Over the past decade, the banking landscape has undergone radical changes: different customer approaches, different expectations, different working methods. And logically, that also means different leaders. Two years ago, Rabobank decided to abandon its classic approach to talent programmes. The result? An experimental leadership journey, developed in collaboration with Vlerick.
When he started his full-time MBA at Vlerick, Zeshan Bhatti wasn’t sure where he wanted his career to go. Just over a year later – with a prestigious MBA under his belt – he has both direction and confidence.
Civil engineer Carlos Ramírez loved working in real estate development. But he lacked the business knowledge he needed to move up in his role – so he started to think about developing his skills further. He made the move to Brussels and is now enrolled on the full-time MBA programme at Vlerick.
Deciding to join a full-time MBA programme is a big decision. And choosing whether to bring your family along with you or not is even bigger But if you plan well in advance, all the challenges are worthwhile.
Cedric Janson’s career in hospitality has taken him to Switzerland, Dubai, Paris, London and Malta. But when he started to progress into management roles, he knew he needed to widen his business horizons too. He’s now several months into the full-time MBA at Vlerick.