Vlerick Business School

Introduction
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By 2030 the majority of people will be educated abroad! Vlerick is a leading international business school... with a difference. Yes, we offer fully-accredited, world class education programmes combining a healthy mix of theoretical knowledge and practical insight. Yes, we are a leading academic institution with a strong tradition of innovative and independent research. Yes, we boast internationally recognised, expert faculty with close ties to the corporate world. And yes, we are consistently ranked amongst the top business schools in Europe and the world.

However, what truly sets Vlerick apart is not just what we do but the spirit in which we do it. The Vlerick spirit is defined by openness, vitality and a passion for innovation and enterprise. It is a spirit that can be found in every aspect of our school and its activities: from our enthusiastic, highly motivated staff to our innovative and pragmatic teaching methods; from our global network of students, alumni and corporate partners to our inspiring, vibrant campuses. It is all these elements together that have made Vlerick Business School the leading institution it is today: a place where people and organisations come together to shape the future of global business.

Vlerick in the World

•Campuses in Brussels, Ghent, Leuven and St. Petersburg

•Alliances with over 40 international business schools

•Established partnerships with 250 companies and multinational corporations

•Network of 17 000 alumni in over 100 countries

•World-class education programmes

•Since 1953

•Ranked amongst the best in Europe

•Approx. 800 MBA and Masters students

•40 nationalities represented in the MBA programme

•200 enthusiastic staff

•Over 6000 participants in executive education

•More than 50 faculty with 12 different nationalities

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Master

Masters in Financial Management

Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Brussels

Join the fast track to a rewarding career in financial management. The Masters in Financial Management (MFM) is your ideal launch pad to a career in the financial services sector or as a financial manager or CFO in an even broader range of companies. [+]

Join the fast track to a rewarding career in financial management. The Masters in Financial Management (MFM) is your ideal launch pad to a career in the financial services sector or as a financial manager or CFO in an even broader range of companies. Get insights from renowned industry experts who combine their academic background with ample business experience. The Investment Research Challenge will put you to the test and have you working around the clock, to come up with a well-considered investment advice. Ranked top 25 in Europe in the Financial Times 2015 rankings: n°10 in Europe value for money n°15 worldwide placement success The only programme in Belgium to be selected as a CFA Partner Programme by the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute (CFA). The programme is run in our Brussels campus in the prestigious Brussels Manhattan Center, right in the vibrant heart of Brussels and within walking distance of the European Quarter. Programme Content The content is progressively built up, starting with the management essentials, before moving on to the core subjects. This ensures that everyone, regardless of study background, masters the basic concepts. Throughout the different modules you will be faced with numerous action-learning challenges and personal development excercises. In the second part of the programme, you will have the opportunity to tailor your curriculum through the boot camp and in-company project . Learning Experience You are a financial specialist – and you want to be the best. The FT ranks us as 10th in all of Europe for value for money – and 15th for worldwide employability. Let our teaching and reputation propel your career forward! Our Masters in Financial Management grooms you for a career in the financial services sector or as a CFO in a broad range of companies. Get insights from renowned industry experts who combine their academic background with ample business experience. The Investment Research Challenge will put you to the test and have you working around the clock, to come up with a well-considered investment advice. This Masters includes a London trip with visits to top financial institutions such as JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch and Lloyd's. Throughout the year, you will be able to gain the necessary skills to become a well-rounded financial manager and get the chance to broaden or deepen your knowledge of a specific domain with one of our boot camps. [-]

Masters in General Management

Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Leuven Ghent Brussels + 2 more

With this intensive programme you'll gain a solid foundation in all core management disciplines. Whatever your study background, you'll develop well-rounded knowledge and a skillset to maximise your career opportunities. [+]

With this intensive programme you'll gain a solid foundation in all core management disciplines. Whatever your study background, you'll develop well-rounded knowledge and a skillset to maximise your career opportunities. You'll also gain expertise in a number of specialist areas through a broad offer of electives and hands-on boot camps, and by choosing your own consultancy project. You can join the programme on all three of our campuses in Brussels, Ghent or Leuven depending on which electives you choose. Ranked by the Financial Times 2015 worldwide n° 15 value for money n° 13 placement success 98% jobs within 3 months after graduation Top 30% highest salaries 3 years after graduation Programme Content In the first part of the programme you'll get a broad view on all management domains. Starting with a crash course on management essentials, you then move on to the core subjects. This ensures that everyone, regardless of study background, masters the basic concepts. Throughout the different modules you'll be faced with numerous action-learning challenges and personal development excercises. The international trip will take you to Istanbul, Turkey. Through company visits and hands-on assignments you'll experience how business is done in different cultures. In the second part of the programme, you'll have the opportunity to tailor your curriculum through a broad range of electives, boot camps and a two-month consultancy project. Learning Experience With our Masters in General Management programme, you’ll develop a keen understanding of all core areas of business – as well as the specialist areas you’d like to explore. This programme forms a bridge between the knowledge you've acquired at university and the practical challenges of the corporate world. Get the insights, skills and confidence you need to put your ideas into practice. When you join this Masters, you'll be part of a highly diverse group of students, with different academic backgrounds, varied personal interest and career goals. This programme will also take you on an intercultural business trip to Istanbul, where you will discover the challenges of international business through a mix of company visits and lectures. After you have completed the broad overview of all core management areas, you will have ample choice of electives and specialised boot camps to tailor the curriculum to your interest and future career path. [-]

Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Leuven

You have the ideas - we’ll teach you how to think and act like an innovative entrepreneur! Today’s business world is constantly changing and management strategies need to be redefined non-stop. [+]

