Newsletter #2/2019

Introduction

Our international group of MBA and Master in Management students dressed-up to enjoy their first carnival experience at MSM together with MSM staff. After being immersed in the Maastricht carnival for a few days it is now back to business again, preparing for exams and submitting assignments. While the international students enjoyed Maastricht, our Recruitment Officer Ms. Inka Diddens met with more than 30 MSM alumni in Peru. Follow our Instagram channel for updates on all MSM events! In this newsletter, you can read more about two MSM MBA alumni following a traineeship at international healthcare company Arion, MSM’s interactive personal leadership training for entrepreneurs in the Province of Limburg and a tailor made program for the Audit Board of Indonesia. You can also learn more about the successful launch of a capacity-building project in Sierra Leone, the closing of a three-year project in Kenya, and the start of an Executive MBA Agribusiness in Ethiopia. 

Meinhard Gans, CEO a.i.

Katalin Kovacs, Dean a.i. 

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This global healthcare company is hiring MBA graduates for traineeships

The skills MBA students learn at Maastricht School of Management makes them great hires, says Arion Group representative.

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Mental innovation for entrepreneurs in the Province of Limburg

Together with the LWV (Limburg Union of Employers) MSM is organizing an interactive personal leadership training for entrepreneurs in the Province of Limburg.

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Audit Board of Indonesia visited MSM for Tailor-Made-Program in communication skills for leaders

From the 25th until the 28th of February a delegation of the Indonesian Court of Audit (Badan Pemeriksa Keuangan Republik Indonesia) (BPK) visited MSM for a one week tailor made program on ”Effective Soft & Communication Skills for Leaders”.

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A successful launch of ‘Strengthening WASH Expertise in Sierra Leone’ project

History has been made in Sierra Leone on February 25, 2019 when Maastricht School of Management (MSM) was welcomed by Government Technical Institute (GTI) in Freetown. GTI hosted the launch event of the Strengthening WASH Expertise in Sierra Leone (SWESL) project.

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Executive MBA Agribusiness in Ethiopia started

On Saturday February 9, intake one of Executive MBA (EMBA) in Agribusiness started in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with its two-years journey.

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Improving agribusiness in Kenya by fostering a profitable agribusiness model

International Projects and Consultancies Director Diederik de Boer visited Kenya to be present at the final conference to conclude the by MSM managed 3-year Telephone Farmers’ Project.

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MBA graduate receives best thesis award from the Union of Economists in Suriname

The Union of Economists in Suriname (Vereniging van Economisten in Suriname - VES) has awarded Raj Paltantewari for the best socio-economic thesis of 2018. Raj Paltantewari graduated from the 11th intake of the MBA program, jointly offered by MSM and FHR Lim A Po Institute for Higher Education in Suriname.

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Meet MSM's staff members: Introducing Shiwen Tilmans-Ma

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 Shiwen Tilmans-Ma.

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Meet MSM's faculty members: introducing Caren Crowley

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 Caren Crowley.

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New and upcoming programs

MBA Summer School
Application deadline: 31 March 2019
Start of program: 6 July 2019

Research Summer School
Data Analysis using STATA - 24-29 June 2019
Machine Learning and Data Mining with Python 
1-6 July 2019
Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) - 8-13 July 2019
Early bird deadline: 20 April 2019
Application deadline: 20 May 2019

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

Executive Education – upcoming deadlines
Project Design Tools - 13 April 2019
Project Monitoring Tools - 20 April 2019
Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers - 7 May 2019
Rethinking your Business Model - 30 September 2019
Corporate Social Responsibility - 2 November 2019
Value Chain Analysis - 9 November 2019

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Upcoming events

Meet MSM at the AccessMBA event in Mexico City
Date: 9 March 2019

Meet MSM at the AccessMasters event in Mexico City
Date: 10 March 2019

Join the MSM - Nuffic NESO Mexico seminar
Date: 10 March 2019

Meet MSM at the AccessMasters event in Casablanca, Morocco
Date: 12 April 2019

Join the MSM Experience
Date: 13 April 2019

Meet MSM at the AccessMBA eevnt in Casablanca, Morocco
Date: 13 April 2018

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MSM videos

Video Master in Management

A one-year full-time Master in Management program for recent graduates and young professionals with the ambition to manage people and processes with success in any organization, country or context. Click on the picture below to watch the video to in which alumni and current students share their experience!  

Video Full-time MBA

Joining our full-time MBA program will challenge you to develop your management skills in a diverse, international and multicultural environment. The more than two dozen nationalities represented in a typical class of the full-time MBA creates a stimulating learning environment inside and outside the classroom. Have a look at the video!

Click here for the MSM YouTube channel.

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