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July 16, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

"The outcome of the in-company project confirmed our beliefs, the students exceeded our expectations""

General management

Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) recently entered into a partnership with a jewelry trade association and wanted to be fully prepared. They needed a market research done, quickly and efficiently. Niki and Eva, preparing for their master’s degree in Management at Antwerp Management

Expertise

October 19, 2018

By Geert Scheipers

Shaping a smarter business: 10 simple rules for digital transformation

General management

On October 8, 2018, Professor Michael Porter received what we believe to be a long overdue honorary doctorate from the KUL. Driven by a sharp analytic eye, impressive teaching and consultancy skills, tons of energy and hints of pure brilliance, the forefather of such time-tested subjects

Expertise

September 25, 2018

By Geert Scheipers

Digital transformation: A good friend’s advice

General management

On beer, friends and the value of good theory… Every so often we meet up with a few old friends to have a drink. A couple of weeks ago, we gathered in the beautiful oak guesthouse of one of them, hidden in the seclusion of her impeccable garden. After enjoying a few of the best beers

Current events

May 7, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

The future of retail is hybrid

General management Business Design & Innovation

Are traditional retailers a dying breed? That is at least what some of them are starting to fear in sometimes desperate attempts to reinvent their businesses. So what is the answer to the relentless competition with purely digital players who are scooping up more and more market share?

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April 26, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

Alumni Stories – Brush up your financial-economic knowledge

Alumni General management Financial Management & Accounting

Financial operations in the business world may be a bit of a challenge, especially for people who are not familiar with finances. That is why Antwerp Management School has developed the BENE program: Business Economy for Non-Economics. This nine-day program introduces you to the financial

Interview

February 15, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Why you get more out of a smaller management school

General management

The head start a ‘boutique business school’ gives you In addition to his daily management responsibilities for AMS, dean Paul Matthyssens travels around the world teaching, advising on projects and liaising with other management schools. Fortunately we caught up with him at just the right

December 13, 2016

By Antwerp Management School

8 books for beneath the Christmas tree

Leadership Sustainable Transformation General management HR & Organizational Development Family Business Business Design & Innovation

In this blog post our thought leaders’ favorite books are featured. They all have written about a book they think other people should read. The works mentioned are divergent: from works of poetry to philosophical literature. We hope to inspire you with this list for Christmas and New Year

November 24, 2016

By Antwerp Management School

Alumni stories, PART FIVE: Hone your financial-economic management skills

General management Financial Management & Accounting

The economic goings-on of the business world can be a tricky subject, especially for those who are not at home in the financial world. For these people, Antwerp Management School offers the BENE program: Business Economy for Non-Economists. In just nine days, you will be introduced to the

September 30, 2016

By Roeland Buckinx

Alumni stories, PART EIGHT: research equals project management

Alumni General management

If you know that some 80% of projects have a different outcome than planned, it’s easy to see the importance of solid and effective project management. After all, organisations have to be more flexible than ever and they are asked to adapt to an increasingly complex world. As a result,

September 30, 2016

By Antwerp Management School

The world’s most powerful women have an MBA

General management

Business magazine Forbes is a master – or should we say: mistress – at compiling lists of the world’s most successful business women: the world’s most powerful women, the world’s top 100 business women, the top 20 female CEOs of 2016, etc. We’ve taken the liberty of listing a number of

February 11, 2016

By Geert Scheipers

What is organizational performance management

General management

It is not a simple task to give direction and reach strategic decisions that are carried through by all parties involved. This is especially the case in large organizations as well as smaller businesses. On top of this, chosen strategies often suffer a loss in traction over time and are