leadership insights for students
- students from Brigham Young were invited to visit MIFA to get a glimpse into what goes on inside Aalberts and to exchange knowledge
- CEO Wim Pelsma shared insights into business fundamentals, followed by a deep-dive into how the Aalberts outlook impacts MIFA
To provide the group with a taste of business life beyond the textbook, Aalberts' CEO Wim Pelsma invited the students to spend a day at MIFA’s production facilities at Venlo, the Netherlands. This was the third consecutive year that students from Brigham Young University have visited an Aalberts company.
The group's supervisors said that the visit provided a number of valuable takeaways. "Aalberts set the stage and taught wonderful leadership concepts that we will continue to discuss and share with the students, including the emphasis that people are most important and that they have to be comfortable and safe to share with others."
Connecting with the next generation and showcasing the unique Aalberts culture and strength are crucial to facilitate future growth for our company. In the end it is all about winning with people.