Heads of University Management & Administration Network in Europe

Winter School Programme (all times CEST)

Friday, 10 February 2023
Online Session – 12:00 to 14:00 CET

Webinar introducing the Winter School teams, case studies and overview of the arrangements. 

Sunday, 26 March 2023

14:30

Registration

Coffee Available

15:00

Welcome and introduction to the Winter School: leading and managing changes in strategy & policy

  • Programme objectives
  • Teamwork and the case studies
  • Getting to know your peers

Nadine Burquel, Director General and Winter School Director, HUMANE, BE

16:00

Higher Education in a post-Covid world 

17:00

Welcome Drink

18:00

Free time for participants

19:50

Meeting in front of the hotel and short walk to the restaurant

20:00

Dinner

Monday, 27 March 2023
Theme: Global Challenges for Higher Education Institutions – The Impact on Internationalisation Strategies

09:00

Welcome to the Winter School by the host

Llorenç Bagur, Dean, UPF Barcelona School of Management, ES

09:10

Risks and Opportunities with Internationalisation: Asking the Right Questions

Karen Stanton, Vice-Chancellor, Solent University, Southampton, UK

10:40

Coffee Break

11:00

Trends in Internationalisation

Nigel Healey, Vice President Global and Community Engagement, University of Limerick, IE

12:30

Lunch

14:30

Students in university governance and the example of the YUFE Alliance (Young Universities for the Future of Europe)

Daniela Trani, Former YUFE Alliance Director; Maastricht University, NL

15:30

Work on Winter School Cases session 1: Group review and preparing questions

Coffee available

17:00

Networking with your peers

20:20

Meeting in front of the hotel and short walk to the restaurant

20:30

Dinner

Tuesday, 28 March 2023
Theme: The Process of Shaping and Implementing Internationalisation Strategies

09:00

The Case of the University of Nottingham       

Paul Greatrix, Registrar, University of Nottingham, UK

09:30

The Case of La Rochelle Université in the European University Alliance Conexus

Cécile O’Brien, Deputy General Director, responsible for support services, La Rochelle Université, FR

10:00

Coffee Break

10:30

Q&A session with the two case speakers  

Paul Greatrix and Cécile O’Brien

11:30

Coffee Break 

   

12:00

Making a strong impact through talent management

David Sweeney, Professor of practice in research policy, University of Birmingham, UK

13:30

Lunch

14:30

Work on Winter School Cases session 2: Group review, analysis, SWOT
Coffee available

20:30

Dinner

Wednesday, 29 March 2023
Theme: Leading strategic changes

09:00

Leading change to support internationalisation

Oriol Amat, Rector, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, ES

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Academic Strategy, Financial Strategy and Financial Management

Arnold Boon, University Director, Copenhagen Business School, DK

12:30

Lunch

14:00

The transformative power of digitalisation in universities

David Vanozzi, CEO of CINECA (non-profit consortium of Italian universities, national public research centres, Italian Ministries of Universities, Research and Education), IT

15:30

Work on Winter School Cases session 3: The development plan 

Coffee available

17:30

Networking with your peers

19:00

Working dinner in the hotel

Thursday, 30 March 2023
Theme: Leadership and teamwork

9:00

Workshop part one:                                                                                  Authentic leadership and teamwork

Britta Piel, Head of Unit and Deputy Director, Centre for International Cooperation, FU Berlin, DE

10:10

Coffee Break

10:25

Workshop part two:                                                                                  Authentic leadership and teamwork

Britta Piel, Head of Unit and Deputy Director, Centre for International Cooperation, FU Berlin, DE

11:25

Coffee Break

11:40

Workshop part three:                                                                              Authentic leadership and teamwork

Britta Piel, Head of Unit and Deputy Director, Centre for International Cooperation, FU Berlin, DE

12:00

Work on Winter School Cases session 4                                             

13:00

Working Lunch

14:00

Work on Winter School Cases session 4 (continued)                     

Coffee available

16:00

Submit your executive brief

20:00

Bus transfer to restaurant (from the hotel)

20:30

Dinner

22:45

Bus transfer to the hotel

Friday, 31 March 2023
HUMANE Winter School Panel

09:00

Parallel Sessions (part I): Teams present their work and receive feedback from the HUMANE Winter School Panel

 

 Rodrigo Cetina-Presuel

Associate Dean for Education and Academic Affairs & Senior Lecturer in Law and Public Policy, UPF Barcelona School of Management, ES
•  Calluna Euving

HUMANE Chair & Secretary General, University of Amsterdam, NL
•  Paul Greatrix

Registrar, University of Nottingham, UK
•  Margit Nothnagl

HUMANE Chair of the Residential Schools Alumni SC & Faculty Director, Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE
•  Cécile O’Brien

Deputy General Director, responsible for support services, La Rochelle Université, FR
•  Kirsty Walker

Vice President External Engagement, University College London, UK

09:50

Coffee Break

10:10

Parallel Sessions (part II): Teams present their work and receive feedback from the HUMANE Winter School Panel (as above)

11:00

Coffee Break

11:20

Plenary Session Feedback                                                        HUMANE Winter School Panel (as above)

12:00

Closing Plenary Session and graduation

12:30

Closing lunch at the school

Note: the programme is subject to marginal change.

Important information:

HUMANE and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona School of Management fully intend to deliver the Winter School in Barcelona. If however, public health restrictions require it to be postponed, participants will be notified with as much notice as possible.

Neither HUMANE nor the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona School of Management are liable for any losses, accidents or damage to persons or objects during the Winter School in Barcelona. Participants attending the Winter School in Barcelona do so at their own risk and responsibility.