The Copenhagen Full-time MBA

Real Stories

Let our past MBA students tell you more about the CBS programme from their point of view and help you to decide whether the Copenhagen MBA is the right one for you.

The Copenhagen Full-Time MBA

Who wouldn't want to live in one of the happiest cities where work-life balance and well-being are prioritised? Click to watch in this video.
The Copenhagen Full-Time MBA

Unlocking potential 

Click on the images (or videos) below to read inspiring narratives of the Copenhagen MBA alum and discover what an MBA can do for you. 

Kelsey Amelia Frandsen, alum of the class of 2021 and Corporate Sustainability Specialist at Pandora, identifies how sustainability has been the red thread of her career and how the Copenhagen MBA’s offering of diverse perspectives is a unique and invaluable experience. 


Laura Formigo, from the class of 2021 is a Senior Finance Partner for Changing Diabetes in Children at Novo Nordisk – a leading global healthcare company and headquartered in Denmark.


Matthew Kenneth Nichols, from the class of 2020, is the Head of International Delivery at cBrain – a software company that works with governments around the world to build digital solutions to detect financial crime, mitigate climate change, and combat illegal wildlife trafficking.


Lizelle Van Schouwenburg, Finance and Strategy Partner at Zero North - “With a background in finance and various roles in industries as wide-ranging as mining, banking, pharma and FMCG, I had a lot of diverse experience and I was looking for something to pull it all together.”


Jack Langworthy, Chief Executive Officer at Maua Mazura, was originally drawn to the MBA by the prospect of moving into a higher income bracket. And while the American Entrepreneur achieved just that, his heart led him to Africa, where we put his business skills to use creating a wonderful life for his family and making a real difference to local people too. 


Ivan Sokolov, Senior Sustainability Manager at DSV


Khanya Vokwana (South Africa)

Khanya Vokwana Copenhagen MBA video

Khanya from South Africa traded consulting post-MBA with the title Manager at Bain & Company. She very much enjoys the collaborative atmosphere, the famous Danish work/life balance and living in the magnificent city of Copenhagen. Watch her video here.

Fernando Sasdelli (Brazil)

Fernando Sasdelli Copenhagen MBA alumnus

Fernando swapped his native Brazil for Denmark. Since graduating from the Copenhagen MBA in 2014, he has built an exciting career in renewable energy and is now working in innovation for Ørsted in Copenhagen.

Rethabile Mathabathe (South Africa) and Mark Jackson (the US)

Rethabile Mathabathe and Mark Jackson class of 2015

Find out how an MBA in Copenhagen, the world's most liveable city and green capital of the future, transformed these two graduates and prepared them for responsible management challenges ahead in this video.

Richard Hungerford (Canada)

Richard Hungerford Copenhagen MBA Alumnus

After completing the Copenhagen MBA in 2012, Richard went back to Vancouver to launch a startup in the technology space. He grew it from a team of two to twelve in 18 months and in that time period his company was acquired by Hootsuite. Hear Richard's story and find out more about his success as en entrepreneur in this video.

Matt Corker (Canada)

Matt Corker Copenhagen MBA Alumnus

Vancouver-based Matt is an author, a performance coach and part of the product team at Lululemon Athletica. Hear why he chose the Copenhagen MBA, why he loved living in Copenhagen, and what kind of skills he took away from the experience in this video.

The page was last edited by: Full-time MBA // 04/19/2022

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