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  1. What skills will you need in the 21st century?

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    How do you, as a leader, deal with such a vague concept as 'the skills for the 21st century'? And what competencies do you need to develop among your employees to make them future proof? Professor Katleen De Stobbeleir advises us to start mapping the challenges today's employees face first.

  2. “The broker is an indispensable link in a hybrid story”

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    Do you offer insurance for cyber risks as part of your portfolio? And do you give your customers the opportunity to take out luggage insurance on their smartphone as they enter the airport? Willem Standaert, a lecturer and postdoctoral researcher at Vlerick Business School, is an eminent source on the change that digitisation has brought about for brokers. He discusses the most important trends in the insurance world and the digital future of brokers.

  3. Marion Debruyne reappointed as Dean of Vlerick Business School

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    End of April, the General Council of Vlerick Business School has unanimously approved the reappointment of Marion Debruyne as Dean of Vlerick Business School. Her second term of 4 years will officially start in August. This decision followed upon the positive recommendation of both the Partner Council as well as the Board of Directors of the school, and with an overwhelming support from all stakeholders and faculty.

  4. How to Mitigate the Shock of Brexit to Financial Services in the EU

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    Most ways to resolve the current stalemate in the UK parliament with respect to Brexit imply that the UK will no longer be part of the internal market for financial services. There is a risk that capital market services in the EU-27 will decline in scope and quality without the UK in the internal market but this risk can be mitigated. In this statement, Professor David Veredas propose that the EU and the UK form a joint high-level committee to develop proposals for simplified and better regulation that strengthens market discipline. He also suggests that the EU and the UK jointly work to enhance and improve equivalence requirements for suppliers of financial services to markets in both the UK and the EU.

  5. Vlerick Business School awarded AACSB accreditation for another five years

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    AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – has recently decided to extend its accreditation of Vlerick Business School for a further period of five years. With this extension, Vlerick remains the only school in Belgium to hold the “triple crown”, made up all three major international management education accreditation labels.

  6. 44 Belgian companies can call themselves a ‘Great Place to Work®’

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    Employees have made their voices heard about the companies they work for. The Great Place to Work® Institute reached 48,000 employees with its survey, and tonight announced the 20 Best Workplaces™ Belgium at the Docks Dome Event Hall in Brussels. EASI and Torfs once again hold the number 1 position in the Best Workplaces ranking. 24 organisations also received a ‘Great Place to Work®’ certificate in recognition of their good employment practices.

  7. “A fresh look at our insurance business thanks to Vlerick students”

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    Category: Partner News

    After months of hard labour, the five finalists of KBC Superpitch, a marketing assignment for Vlerick Masters students, presented their cases to KBC’s senior management in the packed auditorium at KBC’s head office in Brussels. Under the guidance of Frank Goedertier, Professor of Marketing at Vlerick, and Sven Evens, Strategy & Innovation Manager at KBC Insurance, students from the Ghent, Brussels and Leuven campuses have been carefully shaping their ideas into a compact business case.

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