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External Affairs Officer of the Board: My experiences

External Affairs Officer of the Board: My experiences

Hi everyone, My name is Michael van den Eijnden and for the past 10 months, I have been the External Affairs Officer of the Board of Asset | International Business & Management. Even though this means that my board year is (unfortunately already) slowly coming […]

Treasurer of the Board 2017-2018: My experiences

Treasurer of the Board 2017-2018: My experiences

From September 2017 onwards I have been the Treasurer of Asset | International Business and Management. In this blog I will tell you more about what this function entails, my experiences at IB&M and why you should definitely consider doing a board year. First, I […]

The Chairman of Asset IB&M – my experiences

The Chairman of Asset IB&M – my experiences

MY EXPERIENCES AS A CHAIRMAN OF ASSET | IB&M

It is my honor to be the chairman of Asset | International Business & Management, as I have learned a lot these past months and it has proven to be the perfect step in the direction of my future plans!

Introduction

My name is Bart van der Lee. With 23 years old I am the oldest member of our board. In June 2016, I graduated cum laude from the bachelor International Business Administration and a year later I graduated from the master Supply Chain Management. During my bachelor studies, I went on exchange to Hong Kong where I was the roommate of my predecessor Timo. From September onwards, I will merge myself in the so-called ‘burgerleven’, start working and leave the student life behind me.

I started out as chairman of the IB&More committee in my first two years at Asset | International Business & Management. Then after exchange, I joined I*ESN for a year where I was part of the buddy system for all international students that are in the Netherlands for their full bachelor studies. The second half I was one ofRead more »

My board year as External Affairs Officer at Asset IB&M!

My board year as External Affairs Officer at Asset IB&M!

Hi everyone! Time really flies when you are having fun, because it is already time to start looking for the external affairs officer of 2018 – 2019, which (unfortunately) means that my board year is slowly coming to an end. Luckily, I can already look […]

My board year as the secretary of Asset | IB&M

My board year as the secretary of Asset | IB&M

During my time as a secretary of the board of Asset| International Business & Management, I have learned many things and have experienced great things. In this article I will elaborate on my experiences and general tasks. My name is Eline van de Ven, I […]

Why is the Irish border such a tricky subject in the Brexit negotiations?

Why is the Irish border such a tricky subject in the Brexit negotiations?

On the 29th of March 2019, the Brexit will become official and the UK will leave the European Union. Before this day, the UK and the EU will have to make a lot of rules and regulations concerning Great Britain’s leave. The best and easiest option for Great Britain would be to stay in the EU’s customs union. However, this is against the whole idea of ‘taking back control’ that led to the Brexit in the first place. One of the tricky subjects in the negotiations is the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.

Nowadays, the 500 km border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic is completely open, meaning all the goods and services can be traded across the borders without any extra check and no physical border is present. Both countries are against a physical border after the Brexit, but not doing this will cause difficulties as they will have different custom regimes. Therefore, custom controls are needed. Another problem is that frontier checks are in violation of the Good Friday Agreement made in 1998, which played a big role in ending the violence present in Ireland at the end of the 20Read more »


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Hi everyone,

My name is Michael van den Eijnden and for the past 10 months, I have been the External Affairs Officer of the Board of Asset | International Business & Management. Even though this means that my board year is (unfortunately already) slowly coming to an end, I’m really glad that I have learned so much during my board year. In this article, I will tell a bit about myself, my experiences as a board member, give an example of how a week could look like as the External Affairs Officer and the key things that I learned.

About meIMGL4255

I was born and raised in the beautiful town called Geldrop, and I am at the time of writing this 19 years old. I have been studying at the University of Tilburg since the academic year 2016-2017, but due to my board year I decided to pause my studies for a year as being a board member at Asset IB&M is a full-time position. Therefore, I am a second year International Business Administration student. I have been an active member at Asset IB&M since my firstRead more »