Department of Strategy and Innovation

Degree programmes

The teaching of the department is very diverse across programs and areas and largely falls within the four research areas of the department, i.e. strategy, innovation, entrepreneurship and international business. Moreover, the department is also involved in teaching the foundations of business studies i.e.: statistics, microeconomics and industrial economics. Hence, the staff of the department is involved in teaching of bachelor programs, master programs, part time study programs as well as MBA and PhD programs. Among those, the department is home to the two most sought-after master programs at CBS, namely Management of Innovation and Business Development, and Finance and Strategic Management. The department is heavily involved in the different programs in shipping management and logistics on bachelor, master and MBA level, as well as master programs within biotech business and healthcare innovation. 

Read more about the various programs: 

MSc in Business Administration and Bioentrepreneurship
MSc in Bioentrepreneurship is a full- time two- year (four semesters) programme. You will take courses in advanced biology and learn the business tools and methods from business required to translate scientific research and patents into innovative products and viable business opportunities. Teaching draws on industry experts, high quality academic faculty, real life cases, insight into bio ventures, and a three month internship in one of Denmark’s leading life science companies.

MSc in Business Administration and Innovation in Health Care
With a focus on the unique work context of health care organizations, students will learn to analyse health care innovations as business cases and develop actionable skills for their design and implementation. Courses draw on industry experts, high quality academic faculty and real life cases.

Management of Innovation and Business Development
MSc in Economics and Business Administration (cand.merc.)
Management of Innovation and Business Development focuses on innovation from different perspectives including strategy, project management, entrepreneurship, management control and finance.

Finance and Strategic Management
MSc in Economics and Business Administration (cand.merc.)
Through an understanding of the financial tools, economic organisation and strategic processes of a company, you will learn to provide support for internal decision making, and evaluate the potential risks and outcomes of these decisions.

The Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in International Shipping and Trade has been developed in collaboration with Danish shipping companies and the Danish Shipowners' Association and has close exchange partnership with Singapore Management University (SMU) and Texas A&M University in Galveston. It is a 3-years academic study program providing students analytical skills and competencies within business economics as well as tailored courses in maritime economics, maritime law, and maritime logistics and supply chain management. The program was offered at CBS for the first time in September, 2014.

The Minor in Maritime Business at the Master of Science (M.Sc.) study program in Economics and Business Administration (cand.merc.) gives students the option of complementing their business economics skills and competencies with deep knowledge of the global shipping industry and the workings of international maritime logistics and trade. The Minor is a collection of three courses: 1) "Developments in International Shipping", 2) "Global Transportation and Maritime Logistics", and 3) "Management of Maritime Operations within Supply Chains". It has been offered every fall since 2012.

The page was last edited by: Department of Strategy and Innovation // 02/09/2024