The Netherlands - A business approach to standards

The Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University is one of the leading business schools, both in research and education. It is Europe's number one business school, in terms of the number of scientific publications in high-ranked scientific journals in the management field. RSM's education is based on research and its close cooperation with industry and other stakeholders worldwide.

Since January 1994, RSM has hosted a Chair in Standardization, situated within the Department of Management of Technology and Innovation. Standardization education consists of both elective courses and the inclusion of standardization in other courses. An array of bachelor/master (BA/MA) and executive education (MBA) programmes are available. The school¿s education programmes have been renewed several times to keep up-to-date with new developments and methodologies.

RSM won the 2009 ISO Award for Higher Education in Standardization.




business, education, science, standardization

Additional information:

AuthorsDe Vries, Henk J. (RSM, Erasmus University)
Publisher:International Organization for Standardization - ISO
First published / Last update: 2009