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 […]

M3 2017 Trip To Dublin

Tweet On Valentine’s Day M3 left on their long awaited study trip to Dublin. Up first was a visit to the Digital Department of Oracle. Here, we were inspired by Alan Lawless. He welcomed the group and passionately explained Oracle’s value proposition. Up next we had a networking session, a session about data-driven marketing and […]

MFM 2017 trip to London

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 23:10 | Category : Masters
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Tweet Greetings my fellow Vlerick compatriots! I´d say hope you all started the year well and refreshed but let´s be serious.., with just two weeks of Christmas and a big welcome from a couple of exams the first week back, we hit the ground running this year. That was quickly over and then came the […]

Shark Tank Challenge — Can you handle it?

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 6:27 | Category : Masters
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Tweet January is over, exams are over! However, at Vlerick Business School, we as students are often assessed in other ways than just another standard, boring exam. Vlerick professors are quite often challenged to examinate their students in innovative, inspiring ways. One of the most inventive assessments we’ve had so far was the AB Inbev Shark […]

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 […]