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  • Peiran Jiao awarded NWO Vidi grant

    14-07-2021

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Associate Professor Peiran Jiao of Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics with a NWO Vidi grant. The NWO Vidi grant of up to 800,000 euros is awarded to excellent researchers who, after obtaining their doctorate, have conducted research successfully for several years.

     

  • Labor market is enduring the Corona pandemic reasonably

    08-07-2021

    Despite the economic shock of the Covid-19 pandemic, job opportunities are generally good for graduates entering the job market over the next six years. More than 2 million job openings are expected by 2026. This is offset by an influx of 1.6 million new graduates.

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    Crisis Case Challenge 2021

    07-07-2021

    The Crisis Case Challenge is an SBE initiative to help local companies during COVID-19. It was created by students for students, and it offers students an opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to real-life situations. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, this year’s CCC had a total of 176 student participants.

  • Employers recruit HBO and WO students, not bachelors or masters

    06-07-2021

    Employers have hardly adjusted their recruitment strategies after the introduction of the Bachelor-Master system (BAMA). The established educational designations HBO and WO continue to determine recruitment and the return on the labour market.

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    Developing Best Practices in Technology Enhanced Learning — Candid Perspectives from the SBE Community

    28-06-2021

    For this article, master student Alice Pan went on a search through SBE to find and interview members from the community about the topic of technology-enhanced learning. Through this exercise, she heard from academics and students about their experiences with technology-enhanced learning this past year and discussed with them what they see as challenges and opportunities technology can bring to learning.

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    Two SBE alumni receive prize from Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities

    22-06-2021

    SBE alumni Rogier Quaedvlieg and Matthijs Korevaar have received prizes from the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities for their PhD theses, which they completed at Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics.

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    Prof. Dr. Patrick Huntjens appointed Professor of Governance of Sustainability Transitions

    21-06-2021

    In May 2021, Prof. Dr. Patrick Huntjens was appointed Professor of Governance of Sustainability Transitions, which is a Personal Chair at Maastricht Sustainability Institute (MSI) of the School of Business and Economics (SBE).

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    Masterclass: guiding companies to better understand circular strategies

    09-06-2021

    To innovate for a circular economy, companies need to make changes on many different levels. This can be difficult to organise. That is why Jan Konietzko created the Circularity Deck, a card deck-based tool that helps people in companies better understand the circular strategies and the levels at which they can be applied. Jan recently created a Masterclass with Impact Hub Amsterdam that goes over this Circularity Deck. 

  • Raising the state pension age means that people will continue to work for longer

    08-06-2021

    People work longer and retire later. In addition, they have started to focus much more on the age at which they receive AOW. This and more is apparent from research by the Research Center for Education and the Labor Market (ROA) of Maastricht University

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    Maastricht University student team wins ISM Global Case Competition

    26-05-2021

    Over the past two months, two student teams from SBE participated in the finals of the ISM Global Case Competition. Out of the 8 final teams, the ISM jury selected the team from our Master GSCMC in Venlo as the winner!

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