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1 Welcome at Maastricht University Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

2 Master’s Meeting dr. Gaby Odekerken-Schroder Director MSc. Programmes 21 May, 2008

3 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration What do you know about the faculty? •Founded in which year? •How many accreditations? •How many students? •How many employees? •How many departments? 1983 AACSB, EQUIS, NVAO, AMBA plus the Business School (UMBS)

4 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Why choose Maastricht? Vital learning environment, teaching excellence and academic scholarship. •Our reputation: Increasing popularity with company recruiters: mastery of advanced knowledge, ability to work in a team-based environment and ability to communicate. •Our faculty: Commitment to outstanding small group teaching •Our curriculum: Blending theory with practice •The UM community: Internationally diverse student body of high caliber

5 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Course 1Elective Course 3 Course 2Elective Course 4 (Master Thesis) Skills Course 5Master’s Thesis Course 6Master’s Thesis Example Programme Outline Sept. X-mas Feb. Summer

6 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Innovative attitude: Education •Small group teaching philosophy (PBL+) •Continuous improvement of existing programmes •Bridging theory and practice •Development of skills: e.g. teamwork, presentation, analytical, time-management, leadership

7 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Problem Description of a true real life problem or constructed by faculty staff Information Exchange “Do we now have a better understanding of the processes that are related to the problem?” Tutorial Group “What do we know about the subject?” “What do we have to find out to solve the problem?” Independent study Study tools / Integration of knowledge Input from different students The Maastricht Approach Guides the study activities Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

8 Our Master of Science Programmes MSc International Business –Accounting* –Entrepreneurship & SME Management –Finance* –Information Management* –Marketing-Finance (NEW) –Organisation, Management, Change & Consultancy –Supply Chain Management* –Strategy & Innovation* –Strategic Marketing* see: * also part-time (evening)

9 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Our Master of Science programmes (ctd.) MSc International Economic Studies MSc Infonomics MSc Econometrics and Operations Research MSc Financial Economics MSc Management of Learning MSc Fiscal Economics / International Tax Management

10 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration New MSc registrations Academic year 2007/

11 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Rankings •Number 1 Keuzegids Hoger Onderwijs October 2006, programmes: International Business, Economics, Econometrics •Number 3 The Financial Times September 2007: Master IB, category “Value for Money” •Number 6 Wirtschafswoche International ranking by German employers •Number 72 The Times Higher Education Supplement November 2005: the World’s Top 100 Universities in the social sciences category.

12 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Innovative attitude: Research •Research school METEOR gained recognition from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences already in 1992 •Research has been ranked first or second in peer reviews for the last years •We offer a PhD programme and two Master of Philosophy programmes

13 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Our Master of Philosophy Programmes MPhil in Business Research MPhil in Economic and Financial Research => Two years / research master

14 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Links with the corporate world •Cooperation with companies in the field of: –Research, chairs, sponsoring of chairs, scholarships, guest lecturers, internships •Relations with the employers of our graduates •Surveys to assess quality of graduates of our faculty •Career Services training incorporated •Broad alumni network ( 8000 members)

15 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration ● PriceWaterhouseCoopers ● ING Postbank ● ABN AMRO Bank ● Deloitte ● KPMG ● Rabobank ● Ernst & Young ● ● Philips ● Shell ● Accenture ● Fortis ● KPN ● Atos ● Vodafone ● DSM ● TPG Post ● OCE ● Cap Gemini ● ● Unilever ● AKZO Nobel ● Daimler Chrysler AG + Mercedes Benz ● IBM ● ● Exxon Mobil ● F. van Lanschot Bankiers ● ● Cargill ● General Electric ● ABP ● Hay Group ● KLM / Air France ● L'Oreal ● Albert Heijn / Ahold ● CBS ● Pink Roccade ● Ministry of Finance ● Ministry of Economic Affairs ● Essent ● Delta Lloyd ● Hewlett Packard ● ● Procter & Gamble ● Robeco ● AC Nielsen ● SNS Bank ● HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt ● LogicaCMG ● Nuon ● DHL ● ● Eiffel ● Heineken ● Henkel ● Ordina ● United Nations ● Volkswagen ● Zwitserleven ● Banque Artesia ● Ormit ● ● Citigroup ● De Lage Landen ● Deutsche Bank ● Interpolis ● Randstad ● Siemens ● Reckitt Benckiser ● RWE AG ● ● Audi AG ● Aldi ● Bain & Company ● The Boston Consultancy Group ● AZL Pension Advisors ● BDO Accountants ● ● Boer & Croon ● British Telecom (BT) ● Coca Cola ● DNB (De Nederlandse Bank) ● Leaseplan ● Elsevier ● Medtronic ● UBS ● Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein ● European Investment Bank ● Rockwool ● FaGro Consultancy ● ● Goldman Sachs ● Kas Bank ● Koenen en Co ● UWV ● ● Masterfoods ● Merrill Lynch ● Microsoft ● Philip Morris ● ● Berenschot ● TNT ● Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) ● WE ● Sanoma Uitgevers ● A.T. Kearney ● Sara Lee / Douwe Egberts ● Schiphol ● Xantic ● Abbott Laboratories ● Aegon ● ANWB ● ArboNed ● Atradius ● T-Mobile ● BMW ● ● BP ● DAF ● Euronext ● Boston Scientific ● Campina ● ● Canon ● Corus ● Eneco ● CPB ● Jufidet ● European Commission ● FGH Bank ● Interpay ●● Jones Lang Lasalle ● UPC ● Kappa Packaging ● Lehman Brothers ● Maersk ● McKinsey ● Mees Pierson ● Mercer ● Morgan Stanley ● Munich Re ● Nestlé ● Nutreco ● Nutricia ● Oracle ● ● Ortec ● PGGM ● Vendex ● Roland Berger ● Sabic ● Sal.Oppenheim ● TNO ● Samhoud ● Sogeti ● Triodosbank ● ● Yacht ● France Telecom ● Twynstra Gudde ● Solvay Pharmaceuticals ● ThyssenKrupp ● Trompenaars Hampden-Turner ● Deutsche Post ● World Net Business Consulting GmbH ● Graduates at work •European Graduate Survey –Maastricht Graduates: •Prefer international career •Seek employers that encourage further development •Have demanding job requirements •Feel equipped for their job •Feel safe when making decisions •European Graduate Survey –Maastricht Graduates: •Prefer international career •Seek employers that encourage further development •Have demanding job requirements •Feel equipped for their job •Feel safe when making decisions

16 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Do you want to … •learn more and work hard •study in a truly international environment •apply theory to business practice •deepen or extend your knowledge •shape your personal educational profile •invest in developing your expertise •improve your individual and team-based problem-solving skills ?

17 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Then… we warmly welcome you in this truly international group of qualified master’s students for a one-year experience with a lifelong impact !

18 Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Take the Opportunity Ask your questions! Faculty of Economics and Business Administration


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