Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics

The CBS Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics will give you unrivaled insight into shipping economics and modern management theories and their application in the maritime sector. Throughout the program, you will learn to adopt a holistic view of shipping that integrates commercial, technological and financial aspects as well as maritime law, supply chain management, and leadership challenges. Upon graduation, you will have developed a complete understanding of the challenges in this sector and have a full understanding of the industry's needs in a world where globalization, enhanced competition, and the speed of technological change place ever-increasing demands on executive management skills. The following governing themes are evident throughout the program:

  • Market understanding
  • Leadership
  • Information technology
  • Globalisation
  • Environmental issues
  • Strategic planning

Teaching takes place in state-of-the-art facilities in Denmark, Germany, and the UK.

The demand for advanced education within professional fields of study has grown in recent years. This demand has urged a shift towards industry-driven programs where senior and mid-career managers seek higher competencies.

Eight modules

The program consists of eight modules, each of which is followed by an individual assignment, plus a final integrated strategy project (ISP); which constitute the final master thesis.

When you graduate from the program, you will have acquired the following:


You will be competitive for the international job market as you will have received relevant and rigorous (= research-based) insight and knowledge provided by academic faculty in cooperation with high-level executives. In the program, interdisciplinary know-how is transferred through workshops, seminars and the interdisciplinary project – combining shipping, law, economics, operations/supply chain management, marketing, organization, and finance. You will acquire content knowledge as well as social knowledge through the diversity of faculty and class composition.


You will possess the theories, methods, tools needed to understand the whole complexity of the industry. You will also further your social skills by coaching techniques, negotiation skills, conflict resolution and interpersonal communication training.


You will be able to apply the set of theories, methods, and tools and you will be able to solve strategic, tactical and operative problems covering the whole range of shipping related issues. You will also be able to apply social skills to demonstrate leadership.

Participants are experienced managers or outstanding younger executives fast-tracked for senior management positions. They come from various functions in the shipping and logistics industry, adding valuable perspectives and experiences to classroom discussions.

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EMBA in Shipping & Logistics

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  • English (US)
Last updated September 20, 2019
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