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PLACEMENT SURVEY WITH THE GRADUATES FROM THE CLASS OF 2011 Conducted in April 2012 (364 respondents out of 786 total graduates = 46%) 1/ PROFILE OF RESPONDENTS ยง Average age: 25.8 ยง

Graduating school: o Copenhagen Business School (10.2%) o WU Vienna University of Economics and Business (10.2%) o HEC Paris (8.0%) o Rotterdam School of Management (7.4%) o Corvinus University of Budapest (6.6%) o University of St. Gallen (6.6%) o University of Cologne (5.5%) o Bocconi University (5.2%) o UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School (5.2%) o Warsaw School of Economics (5.2%) o University of Sydney Business School (4.9%) o Norwegian School of Economics (4.1%) o University of Economics, Prague (4.1%) o Louvain School of Management (3.3%) o Nova School of Business and Economics (3.3%) o Aalto University School of Economics (3.0%) o ESADE Business School (3.0%) o Stockholm School of Economics (1.9%) o Richard Ivey School of Business (0.8%) o London School of Economics and Political Science (0.5%) o Koรง University Graduate School of Business (0.3%) o National University of Singapore Business School (0.3%) o Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management (0.3%)

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Main countries of residence: o Germany (18.7%) o Switzerland (9.1%) o France (6.6%) o Denmark (6.1%) o Austria (5.8%) o Netherlands (5.2%) o UK (5.0%) o Italy (4.4%) o Hungary (4.4%) o Belgium (3.6%) o Norway (3.3%) o Finland (2.8%)


2/ LANGUAGES § Languages spoken at good-to-excellent excellent level (inc. mother tongue): o 3: 66% o o o o o o o o o o o o

o 4: 20%

o 5+: 4%

English: (100%) German: (54.9%) French: (39.3%) Spanish: (33.8%) Italian: (13.7%) Dutch: (9.9%) Russian (7.4%) Polish (7.1%) Hungarian (6.9%) Portuguese (6.0%) Arabic (5.2%) Swedish (4.7%)

3/ PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY § 93% of respondents are currently in a professional activity, 2% are studying § 45% of those working are doing so outside of their home country § 76% of those working interact with 3 or more nationalities on a daily basis 4/ JOB SEARCH OF GRADUATES CURRENTLY EMPLOYED § 95% secured employment in under 3 months after graduation § 38% now work for a CEMS Corporate Partner § Employment found via CEMS resources o 29% via the CEMS Career Forum o 21.5% via direct contact with a CEMS Corporate Partner o 21.5 % via a CEMS Internship o 21% via contact with CEMS alumni o 7% via the Online Job Market §

The top 5 most important factors when choosing a job (rated important/very important): 1. Content/challenge of job 2. Career opportunities 3. Working environment 4. Work internationally 5. Company reputation


5/ EMPLOYER PROFILE § 82% work for a multinational company § Sector of activity: o Management Consulting: 26% o Consumer goods: 16% o Energy: 9% o Investment Banking: 6% o Commercial/private banking: 4% o Media/Information: 4% o Automotive: 3% o Insurance: 3% o Pharmaceuticals: 3% o Telecommunications: 3% o Other: 23%

6/ JOB PROFILE § Functional area: o Consulting: 27% o Finance: 18% o Marketing: 14% o General management: 10% o Production/operations/supply chain: 8% o Sales/Export: 7% o Audit/management control: 3% o HR: 3% o Other: 10% § Average annual salary (before income tax, including bonus): 47,391 euros § 24% earn over 60,000 euros § Comparing themselves to their peer age group in their country, 55% consider they belong to the top 10% in terms of salary

7/ CAREER GOALS § Top 5 career goals within three years of graduation 1. Work internationally 2. Increasingly challenging tasks 3. Develop an expertise 4. Balance personal life-career 5. Influence corporate strategies


2012 Graduate Survey results  

Results of 2012 survey, conducted with CEMS MIM graduates from December 2011.

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