Credit ratings do not always provide an accurate or complete picture of the risks of a financial product, according to Vivian van Breemen, who will be obtaining her doctorate at Nyenrode Business Universiteit today. Van Breemen’s research shows that an inaccurate assessment of credit risks in the capital market poses a significant threat to international financial stability.
Small and medium-sized businesses, also known as SMEs, represent an important part of the economy. However, international auditing standards have not been not well tailored to this business category. Niels van Nieuw Amerongen, holder of the Kreston Netherlands SME Accountancy chair at Nyenrode Business University, analyzed with a research team stakeholder roundtable discussions focused on an international auditing standard for less complex entities. He summarized the findings in two international publications.
"We shape the leaders of the future. Leaders who focus on broad societal prosperity for businesses, people, and the planet. Those who are pioneers in the transition. This is how we maintain our position as a leading university."
Students at Nyenrode Business University are once again highly satisfied with their education, as shown in the recent National Student Survey (NSE). Like in previous years, our students have expressed their appreciation for the strong practical orientation of their programs.
Barbara Bier has been (re)appointed professor of Corporate Governance at Nyenrode Business University with effect from 1 June. She is part of the Nyenrode Faculty Expertise Centre Entrepreneurship, Governance & Stewardship.