Shape the Network – Alumni Global Contest

“Shape the Network – Alumni Global Contest” is a global, inclusive, and collaborative contest where every member of our community (oikees & Alumni) can participate and create a vision of the alumni network.

Through the Alumni Global contest, we offer you the possibility to design, vote and implement the way you think should be!

Contestants are to upload their vision for the network and let the oikos community decide on the winners.

See more details through the tabs below. 


oikos has a long history, spanning over three decades, Throughout the years, oikos has changed a lot and even more so in recent years. Last year, the previous board questioned the status quo and adapted our governance model.  

As a result, we updated our constitution and governance model. The novelty of the updated model lies in “how” we interact with our community.

These changes make it easier to try out new methods and work with experimental tools, which is why we’ve created the oikos Alumni Global contest today. 

Our goal with the contest is to give you more space to speak, be engaged, and shape the way things are done. We want to give our community the space to co-create their own identity, experiences, and structure. 

This is a new, experimental exercise hoping to accelerate the structuration of the Alumni community as to be able to increase our impact altogether. 


Who can participate? The answer is easy: the whole oikos community. Every oikos members and Alumni can participate.  

See in the tab “How to participate” to take the next steps.


There are 3 simple steps to follow:

  1. Download the canvas &  fill it:

Power Point version
Google Slide version

  1. Send it to and we’ll publish it on our website
  2. Vote for the best canvas in November according to your vision!
  3. Claim your prize (See prizes)

In case you have any questions about the canvas, how to fill it or anything related, please contact Benoît Pitsaer ( or by WhatsApp +32471/02.00.81) 


oikos will cover FutureLab 2020 participation fee for the 3 cases that get the most votes (2×3 tickets).

Also, case winners will have the chance & mission (if they accept) to fusion the best 3 ideas into one, which will the roots of the oikos community canvas! A facilitator will be provided to support you in this exercise during the month of December

Any questions?

If you have any questions regarding the competition or want to get tips on how to fill in the canvas, Benoit, oikos VP in charge of alumni is here to help.

Join weekly calls every Thursday from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Zoom at

Or  directly reach out to  Benoît at, through Whatsapp: +32 471 02 00 81

Follow us on our facebook & Linkedin page for regular updates!

Also, check our oikos Alumni Facebook & Linkedin group

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Register a personal call with Benoît, oikos Vice-President in charge of the alumni network, to get more information!