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The importance of MSME’s for economic and social development in emerging economies

“This programme excellently summarises the work of MSME companies and how to build them in a unique way, as well as addresses family businesses and how to manage them.”

Understanding, practicing and preparing a convincing proposal

SEAD West participants in Rwanda took part in a 4-day training to understand and practice how to write a persuasive proposal and how to manage the proposal writing process well.

MBA students from Kuwait follow courses at MSM in Maastricht

On 3 February 2023, it was time to welcome the MBA students from MSM’s partner in Kuwait. In total 58 MBA students traveled to Maastricht to follow their expertise track courses at MSM. The students were divided over three different expertise tracks.

Global Value Chains as the vehicle for economic and social development

“I have learned about the network of firms that bring products or services to the market. They consist of the flows of goods, investments, services, know-how, people, and digital information involved in production and marketing.”

The role and responsibility of businesses in a globalised world: Corporate Social Responsibility

“The CSR programme has better positioned me to understand what sustainability means in a business and the strategies I can implement to drive change within my organisation and industry.”

Halfway to 2030: Dutch organisations becoming more engaged with Sustainable Development Goals

Since the 2015 adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 deadline, the first Dutch national SDG Barometer study shows that there is a lot to be optimistic about, but there is still a long way to go.

Climate Fresk workshop: understanding climate change and empowering action

Recently, 150 Master in Management and full-time MBA students together with students of the Maastricht Sustainability Institute (MSI) teamed up in the Climate Fresk workshop.

AUAS/MSM CIE Conference 2022 attracts scholars from around the world

On 25 November 2022, the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) and the Maastricht School of Management (MSM) jointly organized an online Collaborative Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) Conference.

Regional workshop in Niger for closure of capacity building projects

In the first week of November, an important regional workshop was held in Niamey, Niger, within the framework of projects RESCOM and TMT+ CoP. More than twenty participants from the three Sahelian universities

Tropic Fruit Triple Helix workshop in Ethiopia

On Tuesday 13 December 2022, an Arba Minch Triple Helix platform workshop was organised in the framework of the Bright Future in Agriculture (BFA) project, taking place in the town of Wolayita Sodo, Ethiopia.