New job satisfaction survey: Previous results have not been followed up and employees are exposed to offensive behavior
At an extraordinary meeting on 24 February, the General Consultation Committee will discuss following up on various points in the satisfaction surveys.
08 Feb 2022
More than 3,000 CBS students to gain Power-to-X skills
Two of the biggest courses at CBS are using Power-to-X cases for teaching this year. Soon, thousands of students will learn how to analyze, discuss and apply their theoretical knowledge to Power-to-X in a broad societal and business context.
19 Jan 2022
Student Rebellion ’22: “If we tell each other that creating a sustainable education system is unrealistic, where does that leave us?!”
What started as a protest by 350 CBS students has now grown into a national student rebellion led by students from almost all the universities in Denmark. The students are determined to reclaim their democratic power and are launching an assault on reduction plans, financial cutbacks and poor study environments. On Wednesday 12 January, Student Rebellion ’22 will stage its first protest in front of Christiansborg in Copenhagen and in City Hall Square in Århus.
10 Jan 2022
Famous rapper Kesi and two CBS students launch the first Danish NFT platform
A new curated NFT platform Beatoken has seen the day of light. The first of its kind in Denmark, it aims to connect fans directly with their favorite artists who offer rare digital collectibles that can be bought and sold on the Beatoken marketplace. Abroad, NFTs are sold for millions of dollars, and now Kesi and his partners from CBS want to explore their potential here in Denmark.
08 Dec 2021
CBS will not demand return of controversial one-off fee from former President
On his resignation, the former President of CBS, Per Holten-Andersen, received a one-off fee of DKK 692,000. This payment has been criticized by the National Auditors, and the Ministry of Higher Education and Science has demanded a full refund. In the fall, CBS asked the Legal Advisor to the Danish Government to investigate whether CBS could claim against the former board. And now, the conclusion is ready.
16 Nov 2021
Outside the box
09 Nov 2021
Business Battlefield: “Though it sounds like a truism that being a leader is a responsible position, it’s not something that comes naturally to everyone”
When Business Battlefield kicks off, 36 students from 6 different universities and 10 different nationalities will be competing in challenges related to ‘responsible leadership’. The competition is held in front of a live audience with television personality Clement Kjersgaard as host, and the winning team will enjoy a full day of competent tailored feedback from businesswoman Stine Bosse.
18 Oct 2021
Thoughts during a pandemic
23 Sep 2021
Cristiana Parisi has made Amsterdam, Berlin, Vejle, Paris, Milan and Cluj-Napoca flow better – and she believes that other cities can do the same
Nearly two years ago, the CBS Associate Professor received EUR 10 million to conduct research aiming to demonstrate how European cities can transition into circular and regenerative cities where waste ultimately becomes a resource that helps build capital.
30 Jun 2021
Sustainable Startuppers: Eat Grim beats food waste with wonky fruit and vegetables
CBS alumni and founders of Eat Grim, Petra Kauka and Carolin Schiemer, found each other through a mutual love of techno music and a great passion for food. Since then, they have saved 700 tons of unattractive crops from going to waste, but their anger still keeps them fired up.
23 Jun 2021
Sustainable Startuppers: Simon Søndergaard learned to see through bullshit and began reincarnating bike cadavers
At Buddha Bikes, they educate young people who are excluded from society and turn them into skilled mechanics who save old used bikes from sudden death. Because according to the Managing Director and CBS alumni Simon Søndergaard, a sustainable business is a business that is able to sustain.
17 Jun 2021
The first ever thesis festival: “We’re combining new knowledge with an atmosphere just like a regular music festival”
For two days in September, the old police station at Frederiksberg will be the backdrop for different stages where audiences will be introduced to no fewer than 75 master’s theses as well as musical interludes, speeches, lounge areas, workshops and debates.
16 Jun 2021
Sustainable Startuppers: Regitze Gaarde Bang went from being a top-grade CBS student to a sustainable flower child
Ever since she was a little girl, Regitze Gaarde Bang has been fascinated by flowers. So much so, that she left CBS four months into her master’s degree to follow her dream and turn her hobby into her profession: a self-employed sustainable flower farmer.
