Co-Hosts: Global Business School Network, The American University in Cairo School of Business and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

A one-day summit coinciding with the American University in Cairo’s 21st Annual Research Conference, MENA Region: Post-2015 Development Agenda – March 16-18, 2015.

The vision of full youth participation and active engagement in the development of knowledge economies in MENA requires mobilization of resources across sectors, particularly the private sector. Management educators around the world have long championed the transformative potential of experiential learning for leadership development, and for ensuring alignment between the needs of employers and the capabilities of their graduates.

Business school deans, directors, and faculty are invited to a one-day summit immediately preceding AUC’s 21st Annual Research Conference to explore opportunities for applying experiential learning approaches to management education in MENA.

DISCOVER innovative approaches to experiential learning in management education around the world

EXPLORE opportunities to increase multi-sector engagement in management education in the region, particularly with the private sector

ENGAGE with international peers to share experiences, best practices, and lessons learned

APPLY successful experiential learning models to management education curricula in MENA

Venue

american-university-in-cairoThe American University in Cairo School of Business
New Cairo Campus
AUC Avenue, Teseen Street
New Cairo, Cairo
Egypt
 

Summit Fees

GBSN Members: $200 Non-Members: $250 Egypt Resident: $150

Accommodation

dusit-thani-lakeviewDusit Thani Hotel
90 Road New Cairo
Egypt

Agenda

9:00 – 9:15

Welcome Address
Karim Seghir, Dean School of Business, The American University in Cairo

9:15 – 9:45

Introductions
A facilitated small group exercise
Facilitated by: Steven Kahl, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

9:45 – 11:00

Experiential Learning Models in Management Education
Discover and discuss ways schools around the world apply experiential learning approaches in management education curricula
Moderator: Thami Ghorfi, ESCA Ecole de Management
Speakers: Bryan Andriano, George Washington University School of Business
Maha ElShinnawy, School of Business, The American University in Cairo
Marc Johnson, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

11:00 – 11:30

Networking Tea Break

11:30 – 13:00

Bridging the Gap Between Management Education and the Employment Sector in MENA: Increasing Private Sector Engagement Through Experiential Learning
Current status, challenges, examples of successful education and private sector partnerships/collaborations, and ideas for new kinds of partnerships needed moving forward
Moderator: Francis Barel, PayPal
Speakers: Hala Bassiouni, Ezz Steel
Mohamed Sultan, Proctor & Gamble Near East
Sofiane Ben Tounes, General Electric in Northeast Africa

13:00 – 15:00

Networking Lunch and Group Photo

15:00 – 16:15

Small Group Discussions: Building Your Experiential Learning Portfolio
Applying experiential learning principles/approaches in management education in the MENA context
Moderator: Steven Kahl, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Small Group Facilitators: Aliaa Bassiouny, School of Business, The American University in Cairo
Charlotte Karam, Suliman S. Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut
Kerry Laufer, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Maha Mourad, School of Business, The American University in Cairo

16:15 – 17:00

Report Back
Steven Kahl, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

17:00

Closing Remarks
Lisa Leander, Global Business School Network