This is how the Seminar on Management Competencies was developed

April 26, 2021
Written by OUI IOHE

El propósito de este seminario realizado con la colaboración Quebec-México, fue enriquecer las conversaciones actuales sobre el desarrollo de nuevas competencias, y otras no tan nuevas, necesarias para que los equipos directivos impacten de formas positivas en la reformulación de la Educación Superior de las Américas.

The purpose of this seminar, carried out with the Quebec-Mexico collaboration, was to enrich the current conversations about the development of new competencies, and others not so new, necessary for the management teams to have a positive impact on the reformulation of Higher Education of the Americas.

The event was opened by Dr. David Julien, IOHE Executive director, who, in addition to contextualizing, thanked the research collaborators:

  • Stephanie Allard-Gómez (MRIF) Déléguée générale, Délégation générale du Québec à Mexique.
  • Doug Parkin (AdvanceHE) Principal Adviser for Leadership and Management
  • Raúl Martínez (ANUT) President
  • Sergio Martínez (ANUIES) Director of Academic Cooperation

On April 19, the conference “Management Perspectives at the University of the XXI Century” was held by Henry Mintzberg, educator, writer and one of the most internationally recognized academics for his contributions on administration, and by Susan Mintzberg, doctoral student at McGill, researcher and author of various publications related to the area of ​​social work.

On April 20, the conference “Perspectives on Higher Education Leadership and Current Challenges” was delivered by Doug Parkin, Principal Advisor for Leadership and Management at Advance HE, UK.

The experts shared with more than 400 participants, among them directors, managers and academics from universities across the continent, a personal and institutional analysis of management, leadership, change and vision issues, applied to education in the 21st century.

In addition, Dr. Leticia Jiménez, IOHE Academic Director and General Coordinator of the research “Competencies: Key Factor for the Success of Senior Management in HEIs”, together with Dr. Gloria Virginia Santamaria Vicarte, researcher at the Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico, presented the results of the research effort carried out with more than 100 universities and almost a thousand participants with which they managed to propose an “inventory of managerial competencies” with which they intend to impact the training processes of the senior management teams of the HEIs.

In this collaborative effort, organizations and institutions in the field of higher education have come together to carry out an analysis of the competences that are experienced, that are needed, but also that are being developed as a result of the great changes that the pandemic is facing us. bringing in all areas of life and, especially, in education.

The videos of the conferences are available on YouTube:

Conference “Management Perspectives at the University of the XXI Century”

Conference “Perspectives on Higher Education Leadership and Current Challenges”


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