I enjoyed the high level thinking and different aspects of strategy making addressed in the Strategic Management programme. Drafting a growth strategy for a multinational company, in which each team advised for a merger, acquisition or alliance as a means for growth was one of the highlights. The broadly oriented master programme opened doors when I applied for jobs. Companies with different focus areas, such as marketing, supply chain or finance were amongst the opportunities for me as a Strategic Management graduate. Also, as RSM is a top business school, it attracts bright and motivated students from all over the world. I have had interesting discussions as well as great laughs with my fellow students, which added considerable value to the year.
Finally, I participated in a study trip to Hong Kong, visiting a variety of companies and solving business cases. The unique international experience gained during my master is extremely useful in an international company like Shell.
MSc Strategic Management, graduated in 2011
Supply Contracts Analyst, Royal Dutch Shell plc