Fourteen proud graduates. The auditorium filled with maybe even prouder life-partners and parents. Crowing babies and young children watching their father or mother take to the stage to receive the MBA certificate for which they worked so hard. Big smiles everywhere. What a journey the MBA...

Anyone who thinks that talking about pensions is boring, should attend a lecture of Rogér Otten. Surely, your opinion will be different afterwards. “Thanks to Dr. Otten’s lecture, I now believe that investment management is truly interesting and that the world of pension funds is...

‘Transformative Leadership for Future Challenges’ was the inspiring theme of 2021’s second educational week, taking place in the sunny city of Barcelona (Spain) from August 30 until September 3. Eleven students of MaastrichtMBA participated in this week, that was organized by EADA Business School of...

The MaastrichtMBA Women Business Network (WBN) is an initiative of MaastrichtMBA students and established based on the need of community engagement among the female students of the MBA programme via networking support for personal and professional growth. The network facilitates networking opportunities among the community...

The second Online MBA educational week of 2021 has a focus on skill development at one of our European partner universities: the renowned EADA Business School in Barcelona. This week on Transformative Leadership for Future Challenges is scheduled later this month from Sunday August 29...

Entrepreneurship is so much more than starting a new business or managing a small or medium sized enterprise. It’s about connection, coaching, building a team, creating the conditions to get the most out of people, dealing with conflicts, uncertainties and setbacks, co-creating and innovating. Entrepreneurship...

Last weekend I spent with our dog in Sauerland, a hilly recreational region about two hours driving from my home. My initial idea was to hike the first three of eight stages of the Rothaarsteig, a 155 km hiking trail starting in Brilon to Dillenburg....

“If you value or need flexibility, and want to experience the ‘live’ MBA feeling as well, go for the Online track of the MaastrichtMBA programme. It doesn’t feel like an online MBA, but delivers the same advantages”, says Dutch Royal Netherlands Navy Logistics Officer Bertram...

MaastrichtMBA alumnus Harm de Laat always knew that he wanted to become an entrepreneur. That his company would have 'something' to do with computers was a given too. "From an early age, I was trying to figure out how computers work. My father's Commodore 64...

Launching a new service or product at the right time and in the right way is crucial for its success. In today’s dynamic times, the launch is also part of the innovation re-development since it is often best to bring out a so-called Minimum Viable...

The year 2020 was marked with uncertainty as the coronavirus rampaged across the world and impacted every aspect of our daily lives. However, it was throughout this year that new ways of working together and networking surged. As we stepped in as Representatives of the...

Everyone agrees: face-to-face education beats online in almost every aspect. Nevertheless, considering the circumstances, the online educational week of MaastrichtMBA was regarded as a great experience. “It was more fun than I originally anticipated and all the efforts of the MaastrichtMBA team definitely contributed to...

For every business it is important to invest in innovation in order to stay relevant. According to the S&P 500, the average lifespan of companies is shortening. This has to do with all kind of trends such as technological, customer, competition and societal trends, and...

Imagine you have this exciting new idea. You think it’s absolutely brilliant and so does your team. You spend a lot of time developing it and bringing it to market. Unfortunately, your potential customers are far less excited. Even worse, they completely ignore your product....

Since last year, the pandemic has forced the world to adapt to increased virtual interactions and to remote teamwork experiences. Despite this, it has provided an opportunity to propel collaboration across social and professional networks. Collaboration plays a key role in unlocking new opportunities to find...

‘Sustaining competitive advantage’ is all about how companies manage to survive and thrive in their environments. It’s about staying attractive to customers and ‘seducing’ them to keep purchasing their products and services for a price that allows for a profit. How do companies do that?...

Ten students of the MaastrichtMBA programme participated in the HEC Montréal CSR Challenge on March 5 and 6. Although a bit disappointed that they didn’t bring home a price, the event was considered a big success. “It was fun and interesting. We learned a lot....

Did you know that human behaviour is highly conditioned? (At least) 90% of our behaviour is subconscious. To be an effective leader, it’s therefore essential that you know and understand the processes that drive human responses and behaviour. And that is what the Leading Strategic...

Our thirst for online shopping and engagement with multi-media streaming sites seems insatiable. The success of the likes of Amazon, Netflix, Spotify, and YouTube, demonstrates this major growth area, and Covid-19 has served to accelerate our consumer behaviour from offline to online. It seems ironic,...