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October 25, 2017

By Bert De Vos

Factors for real estate valuations

Real Estate

Bert de Vos is one of the lecturers for the Master in Real Estate. In the Real Estate Valuation course, he addresses all factors that can potentially influence the valuation of an estate. On November 30, he will discuss these factors in his session at the AMS Inspiration Night. Why should

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October 20, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Impact of new legislation on public contracts

Public & Social Profit sector

On July 14, 2016, the Belgian Official Journal published the new law of June 17, 2016, concerning public contracts (Public Contract Law 2016) and the new law of June 17, 2016, concerning concession contracts (Concession Contract Law 2016). However, the legislation on these contracts


October 16, 2017

By Wayne Visser

Integrated Value: The Aspirational Goal of Purpose-Inspired Organizations

Sustainable Transformation

I have recently been appointed Professor of Integrated Value at Antwerp Management School, so I thought it appropriate to explore the concept of integrated value in this, my first AMS blog. If you are not familiar with the term, that is because integrated value is a relatively recent

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October 11, 2017

By Andries Reymer

Value Based Pricing: Value Creation

Strategy & Innovation

In the last blog, I discussed the importance of value detection and the advantages that come with value-based pricing. Today I want to get further into the customer’s latent needs: the type of need that exceeds the concrete, explicit requirements and wishes of which the client is aware.

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October 6, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Make the right study choice and boost your career opportunities

Human Resources

Choosing what to study is never easy. It’s a big decision and, with your future in mind, you need to take the current labor market situation into account. Right now, about 104,000 Flemish students are studying subjects that are unlikely to lead to jobs. You make your very first study


October 3, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Why public finance urgently needs a place on the agenda

Public & Social Profit sector Strategy & Innovation

For many years, Johan De Cooman has been teaching the financial management module in the Master in Public Management at AMS. With established demand from government organizations and alarming reports in the media, we recognized the need to offer some broader, deeper education in this

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September 26, 2017

By Eddy Laveren

15 success factors for merger and acquisition processes

Strategy & Innovation

There are reports every day in the financial press on mergers and acquisitions in SMEs and major corporations. After all, acquisitions are a way of boosting and solidifying your company’s competitive position. But they can also create problems. Bringing a newly merged entity safely into

Expertise Opinion

September 22, 2017

By Nils Wuytens

Companies with intangible assets & asset-less companies

Sustainable Transformation

A friend of mine who is a recruiter at an international software company told me that he always ends interviews with the same question: “What is the deciding factor when choosing an employer?” In the past, he received obvious replies, such as a job with interesting content, development

Expertise Opinion

September 20, 2017

By Peggy De Prins

Jobs of the future: death knell or opportunity?

Human Resources

The concept of the “Future of Work” is gaining traction, not just in academic discussions and institutions, but in enterprises and labor negotiations as well. It’s a thought that can create panic and fascination at the same time. What will the jobs of the future look like?    

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September 14, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

From inspector to confidant: the independent role of the internal auditor is more important than ever

Strategy & Innovation

Internal audit aims to provide as much reassurance as possible about the internal operations of an organization. Internal audit as an activity has existed for a long time but it has gone through a number of evolutions. What does it mean to work in this area today? Ben Broeckx, Academic


September 8, 2017

By Steven De Haes

Rethinking governance approaches for digital transformation in incumbent organizations

Digital & IT

Digital transformation is high on many organizations’ agenda. While a lot of start-ups and entrepreneurs use digital technology very successfully for growth and innovation (eg, new greenfield online banks or e-commerce businesses), incumbent firms often face challenges in successfully


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