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  1. Vlerick full-time MBA redesigned to maximise practical learning

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    Vlerick Business School’s full-time MBA programme has been redesigned to become more practical, more flexible and to have a greater focus on key skills such as leadership and entrepreneurship. As a result of the changed learning approach and design of the programme, candidates will enjoy a much more hands-on experience. The programme will incorporate a variety of live-action projects and collaborative discussion sessions. On-campus teaching will focus on the application of theory in practice to allow candidates to get the most out of their face-to-face experience.

  2. The Vlerick Impact Club wants to stimulate the Belgian business world to increase its social and sustainable impact

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    Category: Alumni News

    Last year, Vlerick Business School launched several alumni clubs, an initiative that arose from the demand for lasting engagement for alumni after their studies came to an end. The alumni clubs that form part of the Business & Professional segment offer alumni a platform where they can share knowledge and gain new insights within a specific field. The recently launched Vlerick Impact Club ties in with new industrial strategy by the European Commission and the Club wants to play a pioneering role in the areas of social and sustainable impact within Belgian industry.

  3. How Thibo Clicteur has leapt out of his comfort zone into new challenges

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    Thibo Clicteur earned a Vlerick Masters in General Management in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. But that didn’t slow him down. On the contrary, he’s been on a super-fast track ever since. During his in-company project at Katoen Natie he was introduced at Deloitte. After an instructive traineeship at their Global Trade Advisory where he was involved in solving international trade problems of all kinds, he was offered a full-time contract.

  4. Vlerick Online MBA enters global top 10 of the world’s best online MBA providers

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    With students around the world increasingly turning to an online MBA programme as a more flexible and more cost-effective method of furthering their career development goals, QS Quacquarelli Symonds have released their annual list of the world’s best online MBA providers. Vlerick’s Online MBA programme has entered the global top 10, rising from the 12th position last year to number 9, and remains the only Benelux business school to be featured in this list. The 2021 edition of the list names 57 programmes worldwide, with Spain’s IE Business School ranked number one for the fourth consecutive year.

  5. Vlerick Change Makers Podcast Series - #4 Tim Van Hauwermeiren (argenx)

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    Category: Alumni News

    ‘Vlerick Change Makers’ is an original Vlerick Business School podcast series, in which we learn from Vlerick alumni on how they live, learn and leap in these turbulent times. In this fourth episode, CEO Tim Van Hauwermeiren gives us an inside view on argenx. Being an international biotech company, change and calculated risk are at the centre of its DNA.

  6. Blueprint for a more strategic market approach

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    Category: Student News

    How does a cooling tower engineering company stay competitive in a fast-changing global market? “Thanks to this in-company project, Hamon now has a strategic view of the different sectors: which ones are easy for us to access, where we need to invest in new technologies or adapt to new regulations, and whether it’s profitable for us to do so.” Bernard Goblet, Hamon’s CEO at the time, and the three Masters in International Management & Strategy (MIMS) students involved, Sven, Nicolas and Louis, reflect on a project that took them to India and China.

  7. The end of social media (as we know it)

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    Due to the current health crisis, our lives have become digitalized at an overwhelming speed. Despite of this new digital literacy, we have also developed new, potentially more demanding needs for satisfying digital connectivity. According to Professor Fredrik Hacklin, we may not necessarily experience a fatigue from the digital medium per se, but simply from the type of content. We seem to be on a transition of silently moving away from a one-to-many based social media, broadcasting easy-to-consume content, that is of mere informative intent and accessible to a large audience. Instead, we are embracing one-to-one or one-to-fewer interaction: direct connection, longer periods of engagement, deeper levels of insight.

  8. "Amazing results with real impact for us and our clients"

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    Category: Student News

    How can we optimise our product pallets – preferably using automation? That was the challenge that Masters in General Management students Hannelore Houf and Charlotte De Vuyst – both supply chain newbies – took on for their in-company project at multinational Ontex. Good grades weren’t the only positive result of their efforts. “Our teams across various departments are now putting into practice the theoretical groundwork they laid over a two-month period.”

  9. Vlerick consolidates its position as the number 1 provider of executive education in the Benelux

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    According to the 2020 Financial Times Executive Education Ranking, Vlerick Business School remains for the ninth year in a row the #1 ranked provider of executive education in the Benelux. We are also the only Belgian business school to be ranked in the combined ranking of 50 business schools worldwide, offering both open and customised programmes. On a European level, we maintain our top 20 position, rising from 18 to 16. And finally, on a global level we rise 4 places, going from 31 to 27.

  10. Vlerick Online MBA ranks number 12 in QS World University Ranking of the world’s best online MBA providers

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    As universities across the world transition to online learning programmes in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, QS Quacquarelli Symonds have released their annual list of the world’s best online MBA providers. Ranked for the first time, Vlerick’s Online MBA programme immediately holds the 12th position. We’re also the only BeNeLux business school to be featured in this list. The 2020 edition of the list names 47 programmes worldwide, with Spain’s IE Business School ranked number one for the fourth consecutive year.

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