Humans of CEMS: Share your idea openly, find good people to work on it, but execution is what matters in the end.

Today, in our Humans of CEMS series, we would like to introduce you to Ruben Schultz, co-founder of Swoop (swoopapp.com). Swoop is a tech solution for group mobility owners in the US, which has recently raised $3.2 million in seed funding. In the interview, Ruben shares his experience in the startup development process, as well as some inspiring insights.

Ruben is a 2016 CEMS alumnus, his home university was RSM (Rotterdam School of Management), and he spent his exchange semester at ESADE.

Could you tell us more about your startup and how did the idea behind Swoop appear?

20 Oct 2020

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 not being able to physically network wit

15 Oct 2020

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 the week, the SBRs discussed current projects that are in the works to find possible synergies and to ensure every CEMS university can be kept informed on what

13 Oct 2020

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 Rebeca and how she manages to follow a sustainable trail in career and life.

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06 Oct 2020

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