European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) regularly hosts "Conference for Deans & Directors General" each year. The event entails leadership and policy making discussions and skills for the academic leaders of a university or school. Hosted by 'Technical University of Munich TUM School of Management', the 2018 EFMD Conference for Deans & Directors General took place in Munich, Germany on the 25th & 26th January 2018. Dr. Jawad Syed (Dean and Professor), and Dr. Syed Zahoor Hassan (Professor and former LUMS VC) from SDSB attended this conference. The theme of the conference was Deans, Let’s Get Digital!
At the event, various academic leaders spoke about the following topics:
- Digitalisation; Changes in Demands for Knowledge
- The Digitalisation of Business Schools
- A Company’s View on Digitalisation
- Things Related to Being a Dean
- Embedding Entrepreneurship and Interdisciplinary Teaching
- The Mosaic Principle – Educating Integrative Problem Solvers to Solve Today’s Complex Problems
The event details can be viewed here.