When I told my close friends, I had gained admission into a well-known business school in Belgium, I got the crazy eyes stare. Why are you accepting an offer for an MBA programme in this pandemic? Can you even travel? Will you be able to truly experience what an MBA programme has to offer if you do it online? These questions and many others were thrown back at me in the moment where I only expected "Congratulations Del! This is great news!". Evidently these questions got me thinking, do I really want to do my MBA now?
Business psychologist Sofia Van Overmeire was unsure she had the knowledge or skills to pursue an entrepreneurial opportunity – and an Executive MBA. She learned you should never underestimate yourself.
For biotechnician Katrien Vanhonacker, branching out as a startup consultant meant taking a plunge after many years in sales and marketing with big companies. And that meant taking the Executive MBA at Vlerick.