Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

The end of the MBA programme is marked by a ball as graduating students prepare for their new professional lives  

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

The last two months have indeed been very enlightening for me, working in a team on a consulting project and concurrently conducting my individual master’s thesis. 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

In September, nine months into my one-year MBA programme, I gave an interview to a video journalist who was working with my school. 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

I believe engaging in a consulting project offers enormous practical experience and exposure which is at least comparable to having an internship. 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

Travel broadens the mind and allows MBA students to experience different cultures and understand a little of what it takes to do business in another country 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

An international field trip gives MBA students first-hand experience of how businesses are being managed 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

Studying overseas gives MBA students the opportunity to learn another language. Many of the students at ESMT have chosen to do so this year 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

At last the great occasion is over and London has confidently told the world in the words of Sebastian Coe that when its time came it did it right. This is the motivation I took from the spirit of the Olympic Games 2012 – making our lives count. 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

My colleagues and I returned from our summer break at the beginning of August to continue the last five months of our MBA programme in Berlin with renewed energy. 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

“… I have come here, to Ghana, for a simple reason: the 21st century will be shaped by what happens not just in Rome or Moscow or Washington, but by what happens in Accra as well…” President Barack Obama, July 2009.

 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

A business simulation provides valuable lessons and reminds students what to expect when they return to the working world. 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

There is a maxim that “the business of business is business”. This however, is changing to be “the business of business is our people, planet and profit”. This is an inspiration for the Social Impact Club at my school, ESMT. 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

Despite the heavy academic workload, there is still plenty of time for fun and relaxation 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

The year 2012 marks 20 years since CB Bhattacharya began his professorial career. As the dean of international relations at the European School of Management and Technology and E.ON chair professor in corporate responsibility, CB is sure that businesses can do both good and do well at the same time. 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

A three-day event of practical business management simulation experience generated a period of excitement, creativity and competitiveness.

 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

A Model United Nations simulation gives students the opportunity to flex their MBA muscles and understand the importance of keeping an open mind in negotiations 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

The spring break allows students a time for reflection and the opportunity to catch up with family and friends 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

After a busy first term the Easter vacation provides a welcome respite with some students taking the opportunity to return home and others to travel around Europe and further afield  

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

MBA students had the opportunity to listen to a speech by the German chancellor Angela Merkel on the future of Europe  

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

Life at ESMT is not just studying, there is also time to enjoy all that Berlin has to offer  

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

MBA students at ESMT give an insiders’ view of living in Berlin 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

Meetings arranged by the career services give students the opportunity to meet representatives from different sectors and gain different industry perspectives 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

Outward bound courses and activities give MBA students the opportunity to learn about themselves and each other outside the classroom