You have the ideas - we’ll teach you how to think and act like an innovative entrepreneur! Today’s business world is constantly changing and management strategies need to be redefined non-stop. So, companies are looking for people who can generate new ideas, apply frameworks and respond to this changing environment. This programme teaches you how to identify and manage new business opportunities. It’s the gateway to a career as an innovative leader in any kind of company- a large consultancy firm, a multinational, or your own business. During the discruption tour to Silicon Valley you'll get the chance to visit innovative companies, investors and incubators. Financial Times: We’re ranked No. 9 worldwide in the Financial Times’ MBA ranking for Entrepreneurship. This programme takes place in Leuven, one of Belgium’s most vibrant university towns and a high-tech hotspot in Europe. Our partner University (KU Leuven) is considered the second most innovative European university, behind Imperial College London, in a 2015 ranking by press agency Reuters. KU Leuven is ranked 16th worldwide. Programme Content In the first part of the programme you'll get a broad view on all management domains. Starting with a crash course on management essentials, you then move on to the core subjects. Throughout the different modules you'll be faced with numerous action learning challenges and personal development exercises. Throughout the year you'll work with your team on developing your own new business idea during the start-up accelerator. Experienced coaches will help and challenge you on the way. The second part of the programme focuses entirely on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. You'll first take some specialised courses and then choose an industry-focused strategic innovation boot camp. One of the highlights of the year is no doubt the disruption tour to Silicon valley in which you'll visit several innovative start-ups and get to meet successful entrepreneurs. In the last two months of the programme you'll either work on an innovation consultancy project or your own start-up. During Summer, you can apply for an optional internship in a start-up through one of our partners’ incubator or accelerator programmes. Learning Experience Your heart races when you see new ways of working and producing. Where others may see chaos, you see exciting market disruption. Our Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship will transform your way of thinking into a true innovation mindset. You'll acquire the necessary skills to start a business, create innovations, manage change, and lead others in the process of turning an idea into a viable business opportunity. This Masters includes a disruption tour to Silicon Valley, with visits to innovative companies, investors and incubators. It is the ideal preparation for a wide spectrum of career opportunities, such as becoming an entrepreneur, an innovation manager in a large corporation or an innovation and R&D consultant. You will learn new concepts through hands-on experience with a two-month, full-time innovation consultancy assignment or your own start-up. [-]

Masters in International Management & Strategy

Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Brussels

Want to compete on the international level? Our Masters in International Management & Strategy gives you the tools and skills to take the first steps towards an international career in business and management. [+]

Want to compete on the international level? Our Masters in International Management & Strategy gives you the tools and skills to take the first steps towards an international career in business and management. This programme offers you the possibility to experience different business cultures. You'll spend up to 3 months abroad including an immersion in China and a global consultancy project abroad. Combining a rigorous analytical approach with a thorough knowledge of international business, this highly selective and demanding programme is the perfect preparation for a career in strategic consulting or high-level management. Programme Content You'll start with a crash course on all management essentials, before moving on to the core subjects. This ensures that everyone, regardless of study background, masters the basic concepts. Throughout the different modules you'll be faced with numerous action-learning challenges and personal development exercises. In the second part of the programme, you'll focus on International Management & Strategy topics. You'll also have the opportunity to choose an industry-focused strategy boot camp. The Global Immersion trip to China will give you insights on how business is done in other cultures. In the final stage of the programme, you'll spend another 2 months abroad during your Global Consultancy Project. Learning Experience You are a strategist and an analytical thinker. Enter our Masters in International Management & Strategy and prepare to change the world of global business. This programme challenges you to work on an advanced level with topics focused on running and developing global organisations. You will spend 3 months abroad through the global immersion trip to China and the global consultancy project We cover all of the major management disciplines (finance, marketing, operations,…) combined with insights in advanced data and strategy analytics. Today’s business leaders need these skills to master the fundamentals of business success in complex and dynamic markets. Through the unique combination of strategy and international business courses, you’ll have the knowledge and skills necessary to formulate and implement the strategic decisions companies are searching for in the multi-faceted reality of globalisation. [-]

Masters in Marketing Management

Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Ghent

Become a pragmatic, result-oriented marketing professional with our intensive Masters in Marketing Management. Join fellow students in solving real business problems in close collaboration with leading companies. [+]

Become a pragmatic, result-oriented marketing professional with our intensive Masters in Marketing Management. Join fellow students in solving real business problems in close collaboration with leading companies. Visit cutting-edge marketing companies in Belgium and Ireland, such as LinkedIn, Google and Oracle. Practice your skills during an intensive 3-month market research project, within a company of your choice. Did you know that our dean is an alumna of the programme? Watch her story! Our Masters in Marketing Management takes place at our Ghent campus, right in the city centre, which displays the perfect combination of medieval charm and modern creativity. Programme Content You'll start with a crash course on all marketing essentials, before moving on to the core subjects. This ensures that everyone, regardless of study background, masters the basic concepts. Throughout the different modules you'll be faced with numerous action-learning challenges and personal development exercises. In the second part of the programme, you'll have the opportunity to tailor your curriculum through a specialised boot camp and an in-company project. Learning Experience You are all about people. How they buy. How they make decisions. And with our Masters in Marketing Management you’ll learn the very latest approaches and work on real assignments with major companies. This programme challenges you to work from one deadline to another on real-life cases in various marketing domains. Your presentation skills will be constantly put to the test before a jury of industry leaders and Vlerick faculty. Expand your marketing toolkit with best practices from leading marketeers. Experience that marketing is not only about creativity, but also the ability to incorporate results from big data in your marketing plan. You will also visit leading marketing companies such as Google and LinkedIn on your international study trip to Dublin. At the end of the year, your skills will be put to the test with the 3-month in-company marketing consultancy project in Belgium or abroad. [-]

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