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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
The new year brings with it the promise of exciting opportunities as well as the search for a summer internship
The end of the MBA programme is marked by a ball as graduating students prepare for their new professional lives
It has been a very busy period for one blogger who despite studying on a full-time programme has continued to work part time, adding an additional layer of complexity to an already busy life
Marketing, strategy and other lessons from business school teach students the importance of looking at mature markets in a different way. A different mindset finds opportunities where others see no room for growth
Entrepreneurship and becoming an entrepreneur are two of the reasons that many MBA students go to business school. Alumni who have started their own business frequently return to school to give tips and recount their experiences to current students
What are the advantages of studying in Europe v studying in the US? One blogger was has had experience of both gives a few tips to would-be students
As well as the Cranfield regatta next July there is plenty for the MBA students to look forward to. They now have to make a choice between a field trip to countries such as Ethiopia and Nepal to work with local businessess, or a study trip to visit businesses in China, South Africa, Japan or Brazil.
As well as academic commitments students are busy with extra curricular activities, including working with non-profits
In September, nine months into my one-year MBA programme, I gave an interview to a video journalist who was working with my school.
I believe engaging in a consulting project offers enormous practical experience and exposure which is at least comparable to having an internship.
One EMBA blogger believes that there is more to his programme than a return on investment
Studying for an MBA provides students with a wealth of opportunities such as sitting in on advisory board meetings
Beginning an MBA programme is an intense experience, but the schools go out of their way to make new students feel at home
The end of the MBA programme is a time for reflection, but for many the beginning of new careers
A mentor can make a difference to one’s life in unexpected ways