Veda a výskum / Grantové projekty

Pracovná cesta do USA

Tím riešiteľov grantu EÚ, ktorý získala VŠM a ktorého cieľom je vytvorenie nového bakalárskeho študijného programu v manažmente informačných systémov sa zúčastnil v termíne medzi 14. a 20. novembrom konzultácií a konferencie k téme spoločného študijného programu na pôde City University of Seattle v Bellevue, USA. V rámci programu odborníci VŠM z radov akademických a administratívnych pracovníkov prerokovali s americkými kolegami otázky prenosu kreditov medzi navrhovaným študijným programom a programom BSIS (Bachelor of Science in Information Systems) CityU of Seattle (akreditovaný NWCCU a ABET), otázky e-learningových modulov a portálových riešení, aspektov akreditácie, otázky systémov zabezpečenia kvality študijných programov a ďalších atribútov spoločného programu. Po úspešnom absolvovaní programu bude možné študentom udeliť ako absolventský diplom VŠM, tak diplom CityU of Seattle.

Agenda of the visit:

Forming Global Partnerships in Information Systems Management Curricula
(International conference)

Venue: City University of Seattle, Bellevue Campu
Dates: 15-17 November 2011
Organized by: City University of Seattle (USA) & Vysoka Skola Manazmentu v Trencine (Slovakia)

Agenda:

Monday, 14 November 2011
Arrival to the Seattle Tacoma Airport by Lufthansa flight LH 490. The scheduled arrival at 13:05.

Slovak delegation:

Alena Bušíková
Edita Hekelová
Jozef Hvorecký
Erik Kubička
Martin Nehéz
Mirka Pastierová
Andrea Stropková
Antónia Valašíková

Transport to the Coast Hotel, Bellevue.
For the rest of the day: Relaxation from the jet lag.

Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Key topic of the morning session: Introduction to the EU-sponsored project “Development of the dual Bachelor study program Management of Information Systems”

9:00 – 10:00 am: Outline of the project (Hvorecky)
10:00 – 11:00 am: Outline of the curriculum: (Valasikova + Nehez)
11:00 – 11:30 am: Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30 pm: City University of Seattle double degree programs; U.S. Accreditation (Olswang)
12:30– 1:30 pm: Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 pm: Understanding the CityU curriculum development process and CDS system (Flores)
2:30—3:00: Break
3:00—4:00: The CityU BSIS and BSCS and the emphases within (Fretheim and Stager)

Wednesday, 16 November 2011
Key topic: The dual study program “Information Systems Management” and the control of its quality in the context of national education policies

9:00 – 10:00 am: Current problems of the Slovak higher education (Bušíková)
10:00 – 11:00 am: University Management as a special discipline (Hvorecky + Piovarci )
11:00 – 11:30 am: Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30 pm: Applying Total Quality Management to Universities (Hekelova)12:30 – 2:00 pm: Lunch
2:00 – 5:00 pm: Group Discussion

Coordination of the dual syllabi and execution of the prepared dual study program. Its main aim is to specify the mutual principles in solving four below issues. The named partners’ role is to discuss the specified topics. The rest of participants are welcome to express their standpoints in the context of the courses they teach, design or organize.

Discussions among Antonia Valasikova, Busikova and Andrea Stropkova and Eric Fretheim, John Stager, and Melissa Mecham on the pre-designed study documents with their special attention to:

  • Completeness of the proposed study program
  • Limits in differences between national syllabi
  • Freedom in the localization of course content
  • Design the control mechanism

Thursday, 17 November 2011
Key topic: Linking the content of the dual study program “Information Systems Management” and the needs of organizations-customers

9:00 – 10:30 am: Cooperation of CityU with external organizations and alumni. (Christopher Ross)
10:30 – 11:00 am: Coffee break
11:00 – 12:00 pm: IS as Socio-Technical Systems: Implications for the dual undergraduate program of VŠM and CityU (Kubička)
12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lunch with the CityU Board of Governors
1:00 – 2:30pm: Supporting online ICT-oriented courses by technology (Pastierová)
2:30-3:00 pm: Coffee break
3:00-4:30: Program Assessment (Crawford)
5:00 – 6:00 pm: Reception with Board of Governors and PET

Friday, 18 November 2011 – all day:
Discussions among the Slovak and American educators on the development of curriculum and course overlay for dual degree. (All participants lead by Hvorecký, Cary, Mecham, Fretheim, and Stager)

Saturday, 19 November 2011 – all day:
To be specified

Sunday, 20 November 2011 – all day:
To be specified

Monday, 21 November 2011:
The departure from the Seattle Tacoma Airport by the Lufthansa flight LH 491 at 15:10.
The presumed departure from the Coast Hotel Bellevue at 12:00.

Tuesday, 22 November 2011:
The scheduled arrival to Budapest on the next day, 22 November at 14:15 by LH 1338.

 

 

 

 

                                            

Vysoká škola manažmentu v Trenčíne, Bezručova 64, 911 01 Trenčín / Panónska cesta 17, 851 04 Bratislava