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Jelle Bouma and Thijs Broekhuizen named University of Groningen Business School directors
Posted on:19 December 2019

Dr Jelle Bouma and Dr Thijs Broekhuizen will be director and scientific director respectively of the University of Groningen Business School (UGBS) from 1 January 2020. They succeed Prof. Dr. Peter Verhoef, who became dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration in June.

GDBC event on AI and human discomfort | Report
Posted on:04 November 2019

Report of the GDBC event on AI and human discomfort on 29 October 2019

Building Effective Partnerships Award for collaboration Amsterdam Sustainable Business Challenge
Posted on:09 September 2019

FEB partners Newcastle University and University of Liverpool have been awarded with the AGCAS Building Effective Partnerships Award 2019 for their collaboration with our faculty and the Vrije Universiteit that resulted in the Amsterdam Business Challenge.

AI en menselijk ongemak | Kennis- & netwerkevent, 29 oktober
Posted on:03 September 2019

Welk gevoel roept kunstmatige intelligentie (AI) bij u op? Steeds vaker vragen we ons af of de voordelen van deze ontwikkeling opwegen tegen de nadelen die het met zich meebrengt. Wilt u meer te weten komen over de duistere kant van AI?Het Groningen Digital Business Centre (GDBC) van de RUG nodigt u van harte uit voor het kennis- en netwerkevent “De relatie tussen kunstmatige intelligentie en menselijk ongemak” op dinsdag 29 oktober 2019 (15.00-18.30 uur) in Groningen. Meld u direct aan >>

Jonge talenten adviseren Drentse ondernemers over groei mogelijkheden
Posted on:22 March 2019

Starten, groei, innovatie, financieren en exporteren: daar draait het om in het business development programma 'Ik ben Drents ondernemer'. Studenten Economie en Bedrijfskunde van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen adviseren momenteel Drentse ondernemers en pitchen hun plannen op dinsdag 2 april in de Statenzaal van het Provinciehuis in Assen.

De hervorming van het Europese emissiehandelssysteem begint te werken (blog)
Posted on:11 December 2018

De uitstoot van broeikasgassen moet worden teruggedrongen. Om dit doel te realiseren heeft de Europese Unie in 2005 het Europese emissiehandelssysteem ontworpen. Een marktinstrument waar jarenlang veel kritiek op was, maar inmiddels is herzien. De sterke stijging van de C02-prijs is een teken dat deze hervorming begint te werken.

Join our Catch up! on Energy - Knowledge and Networking event | 6 December
Posted on:31 October 2018

Would you like to hear about the latest scientific insights on the energy transition? And talk to other executives about the challenges that you are facing and exchange your best practices? Then join us on 6 December for an interactive afternoon, where professionals and companies working in the field of energy will share their experiences with you.

Technische groothandel Wasco krijgt customer experience training op eigen locatie
Posted on:29 June 2018

Wasco, een groothandel voor de installatiebranche, is begonnen aan een inhouse programma van de University of Groningen Business School om te werken aan de customer experience bij hun klanten. Wasco-klanten worden steeds veeleisender en concurrenten uit het speelveld blijven innoveren. Onderscheidend vermogen is essentieel in deze competitieve markt. "We willen CX echt in ons DNA krijgen; van management tot op de vloer en andersom", zegt Jan Bijnen, directeur inkoop & marketing bij Wasco, in een eerste reactie.

University of Groningen Business School en In the LEAD lanceren Top-HR Leiderschapsprogramma
Posted on:18 May 2018

De University of Groningen Business School (UGBS) en het expertisecentrum In the LEAD van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen lanceren een nieuw executive programma, gericht op HR-directeuren en senior HR-managers. Dit Top-HR Leiderschapsprogramma biedt hen de mogelijkheid om zich in zes dagen verder te ontwikkelen in hun strategische partnerrol, met als doel om een nog sterkere bijdrage te leveren op strategisch niveau en de effectiviteit van leiderschap in organisaties te vergroten. Het unieke programma met een combinatie van bekende topsprekers uit wetenschap én praktijk gaat van start op 22 november 2018 in Leuvenum.

Executive masters and programmes University of Groningen Business School open for application!
Posted on:26 April 2018

Executive masters and programmes University of Groningen Business School open for application

Six round tables at 41st International IAEE Energy conference
Posted on:09 April 2018

The round tables and plenary sessions during the 41st International IAEE Energy conference offer a unique opportunity for academics, policy makers, consultants and representatives from energy business to meet and discuss various relevant energy related topics. Register now!

University of Groningen Business School launches new Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Assurance course
Posted on:06 March 2018

The University of Groningen Business School (UGBS) launches the Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Assurance course.

