CBS minor at MSc in Business Law & Economics - Management

Please note! The international minor is offered in the autumn semester

The minor consists of the following courses:


·        Law and Management

·        Digital Transformation and the Law

·        Strategic Management


As future managers in companies, the students will be able to identify business solutions, possibilities and obstacles arising from the law. Business law can be seen as both possibilities and barriers. Students with a minor degree in business law and economics – Management from CBS will contribute to the company with a significant insight on how to develop the company under the existing law and how to create new business solutions in a legal perspective. 


The business law and economics – Management consists of  22,5 ECTS courses at CBS jointly with the students at the Master of Science in business administration and commercial law program. The minor is concerning law in a management perspective. Through the strategic management course, the students will identify the relevant economic models and theories to be able to systematize the business strategy and the strategic choices in the industry. Through the law and management course, the students will, through international business cases, be presented of real-life business problems in a legal context. The students will use legal sources to solve strategic business problems on a management level and provide business solutions in a legal context. The digital obstacles and possibilities are presented in a business law perspective in the course on digital transformation course where the students will investigate how digital markets are creating legal uncertainty and legal opportunities.




Mandatory courses


Course description


Law and Management


The course focuses on the interplay of private governance mechanisms, public law and private law doctrine in creating a rapidly developing legal framework in which all forms of production operate. Hence, the course concerns the foundational role of contracts in forming and governing the value chain. New forms of production, such as global value chains, have utilized new technologies and ideologies of governance to extend the governance effects of contract far beyond privity. The course introduces the development of these new forms of production and how they can be governed. 


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Law and economics

Digital Transformation and the Law


In taking the law & management approach, the course aims to provide understanding on how law can be used proactively to attract customers, compete successfully, strengthen performance, and achieve organisational goals. the students learn to understand: first, how digital world is regulated and second, how strategy is affected by such models of regulation.  In that sense, the course starts with the idea of digital transformation and disruption and how these are related to policymaking and law-making. It continues with an introduction to IT regulation from the EU perspective (with some elements of comparison with the US


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Law and strategy

Strategic Management


The key elements of this course are to perform a strategic analysis, understand the historical foundations of strategic management and understand and apply business model analysis, market analysis, positioning, resources & capabilities, competitive advantage and strategic innovation. In the course, the students will analyze and apply competitive interactions, platform strategies, organizational structure and creativity, and evaluating novelty. The course gives an overview of the field and provides the students with the tools and insights to rigorously analyze a company’s strategy and develop one yourself.


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Sidst opdateret: CBS LAW // 24/03/2023