Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics
Grooming the Next Generation of Leaders
The Ideal Education for Shipping and Logistics Professionals
Meet current Blue MBA participants and learn about their desires to enhance their leadership skills, drive sustainable solutions, gain a holistic understanding of the industry, and much more. Click here to watch.
The journey ends: Meet two CBS Blue MBA graduates just before graduation
The Blue MBA explained
In this video, CBS Blue MBA Programme Director Irene Rosberg and participants Adam Kobren and Monika Lemajic explain why the Blue MBA is an excellent fit for senior shipping executives around the world looking to get ahead.
Jan Kragh Michelsen, Vice President, Maritime Business Unit Cobham SATCOM
Jan Kragh Michelsen, VP for the Maritime Business Unit at Cobham SATCOM, talks about how coming into the MBA classroom setting after numerous years of work experience has escalated him to a higher level. Watch the video here.
Ole Bjørn Kraft, CCO, GMT Shipping Group
"The moment you stop learning is the moment when you start moving backwards," says Ole Bjørn Kraft, COO of GMT Shipping Group. Based in Hong Kong, he is currently enrolled in the CBS Executive MBA Shipping and Logistics (The Blue MBA). Find out why he choose to do the CBS Blue MBA at this point in his career in this video.
Søren Westerskov, Marine Pilot, Danpilot
After a maritime career spanning 26 years, Søren Westerskov choose to do the CBS Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics to add management, leadership and strategy skills to his existing toolbox. Find out how the learning experience has helped him move from being a practitioner to becoming a leader in this video.
Saunak Rai, VP at Norgas Carriers Private Ltd and Blue MBA graduate
Indian Saunak Rai, VP of Commercial Operations at Norgas Carriers Private Ltd, graduated from the Copenhagen Business School Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (The Blue MBA) in 2013. Find out how the programme and its network has given him a strategic edge over his competitors and helped him move from a middle-management to a senior management role - watch this video.
Frode Klepsvik, MD of Marine Technologies and Blue MBA graduate
Norwegian Frode Klepsvik is Managing Director of Marine Technologies, based in Singapore. He is also a graduate of the Copenhagen Business School Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (The Blue MBA). Find out how the Blue MBA skillset helps him assess and analyse trends in the shipping industry and why he would recommend the programme to anyone looking to excel in the maritime industry - watch the video.
Erle Kristin Wagle, Manager at BW Fleet Management AS and Blue MBA graduate
Norwegian Erle Kristin Wagle is a Manager for Environmental Performance at BW Fleet Management AS. She was originally attracted to Copenhagen Business School's Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics because of its unique maritime focus and world-class reputation. Find out how the programme gave her the competencies she needed in order to rise through the ranks and get to the level of responsibility she has today - watch the video.
“Participants in the Blue MBA have an ideal platform to absorb the best of international strategic theory and of practical approaches to the difficult markets in which we all operate.”
Anne H. Steffensen, Director General, Danish Shipowners' Association
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"The CBS Blue MBA offers managers with many years of practical experience a unique foundation for renewed personal inspiration and career development. Representing a service industry (IT), which supports the shippping industry, the Blue MBA provided me with invaluable insights and perspectives on the fundamentals applying for customers acting in this truly global industry.
The intense sparring and cooperation with top professional teachers, business experts and fellow students have been extremely enriching and made the last two years the most valuable learning experience at all for me.”
“Before joining the Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics, I worked for many yeas in the shipping industry. This MBA was one of the most challenging events of my professional career so far, and it has turned out to be one of the most valuable ones as well. It gave me the necessary academic tools and a new perspective to deal with the business challenges in Shipping and Logistics in a far better way.”
"The MBA in Shipping and Logistics presents an opportunity to meet like-minded persons in the shipping industry. Whether one expects to employ their MBA in their workplace, or just use it for personal development, this degree is the best available to people in the maritime industry.”