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Expertise

June 16, 2020

By Steffi Weil

The journey of a PhD, through the eyes of our Academic Director

Corporate

  When I was in my thirties, I made one of the most important decisions of my life. At the time, I was a managing director and I liked my job, yet I felt something was missing. And I was right. Now, I am a professor and I love my job, I love writing. I love being the academic director of

Interview

August 5, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Fast forward to 2079

Corporate

The dean still has a paper version of the original mission of 60 years ago. And that mission is surprisingly contemporary, despite its dated language: ‘Cultivate participants in the art of decision-making and leading of people and organizations. An art that first and foremost needs to

Expertise

January 10, 2019

By Hugo Marynissen

How an Executive PhD can help you to become a ‘knowledge leader’

Corporate

  Making a distinction between an Executive PhD and a “traditional” PhD is tricky. In both cases, students go through the process of acquiring sound research skills, they undertake rigorous research, and at the end of the process they will make a unique contribution to knowledge. In the

Expertise Interview

February 15, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

2018 will be all about transformation

Corporate

Both nationally and internationally, 2017 was a year of investments for AMS. Although the volume of sales was slightly lower than last year, more important projects for the coming year were secured than ever before. We discussed the 2018 challenges with dean Paul Matthyssens. “We now have

September 11, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

AMS’s Executive PhD program: unique in Belgium and international trump card

Corporate

Even experienced executives with years in the field can face challenges with which they are unfamiliar. Sometimes this is because not all answers can be found in practice, and further research may be needed. In order to conduct thorough research on a specific topic, you need time and the

Expertise

September 7, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Blended learning: from learning objective to optimal learning method

Public sector & Social profit Corporate

Are you familiar with blended learning, the buzzword of modern education? A term that sounds so cool but vague at the same time that many people wrongly associate it with new technologies or “tree-hugging” lecturers. In reality, however, blended learning is about developing curricula. At

Expertise

August 17, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

How an executive PhD can boost your business and career

Corporate

Whether you are a C-level business executive wanting to broaden your vision or an experienced professional from a field such as law or medicine, a PhD program may be the enriching challenge you are looking for. Antwerp Management School gives executives the chance to acquire the highest

Guest column

May 31, 2017

By Jan Jacobs

5 attitudes that will make any ambitious dream come true

Alumni Corporate

At the end of June, AMS Master students graduate and at the ceremony we award an inspiring example from outside of our school with an Honorary Master. In 2016, this honor was granted to Vic Swerts and AMS defined his career using the '5 attitudes'. Jan Jacobs, Master in Public Management

Interview

April 6, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

On the road again: why our Dean values international partnerships

International Business Corporate

Behind every management school stands a motivated dean. Paul Mathyssens, Dean of Antwerp Management School since 2013, gives us a unique insight into an important aspect of his job. He explains why he spends much time abroad and therefore invests in inward and outward