Newsletter #7/2018


October was again another exciting month at MSM. We maintained our top position in the Eduniversal 4 Palmes of Excellence ranking and celebrated the Graduation Ceremony at our partner universities in Hungary and Kazakhstan. Students from our partner university CENTRUM Católica in Peru visited MSM for their study attachment abroad while also the students from our partner university Nichols College in the USA arrived in Maastricht. MSM truly brings the world to Maastricht! We also participated in projects in the areas of gender equality and in mental health for Syrian refugee children. Read all about this and much more in this months’ newsletter.

Meinhard Gans                                           Katalin Kovacs
Chief Executive Officer a.i.                        Dean a.i.

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MSM maintains top position in the Eduniversal 4 Palmes of Excellence ranking

MSM retained its first position in the Eduniversal 4 Palmes of Excellence ranking, signifying that MSM classifies as a “Top Business School with significant international influence”.

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Graduation in Hungary: Hungary's top businesses celebrating their joint MSM and SEED MBA degree

SEED (School for Executive Education & Development), MSM’s Degree Partner in Budapest, Hungary, celebrated their inaugural MBA graduation on 11 October 2018. MSM’s Dean a.i, Ms. Kati Kovacs, and the Founder Director of SEED, Dr. Anthony Radev, presented the graduates with their MSM MBA diplomas in front of friends and family.

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Celebrating the 20th MBA Graduation in Kazakhstan

MSM’s Dean a.i. Ms. Katalin Kovacs and Director of Education and Executive Development Mr. David Cass recently visited MSM’s educational partner Almaty Management University in Kazakhstan to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the joint MBA program and to attend the Graduation Ceremony.

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Brand-new website for MSM!

We are excited to present you our newly revamped website! Our goal with this new designed website is to provide a user-friendly browsing experience for all our visitors.

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Vibrant interactions between different cultures - MSM-CENTRUM students visit Maastricht

MSM recently welcomed 20 students of partner university CENTRUM Católica at MSM for their study attachment abroad as part of their part-time MBA program. 

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Women on the rise in Ethiopia

On the day that the first female President of Ethiopia was inaugurated, university leaders undersigned the Roadmap to Gender equality in Eastern Ethiopian universities during a workshop at Haramaya University. This marked the end of a participative, bottom-up process, facilitated by MSM and funded by Nuffic.

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MSM and AUB collaborate on project to improve the mental health of Syrian refugee children

Together with the American University of Beirut (AUB) MSM will start a 12 month project named; Safe and Sound (SaS) in Lebanon. The aim of the project is on improving the mental health of Syrian refugee children in primary and secondary schools through community and family-based psychosocial support.

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Constitutional Court of Indonesia and MSM to partner in management and leadership training

A delegation of the Indonesia Constitutional Court (Mahkammah Konstitusi Republik indonesia, MKRI), headed by Dr. Guntur Hamzah, Secretary General visited MSM. The court has identified MSM as partner for training non-legal staff on a variety of management and leadership topics. 

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Tailor made training for the Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia

From 01 until 05 October a group of 18 senior Civil Servants of the Indonesian Court of Audit visited MSM for a one week tailor made program on ”Effective Soft & Communication Skills for Leaders”

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Unlocking leadership potential with MSM's Mastering Leadership program

From 8 – 19 October 2018, 20 participants from 11 different cultures participated in the Mastering Effective Leadership program. The program - which consists of one week Personal Leadership Skills and one week Team Leadership Influencing Skills – is created to develop the leadership skills of current and future leaders to become more successful at work and in life.

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"If you want to study a practice-oriented business program in a multicultural environment in the heart of Europe, MSM is the right choice!"

Also this year MSM was proud to have so many international talented students in our programs. One of them is Mariia Kirichenko who followed the Master in Management program at MSM.

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New and upcoming programs

Master in Management
Early bird deadline: 1 May 2019
Application deadline non-EU residents: 15 July 2019
Application deadline EU residents: 15 September 2019
Start of program: 30 September 2019

Full-time MBA
Early bird deadline: 1 May 2019
Application deadline non-EU residents: 15 July 2019
Application deadline EU residents: 15 September 2019
Start of program: 30 September 2019

Executive MBA
Early bird deadline: 25 November 2018
Application deadline: 10 January 2019
Start of program: 11 January 2019

Online MBA
Early bird deadline: 1 April 2019
Application deadline: 1 June 2019
Start of program: June 2019

Master of Science in Management and Engineering
(five joint programs with RWTH Aachen University)
Start date: October of each year
Application deadline: 1 March of each year 

Executive Education – upcoming deadlines
Strategic Leadership - 21 December 2018
Change Management - 28 December 2018
Rethinking Your Business Model - 14 February 2019
e-Government - 1 March 2019
Turn Big Data Into Competitive Advantage - 8 March 2019

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New and recent publications

Visit our research portal or click on the links below to access our publications. 

Recent titles include:
Making Open Innovation Stick: A Study of Open Innovation Implementation in 756 Global Organizations
In: Research-Technology Management
Authors: Andy Zynga, Kathleen Diener, Christoph Ihl, Dirk Lüttgens, Frank Piller & Bruno Scherb

Well-Being, Personal Success and Business Performance Among Entrepreneurs: A Two-Wave Study
In: Journal of Happiness Studies
Authors: Josette Dijkhuizen, Marjan Gorgievski, Marc van Veldhoven, René Schalk

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Latest and upcoming events

Meet MSM at the I am Expat fair in The Hague
Date: 10 November 2018

MSM The Hague Alumni event
Date: 10 November 2018

Join our webinar and learn how MSM can help you and your company to create and capture more value
Date: 15 November 2018

Meet MSM at the AccessMBA fair in Prague
Date: 6 December 2018

Join our free webinar and learn all about the MSM Executive MBA and Online MBA
Date: 12 December 2018

Join the MSM Experience - Open Day
Date: 19 January 2019

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MSM videos

While our new intakes are working hard towards their Graduation Day, we look back on the Graduation Day of the previous intake! Click on the picture to watch the official compilation video of the MSM Graduation Day 2018. 

Click here for the MSM YouTube channel.

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Click here for the current job opportunities at Maastricht School of Management. 

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