09 Jun 2021
“If you know what makes a city cool, you can make uncool cities cool”
Associate Professor Florian Kock at CBS has developed a cool tool that can help cities understand and measure their coolness. Based on his study that revealed cool cities are perceived as authentic, rebellious, original, and vibrant, his new tool can help cities pinpoint where to take action to keep cool, he claims.
02 Jun 2021
A large new research project investigates plant-based foods to strengthen Denmark’s position in the green transition world-wide
Along with Aarhus University, the University of Copenhagen and no less than 15 players from the food industry, CBS has launched a widescale research project that aims at putting Denmark on the world map in a plant-based transition adventure. The project, funded to the tune of DKK 8.4 million by Innovation Fund Denmark, will run for three years.
27 May 2021
CBS now has over 100 wellbeing ambassadors and some of them are dreaming of a food festival
Thursday bars, 10,000-steps-a-day walks, ‘Follow Our Day’ on Instagram and cooking together. The wellbeing ambassadors are creating a lot of different activities – and perhaps a food festival will be next. CBS is buying footballs, bats and other equipment to help the ambassadors realize future events.
19 May 2021
Dorina Kiszelovics battles anorexia nervosa: “The disease was me, and now I have to find new definitions of who I am”
Last year, CBS student Dorina Kiszelovics was in a bad way. She could not get out of bed, wash her hair and, most importantly, she could not eat. Today, she is back on her feet, but continuing to struggle against her eating disorder. Her family, boyfriend, co-students and teachers at CBS have empowered her, and during the last three months, she has become aware of her own bravery. She is determined to get well.
12 May 2021
Nerdy podcast series untangles complicated monetary theory with prominent guests
Three former CBS students and self-appointed nerds have made a podcast series called ‘Rig på viden’ (Rich on knowledge) that aims to communicate complex research in simple language. The episode subjects range from investment, through finance to economics, and more than 4,000 people listen every month.
19 Apr 2021
Two CBS graduates who scrutinized organized street gangs now accepted by world-famous journal
The thesis supervisor immediately had their attention when he suggested to Alexander Rezaei and Andreas Hansen that they should write their master’s thesis on criminal gangs. Today, they have just had an article published in an internationally acclaimed journal. What they heard when holding interviews in prison blew them away.
08 Apr 2021
CBS students help Greek hotel getting back on its feet in a post-pandemic market
While COVID-19 fatigue is beginning to loom over us all like heavy grey clouds and we are dreaming of distant paradises with palm trees, sunshine and beautiful sandy beaches, CBS students Lenka Trangosova and Sophie Piva are living that exact dream. However, they have a purpose – they are working on a master’s thesis about reestablishing a Greek hotel in a post-pandemic market.
10 Mar 2021
“We have several years to make mistakes while improving the viability of the startup and ourselves as entrepreneurs”
In recent years, CBS students have been showing a particular interest in establishing their own startups. But even though there are several risks and uncertainties at stake, it provides a long list of unique options and takeaways that are particularly favorable for entrepreneurial rookies – at least if you ask CSE and the students themselves.
03 Mar 2021
“My parents called me and said: ‘How dare you not wear a mask on the street?!’”
CBS Postdoc Xuan Li was cooped up in Wuhan with her family in an apartment on the 29th floor for three months. One year later, she once again found herself in lockdown – this time in Denmark. And although the restrictions are less rigid this time, she is still affected by her firsthand experiences of the pandemic.
24 Feb 2021
Female Leadership Academy at CBS wants women to shoot for the stars
It all started with a game of beer pong. One year later, Female Leadership Academy has conducted numerous workshops with female role models including the TV business ‘Dragon’, Mia Wagner. Together, they have launched a blog and podcast while expanding their team with more than 20 volunteers and creating a toolbox. But they have a serious challenge: “How can you change a problem if people cannot see the problem is there?”
18 Feb 2021
CBS Case Competition 2021 transforms into a huge global TV show
For the first time in 20 years, CBS Case Competition is moving all its activities into the virtual world. The case is how to make IKEA more sustainable, and a professional television studio has been rented in Glostrup, and campus is being replaced with a profound TV show, broadcasting finals, workouts with actress Julie Steincke as instructor, a live podcast with CEOs of ISS and Ørsted, as well as live talks.
