Questions for the conference

 


  REPUTATION OF UNIVERSITIES

  • What features of a university give it its reputation among alumni?

  • What characteristics of alumni give their university its reputation?

  • What do graduates contribute to the reputation of their universities? What do

  • universities contribute to the reputation of their graduates?

  • What are the decisive factors that create a relationship with alumni?

  • Do the same criteria for reputation hold among international alumni and alumni that have remained in their countries?

  • Does the reputation of the university affect the relationship with alumni?

  • What are the main expectations of alumni after leaving the university?

  • What role does the reputation of the university’s alumni play in choosing or recommending a university?

  • To what extent does reputation contribute to consolidating an alumni network?

  • What is the association between a university’s reputation and the employability of its graduates?

 


  RANKINGS

  • To what extent do rankings take into account the relationship between universities and their alumni? And to what extent the professional careers of the alumni?

  • To what extent do rankings take into account the perception of alumni regarding their universities?

  • How do rankings consider alumni when rating universities?

  • From the perspective of the alumni, should rankings place more importance on factors such as employability, employment rate, demand for talent by companies and the professional careers of graduates?

 


  SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

  • What responsibility does the university assume with regard to the vocational training or continued professional development of its alumni?

  • Do universities provide training for their alumni in these areas?

  • How do alumni articulate their social and environmental responsibility in relation to their universities?

  • Is training in these areas received at the university reflected in the social and environmental responsibility of companies?

  • Is social and environmental responsibility seen as a value when seeking employment? Is it a talent indicator that companies are looking for?

  • What is the role of alumni in educating current students in social and environmental responsibility? And in obtaining scholarships and grants?

 


  GOVERNANCE AND REPUTATION

  • Is the university aware of the expectations and perceptions of its alumni? And the strength of its relationship with them? Does this awareness affect the decisions and efforts made by the university?

  • What metrics can be used to determine reputation and intangibles from the perspective of alumni?

  • Do universities carry out surveys among their alumni to assess the strength of their relationship? What value do these surveys have?

  • What systems for relationship and participation do universities offer their alumni?

  • What features does the alumni network need in the current context of the digital transformation of universities and the world at large?

  • What should the scope of this digital transformation be in the university? What can this new era contribute to alumni? What can they contribute to the university?

 


  COMMUNICATION

  • What is the role of communication in the relationship with alumni?

  • Does communication affect how strongly the university is recommended?

  • Does communication affect the decisions of alumni to collaborate?

  • What are the most effective channels for communicating with alumni?

  • Which channels are most useful for disseminating information, listening and engaging?

  • Is it possible to achieve good communication given the generation gap among alumni and between alumni and the university?

  • What goals can communication with alumni establish? What type of content, language and new forms of narrative?

  • What are the best forms of alumni participation?