Recent Posts : Financial Management & Accounting

Actualia Pensions: "Don't depend on whimsical political decisions or an uncertain pension system"


Finclub is the recently founded alumni association of the Master in Personal Financial Planning (MPFP). The association’s goal is to strengthen the bonds between AMS alumni, especially those of...

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“Do what you love and do it passionately”


In our new blog series, Alumni Life Hacks, we ask one of our alumni how life is treating them after their time at AMS. How did they develop themselves, how is AMS still playing a role in their...

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Why public finance urgently needs a place on the agenda

Expertise Current events

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...

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15 success factors for merger and acquisition processes

Expertise Research
by Eddy Laveren and Lennert Verstreken on Sep 26, 2017 in: Family Business , Financial Management & Accounting

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...

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

Expertise Opinion

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...

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First Aid in Fraud Investigation


When fraud occurs, it doesn’t normally just involve small amounts of money. An organization may suffer not only heavy material losses but also damage to its reputation. Hence anti-fraud policies...

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Advanced investing


Investments can be very profitable. When doing investments, managers of big companies can use information that isn’t accessible for others. That is why the purchase and sale of shares by...

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