Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

The spring break gives students the opportunity to take study tours overseas, witnessing at first hand how companies operate internationally  Read more >>

Hajime Sudo, Bradford-Perugia joint MBA programme

Whilst doing our business research module in which we learnt about effective research and writing skills, our director of studies in Perugia Dr Zahid Hussain took us to visit an Italian company based in the nearby Marche region. Read more >>

Aushima Thakur, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

A business education means that you tend to view the world through different coloured glasses, where ever you may be, even at an airport check-in desk Read more >>

Kamal Nagi, Stanford Graduate School of Business

A wide variety of industries and occupations are represented on the Stanford GSB MBA programme, with many of the class wanting to become entrepreneurs Read more >>

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

An overseas trip gave students from Wharton’s east and west coast campuses the opportunity to network with students from Stellenbosch Business School as well as experience at first hand the practicalities of engaging with emerging markets  Read more >>

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

MBA students had the opportunity to listen to a speech by the German chancellor Angela Merkel on the future of Europe  Read more >>

Andrea Nowack, George Washington University

Mixing a case competition with a downhill skiing contest provided students with a great opportunity to network and flex their business and sporting muscles  Read more >>

Ashish Rastogi, IIM Calcutta

After I received admission to the one-year full-time residential MBA programme (PGPex), my joy knew no bounds.

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Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

Life at ESMT is not just studying, there is also time to enjoy all that Berlin has to offer  Read more >>

Mihai Danila, Insead

Ok, so until now we have been talking about academics, careers and other essential MBA things, but have not yet touched upon another subject where Insead also scores highly: its social scene, including the famous Insead parties… Read more >>

Karenina Loayza, MBA Cass Business School

Cass Women In Business Society recently hosted an event featuring women who had become leaders in their companies. Read more >>

Anthemos Georgiades, Harvard Business School

With graduation at Harvard Business School just around the corner, those students who have secured a job offer are making the most of their final months at school Read more >>

Kelvin Chiu

With the MBA programme almost at the halfway mark it is time to reflect on past experiences and the exchange visit ahead Read more >>

Aman Modi, IMD Class of 2012

As our programme director told us on, the first week in March was supposed to be one of the best weeks of the IMD MBA. It was the week of the [in]famous integrative exercise – the monster that everyone who has passed through these hallowed halls will remember vividly. Read more >>

Abhishek Ramanathan, Australian School of Business

An exchange programme is a great way of experiencing another culture and as long as you plan well in advance, it is perfectly possible to bring your children with you. Read more >>

Aushima Thakur, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

The life of an MBA student is a hectic one, involving late night assignments, case competitions, overseas’ travel and missed flights Read more >>

Hajime Sudo, Bradford-Perugia joint MBA programme

Our latest module is strategic management. As part of it the module leader Deborah Allcock asked us to discuss the question ‘Is marriage strategic?’ It seemed an odd question at first but it really got us thinking about management strategies and how the concept of marriage translates in business. Read more >>

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

MBA students at ESMT give an insiders’ view of living in Berlin Read more >>

Andrea Nowack, George Washington University

Although more women are entering management positions, MBA programmes still tend to be predominantly male Read more >>

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

If you are a woman and interested in business, then the best advice one female blogger can give is to do an MBA Read more >>

Karenina Loayza, MBA Cass Business School

Although women have come a long way, there is still much they can do in carving out roles as policital and business leaders Read more >>

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

Although there are only a small percentage of female MBA students in their class, the women students are unconcerned. seeing it more as a contest of minds, rather than gender  Read more >>

Julia Steinberg

Ahead of International Women’s Day a female MBA blogger reflects on the need for more women in business Read more >>