MFM London Study Trip 2019

Tweet On the 14th of January our entire MFM class traveled to London to visit a series of top tier companies in the financial field. Five intense days of fascinating talks, networking events, and worthwhile to mention, some time was preserved for us to explore the vibrant city in all its glory. A sincere thank […]

Winter season kicked off with lots of interesting trips and events!

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 11:01 | Category : Alumni Event, Company Visit, Event, Masters in Financial Management, Vlerick Experience
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Tweet Amsterdam trip On an early Monday (6 a.m. sharp), we traveled from Brussels to AMSTERDAM to visit financial institutions. More precisely, we had the privilege to visit ABN AMRO, Kempen and APG. At ABN AMRO we did a business case about M&A in the beer industry. Here is a picture of the winning team, […]

MFM for the win at KPMG M&A competition!

Monday, 12 November 2018, 12:20 | Category : Career Event, Event, Masters in Financial Management, Vlerick Experience
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Tweet On the the 8th of November, KPMG organized an M&A case in which several of the Vlerick students participated. According to the students it has been a very interesting afternoon, which ended in a presentation of the results. The goal of the competition was to evaluate an M&A bid, based on different aspects such […]

Amsterdam study trip

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 8:48 | Category : Company Visit, International trip, Masters, Masters in Financial Management
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Tweet Last month, our fresh (or at least some of them still are) batch of MFM students went to Amsterdam, the city of canals, bikes, parties and, well… finance! The well-filled agenda of this day consisted of 3 company visits, of which the first one definitely the most appealing to most: ABN Amro. A handful […]

IMEx experience

Tweet Monday, the 10th of April. After a week in Berlin, visiting start-ups and enjoying each other’s company, it was time for a little competition. This competition, otherwise known as IMEx (short for Integrated Management Exercise) makes you turn around a toy manufacturer that was recently hit by a fire. It brings together everything you’ve […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brussels Job Fair

Tweet On February 3rd, a job fair was organized at the Vlerick Brussels campus. We had the opportunity to meet up with almost 40 different companies from various sectors such as retail, chemical industry, consultancy, audit, etc.  Each firms had 2 or 3 spoke persons and would give away many tips, advices, flyers and even […]

Studying in the heart of Europe: Vlerick Brussels

Tweet Dear reader, All of my previous academic career years I have been studying in a small town called Leuven not that far from Brussels. I use the words “small” and “town” not for the bad reasons but just to draw an image of a small and cosy town where I spent ten years of […]

Vlerick Brussels wins first ABI Cup

Tweet On Saturday the 31th of October 2015 AB InBev organised the first ABI Cup in Leuven, This is an indoor football tournament for students interested to join one of the Belgian brewer’s traineeship. The “Vlerick Bruxzookas” team composed by six MGM and six MFM students from Brussels was determined to make their campus proud! […]