MBA

Amar Naik, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow

Students on the International Programme in Management for Executives (IPMX) at the Indian Institute Management of Lucknow (IIML) had the opportunity to meet and gain an insight into technology consulting from the Head – Technology Engineering and Consulting, Mastek Ltd – Mr Chandrakant. 

Prakhar Gautam, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

What does an MBA have in store after all? Is it the high paying job? A fancy designation? A dream organisation to work in? Perhaps it would not be a stretch to take all these as a realistic take-away from a distinguished management course. But am I limiting my options? 

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

In his final term at Thunderbird, MBA blogger Kyle Wu found that suddenly and very unexpectedly, nothing was going to plan 

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

What is the Sloan Innovation Period? MBA blogger Andrew Radin spoke to Tracy Purinton, who administers SIP, to get the inside track on this learning experience 

Lynne Hoey, IE Business School Global MBA +

Recently, I decided I needed a break from my MBA and attended a yoga retreat to decompress and relax. To my pleasant surprise, the weekend offered a beginner’s introduction to meditation, a practice that I had been very interested in starting. 

Are you thinking of going to business school? Would you like to write about your experiences on your MBA programme? 

Atul Agarwal, Warwick Business School

With his MBA almost over Atul is eager to return to the working world and a salary, but at the same time wants to continue to be a student and spend time with his business school friends 

Veena Viswanathan, Insead

As her MBA programme comes to an end, FT MBA blogger Veena Viswanathan reflects on her year in Fontainebleau 

Niladri Gupta, Lancaster University Management School

The last few weeks have been busy with learning all about mergers and acquisitions and international finance as a part of my elective modules at Lancaster University Management School. 

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

Madhavi Rao outlines in her blog some of the professional reasons behind her decision to study at Ross School of Business, Universisty of Michigan 

Christine Cheng, Essec MBA in Luxury Brand Management

We’ve made it through all our classes at Essec and finished our luxury tour du monde. After a year of going behind closed doors to learn from the most powerful and respected luxury maisons, here are some of my favourite memories and the key learnings they represent. 

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  

Charlotte Clarke, FT

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.  

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. 

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. 

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 

Linda Groarke, Open University Business School

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

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? 

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. 

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 

Justin Ter, Ceibs

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

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. 

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.