Heads of University Management & Administration Network Europe

University of Padova Study Visit Programme

Making positive change happen: organisational turnaround at the University of Padova

Sunday 25/11

19:30 – 21.00 Dinner and Study Visit briefing

Caffe Pedrocchi, Via VIII Febbraio 15, 35122 Padova 

Monday 26/11

Venue: University of Padova, Palazzo Bo, Via VIII Febbraio 2 (the main entrance) or Via San Francesco 2 (the entrance with the reception) in the 2nd Floor Rettorato, Sala del Consiglio (Board Room)

09.00 –10.30 Session One:

Background and context to Padova’s transformation programme

Prof. Antonio Parbonetti, Pro-Rector of the organization and management process

·       UniPd’s strategic context and the evolution of its strategic goals 

·       The UniPd analysis of its strengths, weaknesses, strategic opportunities and threats 

10.30 –11.00 Coffee break

11.00 –13:00 Session One continued:

Background and context to Padova’s transformation programme

Prof. Antonio Parbonetti, Pro-Rector of the organization and management process

Ing. Alberto ScuttariDirector General 

 

·       The drive for greater effectiveness and a positive institutional mindset

·       The UniPd plan: key elements and key priorities

·       Study visit team to have time to gather their thoughts

 

13.00 –14.00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:40 Palazzo Bo Tour

14.45 –16.15 Session Two:

Reinventing the administration

Ing. Alberto Scuttari, Director General

Dott. Marco PorzionatoManager of Finance and Planning Area 

 

·       Leadership and management of the administration

·       Transformation methodology: leadership; change champions; project teams

16.15 –16.45 Coffee break

16.45 –18.15 Session Two continued:

Reinventing the administration

Ing. Alberto Scuttari, Director General

Dott.ssa Annamaria Cremonese ,Manager of HR Area

Dott.ssa Veronica Furlan,  Manageress - Organizational & Development office

 

·       Administrative transformation: the Padova agenda 

·       Progress…what’s working well and where more attention needs to be applied

·       Study visit team to have time to gather their thoughts

19:30 – 22.00 Study visit Dinner 

Padova Botanical GardensVia Orto Botanico, 15, 35123 Padova - with a tour of the gardens before the dinner

Tuesday 27/11

 

Venue: University of Padova, Palazzo Bo, Via VIII Febbraio 2 (the main entrance) or Via San Francesco 2 (the entrance with the reception) in the 2nd Floor Rettorato, Sala del Consiglio (Board Room)

09.00 –10.30 Session Three:

Investing in our people: capacity and capability building to ‘achieve change that sticks’

Prof. Paolo GubittaFull professor of Business Organization Entrepreneurship

Dott.ssa Chiara Costanzo, Manageress of Tax office Unipd and former Chairman of Technical Administrative Staff Board 

Dott.ssa Benedetta ZattiHead of Inclusion office 

 

·       Investing in people and teams

·       Building a positive culture: organisational development 

10.30 –11.00 Coffee break

11.00 –12.30 Session Three continued:

Investing in our people: capacity and capability building to ‘achieve change that sticks’

Ing Alberto Scuttari, Director General

Prof. Antonio Parbonetti, Pro-Rector of the organization and management process

Prof. Paolo Gubitta, Full professor of Business Organization Entrepreneurship

 

·       Constraints, challenges and next steps

·       Lessons learned to date 

12.00 – 13.00 Study visit team to gather their thoughts 

13.00 –14.00 Working lunch

14.00 –15.00 Feedback of Study participants to the Host     

15.15 – 15.30 Participants depart