Monthly Archives: August 2013

Tristan Tucker, University of Queensland

At the two-thirds mark, Tristan reflects on his aspirations for his MBA when he started the programme. Networking he says is far and away the best part of his programme. Read more

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

The UK-based Association of MBAs has asked its global AMBAssadors to expand their knowledge of leadership and management by interviewing an MBA graduate who has set up an innovative social business. MBA blogger Brigitte took up the challenge Read more

Alexandra Fitzgerald, Rotman School of Management

Ahead of her MBA, new blogger Alexandra finds some unexpected inspiration on a road tripi Read more

Helen Casey, Imperial Business School EMBA

What is the difference between management and leadership? One blogger has the answer Read more

Lynne Hoey, IE Business School Global MBA +

Well done IE GMBA class of 2014 for surviving the first four months and making it to the well deserved summer break! Got to love Europe and the month-long vacation in August. Read more

Sonal Yadav, Brigham Young University

As part of her internship Sonal attended an Adobe conference in California. Describing it at the ultimate “brain spa” Sonal had several a-ha moments and left the three-day conference inspired and full of energy Read more

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

A talk by the outgoing dean of the University of Stellenbosch Business School provided food for thought for one MBA blogger  Read more

Jennifer Soffen

Do MBA students need to learn how to write computer code is they want to join a technology start-up, asks one Harvard student Read more

Karen Allardice, Melbourne Business School

Women’s events can be a source of both inspiration and confidence, believes one blogger Read more

Stephen Garden, London Business School

Twenty-one months of hard work are over and now it is time for Stephen Garden to take the next step…. Read more

James Doherty, Esade Business School

Working both in an incubator in the US, and with local partners in India, will best prepare the Esade team to win the Hult Prize, believes James Doherty Read more

Thomas Pedrick, University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business

As UCT’s MBA students move from core courses to electives, many are impressed by the viewpoint of visiting lecturer and finance practitioner Joel Stern Read more

Johanna Singer

New York resident Johanna Singer has already met many of her future colleagues on the Columbia MBA programme, which she will begin in the next few weeks Read more

Hammad Hussain, IMD

MBA holidays are as much about making contacts, reviewing future employers and investigating the global economy as they are about lying on the beach and getting a suntan  Read more