Blue MBA Posts

“The Blue MBA helped me transform into a thought leader”


Having been born and brought up in Mumbai, Captain Prashant S. Widge has spent over two decades in the shipping industry, working within multicultural teams across the globe. During that time he has become a strong advocate for investing in continual learning as a key ingredient to holistic development. Rising from his time as one… Read more »

The Blue MBA is about more than up-to-date knowledge

Habib Mammadov portrait

If it weren’t for his colleagues and friends, Habib Mammadov would not have found his way onto the CBS Blue MBA course in 2019. But it didn’t take him long to realise it was the right thing for not only his business but his personal development too. “I started work in this industry in 2003… Read more »

“The industry’s changing at an incredible pace”

green shipping

We caught up once again with experienced maritime executive and MBA Blue alumnus, Thomas Damsgaard, to find out just how much the sector has evolved in recent months from sustainability to green shipping and how his Blue MBA equips him to adapt to such a rapidly shifting marketplace.   “Shipping used to be seen as a cyclical industry, with bursts… Read more »

“When I’m in, I’m all in”


As a leading figure in Denmark’s shipping industry with a suitably demanding schedule, Dorte Thuesen Christensen had to structure her time carefully to study for her Blue MBA. But it was all worth the sacrifices as since then she’s become the VP for Operations & Claims at Hafnia, the world’s number one fleet of tankers,… Read more »

“We’ve been forced to adapt – and improve”

distance learning Blue MBA

As part of the current Blue MBA cohort due to graduate in August 2021, Thomas Bek has had a very different CBS experience thanks to the pandemic. But despite moving to distance learning for his Blue MBA mid-programme, the Blue Water Shipping executive has broadened his already extensive knowledge of the shipping industry and gained… Read more »