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About Expert Centre on Emerging Economies

MSM’s Expert Centre on Emerging Economies focuses on the role of international and local business in promoting economic growth and sustainable development in the Global South.

We bring together experts and partners from around the world with backgrounds in international business, economics, agriculture, social development, and sustainability. Together, these experts have extensive consulting and research experience on a wide range of interrelated issues, including corporate social responsibility, multinational enterprises, private sector development, development cooperation, sustainable development, competitiveness, leadership, regional integration, government-business-university-stakeholder interactions, entrepreneurship, and value chain analysis.

We capacitate managers and professionals from government, private sector, NGOs, and post-secondary education in Africa, Asia, Middle East, and Latin America. The Expert Centre for Emerging Economies offers consultancy and customised training programmes, and manages complex projects in key sectors of:

  • Agribusiness Development
  • Private Sector Development
  • Rule of Law
  • Mental, Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Water Management

Within these key sectors, the centre advises and supports organisations and businesses in strategy development, education, training and research within the expertise areas of:

  • Globalisation, Value Chains and Industrial Policy
  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Digitisation
  • Leadership, Change and Organisational Development
  • Inclusive and Sustainable Business

 A globally networked business school

As ‘globally networked business school’, MSM collaborates extensively with a diverse range of partner organisations globally and is able to mobilise its extensive number of alumni. We are a network organisation consisting out of MSM faculty, project staff, collaborating business partners and international knowledge institutes, working with and for international development agencies and donor organisations.

MSM is providing services such as policy research, capacity-building advice, tailor-made in and out company training, monitoring and evaluation, impact assessments, feasibility studies, curriculum development, strategy development, lobby and advocacy advice, and project management.

MSM has vast experience in managing complex, multi-annual as well as small projects. We have a specialised project department with long-term experience in project development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and reporting, including managers, subject specialist, financial controllers and support staff.