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We are StudyTours

 

Study Tours designs, organizes and delivers tailor-made educational Study Tour Programmes for groups of participants with an academic background worldwide. Programmes can include lecturers, company visits, visits to significant cultural and historical sites and dinners.

 

Our Mission

is to contribute to solving business and world issues by sharing knowledge, experience and best practices amongst different stakeholders on a certain topic. We want to spread knowledge and educational excellence through the world. Each study tour from Study Tours is a great learning experience for the whole group. It is not only the interesting business topics participants will learn about during a study tour, also the taste of a different culture, city, people and getting out of the classroom experience is utterly important to stimulate the personal development and ensure new business connections and collaboration opportunities take place.  This is what we find important.

 

How do we do this?

We believe that we can solve business issues and identify new innovations by breaking through standard thinking patterns and existing silo’s. We do this by providing the participants with new insights, ideas and best practices on any preferred theme. Our passion is educating others, in which we excel because of our independence, in-depth knowledge, experience and high quality content. Study Tours has an extensive global network consisting of distinguished leaders from MNO’s, SME’s, NGO’s and governmental organizations on the one hand and Deans, Directors and Faculty from top Business Schools and Universities on the other hand. They are all passionate about management education and are an invaluable source of knowledge, experience and advice.

 

Why work with us?

– We deliver high quality programmes & support

– We connect you with the best stakeholders worldwide (facilitating Business Schools, Faculty, speakers, companies).

– We enable you to focus on your core business

– We save your organization critical resources

– We offer you a branding opportunity to attract prospective students/clients

Our Specialties

Accredited

CRKBO Accreditation is known, in The Netherlands, as a recognized form of professional accreditation that an educational institution for short Programmes can earn.

Designed for you

Designed to maximize the personal development and educational needs of participants thanks to the speakers experience, knowledge and ability to convey the message.

Knowledge is power

We can ensure maximization of learning from international exposure. We offer a proper theoretical foundation with applied building blocks together with cultural and social experiences.

Our network

Thanks to our extensive network we can connect you with the best stakeholders worldwide (facilitating Business Schools, Faculty, speakers, companies).

Our programmes

We offer Study Tour Programmes in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Middle East & Africa. Please find underneath examples of possible destinations and Programmes. We are open to discuss any other theme you might be interested in.

NORTH AMERICA: MANAGING COMPLEXITY IN GLOBAL ORGANIZATIONS
Boston, USA

Global organizations face new challenges in today’s turbulent market
on a daily basis. This Programme focuses on managing complexity
and is geared towards managers who lead during times of change
with a global mind set and skill set. Key words: managing under
uncertainly, ambiguity, leading across cultures,  creating and sustaining high performance teams, leadership in the 21st century,
change management

EUROPE: PORTS OF THE WORLD
Rotterdam, the Netherlands

The port of Rotterdam is the number 8th Port in the world after the Asian Ports. It is however the most enhanced Port in the world regarding operational efficiency, automation and extended land.  During this Study Tour participants will visit the port of Rotterdam and its stakeholders and will be introduced to the political, economical and cultural aspects of doing business in and with the Europe(an Union).

SOUTH AMERICA: SUSTAINABLE ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This Study Tour gives an insight in the inequality and poverty in Brazil
and discusses the current situation, challenges and opportunities for
sustainable entrepreneurship. Participants will get the opportunity to
meet social entrepreneurs in the farfellas (slums), which will be a life
changing experience. This Study Tour motivates participants to
become agents of social responsibility, find business opportunities
that preserve natural resources and reduce poverty, and to help
them build a community of stakeholders around sustainable development projects.

DOING BUSINESS IN EUROPE

Our Team

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CEO

Study Tours was started in April 2012 by Roos de Wit-Goedhart. She has a Masters in Business Administration (MScBA) and a Business Executive MBA (MBA)  diploma. Roos is passionate about designing, organizing and delivering Study Tours using her knowledge, experience, skills and network. She knows from experience that Study Tours are very powerful ways to learn business theories and offer out of the box practice grounds.

Robert de Wit

CFO

Robert de Wit MSc. is the CFO of Study Tours. Robert has a Masters in Economics from the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is highly talented in the areas of financial reporting, data analysis and investment decisions. Robert is profoundly active in the background, helping with different kinds of investment decisions. He is also active at Robeco as a trader in Lending Securities.

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Programme Manager

Robin van der Meulen is our dedicated Project- and Programme Manager at our head office at the Cambridge Innovation Centre (CIC) Rotterdam. Robin has a Masters degree in International Management/ CEMS from RSM Erasmus University. She excels in managing diverse projects and organizing and managing Study Tours.

