14 May 2018

20 years of CEMS at VŠE - pics

Dear alumni
so far, just the pics, more to come :-).












You can find more pics right here.

Vojtěch
on behalf of your CEMS Alumni Board Team
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7 Apr 2018

Family event once again in Brumbambule

Once again a great meeting of alumni, their partners and their children. Brumbambule is a great place and we can only envy our children such a great playground :-). Nevermind - having the opportunity to talk to each other is a great thing and I am sure we will continue with the family events tradition.


Vojtech
on behalf of your CEMS Alumni Board Team
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1 Apr 2018

CEMS Alumni breakfast on 6 April

Dear alumni
almost all of our events are taking place in the evenings. So how about meeting each other in the morning? We all know that a great day starts with a coffee and ... a delicious breakfast. Therefore, we are organizing an Alumni Breakfast with both current CEMSies and of course the CEMS Alumni.

During the breakfast we will be discussing our new and upcoming mentoring program and you can get in touch with some of the amazing alumni.

The breakfast will take place on  6 April between 8:00-10:00 in Gate restaurant in Sokolovská street 31 in Prague 8.
You are not obliged to choose English breakfast :-)

Please register here.

We are looking forward to meeting you :-).

Vojtech
on behalf of your CEMS Alumni Board Team
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20 Mar 2018

Invitation - 20 Years of CEMS at VŠE


Dear CEMS Alumni,
This year, VŠE is celebrating 20 years as a CEMS Alliance member. Moreover, CEMS Alliance celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018.

We find this anniversary as a nice opportunity to bring together all 543 alumni who graduated in the years 1998 – 2017, 98 students, corporate partners, academics and also prospective students. We cordially invite all CEMS stakeholders to the event: „20 Years of CEMS at VŠE“, that will take place exactly in one month, on Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4:00 - 9:30 p.m. on the premises of the University of Economics, Prague.
CEMS is about networking, so let's meet, network and enjoy a nice afternoon and evening together.
Attached, you can find the invitation with the planned schedule. Details regarding the schedule can be found on our webpage.
If interested, please register via this form before April 12, 2018.

We would also like to collect your "Alumni Success Stories", where the main topic should be “How CEMS Changed my Life”. We desire to publish your stories (appx. 10 sentences) on our Facebook and web page. If you are willing to share your story with the photo, please, fill in your story in the registration form. Thank you very much.

The registration fee is 300 CZK when paid before April 12, 2018 or 400 CZK at the venue. The registration fee is to be used as a donation for the CEMS Alumni Association Prague for further development of the CEMS Alumni activities in the Czech Republic. Thank you for your generous support.
  • Account number: 2900119575/2010 
  • IBAN: CZ16 2010 0000 0029 0011 9575 
  • SWIFT: FIOBCZPP 
  • Variable symbol: 19042018 
  • Reference (Note): Surname 
If you are either a CEMS corporate partner representative or CEMS Alumni Association member, your entrance is free of charge.
In case of any further questions do not hesitate to contact us.

Looking forward to seeing you in April,


Šárka Otčenášková
On behalf of VŠE CEMS Team
Pavlína Šimurdová - CEMS Alumni Prague President
On behalf of CEMS Alumni Prague Board



15 Mar 2018

#March issue of the CEMS Alumni Newsletter: Warm invitation for great CEMS events in the upcoming weeks!


Dear CEMS Alumni,
We are thrilled to invite you for greatly diverse CEMS Alumni events - all of them taking place in the upcoming weeks. And as a highlight do not forget to book your calendar on Thursday 19th April: The celebration of 20 years of CEMS MIM in the Czech Republic.


CEMS Talk dedicated to a topic we typically do not talk about: Tue 20th March 7pm: CEMS Talk The Dark Side of Management

Successful management career: it is easy to imagine the bright side of it, but what does it actually take? Come to discuss this topic with our top speakers.
Location: Palac YMCA, Na Porici 12, Prague 1
Registration: Google Form
Details: Facebook

Upcoming events in April

A traditional CEMS Alumni event: CEMS Alumni Sauna on 5 April 7pm
CEMS Alumni meet CEMS Students: CEMS Breakfast on Fri 6th April 8am
  • Location: TBC
CEMS Alumni Family Event on Sat 7th April 10am
  • Location: Brumbambule, Kolbenova 9a, Prague 9
  • Details: Facebook
CEMS celebrating 20 years in the Czech Rep. on Thu 19th AprilKey CEMS event in 2018: Meet the whole CEMS Community
  • Location: University of Economics, Prague
  • Program: Coming soon :-)
  • Details: Facebook


    Share your CEMS Alumni Story for the 20th Anniversary CEMS Event

    We need your support

    CEMS Alumni Association in Prague is a non-profit organization ran by volunteers To be able to organize events like this one in the future - we need your support. How can you support us?

    1) Financial support
    To cover our costs (e.g. for space rental, refreshment during events etc.), we would like to ask you for your support. You can either join the Global CEMS Alumni Association or you can give a financial donation to our Alumni Association in Prague. For details please check this post. Our bank details are: IBAN: CZ16 2010 0000 0029 0011 9575, SWIFT: FIOBCZPP.
    2) Space support
    Do you access to meetings / conference rooms or any unusual space (i.e. theatre, gallery) that we might use for future CEMS Alumni Events? Please let us know.
    3) HR support
    Are you willing to give back to the CEMS Community? Do you want to join our team and prepare future events for other CEMSies? Please let us know.

