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What is the usual class size?

Class sizes are usually between 12 to 24 people, but it does depend on the programme. We aim for a balance between allowing capacity to guarantee individual attention, and achieving a good group dynamic and networking opportunities.

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Can I park at RSM?

You can park at the Erasmus University campus in parking garages P2 and Erasmus Plaza. RSM will provide you with exit cards that cover the cost of parking during your programme.

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What is included in the programme fee?

Programme fees include tuition, programme materials, plus lunch and refreshments throughout the programme. Hotel accommodation is not included, unless mentioned otherwise in the programme information.

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Where can I stay?

If you require hotel accommodation during your stay in Rotterdam, we recommend the Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark.* The hotel is located within a 5 minute walking distance of the Erasmus University. 

Participants receive a discount of 12% on the best available rate (that is: the flexible rate, without restriction, with free cancellation possible until 14:00 on the day of arrival). The room rate includes Wi-Fi internet, fitness and free parking, but excludes 4.5% city tax.

To take advantage of this rate agreement between RSM and Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark, please note that room reservations can only be made directly online via this link or via email. If you use the link, please only select your arrival and departure date and, if applicable, the number of rooms; press the “Search” button at the bottom of the form and the site will show you all available rooms including the negotiated rates at Hotel Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark.

This rate agreement excludes breakfast. There are two types of breakfast available at the Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark: City breakfast (at the bar) for €10.50 per person and Breakfast buffet for €21.00 per person. You can inform the hotel of your breakfast choice when you book your room.

*This agreement is valid from 01 January until 31 December 2020. For more information please contact Novotel directly: +31 10 253 2500.

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What is the campus address?

Most of our programmes take place in Bayle building on the Woudestein Campus of Erasmus University Rotterdam, which is where Rotterdam School of Management is located. The address is always provided in the pre-programme information and in our Online Learning System.

The location is close to public transport. There is car parking available on site; RSM will provide you with exit cards that cover the cost of parking during your programme. Click here for more information.

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

Bayle Building

Woudestein campus

Burgemeester Oudlaan 50,

Rotterdam

The Netherlands

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How are the programmes structured? What is the learning format of the programmes?

Participants can expect a carefully integrated mix of lectures, presentations, business simulations, small group discussions and case studies. Some preparation work and home study may be required.

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When is payment due?

Once registered you will receive an invoice which we ask you to pay within 30 days. If registration takes place 30 days or fewer before the start of the programme, your fee must be paid before the programme’s start date. If you do  not receive an invoice, contact the manager of your programme.

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Where do the programmes take place?

Most of our programmes take place in Bayle building on the Woudestein Campus of Erasmus University Rotterdam, which is where Rotterdam School of Management is located. The address is always provided in the pre-programme information.

The location is close to public transport. There is car parking available on site; RSM will provide you with exit cards that cover the cost of parking during your programme. You can also find a route description here.

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What’s the normal schedule for programmes?

Most programmes start at 09:00. Finishing time depends on the particular programme. In our Online Learning System we mention the time you are expected. On the first day of the programme the programme manager will hand out a detailed programme.

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What preparation coursework is required before the programme?

Most of our programmes require some pre-programme work and reading. You will receive detailed information about this three weeks before the start of the programme. Preparation coursework is done via our Online Learning System or in direct communication with the programme manager.

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What is the dress code at RSM?

The dress code is 'business casual'.

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How often do executive education programmes run?

The Executive Education open enrolment programme calendar is available here.

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Where can I see a list of all programmes and programme dates?

A list of RSM Executive Education open enrolment programmes and their start dates is available here.

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The programme is fully booked. Can I be placed on a waiting list?

If a programme is fully booked, you can ask to be placed on its waiting list. Please email the programme manager of that programme. You will find their contact details on the programme’s web pages.

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What if I want to cancel my registration?

You must send your notice of cancellation by email to the programme manager or to openprogrammes@rsm.nl. The following cancellation fees apply:

  • 25% of the programme fee is due if your cancellation notice is received 14 days or more before the start date;
  • 75% of the programme fee is due if the cancellation notice is received between 13 and 8 days before the start date;
  • 100% of the programme fee is due if the cancellation notice is received 7 days or less before the start date;
  • 100% of the programme fee is due if the cancellation notice is received after the programme has started.
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Is financial aid available?

No. We do not offer scholarships for our executive programmes. However study costs are a personal deduction and can be used if you have taxable income in the Netherlands. The personal deduction can also be allocated to your tax partner. For more information, see the Belastingdienst website.

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Are there any tuition discounts?

Yes. Alumni from RSM and Erasmus University Rotterdam receive a 10% discount. RSM alumni are students who have completed either a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, PhD or one executive education programme of more than 40 hours. Participants of open programmes of less than 40 hours do not receive a discount. Companies sponsoring several participants may also be offered a special price.

These programmes are excluded from this discount:

  • Executive Master in Customs and Supply Chain Compliance
  • Diploma Programme in Advanced Business Valuation
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Excellence Programme
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Can I pay my tuition fee in instalments?

In exceptional cases it is possible to pay your tuition fee in instalments. If you wish to do so, please contact your designated programme manager. The first instalment of the tuition fee is due before the start of the programme.

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Will I receive an RSM alumni status?

If you participate in a programme lasting five days or more (or more than 40 hours), you automatically become a member of RSM’s international alumni network. To read more about alumni benefits, please click here.

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Which programmes will give me PE credits?

You can earn PE credits with the following programmes:

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Why should I choose RSM?

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) offers a dynamic learning environment for professionals looking for new skills and knowledge in business and management education. You should choose RSM, because

  • it is consistently ranked among Europe’s top business schools.
  • its world-class professors and globally oriented faculty deliver business leaders with an innovative mind-set.
  • it has a prestigious Triple Crown accreditation, which puts RSM among the top 1% of business schools worldwide.
  • our no-nonsense approach: our goal is to give you the tools to put new skills and knowledge directly into practice, for real impact.
  • it’s about you: during our programmes you have the opportunity to discuss your specific business challenges and have personal coaching.
  • you will meet a new network of peers: extend your network, share experiences and become inspired by your fellow participants.

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How do I get to RSM?

RSM delivers programmes in Rotterdam. The Contact RSM webpage describes our location and gives directions for driving and public transport. For a map of the campus in Rotterdam, please click here.

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Where is the nearest international airport?

The nearest international airport is Schiphol Airport Amsterdam. For European flights the nearest airport is Rotterdam The Hague Airport.

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What services are available for participants with disabilities?

All buildings are easily accessible. Participants with disabilities may park their cars in the designated parking bays. Wheelchairs and extra assistance can be made available for you if required. Toilets with access for people with disabilities can be found in all university buildings.

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Are meals included?

Lunch is provided. All programme participants receive a sit-down lunch buffet. Breakfasts and dinners are generally not provided, unless the pre-course correspondence specifically mentions otherwise. Refreshments are available throughout your programme.

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