Category: Participant stories

My Whole Life Has Changed Dramatically

life changing experience

My whole life has changed dramatically since the moment I received confirmation on my admission to the Copenhagen MBA. If you think it is too late to start studying again and cite family commitments and children, work or age, that is just your bias. For me, it has been a long time since I studied… Read more »

“I was keen to experience Scandinavian education”

scandinavian education

Mohammed Al Hassani lives and works in Oman as CCO of the Zubair Corporation. He believes his long-haul commute to Copenhagen to study for his EMBA is worth every second, and has already gained a fresh perspective on business thanks to the course’s international outlook. Usually people in Oman don’t go to Copenhagen to study…. Read more »

“I wanted to know about the business side of things”

the course nehanced my legal carerr

As an Icelandic supreme court attorney, Herdis Hallmarsdóttir played a key role in litigating one of the world’s biggest bankruptcies. But when she found breathing space in her schedule in 2018, she applied herself to an EMBA at CBS and is set to graduate in 2020. When we concluded negotiations between the Icelandic government and… Read more »

“I needed a strict timeframe”

career promotion after completing the CBS EMBA

Claus Hovmøller Jensen received a promotion after completing a CBS EMBA in 2017. Here, he explains how the course boosted his career – and how its structure fitted in with his approach to learning. I work for a real estate company that is developing 53 hectares of land in Copenhagen into a new city district…. Read more »

Back-to-school buzz

back to school

Maximilian Hobohm explains how the CBS Executive building and the adjoining courtyard were buzzing with anticipation and back-to-school excitement as the class of 2019 met for the first time. A couple of months ago, when I was finalizing my application for the Copenhagen MBA whilst managing my own business, I couldn’t imagine having that first-day-of-school… Read more »

How old is ‘too old’ for business school?

never too old for business school

Elena Kalina knew she always knew that I wanted to continue her education. However, after her post-graduate degree she got into the Hospitality industry and found her job too interesting. How old is ‘too old’ for business school? My answer is “never”. I always knew that I wanted to continue my education. However, after my… Read more »