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WELCOME TO WeLcOme to thE haguE EXECutIVE CaMpus! THE HAGUE EXECUTIVE CAMPUS WeLcOme to haguE CaMpus! WeLcOme tothE thE haguEEXECutIVE EXECutIVE CaMpus!

OUR MISSION To shape highly motivated talent with intellectual capacity, mental strength and personality into business leaders capable to deliver outstanding performance in the new economic reality Motto Practice comes first! We use cutting edge knowledge and most advanced research and distill it into the language of practice Core Beliefs • Entrepreneurship is the engine of economic growth • Lead with passion, dare to act and think different • Think European act global • Learn from professors, follow mentors’ advice • The value of learning is in its applicability

OUR VISION To impart a strong pan-European commitment, knowledge and understanding of high growth markets and pre-eminent global network to a new generation of business leaders Focus The unique individual and fostering of his/her talents Key Expertise Developing leadership talent, strategic capacity and cultural agility to achieve high performance in high growth markets What makes us unique It is the mentorship system and the personal attention the candidates get from seasoned business professionals that accelerates the transformation of high potentials into high achievers


WHY CHOOSE THE HAGUE EXECUTIVE CAMPUS? The Hague Executive Campus is a boutique style European business school with FT ranked programmes, academic faculty at the forefront of business research, diversity of participants, and a strong focus on personal development of each candidate. Here you get the practical tools and the skills’ set to enhance personal performance. You gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of high growth markets and build European network. But even more so you have a mentor, a senior business professional, who will spend time with you to offer guidance, advice and support when needed. At The Hague Executive Campus you will get: • Outstanding international faculty- a balanced mix of academics and accomplished entrepreneurs; • Access to premier corporate network in the high growth markets, Europe and worldwide; • Board level executives from across industries as dedicated mentors and career coaches; • Flexible part-time programmes, easy to fit into busy professional life; • Possibility to follow part of the course programme in Paris, Beijing, Bangalore and/or 68 other partner locations across the globe;


• International degree from prestigious business schools, FT ranked, with Triple Crown accreditation; • World class education at a fair price. Apart from that: • You will be learning in a truly international environment with other professionals in the field, each bringing own perspective and contributing to exchange; • You will greatly improve your interpersonal and communication skills; • You will considerably increase personal network and gain access to the School’s network of some 40.000 alumni worldwide. Moreover, you will be studying in the heart of The Hague, the most international city in the Netherlands, the centre of diplomatic and political life, home to international organisations, international companies, big consulting firms. The experience is life-changing. It will leave you with lasting friendships and lay the foundations for an accelerated career growth.


DISCOVER THE WORLD Maarten Plokker, Executive MBA class 2011-2013 alumni, shares his experience of studying at The Hague Executive Campus

The teamwork is very special and I made very good friends. The high level of professors, the variety of subjects, the international experience is certainly intellectually challenging, but it is the next business level I am What is your professional background? aspiring to. I am currently sales manager at n-store /narrowcastinHas the programme presented you with the global gonline . picture and how did study trips effect your thinking What made you decide to pursue an MBA and why about the world and business? to 131 international organizations and is a challengthe hague isdid theyou political andThe diplomatic capital of the choose Hague Executive Campus? the city is host It has for sure! Dealing with other cultures agencies and as such is now the world’s second un city. netherlands.IItstudied is also International the seat of the Dutch royal family. Business and languages but ing experience. However, adjusting your business and the hague has always been an open city, a city without at this point in my career I realised that an advanced yourself culturally is an absolute requirement today. I feel for centuries the in hague has been a city open to Iand walls. It has always attracted artists, business degreethinkers, would help me merchants, reach higher. If I want to that the course of the programme strongly enhanced for business. so it is not surprising that companies politicians. this was a free haven where hugo grotius, become a CEO one day I need a more substantive lugmy capabilities to take on an executivelike role. Study tours shell, aegon, t-Mobile and Kpn chose the spinoza andgage. fatherEMBA and son Constantijn and Christiaan at The Hague Executive Campus seemed to siemens, abroad helped me gain knowledge, confidence and hague for their corporateI was headquarters. huygens flourished. tick all the boxes on my list: flexible schedule of classes, experience seeking. great contents of the programme, international exposure, Has the programme lived up to your expectations? It makes perfect sense And that even such more open than conducive the hague isstudy hometours to 144 nationalities. the hague, City to Cape Town, Shanghai, Beijing Definitely! that! Apart from the international environment has attracted the hagueintense interacof peace and–justice, carries an international mandate it felt like a unique opportunity! valuable international experience, Executive Campus, ation European Business Institute to resolve confl icts and to help societies Would a local Dutch schoolaccommodate not with other students in my for group and the differences. tolerance and open-mindedness are vital to Executive Education and leadership Development. be a more obvious choice? natural expansion of my personal network, the a city withoutYes, walls. but none of them were programme content provided the applicable offering the same unique knowledge I was looking for. For example, international experience. This after 4 days with the French Navy Seals I is what I was really looking for. mastered the subject of leadership. DurDescribe your initial exing a study tour to New York we worked perience. Was it exciting? at Bloomberg which gave me a deeper Intimidating? Intellectually understanding of financial managechallenging? ment tools. Sessions with a career It has been the best decision of coach and public speaking classes my life! From the first moment it helped boost my confidence. I am felt like I am on a mission really looking forward to with a great group of an exciting future people. ahead. 7


