The school has evolved to a business school that has carved out an important place for itself on the international stage, preparing future managers and leaders for key roles in the global business community and passionately promotes global citizenship, leadership and professionalism. Antwerp Management School and the Faculty of Applied Economics, both business entities at the University of Antwerp obtained the worldwide most renowned and prestigious accreditation of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for their management programs. This AACSB accreditation has been proudly held at Antwerp Management School since 2005 and was renewed in 2015.
Vandenbempt studied Applied Economics at the University of Antwerp, where he received his BS magna cum laude in 1991 and his MA in 1996. There in Antwerp he also received his PhD .Vandenbempt’s research interests focus on “innovation and business strategy in business-to-business markets and on the interrelationship between cognition and strategic action. After graduation Vandenbempt was appointed lecturer of Strategy and Management at University of Antwerp and at the Antwerp Management School. Since 2008 he is Professor of Strategy at the University and business school. At the Antwerp Management School he is also Academic Director EMBA since 2011. He has been Visiting Professor at the James Madison University in the USA, the IBS in Moscow and the Goa Institute of Management and Alliance University . In 2010 he was also appointed independent director at the Antwerp World Diamond Centre.
Dr R Raman