Danske Bank CEO Thomas Borgen recently finished his academic year as CBS’ first Executive in residence. Through the year he got involved with CBS on a level no CEO has ever experienced before, and it was a rewarding experience for both parties.
How has the Danish elite influenced the Danish model? Is Danish innovation policy different from those of China and USA? These are the themes of two out of five research projects which have been granted almost DKK 15 millions from The Independent Research Fund Denmark.
Copenhagen Business School has committed to support the corporate sustainability initiative, UN Global Compact. The support is also being recognised Thursday 24 May when the Executive Director of the UN initative Lise Kingo will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award during the annual CBS Alumni Day.
Facebook’s impact on human rights, a graphical exercise about inequality and a critical approach to the digital transformation of work. These are some of the contributions from CBS when we participate in the OECD Forum as knowledge partner in the end of May. The focus is “What brings us together”.
When the Danish 'Berlingske Business Magasin' announced this year’s 100+1 top talent list on 19 April, one-third of them were once again alumni from CBS. The +1 talent was Denmark's youngest mayor, who Berlingske Business itself had picked as an additional talent in its annual Talent 100 magazine.
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.
Only a handful of Danish companies use online marketplaces such as Amazon and Alibaba to sell their products, according to figures from Eurostat. A new research project wants to change this. The Danish Industry Foundation has approved a grant of DKK 8.8 million to fund a collaborative project between the Confederation of Danish Industry and CBS.
One of the many ways in which CBS’ alumni involve themselves in their alma mater is by being mentors in CBS’ mentor programme. Through five months over the winter, they meet and discuss career perspectives with a group of committed students. This is something that the students – judging by all their feedback –really benefit from. But what do the mentors get out of involving themselves? We have asked four of them.
CBS has a new interdisciplinary research centre, Centre for Organizational Time, which will serve as a mainstay for a research network for studies of organisation and time. At the inauguration, some of CBS’ most prominent researchers talked about the role time plays within their different business administration disciplines.
The Novo Nordisk Foundation grants DKK 10m to CBS for an industrial foundation professorship. This donation helps to secure a research area that is essential to Denmark, says Dean of Research Søren Hvidkjær.