CBS in November
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Anne-Marie Skov, Executive Director of the Tuborg Foundation, to be appointed new adjunct professor at CBS
Wednesday 7 November 2018, 14:00-16:00 at Kilen, Kilevej 14 A (Ks71), 2000 Frederiksberg
Change is a chronic condition for management and employees in companies all over the world. Anne-Marie Skov, Executive Director of the Tuborg Foundation, will be appointed new adjunct professor at CBS. On this occasion, she will give her inaugural lecture about this topic. Having spent 30 years being responsible for communication and sustainability in a number of global companies (Carlsberg, Novo Nordisk, Novozymes and the Tuborg Foundation), Anne-Marie Skov will share her thoughts on the importance of establishing a connection between purpose, strategy and company identity during complex processes of change.
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New adjunct professor to present the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s latest strategy
Tuesday 1 November 2018, 15:00-17:00 at Porcelænshaven 20 (the Kiln Hall), 2000 Frederiksberg
Lars Rebien Sørensen, Chairman of the Novo Nordisk Foundation, will be appointed new adjunct professor at the Center for Corporate Governance at CBS. The Novo Nordisk Foundation has just presented a new strategy for its future activities, which will be the point of departure for Lars Rebien Sørensen’s inaugural lecture. Lars Rebien Sørensen will talk about the foundation’s development and thoughts about their societal role and impact in the years to come.
Lars Rebien Sørensen is the former CEO of Novo Nordisk and was named the world’s best CEO by Harvard Business in 2015 and 2016.
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The value-creating leader’s toolbox
Thursday 29 November, 12:00-17:00, Porcelænshaven 20 (Ovnhallen), 2000 Frederiksberg
What does specialist literature and practice tell us about management dilemmas? Which tools are relevant in the identification of organisational dilemmas? A number of researchers have tried to answer these questions through interviews with 50 managers in 11 companies. At the event, you can meet Assistant Professor Mette Mogensen, Professor Emeritus Henrik Holt Larsen and Associate Professor Frans Bévort. A number of management experts and business community representatives will participate in this conference, among which DanChurchAid, Ørsted and ISS will deliver a lecture. The conference is a result of the project ”Ledelses-GPS til en ny tid: Fra komfortzone til konkurrencekraft” (Management GPS for a new era: from comfort zone to competitive power) funded by the Danish Industry Foundation.
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Associate Professor Ole Bjerg provides his perspective on the world-famous Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson
Thursday 1 November 2018, 19:30-21:30 at Solbjerg Plads 3 (SPS07), 2000 Frederiksberg
In very little time, the Canadian professor of psychology Jordan B. Peterson has become an important and influential person, especially because of his book Twelve Rules for Life – An Antidote to Chaos. At this event, Ole Bjerg, Associate Professor at CBS, will elaborate on some of Peterson’s ideas of different topics relevant to society, e.g. power, gender and postmodernity. Ole Bjerg will also focus on why and how Peterson has reached this level of popularity world-wide.
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Are you a budding entrepreneur?
Saturday 3 November 2018, 10:00-17:00 at the Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship, Porcelænshaven 26, 2nd floor, 2000 Frederiksberg
If you can say yes to this question, you are welcome to attend the Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship’s ”Start-up Hackathon. We will give you hands-on experience with business development and how to go from idea to realisation. Five start-ups will pitch their business challenge, and there will be plenty of time to network with your peers.
Can you measure the value of culture?
Thursday 29 November 2018, 16:00-18:00 at Solbjerg Plads 3 (SP210), 2000 Frederiksberg
Art and culture represent great value to society. But which cultural values are we talking about and is it possible to measure them? Trine Bille, Professor at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, will talk about these values and discuss research methods and results based on the latest international research on cultural economics. Frederiksberg Municipality and FRB Talks will be hosting this event.
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Margrethe Vestager to launch three new research platforms at CBS
Monday 12 November 2018, 16:00-19:00 at Porcelænshaven 20 (Kiln Hall), 2000 Frederiksberg
EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager will be keynote speaker at the joint launch of three research platforms at CBS; Diversity and Difference, Transformations and Inequality are the themes and titles of the three platforms. Invited speakers will also address the three themes. The speakers include Jens Bjørn Andersen, CEO of the global transportation and logistics company DSV and directors of the think tanks Cevea and Cepos, Kristian Weise and Otto Brøns-Petersen and the people behind the new media start-up Zorter, Morten Tvorup Olesen and Mohammad Imad Honeini. Media artists from the IT University of Copenhagen will provide art for the reception.
Is it possible to tail a robot? A talk with Associate Professor Elena Raviola
Wednesday 7 November 2018, 15:00-17:00 at Kilen, Kilevej 14 (room 4.74) 2000 Frederiksberg
How do we trace the actions of robots? How do we keep track of them, and is it possible to tail a robot? Associate Professor Elena Raviola from the University of Gothenburg will hold a lecture about how automation (often through robots) is used in a professional setting. Robot studies are often based on ethical questions related to how labour is redistributed between humans and robots.
Elena Raviola will introduce the preliminary ideas and results of the current robot study. CBS’ research platform Transformations is hosting the event.
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Professor of Management and Organisation Studies Hugh Willmott to be appointed adjunct professor at CBS
Friday 2 November 2018, 15:00-17:00 at Dalgas Have 15 (DSC 0.33), 2000 Frederiksberg
At his inaugural lecture, Adjunct Professor Hugh Wilmott will talk about ’The Significance of Craft for Research in Business and Management’. After the lecture, the Department of Management, Society and Communication will host a reception.
Hugh Wilmott is professor of management at Cass Business School Research, City University. He has written several books and articles about organisational theory and management.
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Graduate Night for recent graduates who want input for their career
Tuesday 14 November 2018, 17:00-21:00 at Solbjerg Plads 3, 2000 Frederiksberg
Are you having doubts about what is going to happen after graduation? We would like to invite you to a career event on 14 November 2018. You can meet 18 different companies who will talk about their graduate programmes and answer your questions.
Arla, Deloitte, Maersk, PwC and Novo Nordisk will make presentations during the event. After the presentations, you can network with the representatives of the 18 companies.
Workshop: Enhance your company’s competitiveness through servitisation
Monday 27 November 2018, 09:30-15:30 at Porcelænshaven 22 (The Warehouse, RS20), 2000 Frederiksberg
Servitisation becomes more and more significant to companies who wish a stronger profile towards their customers. At the seminar ‘Driving Competitiveness through Servitization 2014-2018’, you can learn more about how servitisation can be applied by companies to boost competitiveness and create more customer loyalty.
The seminar will focus on company experience and servitisation challenges.