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QTEM Master Network - Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management

 

 

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What?

QTEM – Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management – is an international network which brings together outstanding students, Academic Partners and International Corporations. The network aims to expand to more than 30 Academic Partners and more than 100 Corporate Partners worldwide over the coming years. QTEM focuses on developing skills in analytical and quantitative techniques to support decision-making in an international context. It does so by the creation of a Master's program open to outstanding students of the Academic Partner institutions. The QTEM Master offers a unique learning experience with:

  • Strong foundations in management and/or economics;
  • A solid background in quantitative and analytical skills and techniques applied to management and/or economics;
  • A strong international exposure, acquired during two exchange semesters abroad with two different members of the prestigious network of QTEM Academic Partners;
  • An immersion in the day-to-day work of highly-regarded companies through a two-month internship.

The Academic Partners of the QTEM network are the following:

For who?

QTEM is accessible to students who will enroll in the Master in Business Engineering ("QTEM-INGE"), Master in Management Science or in the Master in Business Economics ("QTEM-BUSEC").

Students who did not do their Bachelor at SBS-EM can also apply to QTEM, as long as they enroll in one of the above Masters. They should submit their complete application file to QTEM (including their GMAT score) before enrolling in MA.1, no later than June 1st, 2017, to the following contact: tamara [dot] schuller [at] ulb [dot] ac [dot] be. The application file can be obtained by sending an e-mail to the same address.

Selection criteria?

  • GMAT score (minimum GMAT score recommended 650)
  • Bachelor grades (with a special focus on quantitative courses)
  • Level of English
  • International experience
  • Professional experience
  • Extra-academic activities
  • Motivation

Assessed through the application form « International Exchange » and an interview, in BA.3.

Number of places?

Maximum 20 QTEM Students per year in total from SBS-EM

Structure?

1) For QTEM-INGEST, 2016-2018

- MA1 - 1st semester at SBS-EM (35 ECTS):

  • GEST-S-403 Advanced Marketing
  • GEST-S-406 Strategy
  • GEST-S-408 Corporate Valuation and Financing
  • GEST-S-409 Advanced Accounting
  • GEST-S-482 Operations & Digital Business
  • GEST-S414  Banking and Asset Management
  • STAT-S-401 Analyse statistique multivariée or GEST-S123  Business Intelligence and Data Science

- MA1 - 2nd semester at a partner institution (min. 25 ECTS) 

- MA2 - 1st semester at a partner institution or credited internship (25 ECTS)

- MA2 - 2nd semester at SBS-EM (35 ECTS)

  • GEST-S488    Comportement organisationnel et leadership
  • GEST-SXXX  1 course to be chosen in the “CEO agenda” module
  • GEST-SXXX  New Business Seminar
  • GEST-SXXX  Seminar of Business Strategy
  • GEST-SXXX  Field Project
  • MEMO-S-501 Master Thesis

Total = min. 120 ECTS + An internship of minimum 2 months to be completed during or after the Master (except if the 2nd exchange is replaced by a credited internship)

2) For QTEM-BUSEC, 2016-2018

- MA1 - 1st semester at SBS-EM (30 ECTS)

  • ECON-S-407 Applied Econometrics
  • ECON-S-441 Advanced Microeconomics
  • GEST-S-409  Advanced Accounting 
  • GEST-S-410 Advanced Corporate Finance
  • GEST-S-468 Strategy and Strategic Analysis
  • GEST-S-519 European Regulation and Business Environment
  • + LANG-S-402   Dutch 3 (online part) 0 ECTS

- MA1- 2nd semester at a partner institution (min. 30 ECTS)

- MA2 - 1st smeester at a partner institution or credited internship

- MA2 S.2 at SBS-EM (40 ECTS)

  • ECON-S-442   Théorie macroéconomique II
  • ECON-S-421 The Economics of Regulation
  • STAT-S120  Data Management and Analytics
  • LANG-S-402 Dutch 3
  • ECON/GEST-S-xxx Field Project
  • ECON-S-531 Business Economics Workshop
  • MEMO-S501 Master Thesis

Total = min. 130 ECTS + An internship of minimum 2 months to be completed during or after the Master (except if the 2nd exchange is replaced by a credited internship)

Diploma?

At the end of the Master and upon the completion of all QTEM requirements, QTEM Students will receive the standard Master degree of SBS-EM and the QTEM Master Network Certificate.

For additional information about QTEM?

Visit the website of the QTEM Master Network
Contact the QTEM Coordinator: Ms. tamara [dot] schuller [at] ulb [dot] ac [dot] be (Tamara Schuller) (+32 2 650 41 68, tamara [dot] schuller [at] ulb [dot] ac [dot] be).