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Since moving to China, Mark van der Maas (RSM MSc Strategic Entrepreneurship 2012) teamed up with Beijing startup veterans, Sigbjørn Dugal, Josh Chaim and Thomas Winther-Rasmussen, to build an educational startup called Pickatale, a service designing interactive children’s books for tablets and phones. The apps are focused on improving literacy and language skills. Mark claims, “It's been a long rough road, but a number of large projects are taking shape are we’re moving forward quicker than ever.”
In addition to the creation of apps, their small team has spent free time…Continue
Posted by Joey Johannsen on July 1, 2015 at 10:00am
Based on ideas from Vegans@EUR and Sustainable RSM the Erasmus Sustainability Hub is developing a sustainable food lab, . This lab will be a lively cooking studio where sustainable cooking classes will be given. Furthermore it will be a scientific research center where students can do their minors, honors and master thesis on the subject of Sustainable Food Management.
The Sustainability Hub is very curious about your input for this idea. Could you please fill in their questionnaire? It will only take you 3 minutes! Follow the link below to the survey:…
Posted by Sustainable RSM on June 19, 2015 at 2:00pm
Sustainable RSM and RSM Corporate, Career and Alumni Relations present:
Sustainability Career Panel
Tuesday, 2 June 2015
JB-49 Bayle Building, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
RSM students nearing graduation are invited to gain perspectives, insider information and tips for your career in sustainability from panel members who have successfully entered or transitioned into desirable career positions in the field. Learn from their experience, examine career paths and explore how to reach your goals. SUBSCRIBE NOW Only a few seats remaining!
19:00 – Registration
19:15 Welcome and Introductions: Moderator Dory Grandia, RSM Career Development Coach
Posted by Joey Johannsen on May 29, 2015 at 4:30pm
'Best negotiator' awarded to two RSM students. That’s the third time in a row that RSM has sent the best negotiators to the Model UNFCCC.
34 Management students from RSM successfully negotiated a legally-binding agreement for meeting global targets for climate change at the Model UNFCCC.
RSM Prof. Dr. Steve Kennedy said: “Our students have been able to achieve something where world leaders have so far failed. Negotiations were tough for the students, yet they were relentless in their efforts to reach consensus and a legally-binding agreement.
“Negotiators at the international conference in December could learn something from the way they achieved this, in particular approaching negotiations with a…Continue
Posted by Joey Johannsen on May 29, 2015 at 3:00pm
The Partnerships Resource Centre of RSM, under Academic Director/Founder Professor dr. Rob van Tulder, has brought the research of two academics, Sander Tideman LLM and drs. Muriel Arts DMD, to Rotterdam School of Management.
Their field of research? Sustainable Leadership, Shared Value Creation and Measurement. “Leadership development has become an increasingly important concept in large companies over the past 15 years; organisations have realised that leadership development is an actual practice, something you have to do – this comes from the notion that leaders are made and not born,” says Tideman. “At the same time, leading companies have embraced the concept of sustainability and shared value creation. But Muriel and I realised that at business schools’ and in other leadership programmes, there was no real link made between leadership development and sustainability – these courses were done in classrooms where the context of the larger world was often…Continue
Posted by Lesa Sawahata on April 30, 2015 at 4:57pm
RSM Sustainability Forum 2015: Innovating for Sustainable Business
A standing room only crowd of more than 220 attendees gathered in the EUR Forumzaal for the third annual RSM Sustainability Forum on Friday April 10 2015. This year’s Forum, organised by Sustainable RSM with a team including members of STAR, RSM MBA Career Development and the MSc GBSM, explored the reciprocal relationship between innovation and sustainability in driving new growth for business, and new value for all stakeholders.
The event was moderated by RSM Professor dr. Henk Volberda, Director of ERIM Research Centre Inscope and one of Europe’s most-respected academics in the field of innovation, entrepreneurship and competitiveness in business. Professor Volberda…Continue
Posted by Lesa Sawahata on April 22, 2015 at 4:00pm