I have officially ended my second week in the second term of SDA Bocconi’s MBA programme and the struggle for the internship application periods have officially begun for me.
You probably know the Greek’s myth of Sisyphus. The gods had condemned him, as a punishment, to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of the hill. But the stone would always roll back under its own weight, forcing him to start again. A metaphor for life and its repetitions.
My first week consulting for both the city and region of Kaliningrad as well as private investors has been a roller-coaster. Our task is to build a “High Street” that can serve as a main hub of the city.
For the past few weeks I’ve been giving a lot of thought to my in-company project. This is one of the biggest projects for us this academic year at Vlerick.
As I sat in my investments class … looking a little bewildered as I listened to the intricacies of calculating betas … I couldn’t help but think about the subject matter of the course and how we should apply diversification to the biggest investment of all – our education.