Friday, 20 April 2012

CEMS Faculty Group Kick-off Meeting

Today CEMS has launched its Interfaculty Group in Social Entrepreneurship. The Kick-off meeting was held on the Copenhagen Business School (CBS) campus. It was attended by Franchesco Perrini from Bocconi, Alfred Vernis from ESADE, Li-Choy Chong from the University St.Gallen, Clémence Patureau from HEC Paris, as well as Kai Hockerts and Ester Barinaga from CBS. The group, which is open to faculty from all CEMS Member Schools, plans to arrange CEMS block seminars and CEMS PHD courses as well as joint research efforts.

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Thursday, 5 April 2012

5-year project will research Social Entrepreneurship in Belgium

A 5-year research project in Social Entrepreneurship has just received funding from the Belgian Science Policy Office. The project which will start in October 2012 will launch a partnership between four Belgian universities on the topic of “Building interdisciplinary and integrated knowledge on Social Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise”. The undertaking  aims at five important issues relating to social entrepreneurship: a supply-side theory of social innovation, finance and performance measurement, HR management, governance, and public policy. CBS is proud to be one of four universities included in the project as an international partner.

The project is lead by

  • Jacques Defourny from the Centre d’Economie Sociale (Université de Liège) and 
  • MartheNyssens from the Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche Travail, Etat et Société (Université Catholique de Louvain Research Unit: Centre). 

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