Alumni

Amar Naik, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow

Amar Naik is about to begin his international programme in management for executives at the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow. He is nervous, but prepared for the challenges ahead Read more

Marco Biava, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

If you do not think your future is worth being invested on rewarding assets, if you believe success can be reached by strokes of luck and if you rely on fortune-telling, then you might as well skip this article. Read more

John Hayden, HEC Paris

The end of term saw the first round of final examinations. Unlike my undergraduate degree when I had sleepless nights cramming, I was ready for these exams and strangely excited about the challenge. Read more

Madhavi Rao, MBA/MS at Ross School of Business and the University of Michigan

As she faces her final term at Michigan Madhavi Rao says that what she will most from her business school days is the sense of community – of support and friendship which has sustained her over her studies Read more

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

What is it like to have an all-day interview? Kyle Wu recently found out when he flew to California for a series of interviews with a software company Read more

Hammad Hussain, IMD

Hammad Hussain has finished his MBA programme at IMD. He feels that he has learnt much, however as he resumes his career his eyes are now wide open to new opportunities Read more

Throughout the year MBA students from schools around the world have been blogging about their business school experiences. From travelling to far-flung places, to studying into the small hours, to preparing for nerve-racking job interviews, the students have described the ups and downs of their lives on an MBA programme. Read more

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

After nine months of planning and recruiting, this past weekend my colleagues at MIT Chief and I finally hosted the 3rd Annual MIT-China Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (MIT-Chief)Read more

Christine Cheng, Essec MBA in Luxury Brand Management

Luxury brand management is more an art than a science argues blogger Christine Cheng. It is just as valuable to understand what happens in a fashion workshop as it is to be able to read a balance sheet Read more

Diana Mak, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University

As she graduates from Guanghua School of Management, Diana Mak reflects on the final year of her programme. Her MBA has given her the courage and inspiration to accomplish her goals.  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

Noel Hanssens, University of Hong Kong

As well as the tangible benefits of studying for an MBA programme, there are the intangible ones which are equally important Read more

Hammad Hussain, IMD

One blogger found a talk on social entrepreneurship given by an IMD alumnus inspiring. He is now thinking beyond the next job offer, to consider how ideas can change lives Read more

Linda Groarke, Open University Business School

Networking is perhaps the most important aspect of an MBA programme. Linda Groarke gives her tips for successful networking  Read more

Derek Laan, Sungkyunkwan - Kelley School of Business

A visit from a group of MBA students from the Kellogg school provided a great opportunity for students at Sungkyunkwan to lay on a fun nrtworking event Read more

Lee Mrnjavac, Iese Business School

While at business school the chance to meet industry leaders, individuals whom during the normal course of events you would never come across, is one of the real benefits of an MBA programme one blogger believes Read more

Lubica Valentova, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

For any MBA an essential part of going to business school is the support received from career services. Being shown the correct way to write a CV or how best to present yourself at an interview can make the difference between getting a job offer or not Read more

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

Becoming a Global AMBAssador and championing its cause- to create a global MBA alumni network- has delighted one blogger. She believes it is vital to leverage the skills, knowledge and contacts that all MBA students possess Read more

Hammad Hussain, IMD

Being an MBA student means having a busy life. However students quickly realise that they cannot do everything and if they are going to stay the course they need to prioritise  Read more

Stephen Garden, London Business School

The MBA programme is not only about study, there is also plenty of opportunity at business school to join clubs in your area of interest – a great way to network Read more

Noel Hanssens, University of Hong Kong

Rankings can be a brilliant resource for students who are considering going to business school and wish to search the wide range of MBA programmes on offer. Read more

Noel Hanssens, University of Hong Kong

For many on an MBA programme the international diversity of the cohort is one of the key elements. A two-year programme allows for friendships to develop and in many cases is a network that lasts a lifetime Read more

Thomas Pedrick, University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business

Having done his due diligence and compared various business schools in Europe, the US and Asia one blogger is excited to begin his MBA programme in South Africa Read more