Why Vlerick Business School’s Online MBA is the best choice for your future

The decision to undertake postgraduate study is one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. It’s vital you choose a programme that meets your professional and lifestyle needs.

Vlerick Business School’s 100% Online MBA gives you the chance to develop your skills from anywhere, with complete flexibility – and it’s designed to provide the best possible return on your investment.

Develop effectively through peer learning

Our Online MBA brings together enthusiastic, forward-thinking professionals from all over the world, all eager to expand their knowledge and develop their careers. Each intake has students from a range of geographic and professional backgrounds, meaning there are constantly new ideas and experiences being brought to the virtual environment. However, diverse worldviews aside, participants also have much in common, such as ambition, professional maturity and a drive to hone their skills as leaders in their fields.  

“There’s a vast variety of people on the programme, and working with people from all around the world is such a powerful learning tool,” says Online MBA participant, Niel Van Meeuwen

Partcipants regularly take part in immersive, live sessions with their peers which allows for different perspectives and ideas surrounding the course topics to be shared and dicussed in real-time. As a result, participants complete the programme with a holistic view of business administration and an understanding of how they can have a meaningful impact on their organisation.

Harness the power of a global alumni network

Choose Vlerick’s Online MBA and you’ll become part of a network of more than 23,000 alumni from over 100 countries around the world. Access to global corporations, institutions and research teams will give you an invaluable professional advantage, helping you stand out from the crowd in competitive global markets.

All Online MBA partcipants receive Gold membership to our Alumni network. This provides a range of real perks to holders – all of which can help you both during your studies and in your career after graduating. You’ll have access to our online database containing more than 20,000 potential business contacts around the world, for example, as well as live streams of our key events. You’ll also gain access to a range of valuable career services, including one-to-one counselling, mentoring and the Vlerick Recruitment Platform.

This global network is a vital part of the Vlerick experience, and through various events and webinars you’ll also gain access to influencial faculty and business experts who will share their valuable industry knowledge and experience. There are chapters of our Alumni all over the world, each which host their own events for members to meet and network.

Study at a triple-accredited institution

The fact that Vlerick Business School is triple-accrediated is evidence of the institution’s commitment to setting the highest quality standards in management education and research.

Vlerick is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), the impartial authority on postgraduate management education, for example. This accreditation has been given to programmes from the top two percent of business schools around the world.

Vlerick also has EQUIS accreditation, a mark from management development network EFMD 
that requires the business school to uphold rigorous quality standards in teaching and governance. 

Lastly, Vlerick is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), an organisation synonymous with academic excellence in the field of business leadership. A staggering 96 percent of chief executives on the 2016 Financial Times’ “From MBA to CEO” list attended AACSB-accredited schools and 90 percent of the Economist’s top 100 full-time MBA programmes are housed in member institutions. 

So, by choosing to study with one of Europe’s few triple-accredited business schools, you can relax in the knowledge that you’re getting the best possible return on your education investment.

Learn from world-class faculty

The content of our fully online programme is designed to be engaging and motivational, and it’s delivered by respected and experienced academics from the fields of management and leadership.

Our faculty includes experts from a range of business backgrounds, including established researchers and authors, all of whom bring their own experiences and perspectives to the programme, providing an invaluable opportunity for partcipants to pick up new skills and ideas to apply to their own working environments.

Leading this varied team is Vlerick’s Dean, Professor Marion Debruyne

“What sets Vlerick apart is its people, its entrepreneurial spirit, and our firm belief that we should practice what we preach,” she says. “So just as we do research and teach on digital innovation, we are innovative in our learning journeys, as well. And so we challenge you to succeed in a fast changing world.”

All of this ensures our Online MBA delivers great value for anyone looking to advance their career in a competitive business landscape. To find out more about what this dynamic programme could do for your career, register your details here to schedule an appointment with our admissions team today.

Accreditations & rankings

  • Association of MBAs
  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Financial Times