Newsletter #1/2017

MSM Dean Wim Naudé

We wish all our readers a Happy 2017 in this, our first newsletter of 2017.  We are pleased to share with you a number of milestones, introduce you to some new people joining our staff in Maastricht, and invite you to take part in our events and programs. 2017 started on a high note as we received a warm commendation from AMBA at their 50th Anniversary Gala and Golden Awards Ceremony in London: for the second time, we were a finalist for the AMBA Innovation Award. We also received the confirmation from the IACBE that our programs have successfully been re-accredited.  IACBE’s commended MSM for its highly qualified and diverse faculty body. Then, we got news from Eduniversal that MSM continues to climb in their rankings of business schools. These milestones are the outcomes of our committed people to provide a high-quality, relevant education and moreover to lead in the innovation of lifelong learning. 

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MSM commended at AMBA 50th Anniversary Gala

At the 50th Anniversary Golden Awards and Gala Dinner of the Association of MBAs, held in the Savoy in London on 20 January 2017, and attended by around 250 guests from all around the world, a special honor befell Maastricht School of Management (MSM).

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IACBE re-accreditation: MSM demonstrates excellent performance

Maastricht School of Management (MSM) is proud to announce that it has received re-accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

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Meet MSM's newest colleagues

Maastricht School of Management (MSM) has welcomed six new staff members in the past few months to strengthen its ambition to provide education and advocacy for ethical management, inspiring leadership, innovative entrepreneurship and effective public policy. Read further for a briefly introduction of each one them and their variety in roles and skills.

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Scholarships available - deadline 17 March 2017

We would like to inform you about the upcoming Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP) and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Scholarship Programs (MSP) scholarship deadline. The upcoming deadline for fifteen of MSM's programs is 17 March 2017.
The application window opens on 2 February 2017.

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Empowering women in Nepal

In 2009 Maria Fernanda Palacios from Ecuador followed the MSM executive course Sustainable Tourism, where she met Dicky Chhetri from Nepal. Dicky and her sisters Lucky and Nicky Chhetri are pioneers in the field of female trekking guides.

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New partner: Executive MBA in Agribusiness at Jimma University, Ethiopia

Maastricht School of Management and Jimma University, Ethiopia recently signed a cooperation agreement to jointly offer an Executive MBA in Agribusiness in Ethiopia. 

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Re-thinking the relations between knowledge and power from the perspective or resistance studies

MSM Assistant Professor in Governance and Human Rights Nora Stel presented a paper at the recent conference on Resistance(s) Between Theory and the Field, organized by the Université Libre de Bruxelles and held in Brussels in December.

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New and upcoming programs

Online MBA
Early bird deadline: 1 March 2017
Application deadline: 1 April 2017
Start date: May 2017

Executive Education – upcoming deadlines
Value Chain Analysis – 20 February 2017
Corporate Social Responsibility – 20 February 2017
Mastering Entrepreneurship – Opportunities for Expat Spouses - 1 March 2017

M.Sc. in Management and Engineering (joint programs with RWTH Aachen University)
Start date: October of each year
Deadline: 1 March of each year 

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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:
Inclusive Industrialization and Entrepreneurship
In: Development
Authors: Wim Naudé and Paula Nagler

From whence the knowledge came: the heterogeneity of innovation procurement across Europe
In: Journal of Public Procurement
Author: Anne Rainville

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Latest and upcoming events

Meet Maastricht School of Management at the AccessMBA events in:
Zurich: 1 February 2017
Milan: 2 February 2017
Munich: 9 February 2017
Bogota: 6 March 2017
Medelline: 9 March 2017
Lima: 11 March 2017

Meet Maastricht School of Management at the AccessMasters events in:
Milan: 2 February 2017
Bogota: 7 March 2017
Medelline: 9 March 2017
Lima: 11 March 2017

APPAM International Conference: Public policy and governance beyond borders
Date: 13 & 14 July 2017
Location: Brussels, Belgium

Seminar “Economics of Conflict: Business under fire and the business of genocide
Date: 8 February 2017
Location: Siena, Italy

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MSM videos

Have a look at the video about the MSM Executive Program Value Chain Analysis. The application deadline for this program is 20 February 2017!

Click here for the MSM YouTube channel.

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Vacancies

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

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