Claudia Belli, CEMS Alumni of the Year-Senior Leadership Category

The CEMS Alumni of the Year is a joint campaign by the CAA in close collaboration with the CEMS Student Board, which gives the CEMS community the opportunity to learn about CEMS alumni on a monthly basis and vote for the favorite candidate as the CEMS Alumni of the Year. Claudia Belli has won the CEMS Alumna of the Year for the Senior Leadership Category. CEMS sat down with Claudia to learn more about this years’ winner.

It is fantastic, I never believed I could win this award.

05 Dec 2017

WU Wins Exclusive Course of the Year Award

CEMS students voted for their choice of the exclusive CEMS Course of the Year as the Multinational Financial Management taught at WU. The increasing globalization and integration of goods markets, as well as financial markets, has substantially increased the importance of foreign real operations and foreign financial operations of multinational firms. Understanding the international dimension of financial management is relevant for key tasks in multinational firms such as risk management, financing the firm and determining the cost of capital as well as capital budgeting. CEMS sat down with Professor Christian Wagner who is teaching the course at WU to learn more.

The course is structured in two parts. In the first part, I teach students the basics of international financial markets, in particular currency markets, and financial instruments.

26 Nov 2017

ABB and the University of Cologne win Business Project of the Year

Similar to the rise of the internet, digitalization will transform our everyday lives. Most tasks which can be based on algorithms will be done or at least semi-automated by artificial intelligence and robots. CEMS students studying at the University of Cologne in Germany had the unique opportunity to collaborate with ABB on a business project involving marketing intelligence around IBM’s Watson. The project was voted as the 2017 CEMS Business Project of the Year. We caught up with Oliver Lawrenz, Group Vice President Marketing & Sales – Performance Management, ABB; supervising professor at UoC Dr. Michael Becker-Peth; and students Daniel Zimpel, UoC; Felix Hütter, UoC; Yiran Yang, USYD; Peizhe Yang, UB to learn more.

“ABB is transforming the way its customers interact through a couple of digitalization programs including FACE (Future ABB Customer Experience) and ABB Ability, the company’s unified, cross-industr

22 Nov 2017

Tomas Laboutka, CEMS Alumni of the Year-Young Leadership Category

The CEMS Alumni of the Year is a joint campaign by the CAA in close collaboration with the CEMS Student Board, which gives the CEMS community the opportunity to learn about CEMS alumni on a monthly basis and vote for the favorite candidate as the CEMS Alumni of the Year. Tomas Laboutka has won the CEMS Alumnus of the Year for the Young Leadership Category. CEMS sat down with Tomas to learn more about this years’ winner.

It is incredibly humbling to receive this award, especially when you consider the caliber of all the candidates.

22 Nov 2017