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Newsletter May, 2021
Inchainge Connect Educator Conference
Around 300 educators joined us at Inchainge Connect on Wednesday, April 14th!

To make it accessible to all time zones, an extended 3-block program (morning, afternoon & evening) was offered. Participants got the
unique opportunity to connect with their peers from across the globe. We were honored to welcome thought leaders, value chain experts, and excellent (keynote) speakers. Read all about it in our news article!
Special thank you to our
Keynotes, speakers, panel members, and moderators!

Check out our new webinar page and watch all session recordings of our
keynotes, the educator panel, and speakers at Inchainge Connect!

What's New?
Mastering the Circular Economy book
with The Blue Connection
The highly anticipated book MASTERING THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY by Ed Weenk and Rozanne Henzen is finally here!

This book consists of everything you need to teach students about the Circular Economy.
It's an introduction to circularity from a business and value chain management perspective. With many reflections and exercises throughout, the book draws a direct link between relevant recent theory and practice and offers students and practitioners a deeper understanding of the topic.

Check out our new webpage for more information and request your free inspection copy today!

What's Coming?
Whitepaper - Integrated Learning Approach
In June the much anticipated whitepaper on 'Experiential Learning and the use of business simulations and teaching cases: An Integrated Learning Approach' by Ed Weenk will become available.

The Integrated Learning Approach, aka Ed’s principles, seeks to provide a complete and coherent, yet practical framework to support the learner’s journey.
Pre-register now and be the first one to receive it when launched!

Interesting Articles

Building resilience while transitioning to circularity
By Rozanne Henzen

The circular economy can play an important part in building resilience to future crises, to survive shocks, and live through disruptions such as a pandemic, water scarcity, or other climate change-related crises. However, before we dive into building resilience while transitioning to circularity, we will dive deeper into the concepts of circularity and the circular economy... Read the full article!
The Neuroscience of game-based learning
By Eveline van Zeeland

In this article, we will disclose the world of the brain being the main organ of learning. Let’s first go back to our childhood, in which we experienced stimuli as a baby, asked “why?” as a toddler, and built solutions as a child between 6 and 10 years old. These three stages are reflected in the building blocks of the brain (sensory neurons, interneurons, and motor neurons) and in how we learn: by sensing, thinking, and doing... Read the full article!

International News of the Month

The Virtual Exchange Program
Can a virtual program live up to the experience of an actual international exchange? Windesheim University of Applied Sciences absolutely thinks so and has teamed up with Inchainge and its partner network to provide students a unique international learning environment. Watch the video on our website to learn more!

International Events

Global Final of The Global Student Challenge
What an experience! The Global Final has officially kicked off on Sunday, May 2nd until  Saturday, May 8th. This is our biggest global final week ever with 197 students, 48 teams, 33 universities, and 17 countries. Also, it's the first time doing it fully online!
Want to know more? Read our news article.

Agenda – Upcoming events

Panel - Does game-based experiential learning lead to a higher learning effect?
Saturday, May 8th, 2021
3.45 PM - 5.15 PM CEST

Game-play session with supply chain business game,
The Fresh Connection
Friday, May 14th
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM CEST

Online Train the Trainer
The Fresh Connection
Saturday, May 15th, 2021
8 AM - 5 PM CDT

Online Train the Trainer
The Fresh Connection
May 20th & May 21st
1 PM - 5 PM CEST
Game-play session with circular business game,
The Blue Connection
Friday, May 21st
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM CET

Online Train the Trainer
The FreshConnection
May 28th & 29th
check time on event page
Online Train the Trainer
The Blue Connection
May 27th & 28th
1 PM - 5 PM CEST

Online Train the Trainer
The Fresh Connection
June 11th & 18th
9 AM - 1 PM (GMT-5)


Product Portfolio

Bridging the Physical and Financial Value Chain

Experience how management of working capital is essential to a company's fundamental financial health. Learn how to shorten the Cash Conversion Cycle to boost bottom line.
Get an understanding of SCF, deal with currency and market risks, trade, and much more.

The Ultimate Value Chain Experience

Experience the power of true alignment and a well-articulated supply chain strategy, supported by tactical skills and knowledge. Tear down functional silos and create the right cross functional mindset. Dive into S&OP, shelf-life, safety stock, SLAs, and more.

Transforming from a Linear to a Circular Value Chain!

Learn how to adopt a circular approach and transition away from a take-make dispose linear production, towards business models that allow goods to be designed and produced for extended use, disassembly, reuse and recycling from the outset, and much more.

Thank you for reading our Newsletter of May
The whole Inchainge team wishes you a great week!
Inchainge B.V.
Emmalaan 5, 3732 GM De Bilt
The Netherlands