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Master Student Interview: Supply Chain Management

Master Student Interview: Supply Chain Management

My name is Michel, currently a Supply Chain Management (SCM) master student at Tilburg University. I started my master in September 2019, and plan on graduating in December after I have written my thesis combined with a fulltime internship at Royal Philips. Prior to Supply…

Master Student Interview: Strategic Management (Entrepreneurship)

Master Student Interview: Strategic Management (Entrepreneurship)

My name is Britt and I am currently following the Strategic Management master. I started my master in February, which means I am following the Entrepreneurship track. Besides my study, I work as a student assistant for the Academic Director of MSc Strategic Management. Last…

Master Student Interview: Strategic Management (consultancy)

Master Student Interview: Strategic Management (consultancy)

My name is Ties and I’m a 5th year student, who is planning to graduate next January. I have started the Consultancy Track of the master Strategic Management last September. Next to my studies I have been active at Asset | IB&M, Vidar and I did a board year at the Economic Business weeks Tilburg. During this board year I learnt more about my (professional) interests, which allowed me to make a solid master choice. 

I decided to follow the Strategic Management program for three reasons. First, I consider myself to be a generalist, not a specialist. The key courses of the program are aimed at teaching a little bit about a lot, while later courses have stronger focus on teaching specific skills. In this way, you are educated to become an individual who is capable of maintaining an eye on ‘the big picture’, while also being able of diving into details. Second, I developed a particular interest in consultancy during my board year. I think it’s very interesting to work on projects for a wide variety of companies, as each new project forces one to dive into a completely new challenge. Third, I prefer practical courses over purely theoretical ones. StrategicRead more »

IBA Alumni Interview #3

IBA Alumni Interview #3

Can you give us a short introduction about yourself? I’m Timo, 24 years old, and I studied IBA at Tilburg University from 2013 to 2016. Originally, I am from the Netherlands, but I currently live in Geneva, Switzerland, where I work for Procter & Gamble.…

Master student interview: Accountancy

Master student interview: Accountancy

Hey all! I am Koen Salet, currently 22 years old and following the master’s in Accountancy. If you are a member of Asset | IB&M, you might know me from the committees I participated in during the last couple of years. I started in 2016…

Master student interview: International Management

Master student interview: International Management

What it is like to be an International Management Masters Student… 

My name is Charlie Mhaitang. I am 24 years old. Born in Thailand, raised in the Netherlands. I am a master’s student studying “International Management” at Tilburg University. 

In my professional career, I want to help firms expand their businesses to foreign countries. So, I chose this master for that purpose. Furthermore, I also like the fact that the coursework offers a variety of subjects from different fields such as finance and marketing. It is important for a manager to be able to think strategically on all divisions of a company.

“I like the fact that the coursework offers a variety of subjects from different fields such as finance and marketing”

The class size of the program is small, consisting of about 60 students. Which I find very pleasant as I can interact with my classmates and lecturers more easily. What had also led me to choose this program was that both the master and university are highly ranked in prominent ranking lists such as Times Higher Education and the Financial Times.

The program offers courses that teach the “why, how, and where” firms internationalize, along with other important management subjects such asRead more »

Former board interview: Daphne Roovers

Former board interview: Daphne Roovers

Hi everyone! My name is Daphne, and as some of you might know, I was the External Affairs Officer of the Board of 2017-2018! Before joining the board, I studied International Business Administration at Tilburg University like many of you. As I like being busy…

Exchange Interview: Singapore

Exchange Interview: Singapore

Hi! My name is Ellen van Och, 21 Years old and I am in my third year of the bachelor IBA. Last semester, I had the chance to go on exchange to Singapore and I really loved it!  What reasons did you have to choose…

Elections coming up: IBA Students within University Politics #2

Elections coming up: IBA Students within University Politics #2

The University elections are coming up! On April 21, 22 and 23, you can vote for who you would like to see as your representative in the University Council and Faculty Council.
The University council decides on projects concerning the entire university, such as study places or international student housing.
The Faculty Council is working on the level of TiSEM. They can discuss faculty specific subjects like quality of education and career orientation.

In this article, you can read what drives Michelle Engelen, #3 on the list of Student Party ECCO, to participate in the elections for the Faculty Council.

My name is Michelle Engelen and I am currently in my final semester of IBA. About a month ago, I was elected by ECCO to become a member of the 2020-2021 board. For the ones who are unfamiliar with ECCO: ECCO is a student party that represents all students of TiSEM in its faculty council. Our areas of focus are career development, quality of education, and student welfare. 

During my first and second year, I have noticed that many students,Read more »

External Affairs Officer of the Board: My experiences

External Affairs Officer of the Board: My experiences

Over the course of the past 9 months, I have had the opportunity to be the External Affairs Officer of the Board of Asset | International Business & Management. In this blogpost, I will tell you more about what has made this such a great…

IBA Alumni Interview #1

IBA Alumni Interview #1

As a consultant for Capgemini Invent for over two years now, looking back on my student life brings back fun memories. I started IBA in 2011 and was extremely active in terms of doing committees. Eventually I did a board year at Asset, where I…