17 Feb 2021
CBS Fintech sheds light on a goldmine industry and cures a missing focus at CBS
Niels Kristian Damsgaard and his fellow students were missing a larger focus on fintech at CBS. Instead of complaining, they took matters into their own hands and established CBS Fintech – a student organization with the mission to share its interest in the successful industry of financial technology – while also enlightening other students.
08 Feb 2021
Entrepreneurs and researchers aren’t like apples and oranges, but more like apples and apples
Limited freedom, an unknown future and devastating application processes, to name just a few similarities that equate innovative souls with knowledgeable academics. Signe Bruskin has a foot in both camps.
25 Jan 2021
CBS joins digital forces with computer scientists to form new research center worth millions
“It’s a major step for collaborations between different environments dealing with digital technologies. Instead of competing against each other, we partner up,” says Head of the Department of Digitalization, Helle Zinner Henriksen.
19 Jan 2021
CBS and DTU become ‘partners in science’ to defeat societal challenges
By sharing bright brains and collaborating on master’s programs, CBS and DTU want to contribute to overcoming challenges such as the green transition, artificial intelligence and even pandemic control, while spurring new business adventures for Denmark. And since the two universities are leading lights in their fields, together they can become stronger, according to the President of CBS.
12 Jan 2021
New CBS-related course summary app for students: “It’s not a study hack, but a study-to-go service”
“Your 24/7 study buddy” – that’s what two CBS students call their new app TurnIvy. The app is a bouillon cube of all the essential points you need to know from your course. Although it sounds like the perfect excuse to skip the books, it’s actually the opposite, according to the founders. And recently, the team behind the app have even teamed up with Academic Books.
11 Dec 2020
Danish Ministry, embassies, CBS and more than 60 international students join forces to build business models in 8 African countries
When the Africa 2030 Development Contest kicks off, for the first time CBS will be leading progress as 64 international students from Danish and African universities collaborate and compete to design solutions to critical development challenges in eight African countries. In June 2021, the award ceremony will take place at The People's Meeting (Folkemødet) on Bornholm.
Updated: 27 May 2021
CBS student Troy Björkman provides skills on wheels for kids in at-risk communities in Peru, Angola and Jamaica
Along with the rest of the team behind Concrete Jungle Foundation, he provides kids and adolescents from exposed areas around the world with life skills, apprenticeships and skateparks. It all happens on the board, although some might say skateboarding is putting ideas into action – with CBS as an important part of the equation!
25 Nov 2020
70 CBS students run a pop-up website featuring student-friendly activities in Copenhagen
Ever had a hard time finding an affordable café or activity as a student? As a part of the course Digital Marketing Strategy, a class of 70 CBS students have invented StudentLifeCPH.com – a website suggesting great places to eat, drink and have fun around Copenhagen on SU. But although it may all sound like a regular business idea, instead it mimics one.
17 Nov 2020
“It was an emotional rollercoaster to go from poverty in Tanzania to a corporate headquarters position”
Since graduating from CBS, Sara Lyng has worked in a wide range of areas. Watch her telling her emotional rollercoaster story in the video below, produced by Emil Nørgaard Munk from Teaching & Learning by CBS.
12 Nov 2020
A new one-year master’s degree at CBS focuses on an industry forced to its knees
Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management, a new master’s program, collaborates with businesses in a crisis-hit industry. And the crisis can actually make the education even more relevant, according to the program's Academic Director, Sebastian Zenker. Roskilde Festival, one of the eight collaborating companies, is excited about the initiative.
Updated: 12 Feb 2021
For two CBS brothers it has always been on the cards… to carry on the family business
18 years ago, Hans Jørgen Frost established the interior accessories and architectural hardware company Frost, which has grown into a business worth millions. Today, his two sons, who are CBS students, are working as colleagues at Frost, and in about 10 years’ time, they will inherit their father’s lifework. So they are following in their father’s footsteps, but are they also following their own passions?
03 Nov 2020
Jacob Sand Motzfeldt has staked everything on… Gum!
After graduating, Jacob Sand Motzfeldt invested all his time, energy and money in a plastic-free business idea. This marked the beginning of a long gum adventure. But as with most adventures, the quest to win the princess and half of the kingdom is not without a dash of adversity. Watch Jacob Sand Motzfeldt tell his story in a video, produced by Emil Nørgaard Munk from Teaching & Learning at CBS.
