Humans of CEMS: Working for the official film of Tokyo Olympics during the Pandemic

Today, let us introduce Chunyang Bai (Haru), a current CEMS student from China. Haru’s home university is Keio University, Japan, and he went on exchange to University of St. Gallen, Switzerland in Fall 2019. As a former TV journalist, Haru had a chance to work for a project that was filming the documentary for Tokyo Olympics 2020. In today’s episode, Haru is going to tell us his personal story of how he managed his way from China to Japan and his experience of working for Tokyo 2020 during the pandemic. 

How did COVID-19 change your life in general? 

02 Jun 2020

Humans of CEMS: How my internship at the Permanent Mission of Finland to the UN went during the current crisis

Today, in our series Humans of CEMS, we would like to introduce Elina, from Aalto University, who is currently working at the Permanent Mission of Finland to the UN. What was supposed to be an internship focusing on International Labour Organisation turned out to be one exciting journey throughout the international governance crisis management of COVID-19. She had the incredible chance to look behind the scenes of how major decisions were made and the crisis was handled and is taking us a little bit through the exciting journey she had in the past few months.

What were your expectations working for the Permanent Mission of Finland to the UN?

26 May 2020

Why Future Leaders Should Look To South Africa For Insights

This does not look like the obvious time for a new venture in the world of management education. The focus tends to be on how business schools — already under some pressure — are having to batten down the hatches and change how they do things in the wake of the disruption that is dominating the attention of the organisations on which they depend. And yet … this could be just the time for a fresh perspective. Certainly, this is how academics involved with the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business becoming the first business school in sub-Saharan Africa to join CEMS — the Global Alliance in Management Education — are seeing the move. Read on in Forbes:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/rogertrapp/2020/05/20/why-future-leaders-should-look-to-south-africa-for-insights/#28d6816a5610

25 May 2020

CEMS Student Board meeting on Zoom

The CEMS Student Board held its first out of three
annual meetings of 2020 from 24th of April to 29th of
April. Initially, this meeting was supposed to take place at GSOM in St.
Petersburg. Unfortunately, these difficult times connected with COVID-19 and
travel restrictions affected us as well, and the Student Board was forced to
move meeting to a virtual form.

During this meeting, the Student Board discussed pressing topics related to cooperation with social and corporate partners, alumni relations, current job market and many other questions, which were

18 May 2020

The CEMS Student Board goes virtual

 

The CEMS Student Board held its first out of three
annual meetings of 2020 from 24th of April to 29th of
April. Initially, this meeting was supposed to take place at GSOM in St.
Petersburg. Unfortunately, these difficult times connected with COVID-19 and
travel restrictions affected us as well, and the Student Board was forced to
move meeting to a virtual form.

 

During this meeting, the Student Board discussed pressing topics related to cooperation with social and corporate partners, alumni relations, current job market and many other questions, which were

18 May 2020