Category: Participant stories

“The rewards made it worthwhile”

the rewards of the CBS EMBA programme

A 2019 EMBA graduate, Mila Varela Chouciño used to travel to Copenhagen Business School from her base in Brussels, but changed her commute when she switched positions mid-course. Here, she tells us about the impact the EMBA had on her career. Late 2016, which is when I decided to send my application to CBS, seems… Read more »

The Blue MBA gives us the big picture

the blue mba gives you the big picrure

Adam Kobren was recently promoted to Head of Crewing for Maersk Drilling. In this post, he shares his thoughts about the CBS Blue MBA and the tools it has provided him with. I have worked in the offshore energy industry for nearly 20 years, the past eleven years with Maersk Drilling, and have recently been… Read more »

It is time to deliver the final strategy project: The MBA crown jewel

MBA strategy project

Ning Li and her classmates have taken on the Copenhagen MBA’s final challenge, the MBA strategy project. Unlike last year’s class they rely on online meetings and virtual connection for team collaboration. While I was keeping busy with case studies for Strategic Management, studying for the Corporate Finance exam and getting ready for the final… Read more »

Juggling an MBA with Life, Motherhood, and Everything Else

Combining MBA with motherhood

Sabina Voetmann combines MBA and motherhood. She has a lot on her plate, but she shares some tips and tricks for getting everything done. Juggling the Copenhagen MBA with motherhood and other general life commitments is quite a challenging task. The program is intense, there are a lot of reading assignments, deadlines to meet, exams and final… Read more »

Me and My Leadership Mentors

me and my leadership mentors

The Leadership Discovery Process (LDP) is an amazing journey that runs throughout the Copenhagen MBA. The LDP will take you completely out of your comfort zone in so many different ways, says Olafur Arnarsson. As part of the LDP, you will be assigned to a group of four to five classmates and matched with two mentors. The mentors… Read more »

Money Matters: 2020 Venture Capital Investment Competition

venture capital investment competition 2020

Venture capital is a famously intense world, and the venture capital investment competition (VCIC) that ran last week at CBS is no different. Three start-ups, six teams of MBA students and ten venture capital judges spent Saturday in due diligence meetings, preparing term sheets, defending investment choices and negotiating with investment targets as the culmination of a… Read more »