Presentation on theme: "Educare /εdukα:rε/ Good is better! Tuesday 3 November 2009 Prof. Dr. Margarita Protopappa Prof. Dr. Constantin Blome Petra Weiler."— Presentation transcript:
Educare /εdukα:rε/ Good is better! Tuesday 3 November 2009 Prof. Dr. Margarita Protopappa Prof. Dr. Constantin Blome Petra Weiler
The world needs responsible behavior of leaders! Failure of capital markets: current economic crisis, options backdating scandal,... Corporate and investment scandals: Enron accounting fraud, Madoff’s Ponzi scheme,... Unemployment: Qimonda Leipzig, Siemens BenQ, … Environmental concerns: chemical industry, petroleum industry, … We are all part of the game. We all must meet social and environmental responsibilities to become a responsible leader We all have to respect the triple bottom-line of people, planet and profit We give you the opportunity to become a responsible leader Problems Action needed!
EBS sets new standards that enable learning and self- development towards responsible leadership Fosters student’s responsible behavior and reflects its impact on society It enables students to make a substantial contribution and a meaningful difference to their learning The experience and personal advancement gained can among others enhance personal traits such as enthusiasm, commitment, confidence, ability and communication /εdukα:rε/ is a new program of EBS for students to work on an own project which is good for society and their own development too… MissionBenefits Good is better! Develop a responsible attitude and skilled behavior necessary for future business leaders Sharpen the sense of sustainability and promote integrated thinking and acting Contribute to the UN Global Compact and develop “real” global leaders
4 Elective for students at the end of their 2nd semester Instead of the 1st internship Internship + Limited to the best 15-20 proposals The proposed organisation set-up includes an elective approach Intake 2009
Optimal organizational set-up for proposed approach Planning ImplementationLearning Choose between internship and /εdukα:rε/. Topic to be developed by students or to be chosen by pool of topics Limited to only 15-20 projects (intake 2009), Group work is allowed, max. group size: 4 students A two-page project proposal until mid January (upload in the myebs dropbox) Decision by mid February Projects to be mainly implemented during internship time Each team will have an advisor from faculty Projects must enable learning and self- development through assessment, action, and reflection A meaningful project report and ppt-presentation on project description, discovery, impact, learning Students get 6 ECTS and a certificate after the successful satisfaction of all criteria and further rewards Students will not get a grade Projects with substantial impact and discovery will be presented at the EBS symposium Best-project award from companies September - January Mid February - August September
Project proposal Deadline for submission: Monday 18 January 2010 Decision: Monday 15 of February 2010
Some examples of topics include Fundraising and implementation of projects promoting global education initiatives Participating in an on-going CSR program of a company which promotes incentives for environmental awareness and green products Organizing and participating in a poverty task force promoting development, dignity and prosperity in developing countries Give business consultancy to schools, churches, social institutions which can’t afford it, but need it
Companies and organizations that could host Educare projects among others include: PUMA NTFE - Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Bertelsmann Stiftung Vodafone Stiftung Danone METRO DHL Siemens …
Further information can be found in the webpage of EBS
Contact details Prof. Dr. Margarita Protopappa Margarita.Protopappa@ebs.edu Supply Chain Management Institute (SMI) European Business School (EBS) Söhnleinstr. 8 F D-65201 Wiesbaden / Germany Tel. +49 611 360 18 800 Fax +49 611 360 18 802 http://www.supplyinstitute.org http://www.ebs.edu Prof. Dr. Constantin Blome Constantin.Blome@ebs.edu In case of questions regarding the content, please contact: In case of questions regarding the adminstration and organisation, please contact: Petra Weiler Programme Director Bachelor email@example.com European Business School (EBS) International University Directorate Education Schloss Reichartshausen 65375 Oestrich-Winkel Phone +49 6723 69 309 Fax + 49 6723 69 133 http://www.ebs.edu
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