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.
Just like the last three years, Nyenrode’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BScBA) program has once again been selected by Keuzegids Universiteiten (Resource Guide Universities) as best education program in the Netherlands in the International Business category. In addition, the BScBA is awarded a shared third place as one of the five top programs in the Netherlands. Students rated the professional career preparation ‘excellent’, and they are positive about the didactic skills, guidance and involvement of lecturers and professors.
The Green Deal’s sustainability program from 2019 obligates companies to gradually focus more on people, the environment, and society: ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance). But are organisations adequately equipped to make their business operations more sustainable?
Sustainable transformation of organisations first of all requires transformation of leaders themselves, as emerged during the first meeting of the recently established ESG Innovation Institute, a joint initiative of Nyenrode Business University and KPMG to assist directors, supervisory directors and professionals in the field of sustainability.
While in the last decades an organization’s success was measured mainly in terms of turnover, profitability, market share and customer satisfaction, now and in the future they will also be held accountable for the impact they make on people, the environment and society. ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) is now central to the balanced scorecard.
Leadership changes when executives are held accountable for their contribution to people, the environment, and society. So say more than three-quarters of policymakers in a recent survey by KPMG and Nyenrode Business University.