26 Oct 2020
Political campaign at CBS uses famous paintings to make students stop sitting on their hands and vote!
‘Gamble or safe bet’, ‘Sometimes it’s better not to be alone’ and ‘Does everyone have a seat at the table?’ are some of the slogans in a new political campaign by CBS Students, which wants students to vote in order to remedy a 20 percent participation rate at the last CBS election and prevent student democracy from dying a slow death.
12 Oct 2020
Amalie Thestrup plays professional football for Liverpool F.C. and gets a kick out of studying at CBS
Ever since she was a little girl, she has wanted to be a professional football player. Today she’s 25 years old and her dream has come true. In just one year, Amalie Thestrup has moved from her local club in Ballerup-Skovlunde to Liverpool F.C. – but despite her new career and ocean-view apartment, she is still studying for her master’s degree at CBS.
07 Oct 2020
Student Welfare Week joins forces with the Minister of Education and CBS to fight loneliness and stress
Student Welfare Week aims to emphasize the importance of a healthy study environment at CBS. Behind the solely online campaign is CBS Students, with the Danish Minister of Education, Djøf and student representatives giving input on how to improve CBS students’ welfare at a time when it is needed more than ever.
06 Oct 2020
New codex for online teaching: “It’s meant as a vehicle for creating conversation”
“If online lectures are live, breaks are recommended” and “No one can expect to receive feedback outside normal working hours”. These are some of the guidelines in a new codex made and introduced by CBS Students and Teaching and Learning. In total, the list contains 26 tips on how to act responsibly and ethically in online classrooms.
29 Sep 2020
Career Fair turns into an online career week
The last week in September, students can take advantage of a wide range of online debates, talks, company pitches, presentations and chats – all designed and dedicated to helping students prepare for their future careers. The program contains 18 events, with 41 different companies attending.
18 Sep 2020
CBS diploma program attracts more students and breaks downward spiral
For years, the diploma program (HD) has been losing applicants. But this year, the number of new students has increased by nearly 20% compared to 2019. The reason, according to the Associate Dean of the HD Program, Peter Lotz, is a revised program that meets the demands of a modern business community as well as the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis. And in the wake of the new increase, the plan is to introduce a winter-intake.
15 Sep 2020
Dancer for world-famous popstars takes a dance-off with prejudices by studying at CBS
He started dancing at the age of four, inspired by Michael Jackson music videos. Now, nineteen years after he began moonwalking in front of the TV as a toddler, Nicky Andersen is a professional dancer and choreographer. He has danced with Taylor Swift, Shakira and Jason Derulo and, by the way, he’s studying online at CBS.
02 Sep 2020
CBS joins a major European research and teaching alliance: “It’s very good news!”
CBS has been approved as partner in one of European University Network (EUN) alliances. The alliance aims to create synergy between all the involved universities by establishing shared learning experiences comprising multiple European Universities. And according to CBS’ Coordinator Martin Jes Iversen, the alliance brings a whole new dimension to academic work at CBS.
31 Aug 2020
Your new friend is only one meter away!
This year’s Enjoy Campus Life campaign is settings all its sails to fight loneliness. As part of the campaign, hoodies, hand sanitizers and picnic blankets with slogans are being used to spread messages about being inclusive, making new friends and keeping fellow students from becoming excluded.
26 Aug 2020
Is Copenhagen Pride Parade a civil religion?
Three researchers are behind a new research project at CBS that examines how Copenhagen Pride influences participants from organizations such as Netto, Danske Bank and the Danish Police. Organizations that over the past couple of years have been accused of so-called pink washing etc. And the researchers are looking for answers by approaching it as nothing less than a civil religion.
17 Aug 2020
CBS student from Female Invest: We’ve beaten COVID-19 with a 710 percent increase
Despite the widespread financial consequences of the COVID-19 crisis, CBS student Emma Due Bitz and her two partners from Female Invest have been included on the coveted Forbes’ ‘30 under 30’ 2020 list and have managed to expand their subscriber base by 710 percent. And just as the pandemic exploded, they all went fulltime while also studying.
11 Aug 2020
Jannick Friis Christensen defended his PhD thesis online: “It was rather an anticlimax”
Just before the summer vacation, Jannick Friis Christensen defended his 380-page PhD thesis on diversity management in front of 70 attendants, opponents and jury members. It all proceeded as normal, however, due to the risk of infection, he was forced to carry out his defense in an alternative manner: online.
