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A two-day cycling tour through the Netherlands organised by students at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) will raise money to preserve the unique but diminishing culture of the population of a volcanic Pacific island – and the cyclists say that the more support they get, the harder and further they will ride! The RSM Charity Club has organised the tour for a team of 10 MBA and EMBA students to raise funds for a non-profit organisation helping the Tao, an aboriginal tribe on the Taiwanese island of Lan-yu in the Pacific Ocean.
The cycling team of 10 is currently training hard…Continue
Posted by Joey Johannsen on July 14, 2015 at 10:48am
PhD student Ona Akemu and Professor Gail Whiteman, of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) won first prize in the social entrepreneurship track of the 12th annual oikos Case Writing Competition for their case Fairphone: Organising for Sustained Social Impact.
The case, written in collaboration with Tao Yue from RSM’s Case Development Centre, examines the emergence of and challenges facing start-up social enterprise …Continue
Posted by Joey Johannsen on July 13, 2015 at 1:00pm
At a business school competition in the UK, students from the International Full-time MBA programme at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) were runners-up during the final of the One Planet Sustainability Challenge 2015.
The RSM MBA team, which was called ‘Gaia’, won second place in the finals and brought home a trophy. The team members from RSM’s International Full-time MBA Class of 2016 were Binita Ramla (South African),Danah Lee (South Korean) and Fahimah Noor Ngah (Malaysian). Within the two days of the…Continue
Posted by Joey Johannsen on July 9, 2015 at 1:54pm
What is your plastic-bag-free Rotterdam idea? Develop your idea and win the €15,000 prize. Deadline for entry is Monday 31 August!
Do you have a good idea about how we can make Rotterdam plastic-bag-free? Read the rules of the game well and submit your idea entry for a plastic-bag-free Rotterdam HERE before Monday 31 August 2015.
What ideas are most likely to win? An idea that:
• will help people use less plastic bags
• can be implemented immediately – beginning 10 October 2015
Posted by Joey Johannsen on July 3, 2015 at 4:16pm
"The Graduate Net Impact Chapter of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) was awarded Gold standing, a designation bestowed on top chapters, based on achievements in the past year. The RSM Net Impact Club is part of the RSM MBA Student Association which consists of participants of RSM’s International Full-time MBA programme."
Read what lead to their achievement …Continue
Posted by Joey Johannsen on July 3, 2015 at 2:30pm
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