Denmark faces a change in ownership of 17,000 businesses over the next decade. A new report takes stock of owner-managed businesses in terms of ownership, management, board and generational change. The figures are presented today at a conference arranged by Centre for Owner-Managed Businesses, CBS.
Vestas' perspective on corporate social responsibility and how entrepreneurship and storytelling led to a Danish furniture success story. These are some of the subjects on the agenda at CBS events in February, which is also packed with events for current and prospective students.
Eleven mixed teams of eleven nationalities have competed to help Novo Nordisk fight diabetes in urban areas. They had 24 hours to solve the task and they were told to bring a sleeping bag, because they were not likely to get much rest during the ComCaseCompetition.
CBS is hosting the international EFMD conference in Entrepreneurship Education from the 25th-27th of February. International participants and eminent speakers will participate and discuss the theme “Entrepreneurial Leaders, Educators and Students - A mindset for the Future”.
The board of directors and a company’s past play a significant role if a company is looking to make a financial turnaround, concludes CBS business historian Martin Jes-Iversen in his new book, Turnaround. He had the unique opportunity to watch from the machine room of a 145-year-old hearing aid and headset company as it managed to come unscathed through a major crisis.
On 19 November 2014, CBS gave notice of likely large-scale redundancies. However, a large number of staff members have chosen to enter into agreements on voluntary redundancy. This means that CBS will avoid having to make remaining staff members redundant.