Making Global Connections: UMIO is in Barcelona, London, Brussels, Stockholm, Shanghai and Jakarta this summer!

UMIO’s professional training programmes take their participants to all sorts of interesting, and often unconventional learning environments, from Gaia Zoo to dance studios in Limburg to a myriad of global settings throughout the year. This summer, UMIO’s programmes take place in Spain, the UK, Belgium, Sweden, China and Indonesia, as well as here in the Netherlands of course!

European Links

Barcelona provided the setting for the Future of Finance topic from the International Finance and Control Campus (IFCC), which is partnered with EADA Business School.  Prof. Harrold Hassink and academic colleagues from SBE and EADA delivered the 5-day course to the Chartered Accountant participants covering topics on Data Analytics, Big Data Applications and Digital Innovation in relation to finance.

Students on the Executive Master’s in Cultural Leadership (EMCL) programme were at the Royal Academy of Arts in London last week for their module on Exhibition and Events. This accelerated study programme is taught in London, Maastricht and Brussels. It aims to foster inspirational leaders who bring a rich understanding of the creative process and innovation to their organisations within the arts and creative industries and beyond.

Participants on the NEVI Procurement Leadership Programme were in Stockholm last week for a 3-day study trip. The Finance module was taught by Dr Niclas Hellman, an internationally acclaimed Accounting & Finance Professor of Stockholm School of Economics. Students received new insights from leading guest speakers and visited a Swedish multinational company as part of the trip.

Students on the Diploma of Advanced Studies in Cardiac Arrhythmia Management (otherwise known as DAS-CAM ) will take part in their 3rd module of the course which will be delivered at the European Heart Academy in Brussels between 22-26 June.  This initiative is a joint collaboration between Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC+), European Heart Academy (EHA) and the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA).

Connections in Asia

The International Executive Master’s programme of Finance and Control (iEMFC) is taught through a series of seminars that take place in Maastricht, Boston and Shanghai, and from 7 – 20 July, the students will experience first-hand, the intercultural aspects of doing business in China.

Action Learning and PBL will provide the focus of the professional training programme being delivered in Indonesia in August to the Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi, KPK).  The programme is the sequel to training which took place in Maastricht in April and is the result of a partnership between UMIO and MSM.

This is just a glimpse of where we are and what we’re doing. But where will we be going next? Keep abreast of all of our upcoming programmes, events and developments. Stay Connected!