Monthly Archives: November 2011

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

I cannot believe that the first year of my part time programme is almost over. Classes finish on Friday for the year – with a test. I am certain that they did that on purpose otherwise no one would have pitched for class! 

Andrea Nowack, George Washington University

The chance to study business in Ethiopia is a thrilling prospect 

Hajime Sudo, Bradford-Perugia joint MBA programme

Although life on an MBA programme is hectic, nevertheless there is still time for a leisurely meal at a traditional Italian restaurant 

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

The past few weeks have been quite busy on the Thunderbird campus. One of the more significant events was the inaugural Global Business Dialogue, which brought more than 1,000 alumni and distinguished business and social sector leaders from over 50 countries to discuss current global leadership challenges. 

Abhishek Ramanathan, Australian School of Business

With only a few weeks before the holidays, there is time for a special elective that includes a field trip to Hong Kong and Mumbai 

Karenina Loayza, MBA Cass Business School

What does an MBA programme entail? For some the degree resembles a human experiment 

Kelvin Chiu

The holidays beckon bringing with it the opportunity to travel. But first, the students have the end of term exams to face 

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

An MBA is a transformative experience and for some students can lead to an “ah ha” moment – a time when there is an understanding of self 

Hajime Sudo, Bradford-Perugia joint MBA programme

Operations management may well be a tricky subject but it is a vital topic and worth paying attention in lessons 

Suhel Banerjee, Kellogg School of Management

As the fall quarter gets underway the recruiting season begins and the air is thick with anticipation and anxiety 

Katie Cannon, London Business School

The power of networks can be far more pervasive than you realise and surfaces in the most unexpected of places 

Miguel Suarez, IE Business School

With graduation little more than a month away Miguel has no regrets about studying for an MBA 

Sean Brady, Open University Business School

Periods of increased pressure, if approached in a positive frame of mind, can be both exhilarating and also highly productive 

Anthemos Georgiades, Harvard Business School

Business school gives you the time for soul searching and to decide what career path you want to follow 

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

As his MBA programme draws to a close Ryan reflects on the last two years’ of study and is convinced it is the best decision he ever made  

Hajime Sudo, Bradford-Perugia joint MBA programme

It is only when you live in a country for a period of time that you really begin to understand its culture 

Ashish Dongre, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

The advantages of a one-year programme 

Karenina Loayza, MBA Cass Business School

To mark the end of the first section of the MBA, teams of students were assigned a company facing a challenge. Their brief was to examine strategy, organisational behaviour and accounting and come up with recommendations.  

Thomas Gatley, Tsinghua University School of Economics & Management

A behind the scenes look at a leading international internet retailer is an interesting experience. Although it may look like chaos, in fact the factory is a highly optimised facility 

Wesley Cole, Cass Business School

Wesley bemoans the technical text books that he has to read and yearns for academic writing in plain English.