Start date 08 Apr. 2021
Duration 12 months
Language English
Spring 2021

Industrial PhD Course

Industrial Phd Course Fall 2020

The course consists of online activities and 3 on-site modules:

  • Module 1

    The best of both worlds - the potentials and pitfalls of mutual value co-creation in-between academia and practice.

    April 8-9, 2021, Ringsted

  • Module 2

    Choose one of the following:

    Elective in Project management and organizational dynamics.

    Elective in Innovation.

    Elective in Communication.

    October 2021, Faaborg

  • Module 3

    Empowerment on the personal level: Incorporate career goals, keep up energy and manage the supervisory relationship in the Industrial PhD setting.

    April 2022, Copenhagen

At registration you will be asked to choose your elective. The choice is not binding but indicative for course management and teachers. Please read more about each Module under Course content or download the pdf at the top of the site.


The course runs over a period of 12 months. It is highly recommended to take the course during the first year of PhD studies. The course covers 5 ECTS points.

Course participation is assessed as passed / not passed. The evaluation is ongoing and assessed by evaluation of students’ participation in all course activities; i.e. through 1) active participation in the activities carried out in and between classroom education; 2) submission of all the study products and online activities defined for each module; and (3) completion of feedback cycle.

Cumulated working hours are 137.


Dana Minbaeva: Course Coordinator. Professor in Strategic and Global HRM, Head of PhD School in Economics and Management, Copenhagen Business School. Founder and Director of Human Capital Analytics Group.
Jacob Lyngsie: Module Coordinator for Module 2 on Entrepreneurship. Associate Professor, Department of Marketing & Management, Strategic Organizational Design, University of Southern Denmark.
John Christiansen: Module Coordinator for Module 2 on Project Management.
Mirjam Godskesen: Module Coordinator for Module 3. Independent Consultant in UNWIND, Part-time lecturer, Aalborg University (AAU). Coach and researcher. Specialized in doctoral education and project management.
Rikke Kristine Nielsen: Module Coordinator for Module 1 and Module 2 on Communication. PhD in Global Leadership, External Lecturer, Department of Organisation, Copenhagen Business School & Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Aalborg University Copenhagen

Participant profile

This course is mainly for Industrial PhD students chosen and funded by Innovation Fund Denmark.

However, if interested in vacancies please contact Lise Bangsø, lba@cbs-executive, +45 3815 6031.


01 Feb. 2021
Registration deadline
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Online Assignments will be launched March 2021.

Module 1: April 8-9, 2021, Ringsted
Module 2: October, 2021, Faaborg
Module 3: April, 2022, Copenhagen


Registration: For Industrial PhD Course

Industrial PhD Course - Spring 2021

  • Personal information

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  • Preferred contact information

    Select - one - field of study that applies for your project.
  • Module 2 - Choice of elective

    Select which elective you wish to sign up for in "Module 2". You can only sign up for one elective in Module 2.

    Choose your elective (only one).
  • Terms and conditions

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NB: A confirmation e-mail with further details will be sent out within 1-5 days after your registration.

Programme facts

Start date
08 Apr. 2021
12 months
Sørup Herregård / Hotel Faaborg Fjord / CBS Executive


Lise Emilie Hygum Bangsø

Programme Manager

Peter Stolt

Programme Director