Employers can be reluctant to hire a student assistant or intern from study programmes that they do not know – even though the student could bring just the value and knowledge they need. Now there is an opportunity to build that bridge: The job and project portal CBS CareerGate. Here companies can offer up large or small projects and try out collaboration with CBS students.
In 1990, the total annual turnover of the ten largest Danish companies equated 19.5 per cent of the Danish GDP. In 2015, the number was 45 per cent. Associate Professor Martin Jes Iversen from the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy has examined four of these companies’ impact on Danish society and the meaning of being a Danish company. Selected results from the Impact case study will be presented at the CBS Impact Summit on 16 November.
CBS’ ‘Driving Competitiveness through Servitization’ project is a research project under the CBS Competitiveness Platform with a heavy focus on servitization (adding services to physical products as a strategic competitive resource) – its market penetration and use in Denmark as well as the business model’s advantages and challenges. Among the results of the project is a practical guide.
Studying for CBS’ demanding Master of Public Governance alongside a full time job and raising a family quickly taught Siggi W. Kristoffersen to delegate as a leader. Over the coming two years, he has decided to ‘give back’ to CBS by being one of the 11 members of CBS Business Panel.
CBS’ first institutional participation in Copenhagen Pride enjoyed great support. Around 350 persons from CBS – researchers, administrative employees, students, and alumni – joined the actual parade, and members of the audience with a relation to CBS, who saw the Pride parade party its way past, gave them great support and showed their own pride of CBS.
Peter Wagner combined his Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Copenhagen with a Graduate Diploma (HD) in Organisation and Management from CBS. The combination led to an impressive career in the Danish software industry and finally to Microsoft in the USA.
When Jesse Schwartz was on exchange at CBS in 2008, he practised on the grand piano in Solbjerg Plads’ largest auditorium, SPs.01, before – and sometimes after – classes. Today, he is a semi-professional pianist travelling the world, living out of his suitcase, and working remotely for a San Francisco-based tech company.