Belang van tv-reclame neemt af
Posted on:12 January 2018

Televisie staat onder druk. De Nederlandse Publieke Omroep (NPO) werd al geconfronteerd met bezuinigingen van de overheid, maar haalt nu ook minder op met reclame: een daling van 7 procent in het afgelopen halfjaar. Als deze trend zich doorzet, krijgt de NPO over tien jaar nog maar ruim 500 miljoen euro uit reclame binnen, tegen 997 miljoen euro in 2016. Dit is een daling van 50 procent! Misschien wordt die grens zelfs al eerder bereikt.

University of Groningen Business School and Altuïtion launch new Customer Experience Management course
Posted on:11 December 2017

Optimal customer experience as the starting point for your organisation.

A decade of practical and scientific customer insights: RUGCIC celebrates tenth anniversary
Posted on:28 November 2017

The Customer Insights Centre of the University of Groningen (RUGCIC) exists ten years and will celebrate this on the 30th of November with a lustrum seminar on scientific breakthroughs and the newest practical customer insights from NS, Wehkamp, Achmea and KLM.

UG and Northern Online Entrepreneurs launch Groningen Digital Business Centre
Posted on:25 November 2017

The University of Groningen and Noordelijke Online Ondernemers (NOO) are joining forces to help develop and consolidate the flourishing digital sector in the Northern Netherlands. Together they are launching the Groningen Digital Business Centre (GDBC), a new knowledge centre that focuses on developing, sharing and transferring knowledge in the field of digital entrepreneurship. An important goal is to train young talent in digital business and big data, to meet the high demand from the sector for academically trained professionals.

Seminar: emission trading and energy transition | 12 May 2017
Posted on:20 April 2017

Hoe effectief is het om zowel energietransitie als emissiehandel naast elkaar in te zetten? Tijdens het seminar 'emissiehandel en energietransitie' op 12 mei in Den Haag wordt hierover gesproken en gediscussieerd.

Data marketing while preserving customer confidentiality
Posted on:05 April 2017

The opportunities to use customer data for marketing purposes are under increasing pressure. PhD student Niels Holtrop has developed a new model that protects customer privacy while simultaneously preserving the marketing opportunities for businesses.  

Provincie Groningen accordeert subsidieregeling voor FEB Student Consultancy
Posted on:17 March 2017

Groningen, 15 maart 2017 - Het Student Consultancy project van de Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde is sinds vorige week officieel geaccrediteerd door de Provincie Groningen, na een besluit hiertoe van Gedeputeerde Staten. Zie Dit maakt het voor organisaties in het Noorden nog aantrekkelijker om de diensten van onze studenten gebruik te maken.

AACSB accreditation Groningen Faculty of Economics and Business extended
Posted on:10 February 2017

FEB was granted the AACSB reaccreditation! FEB still belongs to the 1% of business schools worldwide with both EQUIS and AACSB.

Top 3 of “The 200 most influential people in the Netherlands” are all graduates of FEB
Posted on:19 December 2016

Hans Wijers, Paul Polman and Klaas Knot are ranked 1, 2 and 3 in the annual Top 200 of most influential people, published by De Volkskrant this weekend. All three are alumni of the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Groningen.

Director Peter Verhoef: “Setting up the University of Groningen Business School is a logical step”
Posted on:06 September 2016

For a while now, the Faculty of Economics and Business has offered post-graduate education . “The essence is good and we definitely want to keep that," according to Verhoef, "But as yet the offer is considerably fragmented and lacks a central denominator. UGBS must be the face of executive education at our Faculty.”

Northern Dutch innovation often comes from unexpected sources
Posted on:29 June 2016

As well as the usual suspects – large technology firms and small high-tech start-ups – the northern Netherlands also boasts other businesses which excel in innovation. This is the conclusion of research conducted by the University of Groningen in collaboration with the Northern Netherlands Provinces Alliance (SNN).

Excellent research at the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB)
Posted on:18 January 2016

FEB’s Research Institute SOM was evaluated very positively in the national Research Review Economics & Business that was recently published. FEB takes a number 1 position in the Netherlands, together with the VU Amsterdam. Especially, the societal relevance of research conducted at FEB scores very high. According to the peer review committee “it meets world-class standards.”

Elsevier student survey: top scores for all BSc’s and MSc’s. Biggest winners: Econometrics, Economics, Finance and Business Administration
Posted on:02 October 2015

Two of FEB's four Bachelor's programmes were voted best programme by students (all four are in the top 3!), according to the Elsevier national survey. The BSc EOR is number one out of six similar programmes in the Netherlands and the BSc Bedrijfskunde ranks number one out of four. Of our MSc's the big winners are the MSc Finance (78% (very) satisfied students) and EORAS (81%): they both come in first out of three, and Economics (79% satisfaction score) which is number one of six.