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Strategy development course 2010

DARMA now offers a workshop on strategic issues in research administration and management for the first time.

The speakers at the workshop will make short presentations as a starting point for discussions and sharing of experience among the participants. Three cases will be used to work with strategic issues on a practical level.

The workshop focuses on strategic issues from the macro to the micro level.

The course has been developed in cooperation with research managers nationally and internationally and will be taught in English.

The number of participants is limited to 15-20 persons to facilitate an intense learning and networking environment.

Thursday 6 May 2010 – 9.00Friday 7 May 2010 – 15.30Friday 26 February 2010
 Venue: St. Gertruds Konferens, Malmö
 Start:
 Finish:
 Costs: 8.000 kroner for DARMA members
 Deadline:

The fee covers one night at the hotel on 6 May, course and meals. An additional night with arrival on 5 May costs kr. 1.100 extra.

Registration: Send e-mail to darma@darma.dk with expression of interest (see below)

In case of oversubscription, DARMA will ensure that there is broad representation from member institutions.

On 5 March, it will announced who will participate and who is on a waiting list (if there is oversubscription).


Program

Thursday 6 May 2010

09:00  Welcome and Introduction (John Westensee and Ian Carter)
09:30 The external policy environment for strategic management in universities (Mats Benner)
10:30 Break
11:00 Developing an institutional strategy for the future and implementation (Mats Benner).
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Introduction to cases (Ian Carter)
13:30 Group session on case 1 including break
15:30  Strategic people issues: Recruitment, career development and management in academia (Alan Irwin)
16:30  Group session on case 2
18:30 Dinner
20:00 Models of Research Support (informal discussion)

Friday 7 May 2010

Organising university administration to support strategic goals (Søren Hartz)
08:30 Strategic finance issues (Ian Carter)
09:30
10:30 Break
11:00 Group session on case 3
12:30 Lunch
13:30Research management systems
14:30 Presentation and discussion of strategic plans (Ian Carter)
15:30 Coffee and departure


Material

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