Networking

Abhinav Charan, Cambridge Judge MBA

Chronicling MBA time is no easy task especially because the volume and velocity of events tends to cause entropy. One would imagine that the Easter term at Cambridge would be an ideal setting for punting and Pimm’s. The assumption is fair and square but there is so much more to experience. Read more

Owen Woolcock, London Business School

Business school is more than learning about strategy and financial accounting. MBA blogger Owen Woolcock has discovered that it is also about reflection and a growing self awareness Read more

Niladri Gupta, Lancaster University Management School

Niladri Gupta was part of a small team from Lancaster University Management School which took part in a UK-China entrepreneurship competition. Over a period of a few months the team learnt a great deal, especially how to tackle cultural issues between the markets of the UK and China Read more

Gareth Rees, University of Bath EMBA

The professional life of a sportsman is a short one. Cricketer Gareth Rees is studying for an EMBA at the University of Bath School of Management. He wants to be prepared for his next career. Read more

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Kyle Wu is now on his internship. In his latest blog he explains what really is competitive intelligence. Read more

Michele Lagioia, European School of Management and Technology

As he prepares for his summer break Michele Lagioia reflects on the last few months of his time at ESMT and all that he has learnt about values, interpersonal values and socially responsible values. Read more

Domitilla Ferrari, EMBA SDA Bocconi

When I was young, every summer my first thought at the end of the last lesson at school was what colour my next bikini would be. Read more

Christine Cheng, Essec MBA in Luxury Brand Management

While our classes and exams are over, we still have to complete our summer field projects before we can graduate. The field project is like an internship and a thesis. It allows us to gain relevant work experience while requiring us to apply our MBA knowledge to study a topic in depth. Read more

Ramesh Chander, Sai¨d Business School, Oxford

The end of term is near and that nostalgic feeling engulfs us all. All of us have just finished attending the last class of the MBA and for many of us the last classroom situation for quite some time to come. Read more

Alexandra Fitzgerald, Rotman School of Management

In spite of the fact that I am busy with my summer internship and going back to school for my second year is the furthest thing from my mind, I received an email this week and it’s time for me to make my course selections. Read more

Kshitij Gopal, National University of Singapore

A team from the National University of Singapore Business School took part in the recent case competition at Yale. But although the team came third blogger Kishitji Gopal has reservations. The team’s presentation skills were not what they should be he says and Asian schools need to improve in this area  Read more

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. Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more

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. Read more

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  Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

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 Read more

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. Read more

John Hayden, HEC Paris

Midway through his MBA programme at HEC Paris John Hayden and his cohort paid a visit to the French officer military camp Ecole Speciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr. The two days at the camp were physically and mentally draining but one of the highlight’s of John’s MBA experience Read more

Niladri Gupta, Lancaster University Management School

The last weekend was taken up for me and three of my colleagues from Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) by the Warwick Healthcare case competition in which 12 teams from some of the top European MBA programmes competed. Read more