A new partnership with Georgetown University

The ULB - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management is particularly pleased to launch a new partnership with Georgetown University’s Department of Economics. The venture consists of launching a Joint Degree in “Political Economy”.

 Read our Dean’s summary of an exciting journey


Bruno Van Pottelsberghe © Christophe Ketels

Industry 4.0: the business world’s next big transition

SBS-EM and KPMG Belgium have sealed a partnership “Knowledge Alliance in Next Generation Industry”. The goal of this collaboration is to develop insights in what makes a company future-proof/SMART, ready in an international and competitive business environment, and to support KPMG in helping its clients transform into smarter organizations with enhanced international competitiveness. Bruno van Pottelsberghe will be one of the jury members to select the companies that empower change and inspire confidence.

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The Importance of Corporate Culture in an Organization

With the acceleration of digital disruption within organizations, Proximus faced many challenges.

In this issue, Dominique Leroy, CEO of Proximus and SBS-EM alumnus, shares her thoughts about the impact of the digital revolution and how Proximus has reinvented its business strategy.
"Fit for Growth", the ambitious new strategic plan, is aimed at transforming the company by focusing on the customer experience while creating a new company culture.

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Internship @ Solvay

Read our interview with Gilles Raquet, a Solvay MA2 student in Business Engineering who undertook a Credited Internship Program (CIP) at Sportizon, a Belgian sports marketing and event agency.

During 5 months, Gilles was immersed in a professional environment and had the opportunity to bridge the difference between the theory he learned here at SBS-EM and its practice in the real world.

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Women - Science - Business

Anke Sieg is a Solvay alumnus, Executive Board Member and Treasurer of Professional Women International (PWI) Brussels which is a non-profit network dedicated to the economic empowerment of women and fostering workplace diversity.

In this interview, Anke shares with us her experience, her projects and the learning she got from her Executive MBA here at the Solvay Brussels School.

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Alumni Congress

On the 17th of October the 4th Congress of the Solvay Schools and their Alumni was organized by the Alumni association. The conference’s topic “Business and Society in the Digital Age” was discussed by 5 keynote speakers.

The roundtable was followed by a dinner, where everyone had a nice time and debated the event’s topic. In this newsletter, you have access to a special issue about the congress.

Read the special issue

Updated on April 25, 2019