certificate of excellence

During the academic year, students of the master Supply Chain Management have the opportunity to earn a certificate of extracurricular excellence signed by the Academic Director, Wendy van der Valk. The certificate of extracurricular excellence is an excellent way to acquire formal accreditation for extracurricular activities. Throughout the year, all students have multiple opportunities to enough points in order to obtain this certificate.

At the beginning of the academic year, a student should indicate via mail whether he/she is interested in obtaining the certificate. All students that apply for the certificate will receive an e-mail with more information about the structure. The progress of the certificate of excellence will only be updated for these students. Students thus cannot join the program at a later stage of the master program. Participating students will be able to follow their own progress via Blackboard. A students can earn one of two certificates:

  1. Certificate of extracurricular activities: earn 15 points or more*
  2. Certificate of extracurricular excellence: earn 20 points or more*

*In order to obtain the certificate, students should participate in at least 2 of the following 3 activities: Supply Chain Days, Supply Chain Battle, and EBT.

Disclaimer: some events will be for Dutch students only, please keep this in mind if you are an international student. However, there are enough possibilities to obtain the certificate if you don’t speak Dutch.

The deadline for registration for the Certificate of Excellence is September 23. A student should indicate to study association Asset | Strategy & Logistics (chairman@asset-strategylogistics.nl) via mail whether he/she is interested in obtaining the certificate. All students that apply for the certificate will receive an e-mail at September 24 with more information about the structure.

Below you can find the conditions of the academic year 2018-2019.


Amount of points


Participation Supply Chain Days

2 per day, 5 if you join both days


Participation Supply Chain Battle



Participation in an Asset Inhouse Day



Participation Business Café



Participation Economic Business weeks Tilburg (EBT)

1 + 1 + 2

1 point for any activity of the EBT with a maximum of 2, +2 points if student participates in an event based on CV-selection.

Participation in trainings

1 per training

Applicable for trainings given by both the University and Asset. Trainings that qualify for points will be announced on Blackboard.

Participation Lean SixSigma training

2 + 2

2 points for participating + 2 points for graduating. Is awarded with extra points due to the fact that a participation fee is required. Furthermore, the training consists of 6 training moments and an exam. 

Visit to kick-off session


1 point if student signed up for the non-mandatory part.

Seat in the sounding board



Seat in the education committee


2 for the education committee, 2 extra points as a seat in the education committee automatically entails the student has a seat in the sounding board.

Student Ambassador



Active membership at study association Asset


Entails a commitment for an entire year (workload differs).

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