06 Aug 2020
CBS professor joins the fight against Covid-19 challenges in schools with robots
For four weeks, Professor Kim Normann Andersen and his colleagues have been testing whether robots can be used as teachers’ doppelgangers in schools. Three Danish schools have been involved in the project, and now the results are coming in.
30 Jun 2020
New pop-up research project at CBS fights social and economic effects of Covid-19
COVID-WISE is a new project that aims to use an approach where little to no prior research exists to support short-term enterprises at CBS that are addressing Covid-19-related challenges. Right now, the project team is looking for students, faculty members and external individuals wishing to join. And when COVID-WISE is launched in July, the aim is to have 30-40 cases and provide ECTS points.
22 Jun 2020
New app from CBS Students builds bridges and offers solutions to student challenges
'Student Life at CBS', a new app designed by CBS Students, is due out on September 1. Based on interviews and workshops with students and student organizations at CBS, it integrates many practical features that share the same aim – to help students maneuver through the vast terrain of unions and events.
17 Jun 2020
CBS alumni game teaches African teenagers to deal with sexual taboos
Sally Gregersen, former CBS student and co-founder of Lulu Lab, has collaborated with young boys and girls from the African slum to fight “insane” teenage pregnancy rates with an interactive game that brings dilemmas from the real world to the table. And now, she is setting her sights on India.
03 Jun 2020
Associate Professor: Covid-19 pushes people back behind the wheel with tailbacks and traffic jams as a consequence
Cars have become the preferred means of transportation in the wake of the coronavirus, according to Ismir Mulalic, Associate Professor at the Department of Economics at CBS. This trend may very well affect car owners at CBS as well.
29 May 2020
Bishop Henrik Stubkjær needed leadership training and has just submitted his master’s thesis at CBS
As a bishop, Henrik Stubkjær has clerical responsibility for 200 pastors, approximately 1,300 parochial church council members, and 230 churches in the Diocese of Viborg. Before accepting the office of bishop, he sought theoretical knowledge to expand his leadership toolbox, and found what he was looking for on the school bench at CBS.
25 May 2020
Four years after CBS: A childhood business plan makes dreams come true for plus-size women
In his teenage years, Mikkel Weiss and his classmate planned to create their own startup. Along the way the mission led him to CBS, where he became a top-grade student. And now, four years after CBS, he is running a well-oiled startup, that specializes in stylish plus-size womenswear.
20 May 2020
CBS-related EU-project is building a ‘predictor’ to foresee health-related effects of Covid-19
Algorithms, big data and artificial intelligence are all words that can conjure up frightening images in the mind. Nevertheless, these are all tools that the major European project NeEDS, coordinated by CBS Professor Dolores Romero Morales, is using to predict and eventually combat something even more frightening: the consequences of the new coronavirus.
14 May 2020
PhD fellow: Punk is a mess, and I think academia can learn from that!
Thomas Burø is a hardcore punk rocker. He is also a PhD fellow at CBS. And in a new article, he analyses how his messy counterculture background influences his academic achievements. Working on the article has tidied up his chaotic life, though he still gets pissed off on a daily basis.
11 May 2020
CBS on financial support for vulnerable students: “The students miss each other, and that’s something money can’t buy”
The Danish government has decided to set aside DKK five million Danish kroner to support vulnerable students affected by Covid-19. But according to the Head of the Dean’s Office at CBS, the main problem is not a lack of money, but the lack of time spent with other students.
07 May 2020
Mia Negru tossed a coin, left Romania and invented a sustainability game
Back in Romania, Mia Negru and her sister arranged weddings, organized Romanian Fashion Week and opened a porcelain shop. Then the financial crisis came, and the sisters tossed a coin on where to go to make their fortune. The coin landed on Copenhagen and now, four years after graduating from CBS, she has developed an online tool that helps companies become more sustainable.
28 Apr 2020
Guest lecturer pilot project at CBS now open to all programs
What started as a pilot project for only a few degree programs at CBS is now available for all. For the past year, CBS Business has been matching partner companies with study programs at CBS to help add more guest lectures and real-life cases to teaching. This semester, they will scale up the project and invite all degree programs to join.