    We look forward to seeing you at one of our uproming events. To stay connected, join our Facebook group #CEMS Alumni Czech Republic

    Pavlína, Kashia, Vojta, Honza and DaryaYour CEMS Alumni Board Team
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    11 Mar 2018

    CEMS Alumni Family event on 7 April

    Dear alumni
    come and join us at another family event (yes, that means that the majority of participants will not be alumni but only potential cemsies :-)). The last family event went pretty well, no children discouraged from becoming a cems student and not parent went mad.


    Where: Brumbambule (reservation made by Olga Ciglerova)
    When: 7 April starting at 10:00 AM
    Registration: Via Facebook or send me an email.

    Looking forward to meeting you and your children!

    Vojtech
    on behalf of your CEMS Alumni Board Team
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    CEMS Alumni sauna on 5 April

    If even the temperature is rising outside it is still good time for the CEMS Alumni traditional sauna :-).
    When: 5 April, 19:00-21:00
    Where: Just looking for the right venue.
    Registraion: Register at Facebook or just send me an e-mailCEMS Alumni sauna.
    Fee: To be paid on site based on the venue. Note that those of you who have paid their CEMS Alumni membership fee will get 100 CZK or so discount on the entrance fee.

    Should you have any questions or suggestions (e.g. another sauna venue) just let me know.
    Looking forward to meeting you there sweating :-)..

    Vojtech
    on behalf of your CEMS Alumni Board Team
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    CEMS Talk: The Dark Side of Management

    Successful management career - it's easy to imagine the bright side of it, but what does it actually take?
    This time, at CEMS talks we want to address the questions that are usually kept to ourselves - how to learn to own and celebrate your success, if you always feel you could've done better? How to behave if your boss sees you as their own competition? Which myths are perpetuated by startups to retain dream employees in tough conditions and how to stand up for yourself? Is management consulting really a golden cage and how does it feel to leave?
    The fellow CEMS alumni will openly share their experiences in an informal discussion, followed up with a dinner and drinks.


    Many high achievers share a dirty little secret: Deep down they sometimes feel like their accomplishments are the result of serendipitous luck.

    This psychological phenomenon, known as impostor syndrome, reflects a belief that, despite evidence that indicates you’re skilled and successful, you could’ve done even better. Success is rarely satisfying. But that’s neither productive nor healthy. Owning and celebrating achievements is essential if you want to avoid burnout, find contentment, and cultivate self-confidence.

    We'll learn more about the impostor syndrome from Jan Neuberg Gemrich, ex-Googler and entrepreneur.

    When: 20 March, 18:30.
    Where: YMCA, Na Poříčí 1041/12, 110 00 Nové Město.
    Registration: Register here.

    Darya
    on behalf of your CEMS Alumni Board Team
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    12 Feb 2018

    CEMS Alumni Association Membership: We need your support

    Dear CEMS Friends,

    Happy New Year 2018! As a new year starts, we are excited to share with you a preview of what you can look forward in the upcoming months.

    Yet before we go to the programme itself, we want to ask you for your help.
    We sincerely hope you have enjoyed the CEMS Alumni activities held in 2017.
    To keep and evolve our events further, we want to make sure that we have a sustainable model from a content as well as a financial perspective.

    You might know that our CEMS Alumni activities are financed from your membership in the CEMS Alumni Association (CAA). Therefore we would like to kindly ask you to join or renew your membership in the CAA. 



    How does it work?
    • Once you join the global CAA, the CAA membership fee is redistributed to a respective local committee (in this case LC Czech Republic).
    • The received funding is used for arranging our events (i.e. renting space, getting presents for the speakers, arranging refreshment etc.).
    How can you join the CAA?
    • You can choose either a yearly subscription for 5 EUR per month (60 EUR per year) or a lifelong membership for 600 EUR.
    • When choosing the membership, please select LC Czech Republic.
    • Your membership fee is valid for one calendar year (January till December).
    • Based on number of active CAA members in a respective LC, we receive the funding as well as the right to vote on a global level (e.g. setting the future direction of the global CAA, approving global budget etc.)
    Join CEMS Alumni Association
      What do you get for 5 EUR per month?
      • Free and priority access to CEMS Talks.
      • VIP services during CEMS Alumni events (i.e. welcome drink, best seat etc.).
      • Discounts for local and global CEMS events.
      • A copy of CEMS Magazine delivered to your door.
      • Unlimited career and network resources globally.
      Why should you join CAA?
      • Help evolving the CEMS Alumni Community on a global level.
      • Support the activities of the LC in the Czech Republic.
      Is there a way how you can support us directly?
      • Yes, you can donate any amount you wish on our Czech bank account:      IBAN: CZ16 2010 0000 0029 0011 9575, SWIFT: FIOBCZPP
      • UPDATE: Czech banking details 2900119575/ 2010
      Interested in learning more? Check our Facebook: CEMS Alumni Czech Republic or contact us directly at cemsalumni@seznam.cz.

      PavlínaKashiaVojtaHonza and Darya: Yes, we have a new Board member :-)
      Your CEMS Alumni Board Team
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      11 Feb 2018

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