Category: Leadership

“It was time to get out on the edge again”: Enter Blue MBA

An experienced and respected leader in the maritime industry, Thomas Damgsgaard enrolled for the Blue MBA at Copenhagen Business School to boost his business toolkit and to help him navigate a fast-changing sector. “I am a shipping man. I started out in 1990 and have worked with companies such as Clipper and Spliethoff in locations… Read more »

Embarking on my MBA in the midst of a global pandemic

An MBA in a pandemic

A few weeks ago, Deborah Levinson was social distancing in her small Wisconsin apartment, weathering out the pandemic. These days, she is social distancing with her Copenhagen MBA peers and looking forward to learning about sustainable business practices that she believes will help her navigate the challenges posed by our uncertain world. Starting my MBA… Read more »

“My lifelong Blue MBA journey”

A leading light in the shipping industry, Capt. Michael Elwert is the Chief Operating Officer of Global Ship Management within V Group. Here, he explains how the CBS Blue MBA has helped shape his career – and how it continues to influence his working life today. I have worked in this industry since my first… Read more »

Setting successful HR crisis strategies (Webinar playback)

Successful HR crisis strategies

Dana Minbaeva, CBS Professor in Strategic and Global Human Resource Management, shared successful HR crisis strategies in a webinar hosted by the CBS MBA. “This pandemic is a human crisis, requiring detailed understanding of human capital and an outstanding action plan” This is not a financial crisis—it is a human crisis. To deal with a… Read more »

Completing an MBA in times of crisis

Completing an MBA in times of crisis

Added challenges The final sprint required to complete an MBA is known to be a big challenge. As the Copenhagen MBA draws to a close, the pressure to perform becomes more intense. Add to this the uncertainty and fear brought by the current pandemic and the situation we find ourselves in might seem almost unbearable…. Read more »

CBS Insider: The Executive MBA

the CBS Executive MBA is an agile degree programme

In this, the second of our Insider series, Lone Ryevad Boysen, Admissions Manager for the Executive MBA, gives us the lowdown on this highly relevant programme. Whenever I’m asked about our EMBA, I highlight the holistic understanding of the ecosystem of an organisation that the programme gives our students. This is really the beating heart… Read more »