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An alternate explanation of what caused the financial crisis

Fredag, 30 maj, 2014 - 16:54

The American sociologist and professor Neil Fligstein will visit CBS on June 4th to talk about his research in the causes of the financial crisis, which according to him, should be found in the outdated understanding of the market that characterizes parts of the American finance industry.

We live in an era of numerology

Tirsdag, 8 april, 2014 - 14:47

From In this month’s column from the Senior Management, Dean of Education Jan Molin writes how numbers overshadow the real, important issues in the university debate in Denmark.

Easter plans? How about improv comedy theater?

Fredag, 4 april, 2014 - 13:03

Easter activity: For many CBS students, Easter break is a much needed break entailing family visits and the like. But many – especially the school’s full-time students and exchange students – have to find a way to spend time in Copenhagen. Here’s a suggestion.

Deloitte survey: CSR isn’t in fashion among CBS students

Tirsdag, 18 marts, 2014 - 15:23

A survey conducted by Deloitte among CBS students shows that the students have a hard time seeing a connection between sustainability and fashion. The consumers lack trust in the CSR initiatives of the fashion industry, because of the lack of transparency. Participate in a new survey about the subject.

Your grade IS decided by whoever does the assessment

Mandag, 17 februar, 2014 - 17:52

 In early December, approx. 150 students of the MSc BA IB program were divided at random between two assessors after a written sit-in exam. The consequence was a significant difference in grades awarded. Now, all the hand-ins are to be re-assessed.

E-mail to totally replace snail-mail for students at CBS

Torsdag, 6 februar, 2014 - 16:28

CBS is finally entering into a paperless relationship with its students. Starting March 1st, 2014, all communication between CBS and its students will take place digitally, via email. Applications and forms will be digitalized, and the CBS email will be the main route of communication.

How to avoid your exam getting lost in cyberspace

Torsdag, 6 februar, 2014 - 14:04

A few weeks ago, CBS OBSERVER brought you the story of a CBS student who’d gotten stuck in the system because of a technical error at an electronic hand-in exam. To help you avoid a similar situation, we’ve compiled a guide and some good advice from the IT support on campus. Belts-and-braces!

30 potential employers to attend CBS’ own career fair

Torsdag, 23 januar, 2014 - 14:19

Career Centre presents CBS Career Fair 2014, held on Wednesday, February 5th. Representatives from 30 companies will be present to meet CBS’ students. Career Centre will of course also be present and CV pictures and career advice.

Technical error resulted in failing grade and reexamination

Mandag, 20 januar, 2014 - 16:27

A student’s exam was eaten by CBS’ electronic submission platform – in spite of not one, but two receipts for submission, on time. Even though Legal Services recognize that the fault is with CBS, the student failed the exam and is facing a reexamination.

Wide range of programs no problem at CBS

Torsdag, 16 januar, 2014 - 11:03

In the days after Christmas, Minister of Higher Education Morten Østergaard stirred up a storm when he announced that the multitude of programs currently offered by the Danish universities are in need of a serious culling. CBS’ Dean of Education Jan Molin thinks that the discussion is somewhat pointless.

Great Exchange Year in Sight

Mandag, 13 januar, 2014 - 11:52

Almost 1,200 happy CBS students have just received confirmation that they’re going on exchange. At the same time, the politicians have decided to adjust the financing model, so CBS needn’t fear new demands of repayment.

Mortgages for students – read before you loan!

Mandag, 26 august, 2013 - 16:25

In Copenhagen, there’s only one student dorm room for every eight students. That has made buying a cohousing flat very attractive and an increasing number of banks offer cohousing flat loans for students. But the students should read the fine print before signing on the dotted line.

Make your money last a bit longer

Torsdag, 22 august, 2013 - 15:57

Are your private finances a bit tighter than you’d like, now that classes are starting up again? Close that facebook tab, open a Google tab and start scouring the net for student discounts – it pays off. We’ll help you get an overview.

New app puts (almost) all of CBS i your hands

Tirsdag, 20 august, 2013 - 16:27

CBS’ app for smartphones and tablets has been relaunched with a new design and new functions that makes everyday life easier for students as well as employees. CBS OBSERVER tested the app.

Record-setting large CBS delegation strengthens Danish position worldwide

Mandag, 12 august, 2013 - 16:28

Some of the world’s top researchers and practicioners will meet this Friday at the Academy of Management’s yearly conference. From CBS, both the president, the senior management and more than 60 researchers and students participate.

Time for the rest of the world to learn from Poulfelt’s knowledge

Mandag, 12 august, 2013 - 14:07

Professor Flemming Poulfelt has been named the world’s first Academic Fellow at the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes.

CBS solves space problems with plastic surgery

Mandag, 5 august, 2013 - 17:04

For long it has felt like CBS would need Tokyo train pushers in order to squeeze the rising number of students in at CBS. But from next summer, the surgery will give different, more pleasant results when CBS expands campus to include the private hospital Hamlet’s building.

