Newsletter #5/2019


The month of May was filled with good news and celebration at Maastricht School of Management. Our MBA and Master in Management students enthusiastically demonstrated their presentation talents during our annual PechaKucha event on 10 May. Earlier that day, we celebrated the graduation of more than 30 students who received their Master’s degree in Management and Engineering. This degree, jointly offered by MSM and RWTH Aachen University, offers the unique advantage of combining technical engineering with international business training skills.

On the institute front, we are proud to announce that we have been awarded four tailor-made training programs in Burundi, Congo, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Next to the four one-year tailor-made training programs MSM has also been awarded a three-year project in Ghana in Agricultural Development.

Looking ahead, we hope to meet many prospective students at the “I am not a Tourist” Expat Fair in Eindhoven on 16 June 2019 and would like to take this opportunity to remind you all that the application deadline for our next Research Methods and Skills course is 1 July 2019. The application deadline for our degree programs is also approaching!

Meinhard Gans, CEO a.i.

Katalin Kovacs, Dean a.i. 

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MSM students deliver 40th PechaKucha event in Maastricht

This year seven MBA and Master in Management students took part in the annual PechaKucha event at Maastricht School of Management. They were joined by Oliver Olson who closed the evening with an outstanding PechaKucha improvisation on random slides on a topic chosen selected by the audience.

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Management and Engineering students celebrate their Graduation

On 10 May 2019, MSM and RWTH Aachen University celebrated the graduation of more than 30 students of the joint M.Sc. in Management and Engineering programs.

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Support for SGBV survivors in Burundi

MSM in collaboration with experts from Living Peace Institute (DRC) and Burundian Trainers trained by ICGLR-RTF (Uganda) will help Seruka Centre in Burundi to provide support for survivors of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) in Burundi.

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Preventing retraumatisation of SGBV survivors in Democratic Republic of Congo

MSM in collaboration with experts from Living Peace Institute (Goma, DRC) will facilitate trainings in Military and Police Hospitals in North Kivu and the Military and Police Hospitals in South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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A guaranteed success for development projects with MSM’s executive Project Design Tools and Project Monitoring Tools program

From 13 May – 24 May 2019, 15 participants from seven different nationalities took part in the executive Project Identification, Development and Management program. 

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Crossing continents: connecting Rwanda's education system and business development to the Limburg region

On May 28 and 29, 2019 MSM was pleased to receive the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) in the person of Ms. Elodie Rusera, Chief Skills Officer and Peter Malinga, Director of Capacity Development.

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Sustainable Business Development: MSM at Limburg Leads

On 15 and 16 May 2019, MSM was present at the Limburg Leads event in Maastricht with some challenging presentations by Mirjana Stanisic, Wynand Bodewes and Ger Jonkergouw in the area of Sustainable Business Development.

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Deposit Insurance and Cross-Border Deposits in Times of Banking Crises: recent published paper

Dr. Harald Sander, Professor of Economics at MSM and Professor of Economics and International Economics at Technische Hochschule Köln – University of applied Sciences, recently published a paper. The aim of this publication is to show the effects of deposit insurance on global deposit flows and to inform policy makers on how to make global, regional and national financial systems more stable.

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Meet MSM's staff members: introducing Stefano Locatelli

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 Stefano Locatelli.

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New and upcoming programs

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

Full-time MBA
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

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

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Upcoming events

Meet MSM at the "I am not a Tourist" Expat fair in Eindhoven
Date: 16 June 2019

Webinar - practical insights into the MSM Executive MBA
Date: 25 June 2019

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MSM videos

Want to develop your global and multi-cultural leadership skills? Join our MBA program starting the 30th of September 2019! Our students share their experience at MSM with you in the video below. Click on the picture to watch!

Did this spark your interest? Visit our website for more information about our full-time MBA program:

Click here for the MSM YouTube channel.

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