Monthly Archives: September 2011

Ashish Dongre, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

What use does a statement of purpose serve in an MBA programme? Read more

Kamal Nagi, Stanford Graduate School of Business

A global study trip gives MBA students the opportunity to experience different cultures as well as the chance to speak to leading political and economic figures. Read more

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

With the programme drawing to a close thoughts are naturally turning to life after business school and the job search Read more

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

Studying for an MBA part time requires considerable dedication and skilful time management  Read more

Abhishek Ramanathan, Australian School of Business

September marks the beginning of Careers Month at AGSM with recruiters from across the region visiting the school Read more

Miguel Suarez, IE Business School

The third term is building on the core courses of the two previous terms and looks at the more practical side of business Read more

Thomas Gatley, Tsinghua University School of Economics & Management

Returning to Beijing last week from my internship in Hong Kong, I had a strange sense that I was coming home.

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Barry Chien, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

Part of the process of studying for an MBA is reflecting on future aspirations and goals and taking steps now to achieve future aims Read more

Barry Chien, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

Reading business case studies can be interesting but I’ve found some to be lacking because they are often too short, linear and do not have the subjective information that would make for a thrilling detective novel. Read more

Kelvin Chiu

Making the decision to study for an MBA is not easy. It means leaving family and friends and often a well-paid job. However, the rewards can be well worth it Read more

Anthemos Georgiades, Harvard Business School

The second year at Harvard Business School brings with it the opportunity to select electives. The workload remains intense however Read more

Karenina Loayza, MBA Cass Business School

The importance of teamwork and leadership were under the spotlight when a team of MBA students spent time away from the school, learning to work together successfully in groups Read more

Abhishek Ramanathan, Australian School of Business

Halfway through his MBA programme Abhishek believes that the highlight of the programme so far has been the cultural diversity of his class  Read more

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

During the summer MBA students were scattered all over the world. However they managed to keep in contact via Facebook which also helped in the initiation of a slightly strange summer pastime  Read more

Andrea Nowack, George Washington University

An internship is an opportunity to try something new. It has certainly paid off for one FT MBA blogger who now believes she has a far better understanding of marketing. Read more

Julia Steinberg

The importance of sustainable enterprise is one of the lessons taught at Weatherhead’s Fowler Center for Sustainable Value  Read more

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

The weeks leading up to the start of an MBA programme are always nerve wracking for new students, but making contact on Facebook has helped to calm anxieties Read more

Andrew DeLuca, WHU

As the new academic year begins the university campus shows its true face  Read more

Karenina Loayza, MBA Cass Business School

As the MBA programme unfolds students discover the advantages and disadvantages of working in groups Read more

Kelvin Chiu

The opportunity to listen to Jack Welch give his opinions on the changing role of Hong Kong and China in a shifting global economy was an interesting interlude for one MBA blogger Read more

Kamal Nagi, Stanford Graduate School of Business

The MBA is designed to be both fun and academically challenging and in the early days it is difficult to find the ‘work/life’ balance  Read more

Miguel Suarez, IE Business School

School activities continue, even when students are away on internships Read more

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

The leadership programme at the University of Stellenbosch Business School has proved to be transformative for one MBA blogger Read more