Category: Participant stories

“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 »

The Integrated Strategy Project: What I’ve learned so far

Copenhagen MBA virtual strategy project

The Integrated Strategy Project, or ISP for short, is an overarching group strategy project and hand-in where a team of four students solve a strategic issue in a real-world company. To do this, we apply all that we have learned during the Copenhagen MBA (relevant theories, concepts, models and tools) as well our leadership and… Read more »

Lifelong learning: My Best Advice

Lifelong learning with an MBA

(Some of our earlier graduates refer to the MBA as ‘my best advice’ . Why did you decide to do an MBA at this point in your career? Why is lifelong learning important, and what is the value of taking time out to reflect, learn, and ready yourself for new experiences?) A career in Denmark… 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 »