The Copenhagen MBA named one of the world’s finest by the Financial Times

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The Copenhagen MBA has been acknowledged one of the world’s finest and the best MBA in Scandinavia by the Financial Times in its annual release of global full-time MBA rankings.

01/29/2018

The Copenhagen MBA named one of the world’s finest by the Financial Times

The Copenhagen MBA has been acknowledged one of the world’s finest and the best MBA in Scandinavia by the Financial Times in its annual release of global full-time MBA rankings. The rankings, made official on 29 January 2018, are widely recognised as the most influential on the MBA arena. It is the first time that an MBA from the Nordic countries make it into the rankings.

"We are thrilled to have received this accolade from the Financial Times and proud to be acknowledged one of the finest MBA programmes in the world," says Poul Hedegaard, MBA Director at CBS. “Making it into the top 100 among industry heavy hitters such as Stanford, London Business School and INSEAD is a real achievement for a small programme such as ours. The focus we’ve had on providing quality education and a tailored career support service has really paid off.”

The Financial Times places the programme among the top 50 globally when it comes to receiving value for their invested money. Graduates are also very well supported and skilled in moving their career from one country to another, snatching place 12 in the international mobility sub-rank.

“The surveyed class is the first that participated in our tailored MBA career support programme. From the very first time students set foot in the classroom, we work with them to identify their career goals post-MBA, polish their job search skills and expose them to opportunities, particularly in Copenhagen”, states Claire Hewitson, MBA Career Manager. She saw a significant rise in the percentage of international MBA graduates that received job offers in Denmark amongst the surveyed cohort, compared to previous classes.

Another area that sets The Copenhagen MBA apart is its ability to attract talented individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, creating a diverse cohort that is considered small on the global arena. With 93% international students and 41% women in the current class, the programme’s global rank here is top 10 and top 30 respectively.

“We go to great lengths to ensure we create a class of diverse individuals, travelling the world to find talented MBAs that will contribute to classroom discourse and form lasting bonds with their fellow classmates”, says Fatima Dhaif, Copenhagen MBA Admissions Manager. “Their MBA network will last them their entire life, and having peers and colleagues around the world from various cultures is a huge competitive advantage.”

It is not just the students that the Financial Times ranks highly; faculty and research – a fundamental factor for a high-quality MBA experience – also receive recognition for quality and rigour.

We will let a verdict from one of our graduates, communicated to the Financial Times, conclude the announcement:

“CBS has a fantastic programme, particularly for more mature professionals who want to develop.”

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