Here you can register for skill seminars that would be held during CEMS White Nights'21 conference.
It is allowed to participate in two skill seminars, and non-CEMS students can also register!
The number of participants for each skill seminar is limited to 20 places, which are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis with priority given to CEMS students. Therefore, we will confirm your registration status a few days before the skill seminars. We kindly ask you to inform us before June 30, if your plans have changed and you cannot participate in the chosen skill seminar, so that we could offer your place to another participant.

Skill seminar “Fallacies and discrepancies of sustainable business models and the way forward: can we reach global sustainability?”

The speaker for this skill-seminar is Dr. Robert Reinhardt, sustainable business consultant, researcher, visiting lecturer & cross-disciplinary strategist with a track record of driving sustainable innovations in businesses and international organisations.

Join this seminar if you’d like to learn more about sustainable business models, their fallacies, and the actions that need to be taken. During the session, students will be offered real-life examples and invited to participate in case studies to assess the effectiveness of the SBMs of specific companies.

Date: July 2, Friday
Time: 14:45 – 17:45 (Moscow time)

Skill seminar “Strategies in times of crisis: How to perform in a new world”

This seminar will be held by Dr. Moustafa Haj Youssef, a senior lecturer (associate professor) in international strategic management at Liverpool John Moores University in the UK and an experienced management and strategy consultant on various strategic moves such as: mergers and acquisitions, product, market and strategy development.

At this skill seminar you will learn how to embrace change in companies during crises, understand the role of business leaders and define possible response strategies on the example of Covid-19. The practical part of the skill seminar will be devoted to case studies of the strategic responses of Airbnb, Spotify, Bumble, and Unilever during the pandemic.

Date: July 2, Friday
Time: 18:00 (Moscow time)