OUR PROGRAMMES We offer a diverse, vertically integrated portfolio of degree and non degree programmes to suit executives at various stages in their career, and namely: • Strategic Management for Senior Executives • Executive MBA • Master of Science programmes • Professional Master programmes • Non degree Executive programmes • In-company programmes All our programmes combine cutting-edge academic research with the latest in business practice. Strategic Management for Senior Executives is a peer group programme for individuals with high level of responsibility in organisations. It is a superb platform to discuss and exchange views on burning issues of General Management, Strategy, Leadership, Strategic Marketing, Human Resources and Finance. Not only does it provide for an excellent networking opportunity among peers, it empowers participants by challenging accepted thinking and equips them with new skills and competences to drive innovation and change and enhance team performance for better results.

Executive International MBA Flexible part-time programme -18 months is for highly ambitious individuals in pursuit of an international career who aspire to assume a leadership position. They already have a number of years of professional experience but need to sharpen their competences and develop strategic leadership skills. This programme delivers a prestigious dual degree from our academic partners- Rouen Business School and Reims Management School. Master of Science in Finance A state-of-the-art part-time programme -18 months- is for driven, carefully selected, young finance professionals who aspire to enhance their competencies and gain better career choices. Master of Science in Global Management A part-time 18 months programme is for young professionals to acquire across the board management skills and up-to-date business insights that will prepare them to perform successfully anywhere in the world. Professional Master in Human Resource Management A part-time 24 months programme for HR professionals looking to expand their career into managing one of the HR functional areas or a general HR unit and get involved in an exciting organisational change, be it mergers, acquisitions, or re-structuring. Professional Master in ICT and Business Innovation A part-time 24 months programme where the focus is on ICT and management alignment. It is for ambitious professionals from ICT or related field who look to significantly increase competence and skill-set along the ICT value chain, from production of software to delivery of business innovation through ICT. In company training programmes At The Hague Executive Campus we understand that one size does not fit all and that organisations have different needs and priorities. We can design and deliver a programme for your organisation to address your specific concerns. In company programmes are designed to • create and implement strategy • introduce management innovation • develop and retain talent pool



OUR INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS • Paris Executive Campus • Rouen Business School (est.1871) • Reims Management School (est.1928) • A vast global network of some 68 academic institutions

OUR DUTCH ACADEMIC PARTNERS • Avans+ Executive Education • Avans University of Applied Sciences, a leading university of applied sciences in the Netherlands. Language of Instruction : English Intensive language training in business Dutch for nonDutch participants and/or a third language for Dutch speaking students is provided. Non-French speaking students will have the option of intensive French language training.

Degree: EMBA- dual degree from Rouen Business School and Reims Management School, FT ranked, Triple Crown accreditation from AMBA , AACSB, EQUIS Master of Science in Global Management - a degree from Rouen Business School Master of Science in Finance - a degree from Rouen Business School Professional Masters - a degree from Avans University of Applied Sciences The Hague Executive Campus and the Corporate World We have close links with the corporate world and have a network of some 200 high-calibre executives across industries as guest lecturers and mentors/supervisors for various programmes. Regular clients of the group are : • Royal Shell • Total • KLM/Air France • Cofely GDF Suez • AKZO NOBEL • Philips • Rabobank • ING • Randstad • Unilever


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