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GLOBE at Copenhagen Business School Global Learning Opportunities in Business Education Chinese University of Hong Kong 路 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 路 Copenhagen Business School

Global Learning Opportunities in Business Education at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) brings together three of the world’s best business schools to offer an innovative program. It is the first undergraduate program of its kind, pioneering business education at the undergraduate level in both Denmark and the international educational arena through the collaboration of the three of the world´s top-ranked business schools. CBS, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC) offer a unique, integrated global business curriculum which prepares GLOBE program is open to students from CBS’s most

Gain exposure to real international business and culture

prestigious undergraduate BA programme: BSc in Inter-

Academic studies are complemented by study immer-

national Business.

sions and corporate visits to help students gain the

undergraduate students as future business leaders. The

perspectives of global managers:

Key features of GLOBE

Copenhagen-based trips: Berlin and Brussels

Unique curriculum in international Business

Hong Kong-based trip:

GLOBE offers a curriculum designed by faculty at three

Chapel Hill-based trips: Washington D.C. and the

Beijing and Tokyo Research Triangle Park

continents. Fifteen students from each partner school form a GLOBE class of 45. The students will jointly travel around the world acting both as hosts and visitors. The program begins in the fall semester (3rd BSc

Personal Story

IB semester) in Copenhagen, moves to Hong Kong in

I am an international business student, and I be-

the spring semester (4th BSc IB semester) and finish at

lieve the only way to be successful in future jobs is to

Chapel Hill in the fall semester (5th BSc IB semester).

explore the business world globally. When I heard of

The students then return to CBS for their final semes-

GLOBE I immediately knew I had to apply and luckily I

ter. Overall, GLOBE is a structured, focused 18 months

was one of the 15 selected for the first batch of stu-

of study and travel.

dents travelling to and staying in Copenhagen, Hong Kong and Chapel Hill. GLOBE started out with faceless

Study at three of the world’s best business schools

Skype conversations, grew into good times and friend-

GLOBE students study at each of the three partner

ships in Copenhagen when the American and Chinese

campuses. They will thus be living, studying and learn-

students arrived and ended in December 2007 with a

ing about business- and academic life in Asia, North

solid bond between the 44 students and memories of

America and Europe, exposing them to different cul-

a truly unique year that will hopefully last a lifetime. I

tural settings and developing their global mindset. Each

appreciate all the knowledge I have gained by travelling

school delivers classes that reflect particular strengths

to these fascinating places and meeting these incred-

in different aspects of business:

ible people – knowledge I believe not even the top best professors at Copenhagen Business School could teach.

CBS: European Business strategy and European Nina Juul Andersen

Institutions CUHK: Asian business and marketing UNC: New entrepreneurial ventures and global capital markets

Build a powerful international network The GLOBE experience will equip the students, who are chosen among the top students, with strong professional knowledge, a distinct global business sense, and a unique cultural fluency, making them attractive facilitators of globalisation in the increasingly dynamic world economy. Additionally, through the GLOBE experience the students will build career-lasting friendships

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and powerful international business connections.

Courses & structure – CBS: BSc IB (Globe) programme BSc in International Business (Globe) Programme First year: fall - spring 1st Quarter: CBS


2nd Quarter: CBS


The Company in its International and Historical Setting


Intercultural Corporate Communication


International Business Environment




3rd Quarter: CBS


4th Quarter: CBS




Principles of Marketing


International Economics


Financial Accounting


Second year: fall - spring 5th Quarter: CBS


2ndQuarter: Quarter CBS 6th


Globe: Corporate Responses to European Integration


Globe: GlobalCorporate Business Communication Strategy Intercultural – European Approaches


Business Research Methodology


Microeconomics Statistics


Spring semester: CUHK



Globe: Chinese Marketing


Globe: Chinese Business


Corporate Finance


One Elective


Summer 2009: Internships (possible to join in European companies in China) Third year: fall - spring Fall semester: UNC



Globe: Entrepreneurial Ventures


Globe: Capital Markets






Spring semester: CBS


International Business Strategy


International Business Thesis


CBS and partnering universities The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)


Founded in 1963, CUHK is a forward looking compre-

Kenan-Flagler Business School is one of the top ranked

hensive research university with a global vision and

universities in the US. U.S. News & World Report ranks

mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to

UNC in the top 10 for undergraduate business pro-

bring together China and the West. CUHK teachers and

grams. The long-term goal of the Kenan-Flagler Univer-

students hail from all corners of the world. In 2006,

sity is to be ranked consistently in the top 10 across the

the school had more than 5,200 staff members, ap-

major ranking publications.

proximately 10,000 undergraduate and 2,000 research postgraduate students. Of these students, some 2,500 are from 45 countries and regions outside Hong Kong.

Copenhagen Business School Copenhagen Business School was founded in 1917 by


the Danish Society for the Advancement of Business Ed-

Following the mission of being the leader in Business

ucation (FUHU). CBS is one of the three largest business

education and Research in China and throughout Asia,

Schools in Northern Europe. There are around 14,000

the Business Faculty has achieved being ranked as no.

students and researchers at CBS and each year the

1 in Asia and no. 15 in the world by Financial Times for

business school welcomes more than 1000 exchange

the high quality of their EMBA-programs in 2007.

students. CBS offers world class programs and produces excellent research. CBS’ quality improvement is anchored around learning and pedagogy, research and

Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC

benchmarking. CBS seeks to provide a learning environ-

Founded in 1919 as the Department of Commerce

ment that focuses on learning and individualised skills

of UNC Chapel Hill’s College of Arts, the School was

development rather than teaching and mass education.

renamed the Kenan-Flagler Business School in 1991

At CBS, students are actively involved in the learning

to honor two prominent American business families

process, and new project and problem-based teaching

and benefactors of the School: philanthropist Mary

methods are developed.

Lily Kenan Flagler and her husband, Henry Morrison Flagler. The UNC Kenan-Flagler community lives by the


following core values: excellence, leadership, integrity,

The Financial Times ranks Copenhagen Business School

community and teamwork. It aims to give its students

in the top 20 for business education.

the depth to be highly effective in specific fields of interest and the broader foundation of knowledge, skills and values that determine long-term success. GLOBE students can chose amongst a variety of top-ranked and in-depth finance electives at the Kenan-Flagler Business School.

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