Wittenborg Lecturer Wins Award for Research on Indian Companies

Wittenborg Lecturer Wins Award for Research on Indian Companies

Research Looks at How Indian Companies can Become World Class

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During the recent British Academy of Management 2019 Conference, Wittenborg lecturer Dr André de Waal won the "Best Full Paper Award" for research in the Performance Management track, along with his co-author, Neetu Yadav.  

De Waal, who is academic director of the High Performance Organization (HPO), joined Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences this autumn. He lectures modules in Wittenborg's Master in Business Management programme. De Waal is considered an expert in his field, and over the years has published 25 books and hundreds of articles on the subject of why some organisations outperform others for a sustained period of time.

Orientation Week Kick-Starts New Students' Involvement with Life at Wittenborg

Orientation Week Kick-Starts New Students' Involvement with Life at Wittenborg

Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences has welcomed over 90 students, representing over 20 different nationalities for Block 2 in the 2019-20 academic year.

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Wittenborg's multi-entrance system means that another intake of students has started their programme in 2019, at the main campus in Apeldoorn, in Amsterdam and in Munich! Although classes started Monday, 21 October, our new students were already invited for Introduction Week to get them accustomed to the Wittenborg academic programme, alongside orientating them in terms of country, city and campus. 

Students get Lesson on Labour Laws from Multinational Brunel

Students get Lesson on Labour Laws from Multinational Brunel

Students get Lesson on Labour Laws from Multinational Brunel

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Wittenborg students were treated to an inside look on labour relations the world over, courtesy of Arno Bracco Gartner, manager of strategic client organisation at Dutch multinational Brunel International NV, which provides personnel services in specialist markets such as the oil and gas industry.

Gartner, who has worked at Brunel for 23 years, of which 14 were spent abroad, was a guest speaker on international labour relations at Wittenborg recently. His company has 117 offices in 44 countries around the world and Gartner himself has worked in the US and Singapore.

Wittenborg Shines at Apeldoorn Business Awards

Wittenborg Shines at Apeldoorn Business Awards

Wittenborg CEO, Maggie Feng, for the 4th Time Jury Member of Apeldoorn Business Awards

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The 2019 Apeldoorn Business Awards winners were announced last week with Wittenborg CEO Maggie Feng serving a fourth term as an esteemed member of the jury. Feng said she was, as always, highly impressed with the quality of the nominees as well as the reach and breadth of businesses in Apeldoorn.

Feng and her fellow judges spent weeks visiting nominees and deliberating about how well they measure up to the requirements of the competition. Aside from the awards, businesses also had the chance to win the public prize - voted for by the residents of Apeldoorn. The honour finally went to Café de Hamer who garnered 1,181 votes - 20% of the total votes.

Wittenborg CEO Panellist at World Summit AI

Wittenborg CEO Panellist at World Summit AI

AI Has Role to Play in Reducing Drop-Outs, Personalising Education and Assisting with Admin

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Wittenborg CEO Maggie Feng spoke about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) will transform studying in the future by providing tailor-made education to individuals and changing the role of teachers during the World Summit AI held in the Netherlands last week.

Feng was part of the Women in AI panel discussion in Zaandam on innovative practices in education and how AI is changing the industry, along with 4 other panellists, all leaders in their field. The discussion was moderated by Dr Cara Antoine, CMO and COO at Microsoft Netherlands.

Wittenborg CEO Maggie Feng Invited to Amsterdam Mayor's Residence

Wittenborg CEO Maggie Feng Invited to Amsterdam Mayor's Residence

Wittenborg CEO Maggie Feng Invited to Amsterdam Mayor's Residence

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Wittenborg CEO Maggie Feng was one of 50 inspiring women in Tech and Artificial Intelligence (AI) invited for a networking breakfast at the mayor of Amsterdam's historical residence at 502 Herengracht, Amsterdam.

The event was organised by Inspiringfifty and Startup Amsterdam. The mayor, Femke Halsema, was unable to attend, so the women were welcomed by Amsterdam's deputy mayor, Simone Kukenheim. She spoke about the power of creating strong women networks as well as all the possibilities that AI will create in the world's common, interconnected future.

WUAS to re-locate its Austrian location to new partner ITM in Bad Vöslau

WUAS to re-locate its Austrian location to new partner ITM in Bad Vöslau

Wittenborg to re-locate its Austrian study location to International Tourism Management College (ITM) in Bad Vöslau

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Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences has recently signed a memorandum of cooperation with the International Tourism Management College (ITM), which is situated 30 minutes from downtown Vienna, Austria in a spa resort town called Bad Vöslau. The college, known as ITM, is an Austrian government accredited College, that offers programmes in the fields of business hospitality and tourism.

Wittenborg Welcomes Proposal for "Professional Doctorate"

Wittenborg Welcomes Proposal for "Professional Doctorate"

"Universities of Applied Sciences Must Become as Attractive as Research Universities"

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Wittenborg has welcomed a proposal from Dutch institutions of higher education that students at universities of applied sciences should also be given the opportunity to do PhDs and not only those at research universities.

The idea of a "professional doctorate" for universities of applied sciences was put forward in a position paper by the Association for Dutch Universities (VSNU) and the Association of Universities of Applied Sciences (Vereniging Hogescholen- VH). The two organisations represent 14 universities and 36 universities of applied sciences (hogescholen).

Wittenborg Students Flex Debate Muscles against American Students

Wittenborg Students Flex Debate Muscles against American Students

West African Students Impress with Vast Knowledge on Cocoa Industry

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Students from Wittenborg Amsterdam showed off their debating skills against a group of American students who are on a short-term, study-abroad programme at the University of Amsterdam and the Vrije Universiteit.

The topic of debate was the use of child labour in the cocoa industry and stakeholder responsibility. Students were divided into groups, representing different stakeholders  – farmers, corporate companies, NGOs, consumers, social entrepreneurs, as well as the governments of Ivory Coast and Ghana – the two top cocoa-producing countries in the world.