As his role as the first Executive in Residence at CBS, Thomas F. Borgen took the time to meet with 10 of CBS’ full-time MBA students for an exclusive mentor meeting, where the Danske Bank CEO gave his insight on what it takes to lead a large-scale financial institution through the ongoing change in the financial industry.
Affirmative action. Quotas. Equal pay. Paternity leave. And so on. These are all topics that we often discuss in both Denmark and abroad. But is there anything that prevents women from reaching the top in business? This is one of the questions up for discussion at CBS at the International Women’s Day on Thursday, 8 March. The language
at the event is Danish.
Time is money, and so is talent. All companies have areas and possibilities they would like to explore that keep getting put off due to the pressure of clear and present demands to their day-to-day operations. Through CBS CareerGate, you can find students who, through projects or their theses, can help solve these tasks – and perhaps even demonstrate their value as a future employee.
Danske Bank’s engagement with CBS is one of the broadest and most extensive of its kind. It ranges from support of research over contributions to education and case competitions to participation in CBS’ career activities. CEO Thomas Borgen is the first Executive in Residence at CBS in this academic year, 2017-18. But what does Danske Bank get out of this?
CBS’ first Business Connect event connected the more than 300 friends of CBS through a three-hour information and insight- packed event, focusing on just about all aspects pertaining to entrepreneurship – spanning from its DNA and nurture to growth prerequisites and Danish government policies.
The aim of the initiative is to develop research and education in cooperation with some of the largest recruiters of CBS graduates. The first Executive in Residence will be Danske Bank CEO Thomas F. Borgen.
The launch of the CBS Business Panel is the latest initiative from CBS Business to help facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration with the business community and society. First panel meeting took place on 23 August.
Is it possible to better the management of companies by means of an app that whispers wise words to the manager through the phone in the pocket? The Danish Industry Foundation has granted approximately DKK 13 million to three projects which should improve the performance of the Danish manager.
CBS has been re-accredited by AACSB for another five years. This is an acknowledgement of CBS as a high-quality business university of relevance to Danish and international society, says CBS President Per Holten-Andersen.