The 2nd Higher Education Institutions Conference was held in Dubrovnik from May 8 – 9. The topic that gathered rectors, deans, associate deans, directors, key players and decision-makers in the field of higher education, professors, international offices was “Quality & Governance In Higher Education: Strategy & Competitiveness”.
The conference was organized in collaboration with the Agency for Science and Higher Education (ASHE) and the support of AASCB International. At the AACSB Workshop held by Lucienne Mochel, MA, Vice president, accreditation and member services AACSB International and Kjell R. Knudsen, PhD, Dean Emeritus, Labovitz School of Business and Economics University of Minnesota Duluth, USA participants could find out the latest information on how to get or renew AACSB accreditation. AACSB Focus Group was moderated by Dr Richard E. Sorensen, AACSB Special Advisor, Dean Emeritus of the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech.
PLENARY I: “Strategy For Competitiveness” was discussed in the form of a round table with Kjell R. Knudsen, PhD, Dean Emeritus, Labovitz School of Business and Economics University of Minnesota Duluth, USA, Dr Richard E. Sorensen, AACSB Special Advisor, Dean Emeritus of the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech, Dr Đuro Njavro, Dean, Zagreb School of Economics and Management, Croatia, Dr Tomaž Turk, Vice Dean and a Full Professor at the University of Ljubljana’s Faculty of Economics and Katalin Kovacs, MA, Associate Dean for Quality Assurance and Services, Maastricht School of Management. Presentations held Patrícia Afonso, MA, HR, ManpowerGroup, Portugal and Zoran Barac, PhD, Managing Director, Zagreb School of Economics and Management, Croatia
PLENARY II: “Sustainable Funding” was presented by Dr Hongjoo J. Hahm, The World Bank Country Manager for Croatia
PLENARY III: “Quality For Competitive Advantage” was presented by Dr Jasmina Havranek, Director, The Agency for Science and Higher Education Croatia and Maja Martinović, MBA, Associate Dean and Professor of Marketing, Zagreb School of Economics and Management, Croatia.
PLENARY IV: “The Impact Of Technology On The Educational Process” was presented by Laurence Moneta, M.Ed, Vice President, Student Affairs, Duke University, Dr Siniša Krajnović, Vice President, Ericsson and Karmela Aleksić Maslać, MSc, Head of the ICT department, Zagreb School of Economics and Management.