges in higher education todayKeynote: Dr. Zeliko REINER, Member of Parliament from the Croatian Democratic Union, the Deputy Speaker of Croatian Parliament
Chairperson: Dr. George M. JABBOUR, Dean for Executive Education, George Washington University School of Business, USA, Scientific Committee member for North America
Dr. Sherif KAMEL, Dean, American University in Cairo School of Business, Egypt, Eduniversal Scientific Committee member for Africa
Dr. Laura ZAPATA CANTU, Associate Dean of Academics Affairs, EGADE Business School Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
Prof. Sergey FILONOVICH, Dean of the Graduate Management School, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia
Parallel discussions in groups
1.Are the learning methods used by Business schools today efficient enough? Should we add/invent the new ones?
Leader: Mr Sergey KALENDZHYAN, Dean, Graduate School of Corporate Management, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Russia
2.Should we have a combination of learning methods (variety of approaches) in one program? Are the methods used really satisfy the needs of all students?
3.How the geographical location, continent influences the methods of learning used?
Leader: Dr Carlos E ATOCHE-KONG, Dean, Universidad de Monterrey - UDEM Business School, Mexico
4.Should methods of learning vary depending on the generation (different learning methods for X, Y, Z generations)?
Leader: Mr. Andrey Kolyada, Rector of Eurasian Management & Administration School (EMAS Business School), Russia5.What learning methods the Business schools in developing economies should focus on?
VUCA and Industry 4.0: Opportunities for Partnerships amongst Businesses, Government, and Academia
Keynote: Prof. Jikyeong KANG, President and Dean, Asian Institute of Management, Philippines
Chairperson: Prof. Sung Joo PARK, Professor emeritus at KAIST Business School, South Korea, Eduniversal Scientific Committee member for Far East Asia
Mrs Celia YANG, Associate Director of International Affairs/Global MBA, National Taiwan University College of Management, Taiwan
Dr.sc. Goran OBLAKOVI?, Associate Dean for Undergraduate studies, ZSEM, Croatia
Mrs. Katalin KOVACS, Dean a.i., Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands
Parallel discussions in groups
1.The right balance in the curriculum between current needs and future needs of the students/customers.
Leader: Mr. Dmitry Epifanov, Head of International Department, IBS-Plekhanov, Russia
2.Should we focus on the curriculum for being more competitive or more collaborative?
Leader: Ms Tatjana MAVRENKO, Program Director, BA School of Business and Finance, Latvia
3.Are pure business subjects in the curriculum enough for the future (and probably today’s) manager?
Leader: Dr. Yasmine BENAMOUR, General Director, HEM Business School, Morocco
4.Should the curriculum of the Business programs be universal or focusing on the needs of the region?
5.What curriculum should be developed to have decent student exchange internationally?
Leader: Prof Rita CUNHA, Deputy Dean, Pre-Experience Studies, Academic Director, Nova School of Business & Economics, Portugal
6.How can students might influence the content of the program? Should they?
Leader: Prof. Nehme Azoury, Deputy-President for research, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon, Eduniversal Scientific Committee member for Eurasia & Middle East.
Chairperson: Prof. Dr. Aneeta MADHOK, Managing Director at Open Spaces Consulting, India, Eduniversal Scientific Committee member for Central Asia
Dr.sc. Maja MARTINOVIC, Associate Dean for Graduate studies, ZSEM, Croatia
Mr Hassan HASSABELNABY, Interim Dean, University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation, USA
1.Are current faculty members efficient for the very dynamic changes that demand competences in high tech and modern learning methods?
Leader: Dr.sc. Kristina Soric, Director of Business Mathematics and Economics undergraduate program, Zagreb School of Economics and Management, Croatia
2.Does different geographies and zones create specific requirements for the faculty and staff?
3.Should faculty of Business schools have experiences in business themselves?
Leader: Prof Iryna TYKHOMYROVA, President, International Management Institute - MIM Kyiv, Ukraine
4.How Business schools can compete with business for best administrative staff? Is it realistic?
Leader: Mrs Anna MOROZOVA, Chief of Corporate programs Department and Center, IBS Moscow, The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Russia
Chairperson: Dr. Virginijus KUNDROTAS, Dean of Adizes Graduate School, USA, Eduniversal Scientific Committee member for Eastern Europe.
Prof. Metka TEKAVCIC, Dean, University of Ljubljana Faculty of Economics, Slovenia
Dr.sc. Zoran BARAC, Managing Director, ZSEM, Croatia