Global Board Leadership Masterclass

2023: June – September
2024: August – October


The purpose of the Global Board Leadership Masterclass is to further the professionalization of board work in Denmark. The program has been developed in collaboration with key figures from the board environment at the top of the Danish business community and partners in Kromann Reumert and EY. The course is built around experience-based cases with a focus on management, strategy, and value creation in the board work.


Exchange of experience and dialogue on “What do Boards do, what should Boards be doing” based on a large number of cases facilitated by faculty of experienced board chairmen, professors and top advisers in the Danish business community.

Strengthening of competencies and a general professionalization of board work.


  • Evaluating CEO & Board and Strategy: Risk Governance
  • Stewardship, Family Business, and Liability issues
  • Strategy & Sustainability, Financial management, and Cybersecurity
  • Board and Strategy: M&A, Board Evaluation, Digitalization, and Sustainability
  • Board & CEO succession and Board Leadership & Evaluation

Profile of Participants

The Global Board Leadership Masterclass is tailored experienced board members with limited time.

Faculty and Approch

Led by a faculty team of experienced professors, board chairmen and advisors, participants will work with relevant cases during the five days focusing on the most important issues and challenging dilemmas faced by board of directors. Each case discussion is initiated by a short introduction of the topic, followed by breakout group discussions whereby groups act as boards of directors. The boards’ decisions are summarized and challenged by the faculty team during the concluding classroom discussion. The program is in English.

During the Masterclass you will face real-life cases and meet faculty as:

  • Bjarne Corydon, Editor in Chief, Børsen
  • Christian Pedersen, VP, IT/CIO, Demant
  • Erik Lidman, Associate professor, Stockholm University
  • Helge Lund, Chair
  • Jakob Haldor Topsøe, Chair, Haldor Topsøe Holding A/S
  • Jens Steen Jensen, Partner, Kromann Reumert
  • Jeppe Christiansen, Chair & CEO, Maj Invest
  • Jesper Brandgaard, Chair
  • Jim Hageman Snabe, Chair, Siemens
  • Julie Galbo, Chair
  • Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen, Chair
  • Lars Rasmussen, Chair, Coloplast
  • Lars Rebien Sørensen, Chair
  • Lars-Erik Brenøe, Chair
  • Marianne Philip, Partner, Kromann Reumert
  • Sten Scheibye, Chair
  • Thomas Plenborg, Chair & Professor, CBS
  • Thomas Thune Andersen, Chair, Ørsted
  • Thomas Woldbye, Group CEO, CPH Airport

Read more about the programme and see the rest of the faculty team by downloading the Programme Description 2023 .

  • Date

    Global Board Leadership Masterclass 2023

    Module 1
    Day 1:
    Thursday 22, June 2023
    Day 2: Friday 23, June 2023

    Module 2
    Day 3:
    Monday 11, September 2023
    Day 4: Tuesday 12, September 2023
    Day 5: Wednesday 13, September 2023

    Global Board Leadership Masterclass 2024

    Module 1
    Day 1:
    Thursday 29, August 2024
    Day 2: Friday 30, August 2024

    Module 2
    Day 3:
    Monday 28, October 2024
    Day 4: Tuesday 29, October 2024
    Day 5: Wednesday 30, October 2024

  • Place

    CBS Executive, Porcelænshaven 22, 2000 Frederiksberg

  • Price

    2023: The education cost 65.000,- DKK excl. VAT

    2024: The education cost 68.000,- DKK excl. VAT