On July 18, 2009, Prof. Dr. El Namaki, Dean of VU, joined an international class session at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago, USA.

The Kellogg School of Management is the business school of Northwestern University in Chicago. The school offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs. Degrees granted include the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Ph.D., and an MBA-JD.