Jess Webb, University of Edinburgh Business School

A project examining the UK’s Senior Managers Regime has meant weekly train trips from Edinburgh to London for interviews at global banks while trying to write my thesis Read more

Brian Parsons, Warwick Business School

You need to demonstrate broad knowledge but also illustrate a real understanding of your chosen topic Read more

Ronald AngSiy, Wharton

Business school actually helps to reaffirm who you already are while allowing for a period of experimentation Read more

Jayesh Kannan

Those who know you best can be a good sounding board for ideas while an extra pair of eyes can help fine tune grammar, clarity and flow Read more

Sílvia Simões, IMD Business School

I found out things I did not even know I wanted just by having to describe my life looking from a different angle Read more

Julia McInnis, Chicago Booth

While many organisations will provide MBA interns with feedback, it is important for students to perform their own critiques and ask certain questions Read more

Stephen Morse, Said Business School, Oxford

Accra, the capital of Ghana

Accra, the capital of Ghana  © Image by Getty

It takes some getting used to a place with regualr power outages and ridiculous amounts of traffic and where days must be planned with precision Read more

Ronald AngSiy, Wharton

Many benefits of an MBA may not be tangible, but the support from the networks provided by such programmes is certainly invaluable Read more

Jess Webb, University of Edinburgh Business School

Birna Einarsdóttir offers candid leadership advice having guided the bank through the financial crisis – this is exactly the sort of exclusive value an MBA provides  Read more

Alex Singleton, Surrey Business School

There will always be managers, regardless of degree or experience, who find it difficult to work with others. But it would be a mistake to bash MBAs based on anecdotal evidence Read more

Laura Melina Loeven, Nanyang Business School

Singapore skyline

Singapore, where people from all corners of the world unite in their differences  © Image by Getty

Pursuing a programme in one of the world’s top tourist destinations has taught me to connect with a place, not just see it Read more

Stephen Morse, Said Business School, Oxford

Ghana's capital city, Accra

Ghana's capital city, Accra  © Image by Getty

This summer seemed like a perfect opportunity to mix and match knowledge gained from classes including Business in Africa, Technology/Operations, Global Strategy and Leadership Read more

Kim Johnstone, The University of Sydney Business School

Research is important when developing a marketing strategy but it is critical when you need to understand as much as possible about a specific audience Read more

Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

Director Steven Spielberg addresses students at Commencement, advising students to be heroes of their lives as there are so many villains to fight Read more

Stephen Morse, Said Business School, Oxford

Influenced by all manner of encounters, my mind has been opened in ways I would never have expected  Read more

Jess Webb, University of Edinburgh Business School

Football manager Chris Coleman got Wales to the semi finals of the European Championships, showing effective management is having the power to bring people along with you © Getty

People tend to have a preferred style which is then overused, but you can learn to blend different techniques Read more

Luis Héctor Rubio, Columbia Business School

After some data-crunching I came up with the ranking of all MBA rankings, but imagining myself living in certain places is what really helped me decide Read more

Charles Street, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University

Being able to adapt to different situations and thinking about how to manage your attention rather than time can help to manage work and the other demands of everyday life Read more

Kristina Koch, Rotman School of Management

Rotman Convocation 2016

Graduation at Rotman: a memorable day for all

It is a time-old question, but the right programme develops you professionally and personally while broadening your horizons Read more

Bo Zhang, Columbia Business School

A business school’s alumni network provides invaluable industry insights, while career advisers can help with applications Read more

Stephen Morse, Said Business School, Oxford


A recent energy conference, hosted at Said, was an opportunity to find out about post-MBA opportunities in a sector that is doing some good things Read more

Philippa Rock, The Wharton School

My ability to relax is still not optimal but as I engage more in mindfulness I hope I can achieve a decent work-life balance throughout my career Read more

Karun Jain, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

An engineering background coupled with an MBA is a powerful combination  © Image by Getty

How an MBA experience can effectively marry each profession’s different skill sets Read more

Luca Sabia, Durham Business School

Here are some guiding principles to successfully navigate questions from potential employers or investors and make a good impression Read more

Jess Webb, University of Edinburgh Business School

Negotiations to watch: Will the UK achieve its goals in talks with the EU  © Getty Images

Smart negotiators don’t just plan for the end goal, they plan for every scenario possible and eliminate surprises Read more