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Programme Manager

Sebastian Jedraszak is one of our Programme Manager at Study Tours. He is currently second year bachelor student International Business Administration (IBA) at the RSM Erasmus University. Being born in Poland, going to a French high school  and now studying his bachelor in the Netherlands, Sebastian can easily adapt himself to different multicultural environments.

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Programme Manager

Anar Rahbarli is our latest joined Program Manager at our head office at the Cambridge Innovation Centre (CIC) Rotterdam. He is a procurement professional who graduated from Rotterdam School of Management with an MBA degree recently. Anar believes that there is no better way to connect with people than through speaking their languages. He speaks 5 languages fluently and is currently busy learning the sixth.

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We are looking for a Marketing & Sales Hero!

Interested in gaining experience by working in a professional, international organization at our office at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) Rotterdam? We are offering a part-time Marketing & Sales internship position! Have a look at our vacancy here and send your motivation to jobs@studytours.nl.

The Latest StudyTours News

  •   From the 2nd – 9th of July, together with RSM Executive Education, we had the honor to welcome a group of 14 auditors from the Supervisory and Financial Development Board (BPKP) from the Republic of Indonesia. BPKP is an Indonesian non-ministerial government agency that performs governmental......

  • Our 15 students from the Undergraduate Business Global Program of the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, who travelled to Helsinki, St. Petersburg and Tallinn, last month arrived back home safely, tired but most of all fulfilled! As Study Tours we arranged the program in St. Petersburg......

  • We have 4 clients to welcome to the Netherlands this month, wonderful! We are busy with the preparations and are exciting to see how these custom made Study Tours will be experienced by our diverse groups. July will start with two study tours taking place at the......

  • From the 10th until the 12th of May, in collaboration with Birlan Educational Journey, Study Tours organized the Study Tour programme for 35 Master students from the Indonesian business university Prasetiya Mulya. The group had travelled to Japan – a top leading nation in Asia where......

  •   On the 10th of April 22 Danish Master students, enrolled in MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Aarhus School of Business and Social Science (Aarhus BBS University), arrived at Tocumen Airport, ready to start their educational journey in Panama, one of the......

  • 40 MBA students of the Gdańsk Foundation for Management Development (GFKM) joining our Study Tour programme for the third time! It was a programme full insights and key learnings which the students can apply in their work life as well as in their private life.   Their......

  • Een maand geleden benaderde vrouwen-ondernemen.nl onze CEO of ze haar mochten interviewen, natuurlijk! Vrouwen-ondernemen.nl noemt zichzelf de broedplaats voor vrouwelijk ondernemerschap en wilt vrouwen helpen om goed van start te gaan en een succesvolle onderneming op te bouwen. Dit doen ze bijvoorbeeld door middel van het......

  • On 7th of October three RSM alumni  were chosen by the RSM community from more than 30,000 RSM alumni worldwide, for their excellence and outstanding accomplishments in three categories: business achievement, entrepreneurial spirit and social impact. These three women built careers in diverse fields but......

  • Ron Schulz, Creating Good Work: The World’s Leading Social Entrepreneurs Show How to Build A Healthy Economy, is an excellent primer on social entrepreneurship and a very suitable textbook for a Study Tour themed Social Entrepreneurship....

  • Study Tours has successfully organized the social and cultural Building Blocks for the Executive MBA participants from Gdansk Foundation of Management Development (www.gfkm.pl). The Programme was well received and will be offered to the participants again next year! Stay tuned!...

What our clients say about us

“Study Tours is an awesome concept! Very informative and a lot of exposure into the technological and business environment. Full package all round I would come back and do it all again!”
– Kerry-Lee Swartz, Manager Transport Product Africa, participant TETA ILDP Programme Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)
“A fun and formative experience!”
“Committed to achieve excellence”
“No detail is too small. Study tours took care of it all”
-Global Executive MBA participants, INCAE Business School
“Though we hear a lot about Consulting and McKinsey during the MBA classes, an opportunity to visit their corporate office; see what it is like; listen to senior management people explaining what they do and how they work and to feel their work culture means a lot to us. Thanks to Study Tours for giving us the opportunity to visit McKinsey, Brussels office. It was fascinating and we enjoyed the experience.”
– Lourdes Pradeep, Owner/Business Lead, Native Sparrow & MBA Alumni, RSM Erasmus University
“Our Study Tour to Brussels visiting Deutsche Bank was a learningful experience as part of my MBA Programme. I got a chance to meet the Vice President of Deutsche Bank’s representation in Brussels to discuss Public Policy and EU Affairs, which helps me to successfully do business within the EU context”
– Ying Zhang, Management Trainee, Bank of China & MBA Alumna, RSM Erasmus University
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