CBS in March


What do future female CEOs want to fight for? Which strategic challenges are Danish companies facing? Visit CBS and meet EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School Julian Birkinshaw and Chairman of the A.P. Møller-Mærsk Board Jim Hagemann Snabe.


What do future female CEOs want to fight for?

Thursday 8 March 2018 at 14:30-18:00, Porcelænshaven 20, 24A/B, 2000 Frederiksberg


On International Women’s Day 8 March, CBS is hosting a summit for female top executives, students and EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager. The day will result in a manifesto. Stay tuned to this event and learn more about what female CEOs in Denmark are going to fight for in the future. The event is fully booked, but it can be followed via livestreaming on CBS’ Facebook-profile from 15:00.

Read the programme for the day


Business historian explains the ups and downs of Danish design

Thursday 1 March 2018 at 13:00-18:00, Solbjerg Plads 3, 2000 Frederiksberg (SP.201)


Are you interested in Danish design and furniture? This is your chance to understand how modern Danish furniture design became an international success. There will also be focus on how Danish furniture design has been a part of shaping consumer identities. Business historian at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy at CBS Per H. Hansen rewrites the history of modern Danish furniture design when he defends his PhD dissertation on 1 March.  

Register for the event

Access the dissertation which is published as a book with the title Danish modern furniture 1930-2016


A foreign view on Danish companies’ challenges 

Thursday 15 March 2018 at 15:00-18:30, Solbjerg Plads 3 (SPs01), 2000 Frederiksberg


Do you want to be updated on the latest strategic challenges faced by Danish companies and get answers on how to handle them? Then attend this seminar which has two keynote speakers. One of them is Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School Julian Birkinshaw. He has written 30 books and will especially talk about his latest book Fast/Forward: Make Your Company Fit for the Future. Jim Hagemann Snabe, Chairman of the A.P. Møller-Mærsk, Board of Directors is the other speaker.


Experienced French start up-investor and former Apple manager visits CBS

Wednesday 7 March 2018 at 10:00-11:00, Solbjerg Plads 3 (SPs14) 2000 Frederiksberg

Photo: Kmeron

In 2017, French President Macron appointed the businessman Pascal Cagni as chairman of the board for the national agency Business France. Pascal Cagni is probably best known as the manager for Apple from 2000 to 2012 where he was hired by Steve Jobs and had great success as manager for Apple in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. During the lecture at CBS, he will also talk about his experiences at Apple.


Diversity Day 2018

Thursday 22 2018 at 10:00-18:30, Solbjerg Plads 3, 2000 Frederiksberg
diversity day

True to tradition, CBS hosts the event Diversity Day. Diversity, which to a great extent makes up the environment for students and employees at CBS, is celebrated. Among the speakers are Journalist and TV-host Abdel Aziz Mahoud, CBS Associate Professor Sarah Louise Muhr, Professor at the University of Essex Martyna Śliwa and entrepreneur Anh Lé, In addition, representatives for Copenhagen Pride and Roskilde Festival will also talk about how they work with diversity.

Read more about Diversity Day 2018 and see the programme


When brands have a crucial impact on our life

Wednesday 7 March 2018 at 14:00-16:00, Solbjerg Plads 3, 2000 Frederiksberg

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Do you want to be updated on the newest knowledge on brands, then you should show up at Richard Gyrd-Jones’ inaugural lecture as professor with special responsibilities at CBS.  Here, he will give us insights into the characteristics of the era we are in now where brands have an overriding influence on our life according to him. At the same time, there has been a shift in how we perceive brands and thereby also how brands should be developed. The question on how is what Richard Gyrd-Jones will address. 

Read more about the event here


Copenhagen Impact Investing Days

Monday 12 March 2018 at 09:00 – Wednesday 14 March 2018 at 14:00, Dalgas Have 15, 2000 Frederiksberg


A range of international managers and researchers are invited to CBS to discuss meaningful investments for the conference Copenhagen Impact Investing Days. Investors, entrepreneurs and politicians will gather for three days to discuss topics as how to measure the value of social products. The ambition is to get a deeper understanding of the connection between ‘social impact’, financial returns and investment decisions which will result in even better investments in the long-run.

Read more about Copenhagen Impact Investing Days and register here


The chairman of the European Banking Authority comes to CBS

Friday 9 March 2018 at 10:30-11:45, Solbjerg Plads 3 (SP210), 2000 Frederiksberg

Photo: European Banking Authority

Bitcoins and mobile bank are examples of new initiatives within financial technology. Fintech is a field of great expectations. 9 March, CBS will have a visit from Andrea Enria, Chairman of European Banking Authority (EBA). He will discuss themes about Fintech in the light of regulations and consumer protection. Enria will also talk about EBA’s priorities for the years to come.  

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New book on change management and innovation in the public sector

Thursday 15 March 2018 at 16:30 - 18:00, Dalgas Have 15, The pink circle, ground floor, 2000 Frederiksberg


Successive governments cause the public sector to be continuously reformed and changed. Currently, the government is working on a “Sammenhængsreform” (A reform focusing on improving the public sector through coherence between sectors, better management and more time for core tasks). Change management and innovation are therefore basic conditions for the public managers who have to transform political ideas into new practice. Come by CBS for the book launch when CBS professors Carsten Greve and Anne Reff Pedersen publish their new book with the title Reform og forandring – nye vilkår for ledelse og organisering (Reform and change - new conditions for management and organisation).

Read more about the book reception


PhD defences in March:

Nis Grünberg: The Party-state order: Essays on China’s political organization and political economic institutions
Tuesday 6 March at 13:00-15:00, Porcelænshaven 20, 24A/B 2000 Frederiksberg

Jesper Christensen: A Behavioral Theory of Human Capital Integration
Friday 2 March, Kilevej 14 A/B 2000 Frederiksberg, 15:00-17:00


Sidst opdateret: Communications // 14/03/2018