The leaders of tomorrow on summer camp in China

Mandag, 5 august, 2013 - 16:10

With blessings from the Danish ambassador in China, Friis Arne Petersen and his Chinese counterpart in Denmark, Lu Ruiyus, the Confucius Institute sent almost 100 students on summer camp in China to show the real China and increase interest in Chinese area studies.

Rent out a room and get a Kinder Suprise

Torsdag, 27 juni, 2013 - 15:19

Many international students who start at CBS this fall have yet to find a place to live. If you have a vacant room, you can get three things at one – at least!

New plan for internationalization could have been written by CBS

Mandag, 24 juni, 2013 - 16:18

First part of the government’s new plan of action to strengthen the internationalization of the higher education programs is very similar to CBS’ common practice in the field. But CBS will remain one step ahead.

Confucius Institute sends 100 students on summer-camp in China

Tirsdag, 18 juni, 2013 - 16:46

Around 100 students aged 14-20 years old leave the Danish summer and go on an almost fully paid summer camp in China this July. Copenhagen Business Confucius Institute, located at CBS, is behind the 15 day trip.

Group examinations not a hit at CBS

Mandag, 10 juni, 2013 - 16:54

Group examinations have been reintroduced at CBS, but a survey shows that only every fourth program at CBS has implemented them. It looks like convincing the study boards about the advantages of being examinated in groups is going to be a challenge.

CBS Wine defeats Oxford and Cambridge in semifinals of prestigious wine competition

Mandag, 3 juni, 2013 - 12:12

Copenhagen Business School’s wine society, CBS Wine, who took bronze in last year’s internationally renowned wine competition, Left Bank Bordeaux Cup is ready for the finals after having beaten, among others, Oxford’s 200 year old wine society in the semifinals.

Blue masters all over the world, united in a network

Torsdag, 2 maj, 2013 - 16:43

CBS has appointed the first ambassador for the Blue MBA, meant, in part, to keep in touch with the masters that are scattered all over the globe, and in part to spread the word of the Danish shipping and logistics program.

Students about Student Hubs: Still room for improvement

Torsdag, 2 maj, 2013 - 15:34

In September, the CBS students welcomed a new concept: Student Hubs. The hubs are a new approach to student administration and now, after 8 months of the students using the orange centers, the evaluation has come back with both good and bad news.

Get familiar with Google Nordic's challenges

Torsdag, 2 maj, 2013 - 12:38

Meet Director of Google Nordics, Peter Friis, and Google Nordics head of PR and Communication, Christine Sørensen.

Does studying at CBS make you a career-psycho?

Mandag, 29 april, 2013 - 17:38

Dreaming of the perfect CV leads to a pressure of expectations on students and business schools have, in the light of the financial crisis, been accused of producing graduates who are ruthless career and competition-oriented sociopaths. But can that really be true?

Ready for a new week: Get your Monday shoulders massaged back on track

Torsdag, 25 april, 2013 - 16:37

Did you know that all CBS employees can get a massage for less than half price, as an employee perk? The editorial staff at CBS OBSERVER has tried out the offer, and it certainly won’t be the last time.

The 10 commandments of teaching: How to improve lectures

Mandag, 22 april, 2013 - 13:20

CBS students are criticized for lack of commitment to the lectures: they don’t show up to lectures or show up unprepared and that puts a damper on the learning environment. Now, the lecturers get a number of recommendations so they have an opportunity to turn the tendency around.

New smoking policy on the way: CBS quits the e-cigarettes

Mandag, 25 marts, 2013 - 15:30

Lack of knowledge about the harmful effects of e-cigarettes have made the Danish Health and Medicines Authority advise against allowing smoking of said cigarettes indoors. CBS heeds the advice and bans the e-cigarettes on the same terms as traditional cigarettes.

New mentor program for those who find it difficult to manage their studies

Torsdag, 21 marts, 2013 - 17:49

Have you experienced severe grief, stress or illness, or do you have a handicap that makes your life at CBS extra challenging, then help is available through a new mentor program.

CBS Maritime to do research per request from Blue Denmark

Torsdag, 21 marts, 2013 - 16:40

CBS Maritime is the new interdisciplinary center for maritime research and education at CBS, where the tasks come from the shipping industry’s need for solutions. The committee behind the project is in full swing with preparing the report meant to be the foundation of the close collaboration between CBS and Blue Denmark.

New CBS center highlights the third societal sector

Mandag, 11 marts, 2013 - 15:45

CBS’ Center for Societal Studies held its opening conference with a focus on diversity and opinions in Danish daily Press. Center head, professor Anker Brink Lund had invited the country’s leading Editors in Chief and media people to a debate and at the same time parted ways with many years of research.

