Theme - Enhancing your impact as a Management Educator - your learners and your career
Demonstrating impact is a focus for Business and Management School leadership teams across the UK. Many research colleagues are being asked to develop impact case studies that demonstrate how their work is changing the world of business. Arguably Management Educators have always been concerned about impact. However, we have often not had the time, tools nor collegial space to give due attention to evidencing and enhancing impact. Our intention is that the 2024 MKE Teaching Practice Conference will be just such a space.
Focus on Impact
This year’s conference will focus on three questions for shared inquiry:
- What do we understand by ‘Impact’ in our contexts?
- What are we learning about our teaching and learning practices that demonstrably enhance impact for learners?
- How does a focus on impact enhance our own experiences of work and career opportunities?
We are excited by the prospect of hosting conversations and presentations that will enable us all to deepen our own learning around the construct of impact. Not only can we see how this will have a direct impact on our learners but it will also build our confidence in contributing effectively to the current ‘impact’ discourse in our Schools.
Following the format of the well-received 2023 MKE conference we will offer opportunities to present and discuss with groups of peers. This makes the day highly interactive and gives plenty of opportunities for everyone to actively contribute. More details will be provided nearer the time.
In submitting a topic, you are indicating your willingness to share in a short presentation (likely to be 5-7 minutes duration) on an aspect of your teaching practice for discussion at a ‘market place’ table (up-to 10 participants at a table).
In no more than 400 words please:
• Describe briefly the context of your practice
• What is the practice?
• What is the impact (and how do you know)?
• Areas for discussion/feedback.
The latest submission deadline is 12:00 on Friday 5th April 2024. Please submit via the link below:
Submit to the MKE Teaching Practice Conference
This year we aim to respond to submissions by the end of each calendar month to assist with your travel plans.
Benefits of attending
At the 2024 BAM MKE Teaching Practice conference we will:
- Invite you to share learning from your practice that will encourage colleagues
- Learn from each other about what works in keeping learning and teaching front and centre and sharing your voice
- Develop ideas and plans for having more influence in your work
- Develop an action plan to publish your education innovations
- Be inspired by our speakers and inspire one another through facilitated networking
There will be opportunities to explore how we can influence others in relation to learning and teaching. At the end of the day, you will leave with plenty of ideas about developing your own practice and added confidence to actively influence your colleagues and institutions.
Focus on Shaping the Future of Management Education
The principal question that guided our MKE Teaching Practice conference in 2023: With challenges of ensuring an excellent and inclusive student experience with successful employability outcomes against the backdrop of School re-accreditation, the REF and TEF processes, and broader concerns regarding sustainability and the impact of Brexit, how can we retain both our own focus on learning and teaching whilst ensuring colleagues and our institutions make your voice heard as you shape the future of Management Education?
Share your practice
This conference is designed to be interactive and supportive. We invite participants to share their experiences of how everyday practices of university teaching and learning impact the lives of their students and colleagues. The conference will be a supportive place to do this and learn from others.
We will be offering ‘market-place’ tables for conversations around key themes identified from your submissions. There will also be opportunities for sensemaking, imagining what teaching might look like in the future, exploring the changing roles of educators and students, as well as opportunities for personal action-planning.
The intention is that this day of learning and networking will support you as practitioners, educators and as ‘academics’ to grow one or more communities of practice. Our vision is to meet needs for practice development across management education in a way that is inclusive, practical and highly engaging.
There are a range of ways in which we can both enhance impact and use our work to develop our careers. This conference is therefore designed to support you by creating a space for discussion and reflection on how your impactful practice can be disseminated. We aim to design a number of opportunities to share practical ideas about how we can do this, thus benefitting both the field and our careers. Last year our ‘meet the management journal editor’ session was well received. This year we are looking for ways to build upon this. Publishing in journals is just one way to be impactful. More information will follow nearer the event.
- Early Bird BAM Member Fee - £175 (until 1st of March 2024)
- Late BAM Member Fee - £200
If you are not a BAM member and would like to join the conference, you will need to become a member first for £80 (or £25 if you are a student) by clicking here.
Registrations close on Thursday 23rd May 2024 at 23:59 BST.
Payment for the event must be received before the start date of the event concerned. Access will not be permitted to the event if full payment has not been received.
Cancellations received within 14 days of booking your place on the event will receive a full refund.
Cancellations received after the 14-day cancellation period and later than 14 days before the start date of the event will not be eligible for a refund.
Although we endeavour to run all events as advertised, BAM reserves the right to cancel any event if, for example, there are not enough people to justify running the event or if other significant unforeseen circumstances arise. Please be aware that delegates are always responsible for ensuring their own travel and accommodation against cancellation, and the British Academy of Management is not able to reimburse anyone for these under any circumstances.
To cancel a booking a cancellation request must be submitted via your BAM Account, to do this:
- Go to your BAM Account
- Click 'My Events'
- Under 'Upcoming Events' will be the booking, please click Cancel Booking
- Follow the steps and complete the request