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Opinion

June 10, 2021

By Steven De Haes

Knowledge and talent can only thrive in a climate of openness

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After the first wave of the coronavirus crisis last summer, Antwerp Management School launched a joint call with leaders from the academic and the business world. A call to form a coalition that dares to invest in knowledge and talent, as these are our principal assets to make Flanders

Expertise

June 10, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

Obtaining a PhD degree in less than three years? Yes we can!

Corporate

Finishing an Executive PhD program in four years is feasible, but definitely challenging. No wonder, since combining a full-time job with a high-level research program is not a walk in the park. But then along comes Nermain. She not only managed to obtain her PhD degree in time, but she

Expertise

April 16, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

The journey of a PhD, through the eyes of one of our alumni

Corporate

Chris Wuytens is Managing Director at Acerta Consult. He is also one of the very first graduates of the Executive PhD program at Antwerp Management School. He started the program in 2015 and successfully defended his doctoral thesis in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. The

Expertise

April 16, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

Opening up a fascinating new world, where practice meets theory

Corporate

Ilse Daelman is Managing Director at our very own Antwerp Management School (AMS) and is one of the first graduates of the Executive PhD program which is offered at AMS in close partnership with the University of Antwerp (UA). She started the program in 2016 and successfully defended her

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 & Social Profit sector 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

Column

May 31, 2017

By Jan Jacobs

5 attitudes that will make any ambitious dream come true

Students & 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