Top executive coach Hamid Safaei, who has led successful business transformations for a number of Fortune Global 500 companies, guest lectured at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences this week, talking to bachelor’s and master’s students about what to consider when designing organisation structures.
Having a multicultural workforce can give you an important competitive edge, but managing diversity takes a lot of skill, according to Wittenborg CEO Maggie Feng. Feng recently shared some of the insights she has gleaned over the past two decades about managing diversity in an international institution of higher education.
Students from Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences recently had the privilege of attending a guest lecture from the Director of NATO's Command and Control Centre of Excellence in Utrecht, Colonel Robert Meeuwsen. Meeuwsen addressed the question of organisational management from within the context of the military, bringing forth perspectives which differ from that of the corporate sector.
Dutch warehouse expert, Emiel van Gijzen, shared his tricks of the trade with entrepreneurial students from Wittenborg Amsterdam during a recent Procurement and Production seminar in the capital city. Van Gijzen has worked for big logistics companies like DHL, XPO and Panalpina, and has 25 years' experience in warehouse management.
A simple shift in communicating with staff saw sales at Apeldoorn-based company Royal Talens increase significantly. Its export manager, Andries Grul, held a guest lecture for Wittenborg IBA students this week on their sales and marketing strategy as well as their brush with Hollywood and about using social media influencers.
Students from Wittenborg Amsterdam recently had the opportunity to listen to Dr Melody Sauerborn, bio-pharmacy scientist and serial entrepreneur.