We did it! We graduated! And when thinking back to my year at Vlerick, I am happy to say that I witnessed incredible cohorts in terms of generosity, team effort and support. I still remember it as if it was yesterday, when at the beginning of last year I was preparing my Vlerick application and wrote down in my essay:
So as an international you’re looking forward to starting a Vlerick MBA programme! Are you wondering about the right school for your children?
We’re halfway into the Full-Time MBA at Vlerick! It was time for a week-long elective on digital leadership – a hot topic in the business world at the moment. Exciting, right? Well that’s not all of it. More interestingly, the elective was in Dublin, Ireland – one of the most promising digital hubs of the world with a growing technology workforce and a global outlook.
Karolien Van Cauter had always been active in the field of project management. But after seven years in construction and consulting, she realised her interests and aspirations lay in more strategic areas of business. But before she could move there, she wanted to develop her skills and knowledge.
Nikky Adebimpe developed a taste for strategy while she was working in a training & consultancy firm in South Africa. The Nigerian national’s first degree is in accountancy, and she decided to go for an MBA so that she could take on more strategic roles. Enthusiastic to get a deeper international perspective, she was keen to study in Europe.