The board of Nyenrode Business Universiteit will conduct a factual investigation into the origins of the Dutch Education Institute for the Abroad (N.O.I.B., predecessor of Nyenrode), including its founders. The research should answer the question as to what extent the founders allowed Dutch interests in the Dutch East Indies to play a role in the establishment of the N.O.I.B. in 1946.
The vision on talent is changing. Nyenrode Business Universiteit has been researching talent management for years. Not only does this change education, but it also changes its policy. Now all employees are given the opportunity to develop their talents, instead of only the best ones.
There is an urgency to incorporate human rights policy into your business operations, as stated by Yulia Levashova, Assistant professor at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. Besides a moral duty to take good care of your employees and ensure that your company respect human rights, it also makes a ‘good business sense.’
To support organizations in the transition to sustainability, Nyenrode Business Universiteit and KPMG jointly founded the ESG Innovation Institute. Dr. Jeroen van der Velden and Prof. Jeff Gaspersz are both connected to this institute and explain how innovation contributes to business transformation.
Auditors are able to work more transparently and efficiently by using Bayesian statistics. That is the main conclusion of Koen Derks’ research, who obtains his doctorate from Nyenrode Business University today. Techniques to apply Bayesian statistics in the audit have been made freely accessible by Derks, through the open-source program JASP. “Auditors should be bold enough to deviate from ways already paved more often.”
This year, once again, the master’s degree programs of Nyenrode Business University receive high ratings for practical orientation and the connection with the corporate world and the government. This is evident from the Keuzegids Masters 2023 (Resource Guide Masters 2023) that was published last week. The students are in particular above average satisfied with the master’s degree programs Controlling, Executive Master of Finance & Control and Management.