AbsoRice Hungary Kft., a CEU InnovationsLab company, received the "Innovative Startup of the Month Award” from the Hungarian Ministry for National Economy. CEU InnovationsLab is a business incubator operated at Central European University. Founders and Managing Directors Marton Olah and Tamas Peter Nagy accepted the award from Minister Mihaly Varga in a ceremony held March 14.
CEU Business School alumni attended the “Hard Talk” conference on “The Day After the Presidential Election in the USA" on November 9. Organized by the Hungarian Business Leaders Forum and moderated by Borbala Czako, HBLF president and graduate of the first CEU Business School MBA class, the conference featured an engaging discussion with US Ambassador to Hungary Colleen Bell, and attracted over 110 visitors, representing business leaders, politicians and heads of leading Chambers of Commerce and NGOs, including numerous CEU Business School alumni.
Name: Peter Szilagyi
Title: Associate Professor of Finance, Director of the MS in Finance Program at CEU Business School
Number of years at CEU: 2
Home city/town & country: Debrecen
What’s your favorite Hungarian food?
Palacsinta (crepes) of any kind, sweet or savory.
Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you?
According to an Azerbaijani news source, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev pardoned 148 political prisoners including CEU alumnus Rashadat Akhundov on March 17.
CEU Business School is accepting applications for the Katalyst Executive MBA program. Classes are taught approximately every third weekend, from Friday evening to Sunday early afternoon.
CEU Business School’s Katalyst Executive MBA (EMBA) degree program is tailored for managers and entrepreneurs who want to thrive in the complex world of contemporary global business. With exposure to emerging areas such as sustainability in business, and technology and intellectual property, the program gives professionals the competitive advantage they need to excel.
Julius Horvath, professor and head of the Department of Economics, has been named acting dean of CEU Business School, while Julia Buxton, associate dean for academic affairs and programs as well as professor of comparative politics at the School of Public Policy (SPP), has been named acting dean of SPP. Both appointments, made by CEU President and Rector John Shattuck, begin August 1 for a period of one year.
There is a big noise about how companies are trying to get people more engaged in their internal social communication. The answer is simple: by forcing them. Companies are measuring employees’ on-line collaboration activities, but unfortunately they can only measure the quantitative factor of their social interaction neglecting totally the qualitative factor. We are sacrificing quality for quantity to structure the unstructurable. By Program Director of MS in IT Management and Business Analytics Achilles Georgiu
What do Tesla, smart agriculture, healthcare, artificial intelligence, data visualization, social listening and data science have in common? Two words: Big Data.
Big Data Insights, an elective course offered for A1MBA and Executive MBA students at CEU Business School earlier this month turned out to be the most popular course this year. Over 60 students participated from all across the School and other CEU departments, some even flew over from the School’s Warsaw partner, WUT Business School.
http://hvg.hu/itthon/20151218_Cargonomia_Zsamboki_biokert_Kantaa_ - Hungarian news portal hvg.hu reports about Cargomania, a cooperation between three socially and environmentally conscious small enterprises operating in the Hungarian capital.
The Advisory Committee is a panel of senior executives committed to developing the MSc in Finance into one of Europe’s leading finance masters.