Category: Participant stories

It’s a digital world: What I learned from the course in Digitalisation

Digitalisation course in the Copenhagen MBA

‘We live in a digital world’, ‘Our industry is going through a digital transformation’, ‘Disruptive technologies will transform businesses’, ‘COVID-19 encourages digitalisation strategies’. All of us have been exposed to these sentences and many more that spell out the importance of digitalisation, but what do they really mean? What does digitalisation mean? Should all companies… Read more »

“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 »

The MBA finish line is in sight

Finishing the MBA

As Kevin Krieger works to finish the MBA, he writes that the experience has been exactly as challenging and rewarding as he had originally hoped. It’s hard to wrap my head around the fact that there are only about 50 days left until graduation. While there’s still plenty left to do (like the remainder of… Read more »