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  1. “Entrepreneurship born of necessity”

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    From 11 to 16 November, 40 iGMO members headed to South Africa for their annual inspiration field trip. Their aim was to take a step back from their own companies for a while and acquire some food for thought, both from academic lectures at our partner institution Stellenbosch University, and from visits to local entrepreneurs in the townships. Professor Hans Crijns: “Here, entrepreneurship is born of necessity, but at the same time it expresses something incredibly hopeful.”

  2. CFOs make better decisions thanks to artificial intelligence

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    The right use of data can give companies a strategic advantage. CFOs are ideally suited to working with this data due to their analytical abilities, says Kristof Stouthuysen, Professor of Management Accounting.

  3. CEO disease: diagnosis, symptoms and a few treatments

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    The arrival of autumn brings the return of the first viruses. What better time to talk about a mysterious, world-famous virus that has spread among the highest echelons of management at lightning speed: the CEO disease.

  4. Does AI herald the end of the radiologist?

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    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic, in healthcare too. How can AI improve the quality and efficiency of the delivery of healthcare? Dr Erik R. Ranschaert, AI Expert and Radiologist at the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) in Amsterdam, explained the opportunities and challenges of AI in radiology during a webinar organised by Vlerick Healthcare Management Centre. For those who missed the webinar, we will explain the main insights below.

  5. Striving for credible research with practical applications

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    What is the purpose of academic research at a business school and how can we ensure that it effectively serves this purpose? Who can you name as an author on a scientific publication? And why shouldn't you keep research data on a USB stick? These are just a few of the topics covered in Vlerick Business School's new research charter. Research Manager Eva Cools talks about the charter and other elements that show that Vlerick attaches great importance to good academic practice.

  6. Human or algorithm: which makes the best decision?

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    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?

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

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