The 9th Annual
Maastricht Institute of Entrepreneurship

at Missouri Valley College Campus
April 27-29, 2015

Marc Yzer

CEO, Owner, Founder, Prestazione Business Improvement
Lecturer, School of Business & Economics, Maastricht University

Marc Yzer has 28 years of project management experience in the following fields: interim management at change trajectories in business and government; communication motivation and handling resistance to strategic changes; definition and design of management information and information policy; design, control and accountability of departmental budgets; and design and realization of commercial service organizations on the supply and demand side.

Yzer has 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur and business owner. As an entrepreneur, Yzer specializes in developing and implementing plans for business and personal improvement, focusing on the improvement of business processes and project planning and control. Temporary management and redesigning existing departments are two of his main areas of expertise. Yzer has over 20 years of experience in designing and realizing change trajectories in small and medium sized enterprises (SME) and large companies, where communication and motivation are critical.

Yzer founded Prestazione Business Improvement in 2010. The company works with SME companies that want to improve items like strategic management, open innovation and setting up strategic alliances. Prestazione works with clients to create a tailor made business improvement case with a plan of approach, recommendations, required actions, and cost and benefit indication.

Yzer is a lecturer at Maastricht University in the School of Business and Economics. Additionally, he tutors international students working on graduate degrees in entrepreneurship and international business.

Yzer has a degree in business administration informatics from HEAO Sittard and a master's degree in business administration from Maastricht University.