For Anne-Marie, her MBA is a chance to push herself and to develop as a person and a manager
Just how valuable is a week devoted to discovering what you want to do as a career? Alexandra was at first sceptical but she discovered that it prompted considerable reflection
With only a couple of week’s under his belt at Oxford Ramesh has barely had time to draw breath
How do you go about uniting the creatives – the blue sky people – with the suits – those focused on the bottom line – when taking part in a team project? Christine Cheng believes that communcation and transparency are key.
Anne-Marie Conn Favillier asks if an entrepreneur needs an MBA. While she concludes that the answer is an obvious no, nevertheless a good MBA she says can generate excellent entrepreneurs
This month I have completed an interesting MBA subject in the field of innovation leadership. A week-long intensive covered traditional Innovation topics such as itellectual property, research and development as well as less obvious strands of innovation including process innovation.
Could an Executive MBA help you in your career? If so, how much would it cost? And how do you choose the right programme? These and other questions are now being answered by the Financial Times’ panel of experts.
On the panel are:
Nick Binedell, dean of the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science,
Mahendra Gupta, dean at Olin Business School at Washington University,
Steef Van de Velde, dean at Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Management,
Bernard Yeung, dean at the National University of Singapore Business School,
Della Bradshaw, editor of Financial Times Business Education
Earlier this month, the judges of our Global Fund for Children MBA Challenge met at the Financial Times. The challenge invited teams of students to develop recommendations for community-based organisations working with vulnerable children, that helped them focus on their long-term business sustainability plans.
Three weeks into his MBA programme and Abhinav is thoroughly enjoying himself. Although the workload is heavy, there is still time to attend a formal ball
What does it mean to study for an MBA? New blogger Anne-Marie says studying for an MBA is about ‘trying’ – trying to grow, to shape a better future and trying to look at things in a different way
Changing jobs during the course of the MBA is a daunting task, especially when it involves considerable travel. Lynne Hoey advises on the steps to consider before making the leap
With her MBA programme now in full swing Ildeniz is finding her life is very busy. As well as her internship and language lessons she also has to focus on quantitative classes – not her favourite subject
Yes that’s right I said exams. It’s hard to believe that I’ve only just begun school and I already have something to say about staying motivated through exams, but Rotman’s full time MBA curriculum starts with a Foundations Term that lasts only four short weeks.
The life lessons from the EMBA journey are rewarding, but Ekta Malhotra finds that they can be painful to learn
Before the MBA programme properly begins, there is the pre-MBA which for Marco Biava was a three-week module which included team building and activities designed to enhance soft skills
Brigitte’s essay on the FunDza Literacy Trust was a winner. Her prize was an all-expenses paid trip to the 5th annual PRME summit held in Bled, Slovenia
A one-year MBA is an intensive programme and Veena has discovered that if you want to keep up with your smart classmates you need to study each and every day
The first week of his MBA programme at HEC was a whirlwind for John Hayden with mathematics camps, language assessments and business concept classes
Kishore Adiraju is now two months into his exchange programme at MIT. He has made many new friends and his anxiety when he had to return to India quickly to receive his US visa, is all but forgotten
Meeting your MBA peers outside the classroom setting is a great way of bonding and a camping trip to Mammoth Cave in Kentucky was an excellent outing for Derek
There is much more to an MBA than simply the cash return says Andrew Radin. Experiences that rarely come your way, such as listening to a talk by the former US chief economist, are common when you go to business school
All undergraduate students aim for a life after graduation which allows them to lead the career they have been dreaming of for years. That dream mostly consists of life in which plans for a healthy private and a busy professional life are taken care of and run alongside each other.
The start of an MBA programme is always an exciting time. Although the programme at Judge has only been runing a week Abhinav already feels settled and ready to tackle the vast amount of work.