WU Wins Exclusive Course of the Year Award

CEMS students voted for their choice of the exclusive CEMS Course of the Year as the Multinational Financial Management taught at WU. The increasing globalization and integration of goods markets, as well as financial markets, has substantially increased the importance of foreign real operations and foreign financial operations of multinational firms. Understanding the international dimension of financial management is relevant for key tasks in multinational firms such as risk management, financing the firm and determining the cost of capital as well as capital budgeting. CEMS sat down with Professor Christian Wagner who is teaching the course at WU to learn more.

The course is structured in two parts. In the first part, I teach students the basics of international financial markets, in particular currency markets, and financial instruments.

26 Nov 2017

ABB and the University of Cologne win Business Project of the Year

Similar to the rise of the internet the Digitalization will transform our every day lives. Most tasks which can be based on algorithms will be done or at least semi-automated by artificial intelligence and robots. CEMS students studying at the University of Cologne in Germany had the unique opportunity to collaborate with ABB on a business project involving marketing intelligence around IBM’s Watson. The project was voted on by CEMS students as the 2017 CEMS Business Project of the Year. We caught up with Oliver Lawrenz, Group Vice President Marketing & Sales – Performance Management, ABB; supervising professor at UoC Dr. Michael Becker-Peth; and students Daniel Zimpel, UoC; Felix Hütter, UoC; Yiran Yang, USYD; Peizhe Yang, UB to learn more.

“ABB is transforming the way its customers interact through a couple of digitalization programs including FACE (Future ABB Customer Experience) and ABB Ability,” says Lawrenz.

22 Nov 2017

Tomas Laboutka, CEMS Alumni of the Year-Young Leadership Category

The CEMS Alumni of the Year is a joint campaign by the CAA in close collaboration with the CEMS Student Board, which gives the CEMS community the opportunity to learn about CEMS alumni on a monthly basis and vote for the favorite candidate as the CEMS Alumni of the Year. Tomas Laboutka has won the CEMS Alumnus of the Year for the Young Leadership Category. CEMS sat down with Tomas to learn more about this years’ winner.

It is incredibly humbling to receive this award, especially when you consider the caliber of all the candidates.

22 Nov 2017

Millennials believe people skills will be the key to success in an automated age, new global study finds

Technical disruption requires a skills revolution

The leaders of tomorrow believe that exceptional people skills will be the key to business success in a technological age, new research from CEMS – the Global Alliance in Management Education – has found.

The study examined the views of hundreds of recent graduates from the CEMS Master in International Management programme, many of whom are likely to be business leaders of the future.

21 Nov 2017

CEMS announces partnership with the American University in Cairo School of Business

AUC is the first business school in the Middle East and Africa to join the Global Alliance in Management Education, meaning CEMS is now present on all continents

CEMS – the Global Alliance in Management Education – will welcome The American University in Cairo (AUC) School of Business on board as an Academic Partner, pending ratification, meaning that for t

21 Nov 2017