Monthly Archives: July 2013

Karen Allardice, Melbourne Business School

Business simulations are real fun, but MBA students can often learn as much from them as from more traditional business teaching Read more

Diana Mak, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University

With his MBA journey completed, guest blogger Alex believes that the biggest gain from his MBA programme at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University was a feeling of confidence, that a new wife  Read more

Helen Casey, Imperial Business School EMBA

With her MBA drawing to a close Helen Casey looks back on her business school experience and realises she has made some friends for life Read more

Tristan Tucker, University of Queensland

The MBA can offer insights into how students can improve their problem solving skills however as Tristan Tucker discovers, the MBA is not a substitute for a good business mentor Read more

Linda Groarke, Open University Business School

Does it matter if you are not at a “top 10″ business school? One blogger says not and has a new role to show for it Read more

Derek Laan, Sungkyunkwan - Kelley School of Business

One blogger sets the record straight about networking. It isn’t just meeting people for the sake of it, it’s about making new friends who have common goals or interests Read more

Katie Sherning, Cranfield School of Management

Katie Sherning found a lecture by Jessica Jackley, the co-founder of both Kiva and ProFounder, to be truly inspirational Read more

Kishore Adiraju, MIP Politecnico di Milano

The personal development programme at MIP which runs through the MBA helps to develop an individual’s soft skills. Although initially sceptical Kishore quickly realised how valuable the programme is Read more

Hammad Hussain, IMD

The international consulting project gives students the chance to work on a real issue that a company is facing. Hammad and his team spent several sleepless nights and visited various cities in China and the UAE but were able to deliver the final presentation on time Read more

Andre de Haes, Stanford Graduate School of Business

The summer internship is an opportunity to experiment, experience different sectors and try out potential careers. Stanford GSB blogger Andre has decided to see whether or not he would like to become an entrepreneur and is working with 1stDibs, an online marketplace Read more

Wing Lee, Ceibs

One blogger has taken to heart some words of advice from the dean of his school and is using his summer internship to explore and experience new sectors Read more

James Doherty, Esade Business School

As part of the welcoming committee for Esade, I get a fair amount of questions in my inbox about how to prepare for the start of the MBA back in Barcelona. Read more

Sonal Yadav, Brigham Young University

After completing the first year of her MBA, new blogger Sonal is now six weeks into her internship. Here she reflects on her first year at business school Read more

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

An internship is an opportunity to test your skills and knowledge as well as venture into fresh fields Read more

Linda Groarke, Open University Business School

For Linda Groarke one of the most important things she has learned since beginning her MBA is learning about herself and the way she works Read more

Jennifer Soffen

Following her internship with a venture capital firm Jennifer Soffen realised that there is no such thing as wasted time and research Read more

Galina Kanevsky, WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management

The first few weeks of the MBA have been much harder than Galina anticipated. Her accountancy module was tough but she now feels equipped with financial intelligence Read more

Eunice Benedicto, Durham University Business School

One blogger decided to combine her love of tennis and Wimbledon with her dissertation and devised a questionnaire to determine fan satisfaction Read more

Lynne Hoey, IE Business School Global MBA +

Working in a team would seem to be a straightforward way or working, however when you are working in a group on an MBA project teamwork takes on a whole new meaning Read more

Noel Hanssens, University of Hong Kong

As well as the tangible benefits of studying for an MBA programme, there are the intangible ones which are equally important Read more

Stephen Garden, London Business School

With the end of his MBA programme in sight Stephen Garden believes the degree has changed him professionally  Read more

Helen Casey, Imperial Business School EMBA

Working on an innovation project has ups and down but there are many lessons to be learnt on the way Read more