Model UNFCCC – CEMS Climate Strategy Roleplay Continues as Scheduled

While the COP26 was postponed due to Covid-19, a group of 150 venturesome CEMS business students & faculty went ahead with a 48 hour all-online version of the Model UNFCCC climate negotiations over the weekend.

The event included a very similar level of energy in the room, compared to the physical version of the event successfully been taught for over a decade.

12 May 2020

Humans of CEMS: Patrick, CEMS Student Board Representative & Co-Organizer of the VEF Aalto and NUS

In the context of today’s difficult times, we want to share some positive news and show how we, as a global community deal with the current crisis and share some personal stories from fellow CEMSies. Social distancing, travel bans and a regain of nationalism all fundamentally go against what we stand for, but they also lead to new creative ideas that show resilience.

We will start today with Patrick, currently finishing his CEMS degree at Aalto University in Finland.

07 May 2020

CEMS Virtual European Forum

In late March 2020, under the coronavirus pandemic
situation, the Nordic Forum, V4 Conference, as well as Marenostrum had to be
cancelled. CEMS Students were worrying about the fulfilment of their skill
seminar requirements, and CEMS corporate partners lack employer branding
opportunities across CEMS community.

To provide an alternative for students and corporate partners, and to make sure that the great work of the all engaged teams was not wasted, the CEMS Student Board managed to digitize and unite the

05 May 2020

Five Insightful Business Books To Read During COVID-19

Today many leaders and managers are working harder than ever. They are revising budgets, forecasts and strategies, reviewing projects, checking in with team members and racking up long hours on Zoom conference calls. As a result, they don’t necessarily have much time to read. Nevertheless, those leaders and managers who do have spare time right now might want to invest some of it in personal development. One way to do this cheaply and easily is by reading a good business book. So, what are the titles they might like to consider in light of COVID-19? Forbes’ Sally Percy shares suggestions from CEMS Academic Member Schools: https://www.forbes.com/sites/sallypercy/2020/04/23/five-insightful-business-books-to-read-during-covid-19/#f466162cd32a

04 May 2020

Let’s (Not) Shake on It

Shaking hands and kissing are ingrained habits, but not in all cultures. Learn more from Marie-Therese Claes, Ph.D., a Professor of Cross-Cultural Management at LSM, teaching in the CEMS Masters in International Management and part of the Global Leadership Faculty Group on her blog for Psychology Today: https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/nurturing-cultural-intelligence/202003/let-s-not-shake-it

Marie-Therese Claes

21 Apr 2020