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”.
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.
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.
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.
Executive Master in Digital Marketing & Communication
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.
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.
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.
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!