Heads of University Management & Administration Network Europe

Professional Pathways - Utrecht Programme

HUMANE professional pathways programme for finance professionals

 RE-FRAMING FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP IN A MORE COMPLEX AND TURBULENT WORLD

(final programme)

 

 

Time

Session

Lead speaker

Day one

12.00

Registration followed by buffet lunch

13.30

Welcome and introduction to Utrecht University

Leon van de Zande

Managing Director, Utrecht University

Theme one: mega trends and global challenges impacting on European higher education

13.45

Europe’s demographic challenge: the economic consequences of global ageing, rising inequality and inter-generational conflict

Marko Mršnik

Senior Director, EMEA, Sovereigns & International Public Finance

S&P Global Ratings

 

14.25

The rise and rise of China: Europe’s macro-economic outlook in the context of the shift eastwards of economic weight and political power

Frans-Paul van der Putten

Senior Research Fellow Clingendael - Netherlands Institute of International Relations

15.05

Coffee break

15.30

Artificial Intelligence and the advent of superintelligence: a disruptive force on the traditional HE business model?

Timothy Murphy

Cyber Security and AI Consultant

Theme two: from global trends to institutional strategy renewal

16.10

Institutional strategic financial choices in anticipating global challenges and mega trends?  World café exercise

Ian Creagh

HUMANE

17.10

Day one plenary: key lessons to take forward

17.30

Close of day

19.00

Drinks reception

19.30

Seminar dinner

Day two

Theme three: communicating financial strategy in academic settings

09.00

Communicating complexity: how to bridge the gap between what customers say they want and what we say they need

Bob Rabone

Former CFO, Sheffield University

09.40

Improvisation workshop I: creating a compelling narrative and finding your unique voice

María J. Redondo

Founder and Director of ImprovToritos and ImprovLead

10.20

Coffee break

10.50

Improvisation workshop II: using creativity and innovation to drive lasting change in working relationships

María J. Redondo

Founder and Director of ImprovToritos and ImprovLead

11.30

Plenary panel session

12.10

Lunch

13.40

Close