Meet Cornelia, a student from BSc in Business Administration and Digital Management

Why did I choose my programme?    
I chose the Digital Management programme as it perfectly intersects with my passion for business and technology. Furthermore, I wanted to study a programme where I believed the skills gained from this would be relevant in the future. In addition, I knew I wanted to study in English, because I want to work abroad in international organisations in the future. 

What do I like the best?    
I like that you get a real insight into a broad range of business technologies and learn how these are valuable in organisations and society. I find the combination of economics and technology courses interesting, as they provide experience in many areas that can help you understand what you want to do later in your career. Additionally, I like the culture at DM. The students come from many different backgrounds and have different interests, making it interesting to collaborate and work together.

What do I think is difficult?    
I think the most difficult part of starting at CBS was understanding how to structure my time. There is a lot to read in every CBS programme, and you must find out how much time to allocate and how to prioritise what to read. Moreover, you need to learn how you study well, and what study techniques suit you. Furthermore, the coding part was difficult, as I had not tried coding before. 

What would I have liked to have known before starting my programme?    
You don’t get grades in the first semester. I think this is a very valuable aspect of studying at DM, as you get to learn how to study at CBS before stressing about grades. Another aspect is the coding part. In the first year, there was a lot of coding. But you will get the chance to do most of it with other DMers, and you will get a lot of help from the teachers, so It is not as difficult as it seems when you first start. 

What do I want to do after finishing my programme?    
After DM, I want to study in a master’s programme. Either Finance and Strategic Management, or Management of Innovation and Business Development at CBS. In the future, I want to work within areas such as strategy and innovation. However, no matter which path I choose, I believe having a profound understanding of digital technologies is valuable in any area of business. 

If I could give myself a piece of advice, before starting it would be…    
My advice would be not to stress too much about whether you have chosen the right programme. You don’t have to know precisely what you want to do in your career at all. During your studies, you learn a lot from your experience, and you are exposed to new areas of work that you might not have thought about before. You will also have the chance to try out different student jobs that can expose you to new career paths.  

Sidst opdateret: Web editor - Student Communications // 05/07/2024