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Lack of face-to-face contact at work, due to COVID, could harm careers of young professionals, new global research finds

Decreased face-to-face interactions at work, due to COVID, could harm the long-term career prospects of young professionals, according to new global research among recent master’s graduates from 40 different countries. The international survey conducted by CEMS, the Global Alliance in Management Education, found that 72% – most in their early to mid-twenties – believe that […]

The CEMS Student Board goes virtual again

The CEMS Student Board held its second Virtual Week of the Fall 2020 semester from September 26 to October 4, 2020. While every Student Board Representative (SBRs) would prefer to have met in-person to discuss topics like new initiatives, current projects and more, the current COVID-19 situation and travel restrictions did not allow it. During […]

Humans of CEMS: Running a sustainable trail in finance and life

In today’s “Humans of CEMS” interview, we would like to introduce you to Rebeca Correa Ehrnrooth, President and Chairwoman of the CEMS Alumni association. Rebeca is a 1997 CEMS alumna, her home university was SSE (Stockholm School of Economics), and she spent her exchange semester at RSM (Rotterdam School of Management). Find out more about […]

A business graduate’s race to trace PPE in the pandemic

CEMS Alumn, Kai Chen, says his CEMS MIM and global network were key to sourcing safety equipment for Canada. Read the full article at the Financial Times: https://www.ft.com/content/d444cf7d-1658-45b3-a104-6df52e83e45d 28 Sep 2020

Humans of CEMS: Achieving One's Full Potential in the Startup Scene

“Humans of CEMS” is an initiative set up by the CEMS Student Board, with a set of interviews with the CEMS Community members who have an interesting story and experience to share. In today’s alumni focus, we would like to introduce you to Victor Tibo, co-lead of CEMS Entrepreneurs and a Venture Manager at Startup-Manufaktur, […]

Humans of CEMS: Martin Fortelný, CEMS VŠE Alumnus 2018/2019

“Humans of CEMS” is an initiative set up by the CEMS Student Board, with a set of interviews with the CEMS Community members who have an interesting story and experience to share. In today’s alumni focus, discover how Martin Fortelný’s fintech start-up improves financial literacy of employees and helps with their personal finance management. 1. How […]

Organizations Must Use Crisis To Refresh Teams With Skills From Other Sectors

The economic chaos caused when the coronavirus first struck was bad enough when received wisdom had it that lockdowns would be short and final. Now that the virus refuses to go away quietly and that governments are responding with further lockdowns, quarantines and other measures, many businesses are pondering their very futures. Of course, organizations […]

Using Crisis as an Opportunity for Transformation

The University of Sydney Business School learned 12 valuable lessons from the 2008 financial crisis and John Shields, USYD Business School Academic Director, shares how other schools can apply those lessons to the upheaval of COVID-19. THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL crisis (GFC) of 2008 was a game changer for the University of Sydney Business School in […]