Sports Business & Digital Innovation boot camp

Friday, 26 March 2021, 16:35 | Category : Bootcamp, Masters, Vlerick Experience
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Tweet My Marketing & Digital Transformation journey is reaching its final – more tailored – phase. The past three weeks I dived into the world of Innovation & Digital Transformation in Sports Business with Professors Philippe Baecke & Frank Goedertier. We were pleased to welcome and learn from top professionals within the sports industry: Prof. Kenneth Cortsen […]

Gaming & Esports elective: Game on!

Thursday, 4 March 2021, 17:41 | Category : Electives, Vlerick Experience
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Tweet In the final week of our electives at Vlerick Business School, we (Marvin Kaunda, Simon Decock, Lucas Verhoustraeten and Michaël Martens) got the opportunity to participate in the brand-new gaming elective, together with a limited group of students. This group had both gaming enthusiasts as well as those who rarely play a game in […]

How we took on the Investment Research Challenge… with success!

Monday, 22 February 2021, 18:06 | Category : Masters in Financial Management, Vlerick Experience
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Tweet With global markets in turmoil, a global pandemic wreaking havoc across industries and an unprecedented level of uncertainty for future outlooks, this years´ Investment research challenge at Vlerick was exactly what it depicts; a true challenge.  In late September 2020, we were introduced with this years´ choice Kinepolis, a global cinema operator. The extensive […]

Recap: The Vlerick Boardroom Series

Friday, 5 February 2021, 13:40 | Category : Career Event, Vlerick Experience
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Tweet Last week, Vlerick offered us the opportunity to meet up online with some top entrepreneurial leaders who are a member of the Vlerick Board or Vlerick General Council. For this Recap, I have gathered quotes and key takeaways from the participants. It was wonderful to learn from these passionate and skilled leaders, we all got […]

How knowledge from the past supports the future

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 13:54 | Category : Career Event, Event, Vlerick Experience
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Tweet “Learning from your mistakes, people appreciate that.” That is exactly what Mr. Frans Muller, CEO of Ahold Delhaize, told us during the Boardroom Series. Using old knowledge to pursue your goals in order to make a difference. One hour later we elaborated further on this “future success” topic with Mr. Louis Jonckheere, Vlerick alumnus […]

Meeting up with top entrepreneurial leaders during Vlerick Boardroom Series

Tweet Recently, we (Gijs Kriger, Jens Jacob, Gilian Verschooten, Stephan Verhelst and myself) got the opportunity to meet up with Mr. Frank Donck in the context of meeting a Board member of Vlerick Business School. Frank Donck is a Masters in Financial Management alumnus from Vlerick and currently is managing director of the private equity […]

Beursrally: MFM students compete in virtual investment competition boosting team & competitive spirit

Tweet The Beursrally/Rallye Boursier is a virtual investment competition organized by the Belgian newspaper that mainly focuses on business and economics, De Tijd (Mediafin). This challenge lasts from the 16th of November until the 22nd of January. The goal? Choose the right investment portfolio with a budget of 50k to achieve as many gains as possible […]

Sales Club Competition 2020-2021

Tweet Last week, we (Ann-Sophie Rottée and Florence Vandecaveye) had the opportunity to participate in the online edition of the Vlerick Business School Sales Club Competition. In the first round of this sales simulation, we took the role of an account manager at Hilti trying to convince our buyer of the value of their ON!Track […]

Nespresso-Vlerick Challenge 2020-2021: One Planet. What else? ☕

Tweet Last Friday, I had the opportunity to present a marketing campaign for senior and top management of Nestlé Nespresso in a contest together with my team mates Sara Blocquiaux and Nathan Holzken. It was an incredible experience, with many groups from all Vlerick Business School campuses presenting amazing ideas. Furthermore, we are proud to announce that we have been awarded […]

Goldstein Brewery Case: Putting our learnings into action (on-campus)

Tweet In the last week before the Christmas holidays, we (the MGM students) got served the Goldstein Brewery case. A case in which we had exactly 72 hours to tackle the problems the Goldstein Brewery is facing. 72 hours of hard work, little sleep and lots of bad humor. We were divided into groups of […]