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Projects & Assignments

We believe in learning by doing. This is why we work with partners and their challenges. Assignments can be anything from a one-day co-creation session to a year long process of exploring the role of sustainability in a company.

During a year at Knowmads we bring in at least four assignments from our partners. These assignments are always related to the topics: entrepreneurship, personal development, social innovation and sustainability, project design, process design, or marketing & creativity. The students will choose which assignments they want to work on but they also bring in their own projects.

Together with an employee of the company students create a real working solution for the assignment the partner brought in. We present this in a pitch, together with a quote and working plan. When the partner accepts the plan students will execute it in collaboration with our partner. The Knowmads staff will guide throughout the assignment and will bring in experts for input and inspiration.

50% of the income will be divided among the students and 50% of the income is for Knowmads. This model provides income during  studies and students can (partly) earn their tuition fee back.

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    In November Knowmads received a new challenge: to create a buzz around Goed Genoeg, the new insurance from Achmea. Maartje, Manuel, Naomi, Natasha, Oscar, Pieter K., Roy and Ditte are working on it. Continue reading

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    One of the first projects of Knowmads ever. Final presentation on September 3th, 2010. Here you will find the blogpost of the final presentation. Check out how we co-created. We started April 16th :   KLM & Knowmads extended office

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    Royal Haskoning SMC

    Roy, Ditte, Naomi and Manuel are working together with Liesbeth and Maike on Sustainability within multinationals. Our Dream: To create a better world wherein companies integrate the wisdom and the needs of the people they relate with. Our Challenge: Show … Continue reading

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    Wereld Winkels

    Walking the line between idealism and commerce. With over 350 fairtrade shops in the Netherlands Wereldwinkels is one of the larger retail chains in the Netherlands. They pioneer in social entrepreneurship. The question for Knowmads: How to attract the generation … Continue reading

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    Knowmads in Korea

    Ditte, Maartje, Seul, Carianne and Pieter S went to Korea to be part of the Haja creativity Summit. Knowmads in Korea. We believe education is in need of change. In this we are not alone. Last month we were invited … Continue reading

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    Deutsche Telekom

    With Deutsche Telekom the Tribes 2 en 3 worked on creating a learning journey. Ditte and Jorinde took the lead on organizing, creating, facilitating and hosting a Diversity Journey for the HR Talents of Deutsche Telekom Europe. Continue reading

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    the Virus

    The Virus project may sound a little bit contagious in a negative meaning of the word virus. But this virus is all about spreading good over the world! The Virus is a Dutch company that helps ‘normal’ companies shifting to ʻchange-the-world’ companies. They work from … Continue reading