What Wittenborg Students Can Expect When Class-Based Education Starts Again in Late August
A detailed plan mapping out the steps Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences will take in the next few months, as it prepares to start class-based teaching in the new academic year, has been presented by the Executive Board. It contains several COVID-19 prevention measures to ensure the safety of both students and staff, which include not having more students than possible in one class and running classes from morning to evening in the future.
Wittenborg Lecturer Nátalia Leal "Passionate" about Empowering Others
Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences has reopened all its campuses in the Netherlands and is restarting more activities on location. This week, we checked in with lecturer Natalia Leal who teaches Master in Business Management (MBM) modules on the advantages of lecturing online and what she looks forward to teaching in person again.
Wittenborg "Delighted" to be Hosting EuroCHRIE 2021 in Apeldoorn
Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences is proud to announce that it will host the prestigious Hospitality and Tourism Educators Conference (EuroCHRIE) in 2021! Hundreds of delegates from around the world are expected to descend on the small Dutch city Apeldoorn in the autumn of 2021 where Wittenborg is located. EuroCHRIE stands for "The European Council on Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Education". APaCHRIE is the Asian-Pacific equivalent.
Pillars of Internationalisation, Diversity and Ethics important to support anti-racism policies
Innovative Ideas and out-of-the-Box Business Strategies Save the Day
While many business owners served their staff with unpaid leave notices when COVID-19 pandemic struck, Jeremiah Kahindo stood his ground and proved how his two businesses were able to surmount this period of shock and uncertainty without laying off any of his workers.
What is unique about Royal Auping's production process?
Royal Auping produces only to customer orders. The company provides many options for customers to choose from but most of their products are custom made. This allows for more efficient production and less waste. "If you only produce what the people want, you have less waste", Ine says about their production process. Care is taken to ensure all products are long lasting and the production process takes into consideration what the world should look like tomorrow. Sustainability has been in the company's DNA for a long time since they decided to take a more future oriented approach. In the past, the company had multiple locations but merged them all into one green factory. With inspiration from the lean production in the car industry, Royal Auping took lessons on how to make its production of mattresses, beds and box springs more efficient.
Philips Presents Excellent Pandemic Case Study for Wittenborg Business Students
A few years ago, Dutch multinational, Philips, started reducing the number of flights taken by its staff around the world to offset the company's carbon footprint. So by the time COVID-19 broke out, many of its employees were already used to working remotely from home or otherwise. Still, the company had to make some innovative changes and ethical choices to weather the crisis around the pandemic, says Philips' Business Information Manager, Wim Oonk, one of a few business executives who took part in Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences' recent Project Week, to shed light on their company's response to COVID-19. For the past two years Oonk has also been a lecturer at Wittenborg in Enterprise Information Management.
How One Apeldoorn Company Benefitted from Toilet Paper Craze after Corona Outbreak
While the COVID-19 outbreak has been disastrous for many Dutch companies, others suddenly found themselves in a plum position to meet the needs of the pandemic economy. Case in point: Van Gerrevink Ltd., an Apeldoorn-based recycling company that’s been around for 140 years.
Project Week: "The Impact of Pandemic"
Rijn Platteel is currently the Managing Director of Change in a real estate company providing affordable housing and community building for young professionals between the ages of 20-35. He shares his valuable insight about housing sector in the Netherlands during the period of COVID-19 and how students can benefit from it.
How has COVID-19 impacted your business and other businesses that you know?