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How to win a case competition

Feb. 15, 2021

Case competitions like CESR’s Business Ethics Case Competition (BECC) , and pitch competitions like New Venture Challenge (NVC) , are an important part of Leeds. They put your skills to the test, allow you to dive into a topic, and build your network. In addition, since many job interviews include...

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Collaboration is good business

Feb. 1, 2021

Collaboration is good for business. Cross-functional teams allow people to share best practices, problem solve from different points of view, and understand the larger context and potential impacts of their actions on the company as a whole. It also allows each team member to focus on their strengths, knowing that...

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Announcing CESR’s Spring 2021 Programs

Jan. 18, 2021

Welcome back to spring semester everyone. We, at CESR, are excited about the coming months and are planning a full suite of events designed around social and environmental impact work. You may be familiar with some of our event formats from the fall such as the Find Your Path panels...

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Magnifying Impact Work During the Pandemic

Jan. 6, 2021

Leeds’ Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility turned a challenge presented by COVID-19 into a mentorship opportunity for up-and-coming social responsibility professionals. Each fall, the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) offers a comprehensive day-long consulting skills workshop for the Leeds Social Impact Consultants (LSIC), an MBA student club...

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How to land an internship

Dec. 14, 2020

As we wrap up 2020 and head into the New Year students and businesses are looking ahead to summer internships and projects. For many businesses spring semester is a critical time to make plans and Leeds students who want to work in smaller, local or fast moving industries have many...

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Sustainability Consulting Skills Honed Through Workshops and Clubs

Nov. 30, 2020

At the Leeds School of Business students have many opportunities to apply knowledge to real-world problems, and to build their professional networks. Sustainability consulting is one area of particular interest to the students CESR interacts with, and there are a number of student consulting clubs which focus on experiential learning...

The Social Responsibility and Ethics (SRE) Certificate turns 10

The Social Responsibility and Ethics (SRE) Certificate turns 10!

Nov. 16, 2020

This year is the tenth anniversary of the Leeds School of Business Social Responsibility and Ethics (SRE) Certificate offered by the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) . The SRE Certificate is available to undergraduate business students who seek to distinguish themselves in the field of socially responsible business,...

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Careers in Sustainability Series Introduces Students to the Realities of Purpose-Driven Work

Nov. 2, 2020

Leeds students often talk with CESR about their desire to use their business skills to make the world a better place. This fall, CESR has been hosting a series of round table discussions for graduate students on Careers in Sustainability that look at exactly this question. These panels feature speakers...

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How to Make an Impact in Your Community

Oct. 19, 2020

The Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) and the Office of Diversity Affairs (ODA) are collaborating on a new event titled How to Make and Impact in Your Community . The event is designed for undergraduate students at Leeds who are interested in learning how to leverage their business...

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Natural and Organic Case Competition 2020 Goes Regional

Oct. 5, 2020

Now in its second year, the Leeds School of Business is expanding its' signature Natural and Organic Case Competition (NOCC) into a regional event in which students compete on the best ways to address ethical and business concerns in this growing industry. This year's competition will broaden to welcome teams...

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