PMIntroduce students whowillgivetestimonials: (tobecompleted)
PRODIRFTrankings & triple qualityaccreditation
MIGUELcampuseswhere we deliverdegreeprogrammes; St Pete is ourown campus, in Beijing we have a partnership with Peking University
PRODIRAnother strong point of our school is therelationship with our alumni, youcanseesomenumbershere. Whenyouenroll in the programmeyou are a admittedtoour alumni associationwhich means thatyou get access totheir database andevents.Youwill have the chance to meet alumni duringyouryear. Whenyou talk toour alumni, youwillimmediatleynoticethatthatthey are very open to meet new students. Youcanalso make use of thisnetworkwhenlookingfor job opportunities.
MiguelSo far the school, now zoom in on masters programmes
MiguelAnotherdifference with university is that we have dedicated pool of peoplewho are highlyinvolved in ourprogrammes. Each student group has theirownprogramme director andprogramme manager, whomtheywillseeregularlyduring the year. Yourprogramme manager is even aroundeverydayto follow up on classes andseeifeverything is going well. We also have dedicatedpeople on career services and on admissionsand student administration. Youwillundoubtedly meet some of the peoplehereduringyouradmissions interview.
MIGUELGo throughall different stages of the figureto show the overall structure of the programme. Further in the presentationthere are specificexamples per programmeforeach of the different steps so do notelaboratetoomuchhere.
EHRM is cooperation between 5 leading business schools: EM Lyon in France, Vlerick in Belgium, Copenhagen Business School in Denmark and 3 more universities in Italy, The Netherlands, and Germany. Students spend 3,5 months abroad in different countries from April to mid-July.
MiguelTell story of the student ratherthan reading the quote – public canread quote while we talk about the student Elizabeth Appenzeller: An American student MGM graduated in 2011, with a background in History. Aftergraduationsheopenedan Arts Gallery in Brussels andshe is nowworking as Strategic Pricing Analystfor FedEx.
MiguelAsk the studentstocomment on one of the blocks
MiguelNote: the 2 piecharts are averages of past 3 years ; gender andother F&F is of the currentgroup
MIGUELTell story of the student: Jan has a Master of Business Engineering fromAntwerp University. He joinedour MFM twoyearsagoandgraduated in 2011. Aftergraduation he startedworkingwith the Boston Consulting Group as anAssociate. He did his in-company project in Geneva, Switzerland for VISTRA group management working on the “Optimisation of accounts receivable.”
MIGUELCFA: Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts = a certificationyouneedifyou want to have an official recognition as Financial Analyst. Toobtainthiscertificationyouneedto take CFA exams. Our MFM programmepreparesyoufor the first two levels of the CFA exam. Thanksto the CFA partnership we cangrant a number of scholarshipstoour MFM students to do CFA.Bloomberg=
MIGUELSpecificfor MFM: Investment Research Challenge, Banking Game, London trip cfexplanations in word doc on share with info sessionpptAsk MFM students tocomment on one or more of the different blocks
MIGUELNote: the 2 piecharts are averages of past 3 years ; gender andother F&F is of the currentgroup
LoreKatiaworks as a Research Consultant at InSites Consulting. Sheconducted her in-company project for Coca Cola Enterprise on the topic of “The store of the future” andboth her and het project partner gottheir job offer based on their project. She was also the winner of the marketing genius challengeorganisedby The House of Marketing.
LoreSpecificfor M3: creativity workshop, industrat,L’oréal brandstorm = competitionacross schools in different countries, first selection at school level, thannational level andfinally with winners of othercountries. See word doc in folder PM infosession
LoreNote: the 2 piecharts are averages of past 3 years ; gender andother F&F is of the currentgroup
- MyVDP:360° feedback, coaching sessions, Personal Development Plan“Professional Management Skills” seminar in The Netherlands,Communication and Interaction Skills,TeambuildingCareer skills: 2-day seminar, Improve your career skills by: Class sessions on CV writing, how to search for a job, etc. Online recruitment tests by Hudson, Mock interviews with actual recruiters,Exchanges with young & renowned alumni,Personal guidance on CV and cover letter afterwards
PMHereyoucanfind a glimpseinto the opening seminar of our master students. Therethey tackle timemanagement sessions, brainstorming activities, exercisetheirinteractionandcommunication skills. As youcansee, there is also room forsome teambuilding with the help of the ropeexercisesblindfolded.
- Careers workshops: Inside look at Graduate Traineeships, Working in Belgium: visa & permits, Strategy Consulting & Private Equity by Bain, McKinsey: How to prepare for a Case Interview, How to use LinkedIn?, training How to apply in French, Bloomberg Aptitude Test- Networking events: Meet the Corporates, career fairs, international alumni event, Career Days
LOREAll sectors andfunctions are represented
MIGUELAt Vlerick we have a proven track record in consultancy labs. This slide lists companies we didprojectswith last year, but in reality we have workedwithmany more in a period spanning more than 50 years. We are proudto say that 50% of companies in the past twoyears are returningcustomers.
MIGUELThe consultancy lab is really the highlight of the programmefor most of our students.
MIGUELAndbecauseit is so important toour students, it accounts for 20% of yourfinalgrade, our students are usuallyveryhighlymotivatedto do a good job, whichensuresthat most companies are reallysatisfied with the result.
PRODIRIt mayseemthat we are expensive but really we are not. Comparingourfeeswiththose of Belgianuniversities is likecomparingapplesandpears. Notonly do we not benefit from large government subsidies, we also offer a very different service andexperience. Through ourcareersandother services, our personal approach, ourpractice-based way of teaching, ouramazingcampusesand the Vlerick atmosphere in general we truly offer our students a life-changingexperience.
Miguel*On the picture:professor in Marketing Deva Rangarajan with Freya and Wouter Geris, both M3-students from 2011-2012 whonowrespecitivelyworkfor Common Groundand Kraft Foods.*