Monthly Archives: May 2013

New blogger Tristan Tucker is at the midway point of his MBA at University of Queensland. He is eager to apply knowledge from the classroom immediately to his working life as he believes that in this way he will get the best value from his programme Read more

A case study prompted one blogger to consider whether it is possible to apply the principle of comparative advantage to professional life. Read more

An MBA is not just study, there is also time for travel. With some friends Diana Mak has been travelling around China, seeing some of the country’s most beautiful sights Read more

In his final blog, with his MBA under his belt, Lee Mrnjavac looks back on his time at business school and urges others who might be considering studying for an MBA to go ahead and do so. Read more

With the core curriculum completed, it is nearly time to say goodbye to Shanghai as I turn to the summer internship period when I will return to Hong Kong, followed by three months at my exchange school. Read more

One blogger found a talk on social entrepreneurship given by an IMD alumnus inspiring. He is now thinking beyond the next job offer, to consider how ideas can change lives Read more

Thining about studying for an MBA? What should you consider? Blogger Benjamin Bechtolsheim has some useful advice Read more

During an MBA you will experience conflicting demands, but how you handle that is all part of the programme. Eunice Benedicto advises students to be willing to compromise and let go of non-mandatory sessions to achieve the work-life balance Read more

For those who are still unsure whether or not to study for an MBA, blogger Helen Casey suggests several reasons for taking the plunge  Read more

One blogger takes time out from her programme to enjoy Hong Kong’s cultural scene, especially Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck project  Read more

A trip to Vietnam was an exciting and eye-opening visit for one blogger, allowing him to experience at first hand business in a developing country Read more

Sporting events allow MBA students to network with their peers from other schools. The MBA Sports Tournament hosted by HEC Paris was an enjoyable event with sporting competitions such as tennis and basketball, as well as themed evening events Read more

Creativity is in the air at IMD and blogger Hammad urges individuals to look at things differently. The next innovation might just be around the corner he says Read more

Already two classes – marketing and financial accounting – are almost finished for one blogger, seven weeks into the programme. The MBA is hard work, however the highs definitely outweigh the lows Read more

Networking is perhaps the most important aspect of an MBA programme. Linda Groarke gives her tips for successful networking  Read more

Following an exciting trip to Hong Kong Stephen Garden has returned to the second part of his MBA programme at London Business School. He has found that the electives he is studying have been well worth the wait  Read more

Many MBA students aspire to become entrepreneurs. Three successful food entrepreneurs gave their tips at a recent club at Melbourne Business School Read more

What is leadership? A lecture given by Dr Ian Sutherland to students at the University of Stellenbosch raised some interesting questions for one MBA student Read more

With much of his MBA programme under his belt Ibad Hyder has several tips for potential students on how to get the most out of business school Read more

Rapid economic growth has brought great wealth to China, nevertheless there is a growing economic disparity between the wealthy and the poor Read more

What does it take to become an entrepreneur? One blogger from Stanford GSB suggests that all good entrepreneurs share certain attributes Read more

Studying at business school provides students with the opportunity to follow their interests. Liliana has made the most of her time and has joined the real estate club Read more

One blogger who is at the beginning of his MBA programme has discovered the importance of strategy, not only for business, but also for life Read more

For Wesley Cole the MBA programme has ended and it is out into the real world Read more