Monthly Archives: May 2014

Ekta Malhotra, EMBA global programme

With recruitment season upon us, MBA blogger and management consultant Ekta Malhotra urges MBAs to think very carefully about their job search and ensure that any career they opt for is the right fit  Read more

What does RQFII stand for?* This was one of the questions Imperial College Business School successfully answered to win the inaugural Financial Times Business School Challenge this year.  Read more

Prakhar Gautam, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

The EPGP bandwagon carries on at a neck-breaking pace. Every day brings new challenges, increasingly complex case studies, growing networks and of course, the nervous energy associated with going into the examination halls all over again. Read more

John Hayden, HEC Paris

Thursday 8th May until Sunday 11th May brought about possibly the biggest event of the HEC MBA annual calendar, the MBA Tournament (MBAT) also known as the MBA Olympics. Read more

Alexandra Fitzgerald, Rotman School of Management

With the first year of her programme under her belt, MBA blogger Alexandra Fitzgerald is looking ahead at what the second year will have to offer Read more

Linda Groarke, Open University Business School

For blogger Linda Groarke, the module she has been dreading is finally upon her – finance Read more

Niladri Gupta, Lancaster University Management School

With his MBA at Lancaster University Management School drawing to a close, MBA blogger Niladri Gupta is considering his future. Should he heed the siren call and return to India? Read more

Ramesh Chander, Sai¨d Business School, Oxford

You may wonder why I have titled this blog this way. Could it be because I am writing this blog on a Sunday morning while sailing across the English Channel en-route from Paris to London? Quite possible, but the real reason lies elsewhere as you will discover when you reach the end of this blog. Read more

Prakhar Gautam, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

FT blogger Prakhar Gautam has completed four weeks at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. Already he recognises that it will be a roller coaster ride Read more

Justin Ter, Ceibs

Ceibs blogger Justin Ter falls under the spell of an academic legend Read more

Jaya Sharma, Manchester Business School

The MBA Tournament at HEC Paris has been a real highlight for Manchester Business School blogger Jaya Sharma – even though the school’s soccer team was beaten. Read more

Michele Lagioia, European School of Management and Technology

How similar are scientists and corporate managers? Blogger Michele Lagioia finds that they are more alike than one might first suppose. Read more

What sort of executive courses are appropriate? And how do you measure value and return on investment? These and other questions are now being answered by the Financial Times’ panel of experts:

On the panel are:

Michael Malefakis, associate dean of executive education at Columbia Business School
Ruby Chen, deputy director of executive education at Ceibs
Winfried Ruigrok, dean of the Executive School at the University of St.Gallen
Brendan Noonan, senior vice-president of group learning and development at Emirates
Della Bradshaw, editor of Financial Times Business Education

 

Kshitij Gopal, National University of Singapore

For many MBA students now is the time to sign up for an internship. But blogger Kshitij Gopal says that the job search in Singapore is much harder than he had anticipated and while he has been lucky, many of his friends are still searching Read more

John Hayden, HEC Paris

Midway through his MBA programme at HEC Paris John Hayden and his cohort paid a visit to the French officer military camp Ecole Speciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr. The two days at the camp were physically and mentally draining but one of the highlight’s of John’s MBA experience Read more

Niladri Gupta, Lancaster University Management School

The last weekend was taken up for me and three of my colleagues from Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) by the Warwick Healthcare case competition in which 12 teams from some of the top European MBA programmes competed. Read more

Amar Naik, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow

For blogger Amar, at the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, the workload is increasing Read more