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June 27, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Fire Department Zone Antwerp prepares for the future

Public sector & Social profit

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 results?

Expertise Report

January 7, 2019

By Karen Wouters

Leadership Lab: Strengthening teams for shared leadership: shifting from me to meaning


Our last leadership lab of 2018 was hosted by Fluvius who has taken its recent merger (between Eandis en Infrax) as an opportunity to introduce a new way of working centered around shared leadership and teamwork. A huge undertaking for an organization with more than 5000 employees who

Expertise Report

October 15, 2018

By Karen Wouters

Are you leading with opinions or data?


On the new premises of Antwerp Management School, seven leadership development experts gathered to dive into the world of measures, with an open mind and a degree of healthy skepticism. We were off to a strong start when one of them said: “As HR professionals we need numbers to


June 19, 2018

By Eva Geluk

A Vision, Mission and Working Plan towards Responsible Management Education

Sustainable Transformation

Recently the France Benelux PRME Chapter met for the second time in Marseille, France as part of a larger conference hosted by Kedge Business School called Global Responsibility Now. The conference saw different international initiatives around fostering sustainability in higher education


May 25, 2018

By Sophie Degroote

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

Alumni Financial Management & Accounting

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 MPFP. On May 8, we had our first event on 'Actualia Pensions'. With more than 30 enrollments,


March 12, 2018

By Nils Wuytens

'Mobility of the future': 3 mobility trends and 4 million euros

Smart Mobility

Mobility is booming business. While we literally see the traffic jams growing in front of us – with all the consequences – we seem to be heading towards the momentum for a big change, now more than ever. To keep an eye on the developments, the Smart Mobility Expertise Center headed to the


February 21, 2018

By Exponential Academy

Entrepreneurship in exponentially changing times

Business Design & Innovation

On February 8, Antwerp Management School, POM West-Flanders and TUA West organized Disruptival – The Conference. A conference, about disruption. Crystal clear. Or perhaps not entirely. Disruption is one of those terms eagerly used in economic and societal debates. Preferably linked to

Expertise Report

February 12, 2018

By Karen Wouters

Do you know your "switching cost" as a leader?


We’ve gotten rid of our tails, but not our emotions. With that statement Dr. Steven Poelmans, professor at Antwerp Management School and EADA Business School, started the Leadership Lab “inside a leader’s brain”. How come emotions have survived all these years? The limbic system takes

Expertise Report

December 12, 2017

By Karen Wouters

Why self-leadership without context doesn't work


“As HR and organizational development professionals, what brings you to a lab about self-leadership?” Jesse Segers and Anne Lemaire asked the attendees at our leadership lab. “It’s been on my agenda for a while,” one of the participants said. “There are big changes coming our way, the


December 5, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

The tips, tricks and philosophy of real estate valuation

Real Estate

During his session at our Inspiration Night, Bert De Vos explained how real estate valuations come about. “I am going to dilate your minds to make sure that real estate sneaks into them. I hope that this session will inspire you to shape your business.” Indeed, our minds would soon

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October 2, 2017

By Koen Marichal

Leadership with a small ‘l’


A few weeks ago, Doctors for Doctors organized an evening devoted to the film Burning Out by the Belgian Jérôme Le Maire. The award-winning documentary shows the lives and the silent suffering of surgeons, anesthetists, nurses and other personnel in the operating theatres of Paris’s


September 18, 2017

By Bart Wolput

Introduction to Design Thinking: mobility challenges in the city of Antwerp

Smart Mobility Business Design & Innovation

It’s that time of the year again. Between Sept. 4 and Sept. 6, Antwerp Management School held onboarding days for its full-time master students. Students were immediately immersed in innovation and problem-solving through design thinking workshops. These workshops were monitored by the