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Business tour: BDO, PWC and Grant Thornton

Business tour: BDO, PWC and Grant Thornton

By Pauline van de Voorde To get a better insight in big accounting and consulting firms, I went on a business tour with Asset SBIT. This was a two-day event that started in Tilburg. Together with 11 other students we would go visit three companies. […]

Exploring Consultancy

Exploring Consultancy

Exploring Consultancy The Consultancy Days were organized between November 16 and 18 by Asset Strategy & Logistics in combination with Asset International Business & Management. The three-day event consisted of eight consulting companies and the main partners were Bain & Company, McKinsey & Company and […]

Current situation and future plans for Tilburg

Current situation and future plans for Tilburg

After the recent bankruptcies of store chains like V&D and Perry Sport, we were wondering in what way such events affected the strategy and decision-making processes at local municipalities. Whilst investigating this matter, we came in contact with Pepijn Bos (Policy developer Economy & Labor […]

How running a marathon helps to improve your life

How running a marathon helps to improve your life

On Sunday April 10th 2016, I ran the 36th NN Marathon Rotterdam. This race has a IAAF gold label and is the biggest sporting event in the Netherlands with 17,000 participants and around 950.000 supporters.   Training for and running a marathon has more common […]

Economic Business Weeks Tilburg

Economic Business Weeks Tilburg

A personal review by Fleur and Michael In April 2016, the eighteenth edition of the Economic Business weeks Tilburg took place. During the EBT, students have the chance to make a connection to the business world. With over 75 companies participating, there will always be a […]

The ‘new’ organizations in the world we are living in

The ‘new’ organizations in the world we are living in

Not so long ago, in the ‘old’ world, our environment was dominated by traditional linear companies that operate in a slow, bureaucratic manner. Nowadays, due to ongoing market trends, more demanding customers and rapid technological developments, our world is becoming ‘smaller’ and more information-enabled. This […]

The First Strategy Tour of Asset Strategy & Logistics

The First Strategy Tour of Asset Strategy & Logistics

On February 18 and 19 2016 the first Strategy Tour was organized by the Strategy Tour committee of Asset Strategy & Logistics. The information in this article is was gathered by an interview with the chairman of this committee, Veerle Ravensbergen. During these two days, […]

Sustainability and Food & Agribusiness

Sustainability and Food & Agribusiness

Sustainability and Food & Agribusiness The global food supply is the coming years a challenge given the increase of the world population and the economic growth and thereby the income per person to spend on food. The population will increase from the current 7.2 billion […]

Bitcoin: Opportunity or Liability?

Bitcoin: Opportunity or Liability?

The bitcoin is probably one of the most discussed currencies of the past years. In 2013 the virtual coin wa mainly in the news because of its incredible fluctuations in value. In July 2013 a bitcoin was worth $30. By December 2013, this was $1200 but […]

V&D: Goodbye or Welcome Back?

V&D: Goodbye or Welcome Back?

With 10,000 employees, some 100 million visitors every year and over 100 years of experience you would probably think that the department stores of V&D are a great success. But somehow things went terribly wrong with the company standing on the brink of bankruptcy. Since […]