Lockdown update: How I managed both work & postgrad studies from home in Belgium

Tweet This is the story of Namit Arora, a Masters in Marketing and Digital Transformation student at Vlerick Business School, in Belgium, who is studying and completing an in-company project from home.  My passion for marketing, motivation to build a future in the heart of Europe, and aspiration to study in one of the best European […]

7 Highlights From Dublin’s Tech Scenario

Tweet After a week of visits in the leading tech companies in Dublin’s Silicon Docks, here are some of my personal highlights. The idea of Dublin becoming the Silicon Valley of Europe seems to be on its tracks. Hosting the European headquarters of all the main tech companies in the world, Dublin looks like an […]

DUBLIN TRIP: Vlerick is on the case at Microsoft’s Dublin Campus

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 17:52 | Category : Company Visit, Dublin Trip, Masters, Masters in Marketing and Digital Transformation
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Tweet On the last day of our Dublin trip we had the chance to visit Microsoft at their Dublin campus located in Leopardstown, half an hour south of Dublin. This €134m state of the art building inaugurated in 2018 offers over 34,000 square metres and is the home to over 2,000 employees. The Dublin division […]

DUBLIN TRIP: A sneak peek into Google’s world

Tweet Since Google opened its European Headquarters in Dublin in 2003, the number of employees has grown from five to over eight-thousand. It now hosts 70 nationalities and 75 languages spoken, serving over 100 markets. Nevertheless, one of the first things you notice when entering a building is the familiarity between the employees. Team-spirit, accompanied […]

DUBLIN TRIP: MDT Masters students explore the Facebook EMEA headquarters

Tweet Did you know that 80% of Instagram users follow a brand? Neither did we, until we learned all about the importance of Facebook and Instagram for businesses around the world. Especially for medium sized companies, Facebook can really boost the growth of their business. With this in mind, it is no surprise that their […]

DUBLIN TRIP – HubSpot: where tech and sales come together!

Tweet On the second day of the trip to Dublin, our Marketing and Digital Transformation students visited HubSpot; the fast-growing scale-up. The day started by having a tour around the office. This was followed by a presentation about what the company does and how it operates. There was then a demonstration of the platform. But […]

DUBLIN TRIP – Oracle: The most underrated revolutionary tech giant

Tweet On Tuesday the 18th of February we visited the first tech company on the Masters in Marketing & Digital Transformation Dublin trip: Oracle. Oracle is an American tech company specialized in database software, cloud engineering and enterprise software products. Oracle operates in a B2B environment and is by consequence less known to the broad […]