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Hossein Shahani : Summer School at Copenhagen Business School, Danemark

Summer School at Copenhagen Business School, Danemark

  • Why did you choose this university ? 

Choosing Copenhagen Business School (CBS) for my summer school experience in Social Entrepreneurship was a deliberate and strategic decision driven by several compelling factors. Firstly, CBS is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and its emphasis on real-world applicability. The institution has a stellar reputation for blending rigorous theoretical frameworks with practical insights, providing students with a holistic understanding of their chosen field. This unique approach resonated with my academic goals, especially in the context of social entrepreneurship where the integration of business acumen and social impact is paramount. Secondly, Copenhagen Business School's global perspective and diverse student body enriched my learning experience. Interacting with peers from various cultural backgrounds allowed me to gain valuable insights into the complexities of social entrepreneurship on a global scale. The international atmosphere at CBS fosters a dynamic exchange of ideas, challenging me to think critically and consider diverse perspectives. This exposure not only broadened my understanding of social entrepreneurship but also enhanced my ability to navigate the complexities of a globalized business landscape. Lastly, Copenhagen's vibrant and socially conscious environment aligns seamlessly with the ethos of social entrepreneurship. The city's commitment to sustainability and social innovation provided a living laboratory for exploring the practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom. Engaging with local initiatives and organizations allowed me to witness firsthand how CBS's curriculum extends beyond theoretical frameworks to address real-world challenges. This immersive experience solidified my decision to choose Copenhagen Business School, as it perfectly complemented my academic aspirations and provided a unique setting to cultivate my passion for social entrepreneurship.

  • What did you learn from this experience? 

Embarking on the Social Entrepreneurship summer school program at Copenhagen Business School was a transformative experience that I wholeheartedly recommend to future students. The curriculum seamlessly blends theoretical knowledge with real-world application, providing a comprehensive understanding of how business principles can be harnessed for positive social impact. The global perspective offered by an international student body fosters an enriching exchange of ideas, challenging your thinking and broadening your worldview. The vibrant and socially conscious atmosphere of Copenhagen itself serves as a dynamic backdrop, offering a unique living laboratory to witness the practical application of concepts learned in the classroom. Engaging with local initiatives and organisations deepens your understanding of social entrepreneurship, making this program an invaluable opportunity to gain a holistic education while immersing yourself in one of the world's most socially innovative cities.

  • What advice could you give to prospective students who would like to participate in a summer school?

Moreover, the experience at Copenhagen Business School extends beyond academia, fostering a supportive community of like-minded individuals and providing unparalleled networking opportunities. Collaborating with peers from diverse cultural backgrounds not only enhances your interpersonal skills but also equips you with a global perspective crucial for addressing complex societal challenges. The emphasis on practical projects and real-world problem-solving cultivates skills in project management and critical thinking, preparing you to navigate the intricacies of the social entrepreneurship landscape. As you consider your academic journey, I encourage you to seize the chance to study Social Entrepreneurship at Copenhagen Business School – an enriching experience that will not only shape your academic and professional trajectory but also ignite your passion for making a meaningful impact on the world.

Hossein Shahani

Summer School at Copenhagen Business School, Danemark