Windesheim Honours College

Windesheim Honours College, founded in 2009, is the first professional college in the Netherlands. We educate students to become highly competent professionals, who are active across public and private domains, have a reflective attitude, a global mindset, and promote intercultural diversity and sustainability.

Business exchange programme

Mission and Vision

We educate students to become highly competent professionals, who are active across public and private domains, have a reflective attitude, a global mindset, and promote intercultural diversity and sustainability.

Staff

With lecturers coming from diverse professional backgrounds and our strong focus on research, we provide an academically challenging environment. Because of this engagement and small-scale community we can offer our students a personalized learning environment. 

Ranking

For the sixth year, our BBA programme Global Project and Change Management has secured the top position in the Selection Guide for Higher Education (Keuzegids Hoger Onderwijs). It means we have the best Business Administration and Management programme in the Netherlands.

The Advisory Board


The Advisory Board is important for Windesheim Honours College to discuss developments in the work field that are relevant for our programme and to give advice on our strategy and curriculum development. Together we monitor the connection between our programme and the relevance for the work field. Also, the Advisory Board gives input and suggestions for our partnerships and projects within the programme. The overall goal is to be truly linked to developments in the broad work field we are preparing our students for and to have critical friends helping us to improve. The Advisory Board meets three times a year.

Our professionals

Michiel van Yperen, transition manager, business developer CSR (MVO NL/INT) 
Erwin Hollestelle, Hermeion, Leadership & organizational development  
Elisabeth Rijpkema, Commonizers 
Nina Pavlovska, Dance4Life
Suzan Massier, Rabobank Food & Agri Education & Engagement bij het Banking for Food inspiration center van Rabobank Nederland
Christian Voortman, Senior Policy Advisor bij Gemeente Zwolle
Margriet de Boer, alumna WHC, employee Municipality Steenwijkerland bij Gemeente Steenwijkerland
Roelof van der Weg, Senior advisor project- and programme management and research 


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