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.
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.
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.
For many of us the summer holiday is the time we finally have time to read books. For that reason, CBS Alumni has asked three CBS scholars to recommend academic texts within their field. Take a look at what CBS Dean of Research Peter Møllgaard, Professor in Finance David Lando, and Professor in Business Law Christina Tvarnø recommend.
Alumni are one of CBS’ most important points of contact to the business community and our most central group of partners when it comes to engaging external lecturers, guest lecturers, mentors, and members of advisory boards. For that reason, they are also high on our list of invited participants for the first CBS Business Connect panel debates on 6 September.
CBS is looking for motivated mentors for CBS Career Academy, a career development programme for first-year master students. Interested in paying knowledge and experience forward to the next generation? Go to www.cbs.dk/mentor.