D1 - 9th AIM Global Deans Forum

Boisdale

Organised by FIPEd

(By invitation, for deans who are members of AIM only)

Chair

Wayne Hindmarsh (Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Canada)

Introduction

The first day of the Deans Forum will be focused on developing a strategic perspective for the school by the Deans. A strategic perspective can facilitate the process of engagement when managing change. Day 1 will focus on methodologies that can be used to empower Deans to transform a concept into a strategic and business plan, with a clear vision, mission and strategic objectives for the school.

The programme will include a short welcome by Catherine Duggan, CEO of FIP.

Programme

 

09:00 – 09:15 Introduction to the Deans Forum

Wayne Hindmarsh (Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Canada)

09:15 – 10:20 Session I – Developing a strategic perspective for the school

Chair: John Pieper (St. Louis College of Pharmacy, USA)

Planning and strategy development in schools and faculties – Challenges and opportunities

James Honan (Harvard Graduate School of Education, USA)

(Followed by Q&A)

10:20 – 10:40 Coffee/tea break (Hall 1)
 

 

10:40 – 11:40

11:45 – 12:45

12:45 – 13:00

Workshop I: Organisational change

James Honan (Harvard Graduate School of Education, USA)

Part I: Individual assessment and development of a Stakeholders Mapping and Logical model log frame

Part II: Facilitated table discussions

Wrap-up and morning conclusions

John Pieper (St. Louis College of Pharmacy, USA)

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch (Hall 1)
14:00 – 15:50

 

                                   

 

15:50 – 16:10

 

16:10 – 17:00

 

Session II – Strategic planning for the future

James Honan (Harvard Graduate School of Education, USA)

Workshop II: Strategic planning and change management

Part I: Action plan exercise

Coffee/tea break (Hall 1)

 

Part II: Facilitated table discussions & Action plan presentations

17:00 – 17:10 Workshops wrap-up

James Honan (Harvard Graduate School of Education, USA)

17:10 – 17:25 School of INN Project

Raffaella Balocco Mattavelli (INN – International Non-proprietary Names programme, WHO, Switzerland)

17:25 – 17:30 Closing remarks

Wayne Hindmarsh (Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Canada)

17:30 – 19:00 AIM Global Deans Reception (Mezzanine)

 

 

Second day Deans Forum programme: Sunday 2 September

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify concrete challenges and gaps in their current institutional strategic plan;
  2. Explain strategic planning according to societal trends in light of technology evolution, disruptive innovation and education needs;
  3. Describe the difference between a strategic plan and an operational plan;
  4. Describe change management initiatives at their institutions, including efficient resources allocation and organisational change.