24 Apr 2020
CBS professor studies 5,400 parents for 15 years and notes fewer divorces if fathers take paternity leave
An Icelandic study by the Department of Economics at CBS shows that if fathers are granted earmarked paternity leave, the divorce rate decreases, the fathers are more likely to participate at home, and parents are less likely to fall into traditional gender roles.
21 Apr 2020
Corona-hit CSE startup beats an infected market with online events
In a single week, their order book went from full to empty. And after losing nearly all their revenue, the founders of Ticketbutler, a group of alumni from the Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship, hit on a solution to strike back at the COVID-19 crisis: Online Events.
17 Apr 2020
Four Years After CBS: “I prioritize what other people call ‘work’, very highly”
He isolated himself in an office in Amsterdam taking care of a fulltime job during the day and writing his master’s thesis at night. He then worked at one of the largest consulting companies in Copenhagen before sailing the blue seas around French Polynesia pondering his next career move. And now, four years after CBS, Anders Birk is Director of Growth at Goodiebox.
15 Apr 2020
CBS Business moves its on-campus counselling online
While coronavirus has broken out in the whole wide world and the campus at CBS is closed, CBS Business is moving all its activities, counselling services and events to the world wide web. There’s a lot to be uncertain about these days, but CBS Business wants all students to know for certain that help is available – from a safe distance.
26 Mar 2020
CBS professor: Dystopic fiction helps us tackle the despair of coronavirus
TV series, books and movies about fictive pandemics can help us grasp the incomprehensible when reality exceeds fiction, says a CBS professor. And with the COVID-19 outbreak, we have plenty of time for entertainment now that our operating manual for the world is missing a central chapter.
19 Mar 2020
Four Years After CBS: Harder, better, faster, stronger and a little bit of Baijiu
As a student, he wrote his master’s thesis while working fulltime for A.P. Møller Mærsk in China. Now, four years after CBS, Stig Thorlacius Bondrup lives in Shanghai, speaks Mandarin and is responsible for the day-to-day running and development of six different companies spread across different cities in the Greater China Region.
11 Mar 2020
“You used to call me on my cell phone…”
09. Mar 2020
From meaningful life experiences to taxi abductions and discrimination – three exchange students share their stories
Have you contemplated going on an exchange trip but still need some advice from students who have already been abroad? Don’t you worry. CBS WIRE has talked to three students who went to three different destinations through the AIESEC internship and volunteer platform and brought three different experiences back home.
29 Jan 2020
Students: The fact that CBS also terminated our enrolment has had serious consequences for us
“It’s one thing to temporarily suspend us. But the fact that CBS has also terminated our enrolment has had serious consequences for us. It’s a denial of rights that CBS apparently does not have the authority to enforce,” say some of the students affected. Consequently, the termination of the enrolment has already left the students’ chances of landing university exchange trips hanging by a thread, they have lost their rights to SU and at least one has lost out on the right to a student apartment.
28 Jan 2020
Brand-new CBS-center accelerates the green transition in the energy infrastructure fueled by huge demand
A new ‘green’ center has opened at CBS, prompted by ‘huge demand’ in the European industry and energy sector for new research on energy infrastructure and energy economics. “These research areas have been overlooked, but if we really want to transform our system, economy and society towards a more sustainable world, we must question overarching subjects. And we will,” says Philipp Alexander Ostrowicz, coordinator at CSEI.
14 Jan 2020
CBS uses philosophy as a key to major challenges in the business world
At the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, they use philosophy to investigate some of the biggest problems currently faced by the contemporary and rapidly changing business world. And although it may sound slightly high-flown to include a humanitarian discipline in business research, this is not the case, according to the head of the department.
17 Dec 2019
Alone in a crowd of CBS students
03. Dec 2019
A startup story about life, death and hugs for the head
WIRTH Hats took its very first steps in the corridors at CBS. It all started with a simple idea and a great passion for hats. But it turned into something completely different. Something bigger and much more than hats.
20 Nov 2019
How to land a job in DK? Learn the language and culture says Julia from Germany
Only three months after earning her master’s degree, German CBS student Julia Kick got a job in Denmark. For an international graduate, that is very unusual, since just 34 percent of all international students are still living and working in the country two years after graduating. But now, Julia Kick reveals how she managed to pass through the eye of the needle and into the Danish job market.
