Global teams are likely to communicate MORE frequently post-COVID-19, however relationship quality may be compromised, new CEMS research finds.

Resilience, empathy, and ability to communicate have become more important for leaders of globally dispersed teams since crisis, while results-focus and technical skills have become less important.

A global survey of over 1,700 professionals has found that over a third (35%) believe they will communicate MORE frequently with colleagues based in other countries in the coming months than they d

10 Jul 2020

A Window on The Future

Coca-Cola HBC (CCHBC) joined the CEMS Global Alliance last year, under the leadership of Audrey Clegg, Group Talent Director, Coca-Cola HBC. She shares the company’s experience working with CEMS thus far.

If you want the best company, you need the best talents. And to find them, you need great partners. A simple equation but tough to answer – with one exception…

06 Jul 2020

Digital CEMS DACH Forum 2020

In the first week of June, the first ever digital CEMS DACH Forum was hosted by the University of Cologne. For four days, 40 motivated CEMSies from 10 different CEMS universities discussed the topic “Naturally Profitable: Strategies in the Face of Climate Change” in lectures and workshops with corporate partners. 

When the CEMS DACH Forum 2020 Team formed and set out last summer to start organizing the DACH Forum the world looked very different from what it is today.

29 Jun 2020

Can Emerging Markets Teach Us CQ?

How learning from emerging economies can develop much-needed resilience.

CEMS, the Global Alliance in Management Education, last week announced a partnership with the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB)—the first business school in sub-Saharan

26 Jun 2020

Winner of inaugural CEMS Philippe Louvet Innovation Award announced

In collaboration with five multinational companies and one non-profit, schools on three continents win the inaugural CEMS Philippe Louvet Innovation Award sponsored by L’Oréal

A global consortium of three leading business schools: the Ivey Business School in Canada, the University of Economics (VSE) Prague, Czech Republic and the University of Sydney Business school, Aus

18 Jun 2020

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