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  • DurationHow long it normally takes to complete the program.
    20 months
  • Fee (USD)Cost of tuition fees for full program

Global Executive MBA Overview

CBS Global Executive MBA: 20 months, 11 modules, 4 continents

The CBS Global Executive MBA is a truly global programme taking place in four continents over 20 months. The learning experience is rooted in Scandinavian excellence and lets you explore innovation, successful leadership strategies and sustainable business practices in an intimate class setting. Your fellow participants have been carefully screened and vetted before admission and the programme is designed to offer immediate ROI for yourself and your organisation in the form of practical strategy projects designed to propel your organisation forward.

Rankings and Recognitions

The full-time MBA is ranked #28 by Bloomberg Business Week in their International Full-time MBA Ranking 2015, #3 in the world by Corporate Knights Better World MBA Ranking 2015, Top 3 by Eduniversal, #34 Business School in Europe by Financial Times. CBS GEMBA is ranked among the top 100 global programmes by Financial Times and The Economist. 

Copenhagen Living and Working

Copenhagen is a delightful city to live in - quality of life is high, green spaces are easily accessible and a majority of the population use their bike to get around, setting the standards for low-emission living. Through its strategic placement at the heart of the Øresund region, Copenhagen is a buzzing business hub and home to a wide variety of companies, offering numerous career opportunities. Twice, Monocle Magazine has awarded Copenhagen first place for being the world's most livable city. It has also been voted European Green Capital of the Future, reflecting its commitment to green city living. Work satisfaction is high and all inhabitants all live within easy access of green spaces and city beaches, and leisure activates such as theatre evenings, music events and art exhibitions are just a short bike ride away. Denmark has attractive visa options for non-EU students who are eligible to apply for a work permit post-MBA under the Establishment Card scheme and/or the three year Greencard scheme.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it possible to join the CBS Global Executive MBA without a sponsoring company?

Yes, if you can provide the necessary funding yourself. Nevertheless, you must be a full-time employee holding a management position in order to join the programme. It is necessary, however,  to have the acceptance and understanding from your employer that you are participating in the programme.

Is it possible to obtain a scholarship for the CBS Global Executive MBA?

No, the tuition is paid by the participant's company or by the participant him/herself.

What is the emphasis of the CBS Executive MBA?

The CBS Global Executive MBA takes a general management and leadership perspective and prepares you to take on broader and more challenging leadership positions. The programme seeks to create value for you and your company from day one. The practice-orientation means that what you learn will be applicable right away on your job. Thus, the home-company assignments ensure immediate payback for you and your sponsoring company.

When is class and what is the duration of the programme?

The CBS Global Executive MBA is a 20-month, part-time programme. Teaching takes place during 11 one-week modules over the course of the 20 months.

How large is the class?

The class size will be approximately 20-25 participants. We believe it is important to limit class size, as learning is more effective when it takes place in an environment, where communication is easy and frequent. It allows for close links with faculty, high interaction between class members, and personal attention from the class administration.