Full Time MBA Posts

“The Copenhagen MBA was an extraordinary year in my life”

Portrait of Priyanka

Alumna Priyanka Bansal began her career in India, came to Copenhagen as a consultant in 2011, completed an MBA in 2012 and now works for Ikea. Here, she explains how the Copenhagen MBA provided extraordinary growth and revealed new career interests. “When I embarked on my career in 2004, I was a engineering graduate fresh… Read more »

Becoming a shark: The MBA venture capital experience

MBA venture capital competition

I’ve always dreamed of being one of the sharks on Shark Tank (or, in the Danish translation: ‘en løve i Løvernes Hule’), and this past weekend I was lucky enough for this to become a reality. As part of the MBA Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) Denmark, I was a venture capitalist for a day… Read more »

The Leadership Discovery Process: My inner leader evolves

Leadership discovery

One of the greatest gifts the Copenhagen MBA journey brings is the opportunity to reflect and challenge the assumptions I have made during my own professional experience, surrounded by committed and inspiring classmates. And that’s exactly what we do in leadership. Together, we are on a journey of leadership discovery, spotting our blind angles and… Read more »

Winter has come to Copenhagen: How to survive the dark season

Copenhagen winter

The Copenhagen winter is indeed long and dark and one must learn to get along with the rain and the wind. But “when the wind is blowing strong, some people build shelters and others build windmills,” writes Hong Xiao. What does the Copenhagen winter look like? The Copenhagen winter is indeed long and dark, with… Read more »

MBA career planning: Goals for the year ahead and beyond

Post-MBA career goals

As I embark on my MBA career planning and slowly refine my goals, I know that I will leave the program with a different perspective than when I arrived. With every new academic subject, I am reminded of my strengths and areas for growth. The Copenhagen MBA is an intense time of personal growth and… Read more »

Into the Future: Embracing Sustainable Business Practices

Sustainable business practices

The role of future business leaders will be a lot different from what it used to be. What made me, and most of my classmates, choose the Copenhagen MBA was its focus on sustainable business practices. “Making peace with nature is the defining task of the 21st century. It must be the top, top priority… Read more »