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    Human or algorithm: which makes the best decision?

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    Category: Opinions

    Although algorithms often score better than human judgement, we still tend to follow our feelings. And once an algorithm has made mistakes, our confidence tends to drop even further. Making mistakes is part of being human, so we find it easier to accept mistakes from people than from algorithms. As a manager, how do you ensure that your employees are open to algorithms? And that they also use these algorithms effectively when supporting decisions?

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    Belgian Energy Crash Course delivers knowledge to those from non-energy backgrounds

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    Places for the first edition were snapped up in a flash, and the second edition promises to fill up fast too. The Belgian Energy Crash Course not only meets the needs for solid knowledge of the new employees at the traditional market players who do not have a background in the sector. The programme also literally energises a community that will continue to exist after its completion.

  3. Masters in International Management & Strategy in worldwide top 30 of Masters programmes

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    The Vlerick Masters in International Management & Strategy (MIMS) entered the prestigious Masters in Management ranking of the Financial Times straight into the top 30 worldwide and top 25 in Europe. In Belgium, we hold the No. 1 position. With its 29th place worldwide, our new and innovative Masters programme is also the highest ranking for a new entrant into this ranking. The ranking lists the 100 best Masters in Management programmes all over the world.

  4. How to make government investment a success

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    Research by Vlerick Business School has shown that proactive, hands-off investments by the government in companies with growth potential generate excellent results.

  5. Conny Vandendriessche and Jonas Dhaenens win the 2019 Vlerick Award

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    Category: Alumni News

    During an award show, the winners of the 19th edition of the Vlerick Award were announced in the presence of numerous business leaders and alumni. The Vlerick Enterprising Leader Award went to Conny Vandendriessche, co-founder of Accent Jobs – The House of HR, managing director of Stella P. and partner of We Are Jane. Jonas Dhaenens, co-founder and CEO of team.blue, received the Vlerick Venture Award. The Vlerick Award is presented annually by Vlerick Business School as a tribute to two successful Vlerick alumni who, as entrepreneurs and business leaders, are at the helm of fast-growing organisations.

  6. Vlerick Student Entrepreneurship Fund supports young entrepreneurs in the pilot phase of their start-up

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    Category: Corporate News

    With the launch of its brand-new Student Entrepreneurship Fund, Vlerick Business School aims to give new entrepreneurs a boost in the early start-up phase, not only through its degree programmes, but now also financially. So far, €750,000 has been raised from 11 donors. Alumnus and engineer Wim Van Roy, CEO and co-founder of SnowVision, was the first to receive €5,000 in support.

  7. From sorting waste to cutting back on printing

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    Vlerick sets great store by sustainability. We’ve been doing it for years, on all our campuses. “Sustainability is sometimes a question of one far-reaching decision, such as a heat pump or a new boiler, but equally often it involves a series of small, consistent interventions and sustained efforts.” Interview with our operations manager Steven Clemminck.

  8. “A global mindset is a prerequisite to lifting your impact as a leader to the next level”

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    We are living in an ever more globalised, complex and digital world that requires a different kind of leader. How do we make sense of the global socio-economic landscape? How can we grasp the opportunities created by new technologies? And how can businesses also take societal challenges into account and deliver a positive impact on the community? In order to answer these questions, Vlerick Business School is launching a new Global Executive MBA programme in the spring of 2020. We asked Professor Martin Weiss (Programme Director Global Executive MBA) and Yolanda Habets (Head of MBA Programmes) to talk us through the details of this immersive journey in leadership transformation.

  9. Roch Doliveux passing the baton as Chairman of the Board of Vlerick Business school to Frans Muller

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    Category: Corporate News

    The Board is extremely proud to announce that Frans Muller, CEO of Ahold Delhaize and member of the Vlerick board since October 2017, has accepted to become Chairman. With Frans, the school has another non-Belgian leader of a large international company as chairperson who brings a passion for education and particular experience in consumer goods, digital, customer delight and international food retail market.

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