Cultural event

Prof. Janssens lecture: The potential global consequences of the 2016 U.S. presidential election

Prof. Janssens lecture: The potential global consequences of the 2016 U.S. presidential election

On the day before the U.S. presidential election, there are still plenty of unknowns concerning the foreign policies of Democratic and Republican candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump — a fact that can be troubling for Europeans. This lack of clear foreign policy is one of many questions that Professor Ruud Janssens will raise during a lecture tonight, 7 November, the eve of Election Day.

SBE alum and former Inkom chairman Gijs Mensing entertains in business and in life

SBE alum and former Inkom chairman Gijs Mensing entertains in business and in life

Gijs Mensing has quite a bit of insight about Inkom, the weeklong introduction event filled with parties, a city tour, educational activities and more for new students at Maastricht University. It’s not because he experienced his own Inkom as a freshman in 1999 or even because he led Workgroup Inkom as chairman in 2003. It’s because this year, Mensing will attend the event for the sixteenth time.

Ex-Enron CFO Andrew Fastow calls for “tenth man” in the boardroom

Ex-Enron CFO Andrew Fastow calls for “tenth man” in the boardroom

The dissenting voice of the “tenth man” in the boardroom could potentially curb unethical behaviour in business, former Enron CFO Andrew Fastow said to a group of students, professors and businesspeople on 18 May during his lecture ”Rules versus Principles,” organised by RSM Nederland and in cooperation with the Maastricht University (UM) School of Business and Economics (SBE).