Student-Generated Events

Student-Generated Events

Sustainability Career Panel 2017

Student leaders of Sustainable RSM and RSM Alumni Relations staff combine forces annually to create a Sustainability Career Panel in May 2017. Bringing near-graduates in contact with RSM alumni. This year, RSM students were invited to dialogue with five RSM alumni who are now successful professionals in the field. Participants explained how this event expanded their career search to include positions with impact in society. Click here for the full story.

RSM Sustainability Forum 2017

Students, academia and practitioners come together annually to explore how co-created business models can pave the way for a sustainable future at the RSM Sustainability Forum. This year's successful educational event, designed and implemented by a student working group, featured keynote presentations by Mark Bras (manager of BMWi) and Thomas Rau (founder of Turntoo and Rau Architecture). Participants engaged in afternoon case-cracking breakout sessions. Click here for the full story.

KPMG-RSM Sustainability Master Thesis Award 2017

Sustainable RSM has created a comprehensive framework for identifying award qualifying theses from a large number of potential candidates. Using this framework, the student working group pre-selects the theses from all those defended in the past year, and identifies a shortlist of the top five. This year 60 were selected from the 1,503 theses defended at RSM from September 2015 to August 2016. A thorough report is then submitted to the KPMG jury; including a detailed evaluation of the short-listed theses. The winning thesis best exemplifies academic excellence, business relevance, originality, and environmental or social impact. Click here for the full story.

Business Leadership for Gender Equality Workshop 2017

Sustainable RSM teamed up with the Erasmus Centre for Women and Organisations (ECWO) to host a student workshop based on three essential aspects of leadership: managing yourself, managing relationships, and managing networks. Led by diversity expert Prof. Dianne Bevelander, the 15 February workshop was highly interactive and gave students the opportunity to discover how they can contribute to equal leadership opportunities by actively reducing gender bias and managing change. Click here for the full story.