CEMS Alumni of the Year 2017, June Candidate: Niels van Deuren

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.

Meet Niels, the June candidate for the CEMS Alumni of the Year 2017 election.

26 Jun 2017

Catching Up with CEMSies: Anvar Babaev with Beiersdorf

Many CEMS graduates have chosen to work with CEMS Corporate Partners. In this interview series, we investigate how they have been doing. Today, we catch up with Anvar Babaev who completed her CEMS MIM programme with the Graduate School of Management, Saint Petersburg State University, and Nova School of Business and Economics. He is the winner of the Beiersdorf International Internship Challenge 2016 and is currently a Marketing Intern with Nivea Deo at Beiersdorf.

Why did you choose to work with Beiersdorf?

21 Jun 2017

Building Bridges in Milan

Last week, over 120 members of the CEMS Global Alliance gathered together at Bocconi University in Milan to share thoughts and common actions to drive value in management education.

The events started with the CEMS Corporate Benchmarking Meeting, which included industry representatives from over 17 different companies as well as business school representatives from CEMS Academ

19 Jun 2017

Building Bridges, Not Walls

CEMS Executive Director, Roland Siegers, expressed his concern in a letter to President Trump on the website Poets & Quants earlier this week, saying: “Building a wall helps a regime create a symbol of division. It makes it easier for people in the liberal world to unite against you. The wall, essentially, makes your enemies stronger….A generation of young people who want to do business while being ethically bound is rising up. Eventually, the youth will tear down that wall no matter how big or wide you make it.”

To read the full article, visit: http://poetsandquants.com/2017/06/02/letter-to-donald-trump-from-a-b-school-leader/

08 Jun 2017

During the CEMS Global Alliance Strategic Board meeting on the ESADE campus Deans and business leaders set direction on business education for a better world

Eugenia Bieto, CEMS Chair and Director General of ESADE: “We don’t want to educate the best leaders of the world; we want to educate the best leaders for the world”

Barcelona, Thursday, 1st June 2017


01 Jun 2017

Future Global Leaders Need To Do More Than Just Speak A Foreign Language

In these days of Brexit, there is much concern among young people in the U.K. and elsewhere in Europe about how whatever deal emerges will affect their ability to move between countries. Featuring Sunita Malhotra, a professor at the Université Catholiquede Louvain (UCL) teaching the CEMS MIM, this article from Forbes explores what it takes to succeed for 21st century global leaders:


01 Jun 2017