University of Rome Tor Vergata
Friday 7 to Saturday 8 April, 2017
The leadership of people, knowledge and change: the contribution of ‘the administration’ to institutional sustainability
Registration is now open!
As featured in our latest eNewsletter the first HUMANE Seminar of 2017 will be hosted by the University of Rome Tor Vergata and will take place at the beautiful 16th century Villa Mondragone located in the hills of Rome in Frascati. Don't miss out on this excellent opportunity - register now
As higher education institutions seek to adapt during turbulent times, the narrative surrounding the contribution the so called ‘administration’ makes to institutional sustainability has undergone dramatic change
Whereas once the focus was a one-dimensional lens on cost and value-for-money, institutions increasingly adopt a multi-dimensional focus on customer or client satisfaction, quality of outcomes, effectiveness and true economic efficiency, in shaping the future focus of their student, teaching and research support operations.
Nor are these new approaches to HE administrative support and institutional sustainability solely underpinned by purely technical interventions, important as process re-engineering, organisational structuring and technology are; contemporary approaches to leadership, talent development and acquisition, and cross-functional team work are now central features of many institutions’ administrative reform agendas.
Our seminar brings together an impressive array of speakers with first hand experience of leading and managing change in their institutions to affect this seismic shift from passive, reactive support services to future focused, pro-active, well led professional services, actively contributing to their institutions’ future sustainability as vibrant intellectual communities of students and staff.
Speakers and Themes (subject to change):
Prof. Michele Bugliesi, Rector, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (IT)
- Internationalisation strategy and institutional sustainability: choices and challenges at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
drs. Dries Berendsen, Director Real Estates and Campus, Utrecht University (NL) with Ove Botnevik, Director of Estates and Facilities Management, University of Bergen (NO)
- Leadership and change in achieving space efficiency at Utrecht University: a case study
Dr. Enrico Lodolo, Director of IT, University of Bologna (IT)
- The digital revolution comes to Europe's oldest university: digitisation strategy and sustainability at the University of Bologna
Mag. Joachim Ninaus, Director Central Services, University of Music and Performing Arts, Graz (AT)
- The Sustainable Universities Programme initiative Austria
Prof. Stefano Cordiner, Director of Energy Management, University of Rome Tor Vergata (IT)
- Leadership and change for energy efficiency at the University of Rome Tor Vergata: or, how I got a university to love a sustainable environment policy
John Worne, COO Arts and Sciences Faculties, King's College London (UK)
- World café
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Who Can Attend?
The HUMANE Seminar in Frascati, Rome is open to:
- HUMANE Members
- HUMANE Members can also attend with one or more colleagues
- HUMANE Members can also send colleagues from their University
- Winter School Alumni can attend all HUMANE events
EFMD and EUA Members
- Members of EFMD and EUA can attend all HUMANE events
Other Higher Education professionals may apply to attend here
The Seminar Fee is € 550 . This includes 2 lunches on Friday and Saturday plus any social programme.
Accompanying people are charged at € 160, this includes lunches, dinners and the social programme but no admittance to the seminar sessions.
Upon registration you will receive a confirmation letter and invoice. Please wait until you receive the invoice before arranging the payment.
Accommodation and Practical Information
WIll be sent to participants when available.
Provisional Seminar Schedule
Friday 7 April:
Registration and lunch from 12:00 / Seminar sessions 13:30 to 17:30 / HUMANE Seminar Dinner 20:00
Saturday 8 April:
Seminar sessions 09:00 to 13:00 / lunch / social programme and dinner
Information can be found here
Please register online at: online registration