CBS alumni meet up Boston
Meet CBS and your fellow alumni in Boston, USA
CBS is inviting all former and current students from Copenhagen Business School (CBS) to our alumni event in Boston, USA on Monday 12 August 2019 in connection with the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Get to know your fellow alumni, meet senior management including CBS President, Nikolaj Malchow-Møller and gain insight into some of CBS's most recent research.
The event takes place at the Hilton Boston Back Bay (rm. Washington) from 18.00 to 20.00:
18.15 Welcome and speech 'CBS alumni are our bridge building associates' by CBS President Nikolaj Malchow-Møller
'Driving Competitiveness through Servitization' by CBS alum and Associate Professor, Thomas Frandsen from the Department of Operations Management at CBS
'Fostering an innovative ecosystem' by CBS alum and Director, External Innovation at LEO Science & Tech Hub, Kasper Juul
'Stop Guessing – Start Knowing!' by CBS alumna and Professor and VP for international affairs, Dana Minbaeva from the Department of Strategy and Innovation at CBS
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19.45 We talk together to the next venue
The reception takes place at Harvard Club from 20.00 to 22.00:
20.00 Buffet, drinks and networking with fellow alumni, faculty, senior management and other guests
22.00 Thank you for attending tonight's event
by Associate Professor, Thomas Frandsen
Digital services are becoming an important means for manufacturers to create more value for customers by reducing the risk of downtime and improving performance of customers operations. While such ‘servitization’ has great potential, the transformation towards service-based business models is a challenge requiring both leadership and strong capabilities.
In his presentation, Thomas Frandsen will share key learnings from the CBS research project Driving Competitiveness through Servitization and provide an overview of the recently launched national programme Servitize.dk with CBS as a key research partner, which are both funded by the Danish Industry Foundation aiming to improve the competitiveness of Danish Industry.
By Director, External Innovation at LEO Science & Tech Hub, Kasper Juul
LEO Pharma has a goal of pioneering dermatology. Healthcare and dermatology is in an ever changing environment, and it is essential for LEO Pharma to explore cutting edge technologies to be at the forefront of innovation. Get an understanding on how LEO Pharma’s framework for innovation is set up, as well as the focus in Boston on partnerships with academia and research facilities, to solve the patient challenges of tomorrow.
by Professor and Vice President for international affairs, Dana Minbaeva
Companies accumulated enormous amount of employee data. Despite of the growing interest in evidence-based decisions, this data remains unexplored. As a result, our managerial decisions are often based on guessing rather than knowing. In her talk, Dana Minbaeva, Professor in Strategic and Global HRM at the Department of Strategy and Innovation, will talk about the advantages of having evidence-based approach in managing human capital in organizations.
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Date & time: Monday 12 August 2019 from 18.00 to 22.00
Venue from 18.00 to 20.00: Hilton Boston Back Bay (rm. Washington), 40 Dalton Street, Boston, MA, 02115, US
Venue from 20.00 to 22.00: Harvard Club, 374 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
Who can attend? All former and current students from Copenhagen Business School are invited
Dress code: Business casual
Price: Free of charge
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