Monthly Archives: March 2013

Lubica Valentova, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

A careers workshop proved to be a very useful exercise as it helped one blogger to hone her interview techniques Read more

Derek Laan, Sungkyunkwan - Kelley School of Business

A visit from a group of MBA students from the Kellogg school provided a great opportunity for students at Sungkyunkwan to lay on a fun nrtworking event Read more

Lee Mrnjavac, Iese Business School

While at business school the chance to meet industry leaders, individuals whom during the normal course of events you would never come across, is one of the real benefits of an MBA programme one blogger believes Read more

Ashish Rastogi, IIM Calcutta

With his year-long programme drawing to a close one blogger reflects on the past months and describes them as an adventurous ride  Read more

Nicole Hawkins, Fuqua School of Business

A visit to a slum dwelling in Rio de Janeiro has opened the eyes of one MBA blogger and shown her how to make the best use of her MBA  Read more

Linda Groarke, Open University Business School

When studying for an MBA and working at the same time it is important to understand your learning environment and use the resources around you to help your MBA  Read more

Lubica Valentova, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

For any MBA an essential part of going to business school is the support received from career services. Being shown the correct way to write a CV or how best to present yourself at an interview can make the difference between getting a job offer or not Read more

Wing Lee, Ceibs

One blogger is now halfway through his MBA journey and is looking forward to an exchange term at Insead’s Singapore campus Read more

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

What motivates an individual to study for an MBA? One blogger asked three of his classmates and received three very different answers Read more

Stephen Garden, London Business School

For those on a longer MBA programme, what to do with the summer break is an important decision. One blogger lays out some of the options Read more

Noel Hanssens, University of Hong Kong

The opportunity to travel, whether on exchange programmes or career treks is one of the advantages of an MBA programme Read more

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

Becoming a Global AMBAssador and championing its cause- to create a global MBA alumni network- has delighted one blogger. She believes it is vital to leverage the skills, knowledge and contacts that all MBA students possess Read more

Hammad Hussain, IMD

Being an MBA student means having a busy life. However students quickly realise that they cannot do everything and if they are going to stay the course they need to prioritise  Read more

Karen Allardice, Melbourne Business School

Why do an MBA? One blogger asked her classmates this question and received some interesting responses Read more

Katie Sherning, Cranfield School of Management

Since the last post, a little more time has lapsed than normal, including 48 hours at more than 30,000 feet as I made a brief return trip home to New Zealand. Read more

James Doherty, Esade Business School

For one blogger the value of team work was brought home to him in a recent case competition.  Read more

Derek Laan, Sungkyunkwan - Kelley School of Business

Public speaking is a difficult skill to master, however one group of MBA students have recently spent an entire week mastering the art and now feel much more confident when making a business presentation Read more

Lynne Hoey, IE Business School Global MBA +

The last few weeks have been busy for one blogger who is studying for her MBA online. Her 30-strong cohort hail from 21 countries and the students have been busy meeting each other online ahead of a get together at the end of this Month in Madrid Read more

Helen Casey, Imperial Business School EMBA

Although women have made great strides in the workplace, one blogger fears that there is still much work to be done Read more

Lynne Hoey, IE Business School Global MBA +

Before embarking on her MBA programme one blogger has taken the time to organise her work and her personal life in pursuit of the elusive work/life balance Read more

Liliana Diaconu, Brandeis International Business School

One blogger has realised the importance of collaboration when it comes to getting something done Read more

Helen Casey, Imperial Business School EMBA

An EMBA is an intense experience but for one blogger it is the most effective use of her time Read more