29 Oct 2019
CBS has the biggest mentor programme in Northern Europe – and it’s still growing
With 137 mentors and a goal of reaching 400 mentees in a programme representing 61 nations, it’s the biggest of its kind in Northern Europe – but CBS Business has even bigger ambitions. And, uniquely, its success is due partly to group mentoring.
22 Oct 2019
24 researchers trawl through scandal-hit financial sector and give advice for the future
Blurred lines between sales and financial counselling, discussions about digital currencies and money laundering cases – these are some of the aspects a new report investigates with the core aim of clarifying and recommending solutions to the future challenges faced by the financial sector.
17 Oct 2019
CBS startup helps students get the experience they lack
When studying at CBS, Louise Bech Junge and her friend Mikkel Korn Frederiksen saw how their fellow students were struggling to get relevant student jobs. So, the two friends leapt into action and established Taskflex. And after graduating this summer, they’re putting all their energy into expanding into Norway and Sweden, and to make it “scale up like crazy”.
15 Oct 2019
DI director: “Going abroad gives you a front row ticket on the job market”
According to a new OECD report, most Danish students stay in Denmark while studying. At CBS, every fourth student opts for an exchange stay, but according to DI Director Mette Fjord Sørensen, the number should be higher.
10 Oct 2019
Getting a grip on business models
09. Oct 2019
Cross-uni organization helps companies create happy elderly communities and sell ugly vegetables
A construction container by the old police station in Frederiksberg is home to Millennial Consulting. This organization encourages students with different academic backgrounds from a range of Danish universities to come up with ideas on how to improve life for elderly people and how to sell ugly tossed vegetables.
04 Oct 2019
Rockstar professor visits CBS and shares the dark sides of Surveillance Capitalism
The famous bestselling author professor Shoshana Zuboff visited CBS and shared the dark findings from her whopper of a book on how shadowy forces such as Facebook and Google shape and control our lives and society.
02 Oct 2019
Rasmus Serup struggles with growing a healthy startup on unhealthy hair
A year ago, CBS graduate Rasmus Serup and his partner were handling all aspects of their company HairLust themselves. Now, they have 15 employees and more than 500 distributors. But the road to success has been a rollercoaster ride. In this interview, Rasmus shares some ups and downs of having a startup that sells vitamin wine gums and bamboo turban hair towels for better hair in a baffling market.
19 Sep 2019
New CBS campaign asks students: Do you behave respectfully and enjoy campus life?
“There are 19,708 definitions of fun at CBS – let’s respect them all” - this is one of the slogans you might have seen on the floors and walls at CBS. The slogans are from the Enjoy Campus Life campaign, which focuses on encouraging all 19,708 students to respect one another, and lets them know where to turn when campus life becomes not quite as joyful.
05 Sep 2019
Minister dismisses the 12+ grade and opens an office for student welfare
The new Minister for Higher Education and Science, Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen (S) has canceled the proposal made by the former government about a 12+ grade. Instead she wants to open a new office that focuses on student well-being. The President of CBS Students and the Head of the Dean's Office at CBS are positive about the idea, but note that it might only be part of the solution.
27 Aug 2019
Nima Sophia Tisdall started her first business venture in high school – now she runs a seafood company praised by Barack Obama
Her name means ‘sunshine’ in Nepalese. She created her first start-up when she was just 16 years old. And now Nima Sophia Tisdall is 25 and has just graduated from CBS. Earlier this year her company Blue Lobster was singled out by former president of the United States of America, Barack Obama, as an inspirational innovator. She learned at a young age that earning money isn’t hard – but creating change is.
16 Aug 2019
The president of CBS invites EVERYONE to take part in celebrating love
On Saturday August 17 the annual Copenhagen Pride Parade will take place in the streets of the capital, and this year the president of CBS Nikolaj Malchow-Møller urges students, staff and friends of CBS to wear a rainbow tie and join the celebration under the motto ‘Love Suits Everyone’.
14 Aug 2019
A new CBS program focusing on consumerism has enrolled a maximum number of students
A new bachelor program kicks off for the first time in August. It’s filled to the max with 90 new students where they’ll learn to provide customer foresight – not with a crystal ball, but by combining methods from anthropology, cultural studies, sociology and communication studies. The program has been developed in close collaboration with the Danish business community.
