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A new partnership with Georgetown University

The ULB - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management is particularly pleased to launch a new partnership with Georgetown University’s Department of Economics. The venture consists of launching a Joint Degree in “Political Economy”.

 Read our Dean’s summary of an exciting journey
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Industry 4.0 - Towards an even greater globalization and innovation? - Bruno van Pottelsberghe
Industry 4.0: the business world’s next big transition

SBS-EM and KPMG Belgium have sealed a partnership “Knowledge Alliance in Next Generation Industry”. The goal of this collaboration is to develop insights in what makes a company future-proof/SMART, ready in an international and competitive business environment, and to support KPMG in helping its clients transform into smarter organizations with enhanced international competitiveness. Bruno van Pottelsberghe will be one of the jury members to select the companies that empower change and inspire confidence.

 Industry 4.0 in l'Echo
 Contact Corporate Alliance Office

Women - Science - Business

Anke Sieg is a Solvay alumnus, Executive Board Member and Treasurer of Professional Women International (PWI) Brussels which is a non-profit network dedicated to the economic empowerment of women and fostering workplace diversity.

In this interview, Anke shares with us her experience, her projects and the learning she got from her Executive MBA here at the Solvay Brussels School. 

 Read the full interview
 About our Executive MBA

Alumni Congress

On the 17th of October the 4th Congress of the Solvay Schools and their Alumni was organized by the Alumni association. The conference’s topic “Business and Society in the Digital Age” was discussed by 5 keynote speakers.

The roundtable was followed by a dinner, where everyone had a nice time and debated the event’s topic. In this newsletter, you have access to a special issue about the congress.

 Download the special issue

 Connect with us via "Solvay Connect"
The From Solvay Magazine goes digital!

Don't miss the School's alumni magazine "From Solvay". Have access to the magazine archives through our digital platform.

 Access the From Solvay Magazine
 Latest issue

Success Leaders from the Solvay Brussels School
Success Leaders from Solvay Brussels School
Executive Master in Digital Marketing & Communication
Solvay Advanced Masters
Solvay Advanced Masters
The Importance of Corporate Culture in an Organization

With the acceleration of digital disruption within organizations, Proximus faced many challenges.

In this issue, Dominique Leroy, CEO of Proximus and SBS-EM alumnus, shares her thoughts about the impact of the digital revolution and how Proximus has reinvented its business strategy.
"Fit for Growth", the ambitious new strategic plan, is aimed at transforming the company by focusing on the customer experience while creating a new company culture. 

 Read Dominique Leroy's paper
 More about Proximus

Internship @ Solvay

Read our interview with Gilles Raquet, a Solvay MA2 student in Business Engineering who undertook a Credited Internship Program (CIP) at Sportizon, a Belgian sports marketing and event agency.

During 5 months, Gilles was immersed in a professional environment and had the opportunity to bridge the difference between the theory he learned here at SBS-EM and its practice in the real world. 

 Read our interview with Gilles
 CIP Info session slides
Dive into the job market ... with Solvay Talents !

The Solvay Brussels School is pleased to share a brand new tool with its students: Solvay Talents! This tool is an internship and job search platform dedicated to Solvay students. 

Since its creation in 2014, 800 employers from all over the world posted internships and jobs offers. In 2016, more than 245 internships or jobs offers were added on the platform! With 30% of offers from abroad, Solvay Talents can help students to find jobs internationally.

The Career Services team has deployed this tool and many other services to help students to find a better job.

 Register on Solvay Talents
 Snapshot on Solvay Talents
 Contact our Career Services Team

 Download the app on Google Play
 Download the app on iTunes

Agenda & Events
At the end of February, a new MOOC (massive open online course) about "The Commercialization of Social Entreprises : Stemming the Tide to Mission Drift" will be launched. The MOOC is delivered by Marek Hudon with the support of Patrick Reichert, Anita Willcox and Camille Meyer.

 Pre-register now to the event!

Don't forget to register for the 10th edition of the Solvay Business Game, an annual real-life business competition, with 400 participants selected from 1300+ worldwide applicants - making it the largest business game competition in Europe!

 Register to SBG here

The finalists of the 3rd edition of the event "CEO for a Day", organised in collaboration with Odgers Berndtson, will be revealed in February.

 About CEO for a Day
 Last year finalists

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