- The only part-time Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics in the world
The mission of this unique MBA is to give high potential executives in shipping industry an up-to-date insight into modern management theories and their application in the maritime sector.
The CBS Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics programme adopts a holistic view of shipping, integrating technological aspects as well as maritime law and supply-chain management, through which graduates will develop a complete understanding of the many challenges in this exciting sector.
“The Blue MBA has a ‘buzz’ which I really enjoy. It is a great program for bright young managers who have made shipping their business and want the professional tools to succeed. Teaching mid-career students with the knowledge
and experience to participate is an exciting challenge and the one-week module system provides the ideal framework.”
Managing Director, Clarkson Research Studies
Module 1 aims at giving the students a basic understanding of the shipping industry. Focus will be on the role of shipping in the global economy and introduction to shipping economics.
Modules 2 and 3 aim at giving the students a background for understanding how the world economy is working. This will include the drivers for globalization, trade patterns, supply chain management and the logistical implications of this development.
Modules 4 and 5 are devoted to industry specific issues, reflecting the holistic view of the program; they cover maritime law, ship design, and technical operational management, including the important aspect of information and communication technology development.
Modules 6, 7 and 8 will focus on central topics of business management, dealing with investment analysis, finance and risk management, organizational theory and company strategy.
The last part of the program is the writing of the thesis, in a three-step process, where each step is concluded by an oral presentation, and the final presentation serves as the oral defence of the ISP thesis. The aim is to demonstrate the student’s ability to analyze a practical problem in detail, drawing upon all the knowledge gained from the program.
An introduction to each of the three steps will be given during the last module.
Who should attend?
The Executive MBA Program in Shipping and Logistics aims at fulfilling the needs of the entire maritime sector in terms of relevant top management education based on maritimerelated practice. The program is ideal for managers within the shipping community, but equally relevant for those who deal with shipping either as customer or supplier.
Participants come from many countries and represent shipowners, ship operators, logistics providers, financial institutions, insurance companies, shipbuilding and ship repair enterprises, brokers, maritime law firms, transport consultants, classification societies, maritime administrations, ports, and ship equipment producers.
To ensure life-long quality and global recognition of your MBA, it is important to consider accreditations. CBS is the only AACSB accredited school in Denmark and among the one percent of business schools in the world to hold the sought-after triple-accreditation: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.
Through this international and broad recognition of the quality of the school and the CBS Full-time MBA programme, students can be certain that they are getting the best business education. In addition, the programme is also accredited by ACE and PIMS in Denmark.
About 85% of the participants in the Executive MBA Shipping and Logistics Program are sponsored by their employers.
The tuition fee for the program is 280.000 DKK (Danish Kroner) or about 37.000 Euro. to be paid in four instalments of 70.000 DKK at the beginning of each semester.
The fee includes all reading material, refreshments and lunches.
It does not include travel and accommodation costs.
Non-EU participants must pay an additional administration fee of DKK 20.000.
To cater for the lifelong learning needs for executives and professionals, Copenhagen Business School (CBS) in Denmark offers a wide range of education programs at executive level which include the Full-time MBA, Executive MBA and Executive Certificate in Business Administration...
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