On 26, 27 and 28 September, UGent University celebrated the success of a new batch of Masters from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration during the graduation ceremony held at the University Forum (Ufo) in Ghent. More than 1,200 young economists and public administration graduates leave school and are at the very beginning of their professional careers.

The award for the best master thesis in the field of Project Management in the Business Engineering programme, specialising in Operations Management was granted by PMI Belgium Chapter and was awarded by Mrs. Hilde Neyns  to Mr. Arne Van Belleghem for his master thesis 'Functional requirement-based forecasting: estimating the cost and duration of early-stage projects' (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Mario Vanhoucke).