RSM students organise 10-day business networking event

Students have organised their own 10-day networking event to meet innovative and influential companies, meet inspiring business leaders and achieve their own career goals at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). STAR Management Week starts later this month, from 28 October until 11 November 2015.

As one of the largest business and recruitment events in the Benelux countries, STAR Management Week is a tradition going back almost 30 years and is the highlight of the year for students at RSM. Highlights of the event this year are:    

  • Opening Ceremony (28 October)
    The Opening Ceremony features two inspirational speakers:  Jeroen van der Veer, former CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, and Kees Jan de Jager, CFO at KPN, former Dutch Minister of Finance.
  • Honorary Discussions (3 November)
    Students share their ideas with more than 30 guests, a great way to interact with captains of industry such as the CEOs of Shell, KPN, PwC, ING and Schiphol Airport.
  • International Academic Event (4 November)
    A new academic event for STAR Management Week; two RSM professors and 20 students visit the BMW Brand Store on the Champs-Élysées in Paris. This one-day event focuses on innovation and change in the fast-moving automotive industry, which is challenged to create new forms of mobility by society.
  • Nomura Investment Banking Trip (9 November)
    The most spectacular recruitment event of STAR Management Week 2015. The City of London is one of the largest financial centres in the world. It’s where 22 RSM students will spend a day at the offices of global asset management company Nomura.

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STAR is the student-organised study association of RSM. With more than 6,500 members, STAR is Europe’s largest student-run study association, and the most active and professional study association in the Netherlands. Each year, more than 270 dedicated active members organise STAR projects, reaching thousands of students.

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Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is a top-tier European business school and ranked among the top three for research. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam – a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM’s primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who carry their innovative mindset into a sustainable future thanks to a first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes. RSM also has an office in Taipei, Taiwan.

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