08 Aug 2019
Critique to the media world: 27 positive stories about foreigners
Photographer and professor at CBS, Susana Borrás is ready with a new photographic exhibition. It aims to break away from "the negative and one-sided media coverage of international citizens" living in Denmark by showcasing positive stories of Europeans.
19 Jun 2019
“Higher education is broken” and Nordic Rebels are “here to fix it”
There’s a rebel movement at Student & Innovation House in Frederiksberg. It aims to fix traditional ways of teaching and learning and replace them with "goosebumping" learner-centered methods, cooking and storytelling.
12 Jun 2019
Do you speak Danglish?
06. Jun 2019
One foot in a pig hut and the other on the shiny floors of CBS
When Nickolaj Skytte Nielsen was just 19 years old, he invented a special hut for free-range pigs and established his own company in Jutland. Today, at 22 years old, he still runs his business while studying at CBS in Copenhagen. Although it demands a lot of traveling, he loves working with the pig huts. But fellow students from Copenhagen have never seen a pig in real life or heard of huts in their big city lives. Some even think that pigs live on shelves… Well, they don’t!
20 May 2019
“It’s good to focus on other things, so that I don’t become a huge karate nerd”
CBS student Katrine Lionett Pedersen is among the best karate fighters in the world. She’s Denmark’s big medal hope for the Olympic Games in 2020, and she recently won the bronze medal at the European Championships. Soon she’s going to turn in her bachelor, but the fight for her career and her beloved sport has only just begun.
07 May 2019
Controversial pottery case becomes part of the curriculum at CBS
A much-discussed copycat case between ceramicist Anne Black and the Danish supermarket chain Netto is currently pending in court. No matter the outcome, the case will be a good way to show CBS students how to avoid being in the “worst situation imaginable,” as lecturer Stina Teilmann-Lock puts it.
26 Apr 2019
CBS Film is ready to feed hungry movie lovers
CBS Film has been hibernating for the last couple of years. But the with new director Anna Krasztev-Kovacs at the helm, the student organization is now reawakened and ready to provide CBS students with movie marathons and film festivals, collaborations with other student organizations, such as CBS Art and CBS Fashion Society, and lots of events about the business of filmmaking.
15 Apr 2019
If they trick us, we’ll trick them!
Sharing, buying and selling illegally copied study books is a growing tendency in Denmark. While publishers and interest organizations representing the publishing industry find it a “huge” problem, students at CBS see the trend as a fair response to the high cost of the books.
04 Apr 2019
CBS and the University of Sydney Business School want teachers to write on walls and play with Lego
‘Business Studio Teaching and Learning’ is the first collaboration between CBS and the University of Sydney Business School where business teachers learn to bring the outside world into the classroom. For instance, by asking students to go out and interview homeless people and actually live with them, before bringing their notes back into the studio. More cross-university collaborations are coming.
27 Mar 2019
‘Fremtidsfabrikken’ a CBS student podcast: Learning from business stars in cool cars
Podcasting is booming. According to podcaststats.dk by Nochmal Consulting, the number of Danish podcasts has nearly doubled from 1,264 in February 2016 to 2,490 in January 2019. The trend has not gone unnoticed at CBS. Here, several students have been inspired to join the market and make their own podcast. Among them are Lars Horsbøl and Eske Gerup who produce the podcast ‘Fremtidsfabrikken’.
05 Mar 2019
Three CBS Students fight for a much better world
25. Feb 2019
Legislation! A walk in the park to some, a labyrinth for others
When jumping into the world of entrepreneurship it can be difficult to figure out how to fill out an employment contract or patent the product you’re selling. That’s why a group of CBS law students and CBS LAW have joined forces to establish Erhvervsjuridisk Retshjælp. An organization that helps start-ups and small businesses navigate the jungle of commercial law.
05 Feb 2019
Occupied with the unoccupied: How to juggle a business, a part-time job and studies at the same time
You probably know the feeling. You’ve spent hours and hours writing the best application for the university course or job of your dreams. You’ve taken a good picture of yourself, and you’ve modified your résumé to make the layout look great, and you’ve sorted out the chronology of your former jobs. You send it and then...
24 Jan 2019