Category: Life in Copenhagen

“Moving with the family kept me grounded”

Lizelle Van Schouwenburg MBA experience

When Lizelle Van Schouwenburg and her husband returned to South Africa after he’d completed his MBA at CBS, she could not have known that they’d be returning to the city one day – this time with her as the student. Here, Lizelle talks about her family’s relocation and her MBA experience. “With a background in… Read more »

“Follow your heart”

  CBS alumnus Jack Langworthy was originally drawn to a full-time MBA by the prospect of moving into a higher income bracket. And while the American entrepreneur achieved just that, his heart led him to Africa, where he put his business skills to use creating a wonderful life for his family and making a real… Read more »

Finding space for an MBA

work life balance

While there’s no doubt that studying for a Full Time MBA while working is demanding, it’s certainly possible to fulfil your all obligations and maintain a healthy life balance  – especially if you follow these tips supplied by Deborah Levinson, one of our current students. As a one-year program, the CBS FTMBA can be intense…. Read more »

“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 »

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

Copenhagen winter

What does the Copenhagen winter look like? The Copenhagen winter is indeed long and dark, with temperature as low as -2°C and daytime as short as seven hours. One must learn to get along with the rain and the wind, and we have learned to count ourselves lucky if we see one sunny day per… 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, writes Deborah Levinson. The Copenhagen MBA is an intense time of… Read more »