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Global Project and Change Management

  • Bachelor degree
  • Autumn
  • Zwolle
  • 4 Years
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Want to make change happen?

Global Project and Change Management (Sustainable Business and Innovations) is a BBA-programme of Windesheim Honours College in Zwolle. It prepares you for a career as an international project and change manager who can make the difference in tackling worldwide sustainability challenges. Think, for example, of climate change, human rights, global health and the circular economy. Sustainable development is the main focus of this NVAO-accredited(opens in new tab) programme, but we also stimulate social and sustainable entrepreneurship. We dare, we share, we care! Do you?


What's Global Project and Change Management like?

We challenge you to create change! The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are at the heart of this programme, so you will learn to think critically, entrepreneurial and solution-oriented about global developments, sustainability and yourself. The programme is focused on doing, creating and co-creating: working with others to resolve problems that transcend borders.

Theory and practice

Theoretical or hands-on learning?

Windesheim is a practice-oriented University of Applied Sciences. With all the hands-on projects and assignments, you will experience the industry at once. This is both educational and fun, as well as interesting for your CV and network. But how much theory will you get you get?

Year 1

  • 30% Practice
  • 70% Theory

Year 2

  • 60% Practice
  • 40% Theory

Year 3

  • 80% Practice
  • 20% Theory

Year 4

  • 80% Practice
  • 20% Theory
After your studies

Career prospects

As a graduate of this programme, you will possess the skills to create sustainability solutions to the world’s most challenging problems. Your strength lies in your versatility and your ability to solve problems by combining your practical skills, theoretical business knowledge and diverse areas of expertise. There are plenty of positions in which you can develop, for example:

  • Project manager at an international NGO
  • Social entrepreneur
  • Trainee at the European Parliament
  • Development manager at a non-profit organization
  • Advisor improving corporate sustainability

This is where you'll apply your skills

Global warming, wealth inequality, pandemics, an ageing population - the world faces many societal and sustainable challenges. To tackle these issues, businesses, governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) must collaborate. These intricate collaborations require professionals who can see the bigger picture, while breaking down a complex plan into bite-sized projects and practical solutions.

So whether you will work at a consultancy firm, a non-profit organization, for the government, the European Parliament or in a specific sector (such as welfare or sustainable energy), you will soon play an important role in connecting all kinds of initiatives.

Application & Requirements

Application and entry requirements

Check that you meet our English language and academic requirements before you start your application. Applications at Dutch universities must be made through Studielink. There is a selection procedure to find out whether our learning community suits you. Windesheim Honours College selects max. 80 students.

Application deadlines
All students: 1 June

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Continuing your studies

Continuing your studies

Many of our students continue their studies and go for a master’s degree. Research has a strong presence in our curriculum, so our students seldom have to do a pre-master and can enrol directly into a master’s programme. We have a strong network of alumni at other universities and expertise in a variety of fields, so we can help you to make the right decision. Recent graduates have enrolled in programmes including:

  • Climate Studies at Wageningen University
  • Sustainable Development at Maastricht University
  • International Relations at University of Glasgow
  • Global Health at Copenhagen University
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