After graduation

Global Business & Sustainability

Graduates of this programme possess the analytical, interdisciplinary and problem solving skills that are in high demand, from the largest global corporations to governmental and non-governmental organisations. Positions held by recent graduates include: business analyst, management consultant, portfolio manager, organisational development advisor, entrepreneur, corporate communications manager, policymaker and non-profit manager.

 Positions held by some of our graduates:                                                                              

  • Corporate communications manager; manager of external relations 
  • International manager: managing relationships with international governmental authorities, estimating risk profiles for country investments, entry strategies, lobbying strategies and tax regimes 
  • Portfolio manager in public utilities corporations (water, energy)  
  • Product development: design and testing of new trademarks 
  • Entrepreneur: a number of graduates have set up their own business and/or NGO 
  • Journalist: investigative journalist at a number of international and national journals 
  • Controller/auditor in large multinational enterprise such as Akzo, DSM, or Shell checking for correct implementation of codes and governance principles 
  • Ethical investor: jobs at the largest institutional investors like PGGM or Robeco that are looking at ‘responsible investment’ 
  • CSR manager or ethics officer 
  • Consultant in a variety of areas: privatisation, public-private partnerships, development co-operation, ethical trading, forensic accounting and integrity.  
  • Policymaker for local and national ministries; Economic Affairs, Foreign Affairs; Port of Rotterdam, provincial authorities; international organisations (Unctad, European Union, World Bank). 
  • Regulator: Researching in support of a variety of regulatory bodies in financial markets, telecommunication, competition policy, food safety and security. 
  • Professional manager in non-profit organisations such as Greenpeace, Amnesty International, labour organisations, Oxfam, Fair Trade organisations and the Red Cross. 

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