D1 - 9th AIM Global Deans Forum


Organised by FIPEd

(By invitation, for deans who are members of AIM only)


Wayne Hindmarsh (Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Canada)


The first day of the Deans Forum will be focused on developing a strategic perspective for the school by the Deans. A strategic perspective can facilitate the process of engagement when managing change. Day 1 will focus on methodologies that can be used to empower Deans to transform a concept into a strategic and business plan, with a clear vision, mission and strategic objectives for the school.

The programme will include a short welcome by Catherine Duggan, CEO of FIP.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify concrete challenges and gaps in their current institutional strategic plan;
  2. Explain strategic planning according to societal trends in light of technology evolution, disruptive innovation and education needs;
  3. Describe the difference between a strategic plan and an operational plan;
  4. Describe change management initiatives at their institutions, including efficient resources allocation and organisational change.