Strategy: Priorities Shifting

19 November 2018 - 19 November 2018

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    19 November 2018 - 19 November 2018

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Strategy: Priorities Shifting

Event: 19th of November, 13:30 – 18:00
Deadline of CV application : 13th of November 17:00
Deadline of normal application: 15th of November 17:00
Location: De Veranda, Amsterdam
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Current economic ideas are no longer sustainable and new ways of organising business are emerging. Strategic thinkers are needed to create and implement these new business models. We want to provide the students, interested in Strategy & Organisation, Consulting, and Change Management, a day in which they are able to gain additional experience. SeederDeBoer and Nestlé will give you insight into daily practice and challenge you with interesting business cases.


13:00 – Walk-in
13:30 – Official opening
13:45 – Speaker session by Nick van Dam
14:15 – Company presentations by SeederDeBoer and Nestlé
14:45 – Break
15:00 – Cases led by SeederDeBoer and Nestlé
17:00 – Network drink

You will also have the opportunity to be invited for a personal meeting with a recruiter of your choice. Upload your CV during the application to meet your future employer!

The number of spots for the cases are limited to 25 people, these spots will be filled on ‘first come first served’ basis. Please indicate your company preference during application and we will notify you in advance if you have been selected or can attend the other case. Please also note, that the case by Nestlé will be held in Dutch.

About Nick van Dam

Nick van Dam is partner, the Global Chief Learning Officer and a client advisor at McKinsey & Company; he is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s executive doctoral program for Chief Learning Officers (, in Philadelphia, and full professor of corporate learning and development at Nyenrode Business University in Breukelen, the Netherlands. He serves on the corporate advisory board of edX and is a AACSB and ICEDR boardmember. He is founder of the e-Learning for Kids foundation which has provided 20+ million elementary school children with free digital learning (

About SeederDeBoer

About SeederDeBoer
SeederDeBoer is a medium-sized management consulting firm based in the Netherlands. Our passion is to help people and organisations grow by implementing their strategy in an efficient and value-driven way. We support our clients during a process of change by delivering expert advice, coaching and adopting the role of project manager. We provide our services in several industries, including healthcare, public administration and financial services. We tackle a wide variety of challenges for our clients, including process- or organisational design, finance transitions, digitization and IT implementations. Our consultants are highly motivated outspoken professionals who have a drive to deliver results.

Young Professional Program
The Young Professional Program is a two-year traineeship that provides Young Professionals with the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a variety of organisations and the consulting industry. Applicants for this program are required to speak Dutch fluently. The two-year program consists of a multitude of projects at different clients. Young Professionals fulfill roles ranging from managing support, business control, analysis support to analyzing and describing business processes. During these projects you will receive extensive coaching, support and education from within our organisation. After the traineeship we will explore the possibilities of a future career at SeederDeBoer or potentially at one of our clients.

Our Case
One of our experienced consultants will provide a business case containing real-life challenges from one of our clients. At SeederDeBoer we treat each case individually to supply our clients with tailor- made advice. During an interactive session we will give you the opportunity to tackle this challenge yourself, using your own logic and creativity as well certain methods provided by our consultant.

About Nestlé (Dutch)

As the world’s largest FMCG, Nestlé is loved for brands such as Nespresso, Nescafé, Kit Kat and Maggi. Nestlé is also prominent in the pet care industry with brands such as Purina and Felix. Overall, there are over 2000 brands within Nestlé, varying from global items to localized favorites, spread over 189 countries worldwide. The key to worldwide success is being able to respond to the demands of local markets and being agile to change, therefore Nestlé’s country specific organizations have high levels of autonomy and flexibility. At Nestlé, our core purpose is enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future, ensuring that we contribute to society whilst maintaining long-term success. Thus, all 323,000 employees worldwide share the same objective: bringing consumers “Good Food, Good Life”. At Nestlé NL there’s an open, informal and personal culture. There are many opportunities to participate in new projects and come up with creative solutions. Teamwork is key when working at Nestlé together with strong work ethics, over 400 employees work at our Dutch headquarters on a daily basis.

What does Nestlé have to offer students?

Nestlé offers a unique program for young professionals: the Young Talent Programme. This program is an intensive long-term traineeship that will get you prepared to grow into a senior marketing- or sales supervisor within Nestlé. Furthermore, every half-year Nestlé provides 25 bachelor- and master students the opportunity to do an internship at one of the divisions. This is the perfect opportunity for them to bring their studies into practice and experience how it is to work in a big multinational. Nestlé offers internships in marketing, sales, category management, human resources, supply chain management, finance, communication, quality assurance and food & health. For questions about our internships, send an e-mail to [email protected]. Interested in Nestlé? For more info, go to our website: