Humans of CEMS: Martin Fortelný, CEMS VŠE Alumnus 2018/2019

“Humans of CEMS” is an initiative set up by the CEMS Student Board, with a set of interviews with the CEMS Community members who have an interesting story and experience to share. In today’s alumni focus, discover how Martin Fortelný’s fintech start-up improves financial literacy of employees and helps with their personal finance management.

1. How did you come up with the idea behind your start up?

01 Sep 2020

Organizations Must Use Crisis To Refresh Teams With Skills From Other Sectors

The economic chaos caused when the coronavirus first struck was bad enough when received wisdom had it that lockdowns would be short and final. Now that the virus refuses to go away quietly and that governments are responding with further lockdowns, quarantines and other measures, many businesses are pondering their very futures.

Of course, organizations in such sectors as travel, retail, aviation and hospitality have been particularly badly hit.

17 Aug 2020

Using Crisis as an Opportunity for Transformation

The University of Sydney Business School learned 12 valuable lessons from the 2008 financial crisis and John Shields, USYD Business School Academic Director, shares how other schools can apply those lessons to the upheaval of COVID-19.

THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL crisis (GFC) of 2008 was a game changer for the University of Sydney Business School in Australia.

The University of Sydney Business School

17 Aug 2020

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