Despite feeling overworked and consumed by his MBA programme, one blogger confesses he has been having the time of his life ,  Read more

The life of a chief executive – even if just for a day – was an eye-opening experience for one MBA blogger Read more

I have not written in a long, long time, so let me get my apologies out of the way.  The last week of June was taken up by my participation in IMD’s “Orchestrating Winning Performance” programme and then it was an intense three-week break followed by an even more intense re-introduction to IMD life in South Africa and then the readjustment to Lausanne. Read more

Many MBA students find the finance module one of the most difficult, but revision classes lead by one student ahead of the finance exam proved extremely beneficial. Read more

Innovation lies at the heart of success, but for students to appreciate this they first have to lose their inhibitions and dare to think “outside the box” Read more

When you are doing an MBA it is easy to become focused on the task in hand and to forget to look beyond the programme to the world outside Read more

Studying on an MBA programme is not only learning about management techniques, it is also about implementing change.  Read more

As our programme director told us on, the first week in March was supposed to be one of the best weeks of the IMD MBA. It was the week of the [in]famous integrative exercise – the monster that everyone who has passed through these hallowed halls will remember vividly. Read more

A few weeks before I left London, the Occupy movement arrived in the City. I remember walking past the “Tent City” by St Paul’s Cathedral and wondering what the fuss was all about. To be honest, I was pretty dismissive of it. Read more

Nearly a month into the MBA, I can’t help but think back to the MBA Roundtable we had this week and reflect on the wider issues the world is facing. Read more

An element of many MBA programmes is self analysis. Team members offer feedback on each other’s behaviour which can be quite revealing  Read more