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Nova Wins Course of the Year

The Nova School of Business (Nova) recently won the CEMS Course of the Year award for the Strategy course “Negotiation Strategy”. The course was voted by CEMS students as the best course in the category of Strategy. We recently interviewed Professor Luis Almeida Costa, who teaches this course, and CEMS students, to understand what made […]

CEMS to Welcome the American University in Cairo

It is with great pleasure that we announce the upcoming arrival of the first business school in the Middle East and Africa to join CEMS. The arrival of The American University in Cairo (AUC) into the CEMS Family, pending ratification at the Annual Events in Sydney, is particularly significant because it means that CEMS will […]

Block Seminar of the Year 2016/2017: “Strategy as Practice – Critical Thinking, Problem Formulation, and Biases’’

A co-creation of Professor Phillip C. Nell from WU, Vienna University of Economics and Business and Professor Diego Stea from Copenhagen Business School, this block seminar was developed based on a discussion between the two about conventional approaches in classic strategy courses. In contrast to classic approaches, this course uses insights from the behavioral sciences […]

CEMS Welcomes Daimler as a New Corporate Partner

Daimler is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach. The company provides financing, leasing, fleet management, insurance and innovative mobility services. CEMS spoke with Simone Rodenheber of Daimler to learn more about this great partnership. 1. Could you briefly describe Daimler’s corporate […]

Catching Up with CEMSies: Elżbieta Hałasa with ABB

Many CEMS graduates have chosen to work with CEMS Corporate Partners. In this interview series, we investigate how they have been doing. Today, we catch up with Elżbieta Hałasa who did her CEMS MIM programme with Warsaw School of Economic, Poland and Rotterdam School of Management, Netherlands. She is currently participating in the Global Trainee […]

CEMS Club Presidents Conference: Fall Semester 2017

The CEMS Club Support Team of the Student Board held its second CEMS Club Conference (CCC) for the year 2017 at the University of Cologne (Köln, Germany) on 6th and 7th of October. The CCC is an event that was initiated for the CEMS Club Presidents to share best practices, get insight into CEMS Head […]

CEMS Start-up Challenge: Tackling big problems with a small a start-up

5 CEMS alumni from Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) are taking on big problems with their start-up. Their journey started in November 2016 at the first CEMS Startup Challenge that took place during the Career Forum at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU). Initiated by the Student Board, the event brought together […]

From humble beginnings to changing livelihoods

Maria Alejandra from Ecuador is your average CEMSie: intelligent, ambitious and driven by the desire to make a meaningful contribution to the world. What she is not, is the average Ecuadorian woman. Born and raised in a community where the vast majority of women are suppressed from perusing their dreams, this is CEMS graduate Alejandra’s […]

CEMS Student Board Meeting at the University of Cologne, (UoC) Germany

The CEMS Student Board held its second meeting for the year 2017 at the University of Cologne (Köln, Germany) from 31st August to 3rd September. The Student Board meeting is a purposeful gathering of all team members and CEMS Head Office members with the objective to enhance the CEMS experience for CEMS students, Köln meeting […]