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Senior Management schedules extra hearing for students in wake of protests

“We use the hearings to see whether input from the organization can give grounds for adjusting the plan,” says Inger Askehave, the Acting President of CBS. She and the Dean of Education, Gregor Halff, also answer questions regarding whether CBS can live up to its strategy and how they will avoid layoffs.

Senior Management proposes to close six programs starting from 2023 to meet government demand – layoffs cannot be ruled out

By 2030, CBS is to reduce its intake by 10%. In total, that is 628 study places in Frederiksberg. On November 12, the Senior Management presented a study place reduction plan to the CBS Board of Directors. The plan includes closing the BSc in Business Administration and Philosophy, and several master’s programs. Now, hearings will be held regarding the plan until the final agreement is made at a CBS Board meeting on December 2.

A trashy issue: “The to-go packaging is our biggest hurdle”

Jespers Torvekøkken runs experiments to find solutions to their single-use coffee cups, paper bags and plastic packaging problems, for example, a pilot with coffee-cup rental, and a closed trash circuit. “Reuse is the ultimate goal,” says Chief Commercial Officer at Jespers Torvekøkken.

CBS introduces recycling bins throughout campus: The journey started 2.5 years ago

Now, students and employees can sort their waste at CBS wherever they are on campus in up to seven different fractions. The student organization oikos Copenhagen initiated a pilot project in 2019 that, with help from CBS, grew and become permanent, putting CBS one year ahead of the Danish government’s waste sorting policy, according to the Program Manager.

Academic Council meets with the chair of the CBS Board to improve relations

After the Academic Council directed incisive criticism at the Senior Management and the CBS Board of Directors in its annual report from spring this year, the chairs have been meeting to improve relations. At the Academic Council’s latest meeting, the Chair of the CBS Board of Directors, Torben Möger Pedersen, was invited to share his ambitions and priorities for CBS.

“Our social life will be challenged”

Normally, the large reading room at Dalgas Have offers students 150 study places, but until March next year, the Department of Digitalization will be moving in while its ‘home’ at Howitzvej 60 is renovated. The Head of Department, Helle Zinner, acknowledges that the working conditions are not ideal, but calls the situation “a blessing in disguise”. Meanwhile, Station will provide temporary study places for the displaced students.

Online teaching: “CBS is and will remain an on-campus university” 

Students and teachers are back on campus after three semesters of lockdown and online teaching. Where is CBS heading? CBS’ Associate Dean for Technology-Enhanced Learning and CBS Students’ two Vice Presidents explain their views. They are sure of one thing – CBS will not become a university in the cloud.

Time for the CBS job satisfaction survey

On September 21, CBS employees can start answering the job satisfaction survey. In the 2019 survey, both TAP and VIP personnel slated their career opportunities, but their confidence in Senior Management improved slightly.

CBS’ sustainability plan aims at limiting new item purchases – so what is being done?by

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    CBS Associate Professor starts YouTube channel on compliance: “We must communicate research differently”

    For Associate Professor Kalle Johannes Rose, his YouTube channel about risk-based compliance serves many purposes. It is both a personal tool to help him structure and explain the material as well as an opportunity to reach out to people working with compliance and for them to ask questions before he finishes a new book. He believes that researchers should think differently about how they communicate their research, and that CBS could do a better job of helping them.

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    Three emails revive old conflict between CBS and course company Aspiri

    Several students have received emails from the course company Aspiri asking for their Canvas password in return for free courses. The CBS legal department warns students against giving away their passwords – it compromises IT security and is illegal.

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    Start-up founded in a CBS entrepreneurial class sells for millions

    What started as a business case in class - AI for solving GDPR issues - has turned into fulltime employment and a multi-million kroner deal for two former CBS students.

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    Mental health issues? Where to get help

    If you have mental health issues or personal problems, CBS can help. If you have a chronic mental health problem, you can receive help through the SPS programme. For personal problems, you can team up with a mentor through the CBS mentor programme or talk to the campus pastor, who is happy to help regardless of religion.

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    Winter blues and how I cope

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    New alumni network on cybersecurity gives valuable insights

    A large number of unofficial alumni networks flourish at CBS. A new addition is the cybersecurity network that enables students and alumni to connect and talk about an industry where people otherwise keep their secrets closely guarded. The networks are a useful way for alumni to stay in touch with CBS while giving back as well as being updated on the newest research and post-graduate education.

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    CBS professor’s review of corona measures is happy news for democracy in Europe

    In the spring of 2020, political science associate professor Mads Dagnis Jensen, like many others, was celebrating the end of lockdown drinking a beer with some fellow political science researchers in Christianshavn. At a time when just about everyone was comparing different governments’ Covid-19 measures, you can bet that these comparative politics nerds also were. “Why don’t we write a book,” one of his colleagues suggested.

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