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    Negotiation Intelligence® helps VRT to sharply define the future

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    There is no lack of challenges for the Flemish public broadcaster VRT. “We have combined our action points and our vision into a new culture statement: ‘15 tasks for the VRT’. Our Prime Foundation Partnership with Vlerick within the Centre for Negotiation Intelligence® will help us to put the work into practice,” according to Paul Lembrechts, CEO of the VRT. Together with Katia Tieleman, Professor of Negotiation and Conflict Management at Vlerick, and Peter Van den Broeck and Tinka Claeys, the driving forces behind the partnership with the VRT, he explains the value of this collaboration.

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    Innovation hub to support the future design of the energy sector

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    “The energy sector is facing a deep transformation, and the pace of these changes is surely no longer the one we were used to in the past. Today’s business environment is very volatile and many paradigms have shifted.”, says Ann-Christin Gerlach, Executive Assistant at Enel, Italy’s most important distributor of electricity. According to her, the most important move in this context is to embrace change and engage in an open dialogue with stakeholders. That’s why she decided to participate in the 4th edition of our Future Grid Managers programme.

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    Vlerick Business School to launch the first 100% online MBA in Belgium

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    Category: Corporate News

    Vlerick Business School is to launch the first Belgian 100% online MBA programme from this December. The Vlerick online MBA, which will be delivered in English, will be taught entirely remotely without any need for participants to attend any of the Vlerick Business School campuses. It will provide business leaders globally with a high-quality, tailored and pragmatic programme that fits around their schedule.

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    Why the whole board should join in on digitalisation

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    Many businesses are realising that they’re not built for the digital world. It’s important to let this sink in, says Professor Stijn Viaene of Belgium’s Vlerick Business School. Only when the whole board is on the same wavelength can the organisation really start to transform. What about bringing in consultants to ease the process in a little? “Don’t accept lazy directors: demand that everyone pulls up their sleeves.”

  5. Ter Beke continues to shape its strategic rewards

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    Ter Beke, one of our earliest corporate partners, recently renewed its Foundation Partnership. “Although rewards remain high on our research agenda, the events, seminars and training courses for our own staff form an equally important component of this partnership”, says Dirk De Backer, HR director of Ter Beke.

  6. Deloitte creates additional European leverage for annual executive pay report

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    In mid-March, Deloitte concluded a Prime Foundation Partnership with the Executive Remuneration Research Centre. The consultancy firm is thus creating a leverage effect by involving its European network in the executive remuneration figures for 700 European CEOs and CFOs that Vlerick gathers every year. A talk with Patrick Derthoo (Deloitte) and Professor Xavier Baeten.

  7. Report: Meet The Industry - Retail

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    How does click-and-mortar translate in reality? What can we expect from future business models for big online and offline retailers? Where are they banking on right now?
    During this interactive debate, moderated by Gino Van Ossel, professionals were able to join the discussion and learn more on the latest international industry insights.

  8. Learning for a digital / non-digital world

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    In our day-to-day lives we use both digital and non-digital tools and processes. And the way we learn is no different. Our customised programme for Dutch organisation DSM teaches teams about B2B marketing and sales by combining digital content with face-to-face workshops and masterclasses. Now we’re working with the company to develop the programme further – keeping it at the cutting edge of executive education.

  9. The challenging requirements of regulatory reporting for financial institutions

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    The new regulatory framework that followed the crisis of 2008 has huge implications for financial institutions. Complying with all the new rules is challenging for banks and insurance companies. How can banks and insurance companies deal with the constant evolution of these requirements? Which IT solutions are available to reduce the reporting burden and improve the data quality? And how should banks and insurance companies adapt their internal organization? These are some questions that were addressed during a workshop by the Vlerick Centre for Financial Services.

  10. Artificial intelligence: the new arms race?

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    Will robots soon be doing our grocery shopping? Will they buy clothes you are guaranteed to like, that fit perfectly and get you ‘likes’ from your followers? Will they make medical diagnoses and decide on the treatment? Artificial intelligence – is it science fiction or reality?

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