CDTM empowers the innovators of tomorrow to solve pressing real-world problems. We are convinced that climate change is one of the biggest challenges we are currently facing. It thus comes as no surprise that tackling climate change is a topic dear to our hearts as Centerlings. In 2018, the [...]
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With the end of 2020, I recap what this year has been about, mostly the pandemic one could say. Challenges and difficult times were predominant this year. But also, the beginning of something great, the start of a new class at the CDTM. By the start of August, the [...]
You want to learn how to consult start-ups and corporates in strategic issues? Join the CDTM to learn this in the third and last core course - the Entrepreneurship Laboratory (eLab) - in projects with company partners and in helpful sessions that teach the skills required to provide solutions [...]
Again, in 2020 this elective inspired from a lecture of UC Berkeley was offered to active students and Alumni at CDTM. In a very interdisciplinary setting ranging from designers to complete newbies to the topic the course offered four input lectures and assignments to practice the theory. At CDTM [...]
Welcome to our Females of Impact Series, where we peek into the exciting lives and journeys of our CDTM Alumnae. Today, we have the pleasure to present our interview with Josephine Kühl. Josephine currently holds a role as Consultant at Bain & Company, where she not only drives impact [...]
Like many of you might have heard, on October 9th, 2020 the CDTM Charity Run –Beirut Edition– took place.It all began as a random idea when we thought that it would be nice to have a real running competition again because all official events got cancelled due to Covid-19. Also, [...]
Due to the pandemic, restaurants are forced to shut down their service. Many of them now sell their dishes as take-away or provide the possibility of delivery to keep up their sales. However, this means that the food and drinks need to be packaged. The to-go packaging waste amounts [...]
The greatest pride of the CDTM is to see their community creating impact and fulfilling their goals and plans, on many instances, to an immeasurable success. Their progress is filled with obstacles, perseverance and hard work, and each story is an unique portrait of resiliency and effort from which [...]
As almost every year, this year the CDTM offered the popular Center Venture elective again. Despite the challenging situation due to COVID-19, the two-week elective in a hackathon format took place in a hybrid setting resulting in two impactful project outcomes. Following past topics such as entrepreneurship in robotics [...]
While sitting here and drinking a cup of coffee, I lean back in my chair and remember the past seven weeks - “Trend Seminar, wow, what a journey”. A big smile appears on my face and a feeling of accomplishment kicks in. As the caffeine starts to rush through [...]