National University of Singapore wins with a convincing effort

Mandag, 4 marts, 2013 - 12:07

It’s was a close battle with three very different solutions being offered. The chairman of the jury, Oscar Mosgaard said that it had been close, but the winning team had the most convincing material.

The company is Toms

Torsdag, 28 februar, 2013 - 14:34

Most Danes know who makes the Yankie Bar and Guldkarameller. And now the participants of the CBS Case Competition ’13 will get to know the Danish chocolate company responsible for all the deliciousness. Watch the video of the participants taking a tour of Copenhagen.

They represent CBS in the CBS Case Competition

Torsdag, 28 februar, 2013 - 13:37

The members of Team CBS at the CBS CC ’13 have different backgrounds and motives for participating, but they see their diversity as a strength when they now have to prove that the intense training leading up to the prestigious competition has paid off.

CBS Case Competition unveils the program

Torsdag, 21 februar, 2013 - 16:43

The 32 volunteers behind CBS Case Competition have finished the preparations and the CBS Case Competition 2013 is now ready to go live.

Academic Council critizes effort made for international full-time students

Mandag, 18 februar, 2013 - 14:22

In its annual report of 2012 to CBS’ Board of Directors, the Academic Council concludes that way too many international full-time students are struggling to fit in socially. Current activities are to be revised, and a new strategy with increased support is to be formulated.

CBS is Denmark’s most penniless university

Mandag, 11 februar, 2013 - 14:02

Looking at the campus and the impressive buildings, one can easily get the impression that CBS has it made. The truth is slightly different, however. The university is overlooked in the public budget while more and more students are admitted every year.

Student Hubs solving study-related problems

Tirsdag, 2 oktober, 2012 - 14:25

When the fall semester kicked off, CBS launched the two new Student Hubs. The Hubs have collected all of CBS’ student-related Programme Administrative Services, so CBS’ students quickly and easily can get information and inspiration and find answers to all their questions.

RUC seeks inspiration from CBS’ Buddy Program

Fredag, 9 marts, 2012 - 12:59

The exchange student Buddy Program developed at CBS, which relies on student volunteers to help incoming international students get acquainted with their new environment, is becoming a model for other universities in Denmark.

A Copenhagen Wednesday on how to catching an investor’s eye

Fredag, 24 februar, 2012 - 11:49

Imagine that you have an amazing idea, a promising team and an excellent business; the only thing missing is an investor. But how do you go about getting one?

Free-mover exchange options at EDU Days Study Fair

Torsdag, 23 februar, 2012 - 12:38

Are you considering studying abroad as a free-mover for a semester or two or even doing your masters degree in countries such as the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico or Asia? If so, then you should probably check out EDU days.

CBS Students debate seminar about university governance

Onsdag, 22 februar, 2012 - 15:06

How do the Danish universities’ Boards of Directors work, and what role do the internally elected board members play in them? This is one of the main themes for a debate seminar at CBS, held by CBS Students from 2 to 4.30 pm on Friday, February 24th in Kilen.

Get introduced to SurveyXact

Onsdag, 22 februar, 2012 - 11:06

CBS Library presents SurveyXact, a practical tool for researchers and student interested in making surveys on all types of platforms.

Getting Denmark and the Danes at night school

Fredag, 17 februar, 2012 - 13:27

Folkeuniversitetet (the People’s University) in Copenhagen offers the course ‘Danish Society’, intended for both newly arrived citizens and those who have lived in Denmark for a number of years.

CBS Students networking the Study Boards

Fredag, 17 februar, 2012 - 13:06

While most students were home sleeping in Saturday morning, student study board representatives from CBS’ many study programs attended CBS Students’ Study Board Seminar. Here they shared ideas and experiences, learned more about the influence and responsibilities that come with the seat on the study board and discussed how student influence at CBS can be strengthened through them.

Newly elected CBS Students co-presidents picking up the slack

Torsdag, 16 februar, 2012 - 15:01

Philip Hardø and Niklas Frijs-Madsen, who were elected as new co-presidents of the student organization CBS Students in December, are now ready to take on the challenges of CBS.

Cheap beer for stock market speculators

Fredag, 10 februar, 2012 - 06:34

FinanceLab organizers put on their top hats and sold beer, wine and cocktails at prices determined by supply and demand in the FUHU Lounge, Porcelænshaven.

Student consulting for NGO’s and Danish industry

Fredag, 10 februar, 2012 - 05:38

180 Degrees Consulting is ready to start new projects with more and new student consultants – now in collaboration with the Confederation of Danish Industry.

CBS’ presents revised Student Services in February

Fredag, 3 februar, 2012 - 11:08

The final decisions about how CBS’ Programme Administration is to ensure the best possible Student Services in the future are just about ready to be presented. Two things were already settled before the last hearings in mid-January: the establishment of One Point Entry for the students – physically as well as virtually – and a moved up schedule for the Program planning.