Heads of University Management & Administration Network in Europe

Summer School 2021 Online Programme

Date & time
Session titleFocus and objectives
Wednesday 12 May
12.00 to 12.30
Introduction to the Summer School
  • Programme objectives, pedagogic shape and assessment
  • Programme themes: teams and teamwork; leadership and followership; strategy execution
  • Getting the most from your Summer School experience
  • Explanation of participant team roles
12.30 to 13.30S1.2
Introduction to your teams
  • Awareness of teams multi-cultural/national character; impacts on team communications and performance
Thursday 27 May
12.00 to 12.45
Leadership & followership
  • From inhibitors to team performance to exploiting team strengths and addressing competence gaps
  • How to use and not to use the MTRI tool
  • Framework for out-of-session discussions
12.45 to 13.30

Leadership & followership

  • Analysing MTR-i results in your teams
  • Developing team plans to utilise their strengths in the context of forthcoming team tasks
Wednesday 9 June
12.00 to 12.45
Achieving sustainable transformational change
  • Introduction to how to achieve sustainable strategic change
  • Introducing the Rumelt and Kotter frameworks
  • Follow-up work required and link to the School tasks regarding the case studies
12.45 to 13.30S3.2
Achieving sustainable transformational change, part 2
  • Team practice in applying frameworks to cases taken from participants’ universities
  • Reiteration of the importance of drawing on knowledge and skills from previous sessions
Tuesday 7 September
12.30 to 13.30
Introducing the case studies
  • Brief first introduction to the Helsinki and Glasgow case studies
  • Initial Q&A with presenters
13.30 to 14.30S4.2
Preparing for the residential programme
  • Final preparations and actions prior to the residential programme