VU business school has been providing postgraduate education since 1957. It started with the training programme to a become Chartered Accountant, now one of the largest in the Netherlands. In 1986, the postgraduate courses in Finance & Control and IT Auditing were added, and the portfolio has grown rapidly since then. Today, VU SBE Executive Education holds a successful and strong position, with a portfolio of education programs spanning the full breadth of the business and management domain.
The programmes of VU SBE Executive Education meet high quality requirements. All our part-time master's programs are accredited by NVAO, other programs by professional organisations or entitle you to registration in a professional register. As part of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, SBE Executive Education meets high academic standards. For some time now, VU SBE has been one of the 100 best business schools (top 50 for Economics and top 100 for Management) in the world.
The close ties with the business community and the deployment of lecturers from the field ensure that these courses are and remain relevant. This synergy provides insights and ways of thinking that make our participants curious and move them to create new knowledge and practices. This stimulates the learning capacity and the acquisition of new skills that help with issues and challenges in daily practice.
Studying at VU SBE Executive Education gives you the tools to shape your future, responsibly, as a professional, as an academic and as a citizen.