Newsletter #1/2019

Introduction

The year 2019 got off to a good start! We are proud to announce that MSM secured seven international capacity-building projects in Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Uganda, as well as several tailor-made trainings. We hosted the “Bridging the Skills Gap” symposium where the Employability of MBA graduates in the Netherlands was discussed with various companies, and we participated in the MERITSummit in Vienna. Read all about it in this January newsletter. In the meantime we are preparing to meet many prospective students at upcoming educational fairs around the world. Check out our events section to find out where!

Meinhard Gans, CEO a.i.

Katalin Kovacs, Dean a.i. 

Read further >

Nuffic grants OKP TMT+ project in Sierra Leone to MSM

Together with the Government Technical Institute (GTI) in Sierra Leone MSM will work towards a ‘fit for purpose’ Polytechnic, delivering WASH focused vocational and technical training and education.

Read further >

‘Enhancing water efficiency and food security through Egyptian TVETs’

MSM has been awarded the NUFFIC OKP grant for the project ‘Enhancing water efficiency and food security through Egyptian TVETs’. The project will enhance water efficiency and food security in Egypt by means of capacity building at TVET/HE’s.

Read further >

MSM will manage project to end impunity of sexual and gender based violence in Uganda

In January 2019 MSM will start a 3-year project named ‘End Impunity on sexual and gender based violence (EIS)’.

Read further >

A Triple Helix+ approach towards Inclusive and Conflict-Sensitive Development in Cauca Colombia

The Cauca Local Economic Development project proposal from MSM has been awarded a grant from Nuffic to realize the project. The CLED project focuses on A Triple Helix+ approach towards inclusive and conflict-sensitive development in the Cauca region in Colombia,

Read further >

Improvement of agricultural vocational education in Ethiopia

MSM has been chosen by Nuffic and the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Addis Ababa to take the lead in a comprehensive program aiming to improve the agricultural vocational education in Ethiopia.

Read further >

Nuffic grants food & nutrition security tender in Rwanda to MSM

Together with its consortium partners, MSM has been awarded the Nuffic OKP tender for Rwanda. The project will contribute to food & nutrition security by strengthening technical and vocational education that enables integrated food chains to be developed around the horticulture, dairy and poultry value chains in the Western province.

Read further >

Learn to boldly go where no one has gone before!

What are two of the most important, but also hardest to find skills among MBA graduates according to Dutch employers?

Read further >

MERITalk by Dave Cass: how to apply Service Design Thinking to bridge the skills gap

Mr. Dave Cass, Director of Education and Executive Development delivered an inspirational MERITalk on Service Design Thinking during the MERITSummit in Vienna on 16 January 2019.

Read further >

MSM Executive MBA module on Strategic Orientation: productive, intense and challenging

In January, MSM welcomed the Executive MBA students again in Maastricht for their Strategic Orientation module with classes in Economics for Managers and Global Corporate Strategy. Ms. Olga Mykhaylenko, new Executive MBA student, experienced her first classes as productive, challenging and intense. The great group of students also added a lot of value to the classes, she indicates

Read further >

Meet MSM's faculty members: introducing Dennis Christmas

MSM’s faculty members are passionate about what they do and tenacious in finding solutions to the toughest business challenges. Each month MSM will highlight one of its faculty members and this month the spotlight is on Dennis Christmas.

Read further >

Meet MSM's staff members: Introducing Ms. Pilar Gonzalez Vigil

To become more acquainted with our staff members and to show you how it feels for them working at MSM we will each month highlight one of our staff members. This month the spotlight will be on Ms. Pilar Gonzalez Vigil.

Read further >

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: 1 August 2019
Application deadline: 10 October 2019
Start of program: 12 October 2019

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

Summer School
Application deadline: 31 March 2019

Research Methods and Skills
Application deadline: 1 July 2019
Start of program: 2 September 2019

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

Executive Education – upcoming deadlines
Rethinking Your Business Model - 14 February 2019
Corporate Social Responsibility - 1 March 2019
Value Chain Analysis - 8 March 2019
Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers - 7 May 2019

Read further >

Upcoming events

Join the webinar on the Orange Tulip Scholarships for South African students
Date: 6 February 2019

Meet MSM at the AccessMBA event in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date: 6 February 2019

Meet MSM at the Study in Holland Promotion Tour in Stellenbosch, South Africa
Date: 11 February 2019

Meet MSM at the Study in Holland Promotion Tour in Cape Town, South Africa
Date: 11 February 2019

Meet MSM at the Study in Holland Promotion Tour in Durban, South Africa
Date: 12 February 2019

Workshop Big Data Innovation Procurement
Date: 21 February 2019

Read further >

MSM videos

Video Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers

"The program exceeded my expectations, because quite a lot of useful information has been taught in a limited time-frame in such a way that my brain was able to handle it. If you are involved in financial decision making and do not have a financial background, you should certainly consider applying for this course. It is well worth the investment!" Mario Delamboy, participant of MSM's 3-day Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers program.

Interested? Click on the picture below to watch the video of Joris Kersten, the lead trainer in this program.
Want to join? The next course will run on 7, 21 June and 4 July!

Video MSM Summer specializations

Broaden your knowledge this summer in Entrepreneurship, the Digital Economy, Healthcare Management, International Business & Sustainable Development or Accounting & Finance during our 2-week summer specialization.

Click on the picture below to have a look at the video in which Dave Cass, Director of Education and Executive Development gives you more details about our summer specializations that take place from 6 till 20 July 2019.

Click here for the MSM YouTube channel.

Read further >

Working together for better global management
Maastricht School of Management | Endepolsdomein 150, 6229 EP Maastricht,
The Netherlands | www.msm.nl | info@msm.nl | Unsubscribe Newsletter