SHARING ECONOMY – HOW WILL BUSINESSES EVOLVE?
nov 10
 
DATE:
2015
November 10.
19:00 - 21:00
THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
 
LOCATION:
Brody Studios
Vörösmarty utca 38
Budapest
 
 
Social Event
 
 
SHARING ECONOMY – HOW WILL BUSINESSES EVOLVE? - Presentation & discussion
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Presentation & discussion by Professor Yusaf Akbar 

This talk will cover the implications of a potentially new business world in which:

•  individuals seeking access rather than own goods and services (e.g. Spotify vs. a CD collection);

•  production and consumption boundaries blurring (e.g. AirBnB, couch-surfing);

•  increasingly being mediated through the Internet of Things (e.g. smart devices at home);

•  an increasing share of consumption available for free or near zero cost;

•  traditional service entry barriers eroded by disruptive business models (e.g. Über); and,

•  in a few years, affordable and high-function 3D printing technology

Professor Akbar will provide with his thoughts on how companies should adapt to and profit from these new challenges.

Professor Yusaf Akbar’s is a full time professor at CEU Business School, his main teaching interests are in Strategic Management and International Business. He has taught at Universities and Business schools all over the world including University of Michigan, Stockholm School of Economics, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Queen’s University, Canada; Central European University, Budapest; Thunderbird Europe; European Business School London, ISM Paris, University of Warsaw and University of Montenegro.

His main research interests are in international trade and investment, management development in Central and East Europe and non-market strategies of emerging market multinationals. Professor Akbar is also the Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Emerging Markets.

SCHEDULE:

•    7pm    doors open

•    7-8pm pre-talk dinner | Dinner Special inc. 2 courses & glass of wine for 2.500 Huf

•    8pm    talk by Professor Akbar+ Q&A:  SHARING ECONOMY – HOW WILL BUSINESSES EVOLVE?

•    9pm    post-talk dinner | drinks | mingling

 

This talk is organized as the first event of a talk series based on a collaboration agreement between Brody House Group and CEU Business School. The event is open to the public. CEU community members are asked to confirm their participation by sending an e-mail from their CEU account, to receive further information on the special newly established collaboration. Alumni, is asked to refer to a pass code: CEUalumni. 

RSVP is required to: studios@brodyhouse.com 

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  • "I have been recently nominated as the Regional IT Manager for West Africa at Unilever. My CEU Business School education has been a key differentiator during an otherwise very competitive recruitment process. I would like to thank all my great peers of the 2013-14 cohort and the wonderful faculty at the B-School for the valuable learning experience I had during my time in BP."

    Moussa Moumouni

    MSc in IT Management class of 2014

     
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