DPDoE supports Directors of Engagement, and those aspiring to the role, to develop their leadership and strategic capabilities to manage engagement performance, strategy, and funding in a rapidly changing engagement landscape. This program has been designed for participants within the global business school community, hence the delivery of the program is partly online, with in-person sessions to further facilitate networking and community-building.
The new DPDoE is delivered as four sessions intended explore and inspire participants to think about how they lead engagement in their own business schools, by creating a culture that encourages, enables and supports colleagues to engage with individuals and organizations in what they do. Additionally, DPDoE is offering three scholarships (of £1,000 value each) to non-UK participants.
The program is structured around the following four topics:
- Engagement as strategy
- Engaging with who, why & how
- Supporting and scaling engagement
- Embedding engagement
- Build and enhance your skills and competencies to be more effective in leading and/or managing engagement in a school or department;
- Explore how engagement as a strategy relates to and supports other portfolios and the wider business of business and management schools;
- Develop an understanding of engagement opportunities – thinking about different beneficiaries and the intended outcomes of engagement;
- Learn about different forms of engagement and the possibilities and challenges associated with supporting colleagues to be more engaged academics;
- Work towards your professional development and objectives in the context of your institution’s engagement priorities.
Who should apply?
Engagement is an activity that has relevance to all portfolios, so whether leading or aspiring to lead the engagement portfolio or looking to better understand more about how engagement enhances teaching and research, the DPDoE program will add value and provide actionable insights. This program has been designed for participants within the global business school community.
DPDoE 2022/23 will start in November 2022 with four sessions taking place throughout the year, including two in-person at a central London venue and two online.
The British Academy of Management is a highly international community of management scholars, with extensive experience of delivering high quality development program at a senior level. The Development Program for Directors of Engagement is the latest addition to its portfolio of programs building capacity within the global business and management scholarly community.
Dates and Location
DPDoE 2022/23 will start in November 2022 with four sessions taking place throughout the year, including two in-person at a central London venue and two online. The dates are:
Session 1: Thursday 10 November (12:30-17:15) to Friday 11 November 2022 (9:00-13:00) – central London venue tbc
Session 2: Thursday 12 January (12:30-17:30) to Friday 13 January 2023 (9:30-13:00) – online
Session 3: Thursday 23 March (12:30-17:30) to Friday 24 March 2023 (9:30-13:00) – online
Session 4: Thursday 15 June (12:30-17:15) to Friday 16 June 2023 (9:30-13:00) – central London venue tbc
Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions. A participant will not be awarded a certificate of completion if they fail to attend more than one session.
Fees and Enquiries
Programme fee: £3,875.
Please note: Due to the nature of the programme which focuses on personal development and encourages frank and open discussion, it may not always be suitable for two participants to attend from the same institution. If we receive more than one registration from individuals at the same institution we will notify the institution and the participants, taking account of when the registrations were received, and ask for guidance on whether one or both can attend in the same cohort. The cohort is limited to a maximum of 25. Once all places are taken, applicants will be placed on a waiting list.
Registrations close on Monday 24th October 2022 at 17:00 BST.