Recent Posts : Public Sector & Social Profit

Fire Department Zone Antwerp prepares for the future

Report Research

A year ago, Antwerp Management School and the fire department Zone Antwerp (BZA) embarked on a 4-year research project to better prepare the fire department for the future. What are the first...

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Governments become strategically flexible thanks to microprojects


The City of Antwerp sets a good example in terms of strategic flexibility. An example that Prof. Hans Mulder likes to mention with pleasure. At the City of Antwerp, he experienced that change is...

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“Governments are lacking knowledge about their most important resources”


When Eddy Van der Stock was a student in our Master in Public Management two years ago, he noticed that the average participant had rather limited digital knowledge. “Many government...

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Impact of new legislation on public contracts

Expertise Research

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...

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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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Blended learning: from learning objective to optimal learning method


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...

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Why public-sector professionals shouldn’t be afraid to delve deeper


The public sector is extremely large, employing people in many different functions and organizations. But many of these professionals lack the time to make their work broader and deeper. Often,...

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