Stella Whitaker, PhD Fellow: What is your hidden talent? It’s networking. I have about 6,000 contacts on my LinkedIn profile.
Esben Pedersen, Professor, MSC: What is your hidden talent? I’m very good at drawing and have illustrated a lot for various companies and organizations. Perhaps because I loved comics as a child.
Helene Rewers Rabek, International Business in Asia: What is your hidden talent? I’m extremely good at multitasking. I can hear a lecture while cooking, chatting with a friend and starting a load of washing. I can be in the moment in everything without losing my focus.
Kristian Bondo Hansen, Post Doc, MSC: What is your hidden talent? I have real dad humor. That’s probably my hidden talent.
Viktor Heiberg Bestle, MSc Fir: What is your hidden talent? Music and sound. I’ve built sound systems for Roskilde Festival and play various instruments. I listen to Spotify for 3-4 hours a day.
Isabel Froes, Assistant Professor: What is your hidden talent? I make origami and have done since I was 7 years old. I love it. I have it at the office and use it when I need some time to think.
Isak Krasnik, BSc Economics and Business Administration: What is your hidden talent? Hmmm… my partner would say I’m a born optimist. I’m really adept at improvising. I see solutions and opportunities in everything.
Amanda Gjesting Jensen, European Business: What is your hidden talent? Plenty of people are happy about my hidden talent as... I’m very good in the kitchen. I enjoy making delicious treats.
Niels Schoberg Jensen – BSc in Economics and Business Administration: What is your hidden talent? That I have a critical approach to the world at large.
The government’s idea of reducing half of all master’s programmes to 75 ECTS, mostly within the humanities and social sciences, has met scepticism and concern at CBS.
“I don’t hear anyone applauding this idea,” says Nanna Mik-Meyer, chair of the Professor's Association at CBS.
On Thursday, Christina Egelund, Minister for Higher Education and Science, from Moderaterne (The Moderates) presented the first batch of the government’s long awaited – and dreaded – education reform plans. They include vast changes to Denmark’s education system that, according to the government, will strengthen the Danish workforce.
Twenty-five Ukrainian students will have the chance to attend courses at CBS for free this summer. The initiative is the result of a partnership between CBS and Karazin University in Kharkiv.
“We can do our share as an academic institution to strengthen Ukrainian universities,” says Martin Jes Iversen, Vice Dean of International Education.
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but can a new name make a university department better?
Mitchell Dean believes so. As his department changes name, he is aiming for new research collaborations and a stronger focus on the problems that businesses and society are facing.
“We are giving students capacities to make a difference through their professional lives. And I think that’s what the current generation of students want: they want to contribute to positive social transformation.”
University management, students and experts from across Denmark are coming together in a new alliance that aims to make students feel better.
“It’s a conversation we need to be having,” says deputy president Inger Askehave, who represents CBS in the alliance.
Sebastian Zenker is sometimes wondering why the government has not called.
He has first-hand experience of changing a master’s programme from two years to one, which is exactly what the Danish government plans to do with its education reform plans. But so far, nobody has asked for his input.
Sometimes you don’t have to create a brand-new concept to win awards. You can just tweak an existing industry formula to increase flexibility and reach more customers. That was exactly what university students Hasan El Youssef and Elmar J. Johannsson did when they started TopTutors in 2021. A concept that secured them the CBS Startup Award in November 2022, which comes with a grant of DKK 75,000 to help them scale up their business.
If you believe that going on exchange is difficult, you might be surprised to learn that there is a space for everyone. Grades and points from extra-curricular activities do matter to some extent, but even with grades at the lower end of the spectrum, an exchange trip is within reach.
Algorithms have a hold on the stock markets that has fuelled the need for regulation. But how do we regulate what we don’t understand?
The second generation of trading algorithms are designing their own investment strategies – and they are so complicated that we are unable to understand them.
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