Women who underestimate their achievements and often score themselves lower than their worth, was one of the topics raised by Wittenborg CEO Maggie Feng in a recent interview with Dutch regional newspaper De Stentor. The article was part of a series of how Dutch companies are faring in terms of female representivity at the top in light of a quota for women considered by the Dutch government.
Master's students of Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences recently got more acquainted with the concept of fair trade - which has been around since the 1950s - during a visit to the Fair Plaza in Culemborg, near Utrecht. The visit was part of a Project Week assignment which focused on sustainability. Using fair trade enterprises as a case study, the group explored the challenges and opportunities for more sustainable business and trading models.
Would you like to get your thesis published but not sure how? Do you know the benefits of a published thesis? Here are some tips on why and how you should try to publish your hard-earned thesis.
MBA students at Wittenborg Amsterdam were recently treated to a seminar by Prof. Caroline Nevejan, chief science officer of the City of Amsterdam, who came to talk about City Rhythm - a project initiated by her where city dwellers' daily rituals are observed and the data then used to enhance social security. "Rhythms in a city are very important – people often let their dogs out at the same time, bring their children to school at the same time, sit in the same bus every day or do their shopping at the same intervals. This creates a certain cohesion, and I wanted to do something with that. Which is why I presented my ideas to local governments and they agreed that this rhythm can be used to enhance security," Nevejan told VNG Magazine.
Although the ultimate objective of a student’s postgraduate programme is to receive a master’s degree or a PhD, getting the final thesis published in a journal significantly adds to the accomplishment. No easy feat for any student, for Wittenborg MBA graduate Aydan Ismayilova, getting her thesis published in a scholarly journal was a big milestone.
Wittenborg's MBA programme has just been re-accredited for the next 7 years by the German, Austrian, Swiss accrediting body FIBAA. In its report, FIBAA was particularly impressed with how Wittenborg prepares its students for the challenges in an international working environment by embedding internationalism in every aspect of its activities.
MBA students from Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences recently visited ESPS - the company behind the Robotics Experience Centre in Almelo. They were led by the Head of Wittenborg’s School for Business, Dr Rauf Abdul.
Linda Harwood is now studying at Wittenborg to complete an MBA in General Management at the age of 61 years young! She was born and raised in Western Australia and has not skipped a day ever since. Linda has a bachelor's and post-graduate degree in Accounting along with several business-related certificates.
In this week's student column, MBA student Hanna Abdelwahab, contemplates whether pursuing a master's degree is a worthwhile investment - a question almost all undergraduates are confronted with at some point in their studies.
During Wittenborg University of Applied Science's annual New Year Reception, Wittenborg's chair of the executive board, Peter Birdsall, gave an oversight of the past year's successes and what the focus will be in 2019.