Category: Participant stories

Why Learning Danish will Enrich your MBA Experience

learning Danish

Learning Danish is a great way to meet new people, build friendships and establish a network outside of the MBA, explains Kevin Krieger. In a city where English is nearly universally spoken as a second language, it’s natural to question whether it’s worth it to add Danish classes on top of an already packed MBA… Read more »

Yes We Can: Managing Sustainable Corporations

managing corporations sustainably

The designations Managing Sustainable Corporations (MSC) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) seemed like foreign words to me before applying to the Copenhagen MBA, yet they turned out to be very exciting fields to explore. Three months into my MBA journey, new pieces of knowledge as well as new perspectives on CSR and sustainability are now firmly planted into… Read more »

“The benefits are already being seen”

the benefits of the CBS EMBA

For Susanne Lundby, VP of finance for PensionDanmark, the EMBA at Copenhagen Business School moved her from being a manager to a leader. Her final strategy project for the course was so effective that many of its findings are already being implemented by her employer. The biggest game-changers for me were the leadership and change… Read more »

“There’s no reason to stop learning”

no reason to stop learning

Nathalie Breysse started her CBS Executive MBA journey as a neuroscientist with pharmaceutical company Lundbeck. Combining that expertise with new skills from her EMBA, she bridged the gap to the commercial side of the industry and is now director (global strategic marketing pipeline) with the same company. The pharmaceutical industry is one of innovation, but… Read more »

A Survival Guide to the MBA Galaxy

mba survival guide

Olafur Arnarsson offers a glimpse into the day of a typical Copenhagen MBA student and shares his MBA survival guide. The first days of the Copenhagen MBA are intense, and you will spend a lot of energy taking it all in. How to survive this onslaught of new impressions, academic pressures and rigorous demands on… Read more »

NeuroLeadership: Knowing Oneself to Lead Better

neuroleadership

Neuroleadership, perched at the intersection of neuroscience and management, has much to offer future leaders by making behavior more predictable. Through the Leadership Discovery Process, the Copenhagen MBA class of 2020 gained insight in this interesting field, writes Prajakta Patil. Coming from an emerging market like India, when I decided to do my MBA it… Read more »