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The strain on the Blockchain

The strain on the Blockchain

Last year marked the public rise of the blockchain era with the associated cryptocurrencies being booming and values rising through the roof. Even though Blockchain technology has been around for multiple years, 2017 made blockchain technology famous, partly because of the huge amount of media […]

The rising importance of the last mile

The rising importance of the last mile

Consumers are getting more demanding by the day resulting into speed and delivery accuracy becoming key in today’s market. This new demand collides with the existing way of package delivery where costs were key. A recent example of new developments to solve this problem came […]

The effect of 3D printing on supply chain management

The effect of 3D printing on supply chain management

We live in a time of constant change, business and technological inventions are following one other in a continuous string of development. One of these major inventions is 3D printing. This technique has already effected supply chains and its impact will definitely increase in the […]

Competitive Advantage: A Theoretical Approach

Competitive Advantage: A Theoretical Approach

Competitive advantage is a key concept in strategic management, representing the leverage a company has on its competitors. Several theories have proposed different approaches to understanding and explaining the sources of competitive advantage. This article aims to briefly cover some of the common theoretical foundations […]

Book List #2 – Consulting Case Books

Book List #2 – Consulting Case Books

Consulting case interviews are common recruitment tools among among consulting companies. There are several different types of them, but many similar concepts. Given the difficulty of getting a job offer from a prominent consulting companies and the uniqueness of consulting case interviews, demand for consulting […]

Business Simulations

Business Simulations

I have encountered a few different business simulations throughout my studies. The purpose of these simulations usually is, quite frankly, to simulate decision-making in business management. This article introduces four different business simulations and my experiences of them.   MyLab – Strategy Simulation A strategy […]

Economic Business Weeks Tilburg

Economic Business Weeks Tilburg

The Economic Business weeks Tilburg took place from the 10th to 25th of April. The event is the largest annual event of Asset with approximately 6500 students participating. There were plenty of companies present with different activities and these activities consisted of the business night, […]

Green Belt Lean Six Sigma Training – Week 4

Green Belt Lean Six Sigma Training – Week 4

The fourth week of this challenging training was focussed on the last part of the Six Sigma model, the improve and control stage. The first thing that came to mind during this lecture was the following: shouldn’t you first control the processes before you improve […]

Green Belt Lean Six Sigma Training – Week 3

Green Belt Lean Six Sigma Training – Week 3

In this article, I will tell you some interesting facts from the third training session of the Green Belt Lean Six Sigma training.  This week captured the core of the Six Sigma model focussing on the following steps: measurement and analysis.   This week was […]

Training Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training – Introduction

Training Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training – Introduction

Asset | Strategy & Logistics organizes the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training, in collaboration with NHTV Breda. I decided to participate in this training which started on Monday January 9. The training provides me the opportunity to increase my skills and knowledge about quality […]