Goldstein Challenge and Winter Reunion

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 19:24 | Category : Business Game, Event, International Event, Masters, Masters in General Management, Vlerick Experience
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Tweet One of the great things about Vlerick is that you get to experience what a real life business case would look like. The Goldstein Challenge is where you get the first chance to really apply everything you learned until that moment. You are brought in as a consultant and together with your team you […]

CSR visit at LIDL Belgium

Wednesday, 4 January 2017, 22:53 | Category : Masters
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Tweet Hi there, My peers in the MGM/MIE Leuven group and I recently visited LIDL’s distribution centre in Sint-Niklaas. With this visit, we had the opportunity to discuss some corporate sustainability and responsibility (CSR) issues that LIDL Belgium faces. In our lectures, the charismatic Prof Xavier conveyed to us that CSR is not about philanthropy, […]

MFM Trip to Amsterdam

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 13:37 | Category : Masters
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Tweet Greetings fellow students, prospective students, alumni and really all the great people reading this. This is my first (and definitely not last) blog for the year 2016-17 so bear with me. I want to share our experience with you guys. The Master’s in Financial Management program offers many opportunities for students to meet finance […]

ToiLetMeKnow, or how Hackathons can create opportunities

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 11:55 | Category : Masters
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Tweet The great thing about Vlerick is that it encourages you to participate in business games, case studies, and hackathons. Hacka-what, I hear you saying? A hackathon, in the traditional sense, is a rat-race, sprint-like competition in which software developers along with subject-matter-experts work on a disruptive project during a limited amount of time ranging […]

Failing Forward, an inspirational conference about success and… failure!

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 9:14 | Category : Masters
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Tweet On Wednesday November 16, 2016, Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship students got the great opportunity to participate in the Failing Forward conference, an inspirational conference where European entrepreneurs share their honest testimonial about the ups and especially the downs of starting an own business. The Flemish Agency Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Agentschap Innoveren en Ondernemen) […]

Career Day I

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 13:09 | Category : Career Event, Event, Masters
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Tweet Career Day I, 9th of November, Vlerick Business School Brussels – The Vlerick master students got the opportunity to experience 4 big companies, potentially future employers, in a more interactive way. Read more about our meeting with AB Inbev, Hilti, Nestlé, Reckitt Benckiser and Unilin below. First on the agenda for both of us (Kaat and […]

Another inspiring year at Vlerick has begun!

Friday, 2 September 2016, 6:59 | Category : Masters
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Tweet The 2016-2017 academic year has kicked off with 263 Masters students coming from 33 different countries from all around the globe. This year also marked the launch of two new masters’ degree programmes: a Masters in Innovation & Entrepreneurship in the Leuven campus and a Masters in International Management & Strategy in Brussels. Both […]

Ni Hao

Tweet Ni hao. That was basically the only Chinese I knew before visiting the Red Dragon. Most of us only know the People’s Republic from items in the news, articles in news papers and magazines, all kind of literature we bumped into during our studies at Vlerick or prior at university or work or even […]

The Graduation Challenge is Here!

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 9:09 | Category : Masters
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Tweet With our amazing year at Vlerick coming to a close, we have a final Graduation Challenge where each class has the chance to showcase what they’ve been up to this past year in their respective programs. Watch the videos here, and vote by clicking “like” under your favorite video on YouTube! Thanks and don’t […]

FinTech Bootcamp embarks to London

Tweet During the Fintech bootcamp, our group got the chance to spend a few days in London. Bootcamps are a period of three weeks during which students focus on a subject of their choice. The FinTech bootcamp was the first of its kind ever held at Vlerick, aiming to study the impact of digital disruptors […]