Networking

Jaya Sharma, Manchester Business School

With much of her MBA programme now behind her, Jaya Sharma is beginning to understand the importance of networks and how they can really help in a career Read more

Ramesh Chander, Sai¨d Business School, Oxford

As part of the MBA programme students have the opportunity to visit various parts of the world, depending on their interests. Ramesh Chander from Said Business School, Oxford University opted for San Francisco and immediately fell in love with the city Read more

Abhinav Charan, Cambridge Judge MBA

Abhinav Charan is coming to the end of his MBA programme at Judge Cambridge. The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of travel, competitions and listening to speakers from a variety of sectors Read more

Atul Agarwal, Warwick Business School

Now in the second half of his MBA programme Atul Agarwal, who blogs from Warwick Business School, finds his days are full with electives and group work. Nonetheless he still has time for networking on LinkedIn Read more

Niladri Gupta, Lancaster University Management School

If you take the time to talk to people you can discover a lot of information says MBA blogger Niladri Gupta Read more

Michele Lagioia, European School of Management and Technology

Blogger Michele Lagioia finds considerable similarities between balancing on a rope and balancing the demands of his MBA programme at the European School of Management and Technology Read more

John Hayden, HEC Paris

The end of his second term is in sight for FT MBA blogger John Hayden. He has already selected the electives he will study in his third term at HEC, but before that is a leadership course at the French Military Academy Saint Cyr  Read more

Johanna Singer

After months of networking and anxiety MBA blogger Johanna Singer has accepted an internship offer. She can now sit back and relax Read more

Ramesh Chander, Sai¨d Business School, Oxford

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently hosted the Sustainable Venture Capital Investment Competition which drew teams from around the world. And the winner? This year it was Said Business School University of Oxford. FT MBA blogger Ramesh Chander was on the winning team. Read more

Christine Cheng, Essec MBA in Luxury Brand Management

Each year, the MBA Luxe class takes an international field trip to explore an overseas market. This year, we visited Hong Kong and Dubai, hubs to two of the most important and growing luxury markets: Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Read more

Veena Viswanathan, INSEAD

How important is it to develop staff talent? MBA blogger Veena Viswanathan asks Rajeev Kakar, chief executive of Dunia Finance UAE for his opinion  Read more

Justin Ter, Ceibs

When you are motivated, even if the workload is heavy, it is easy to shake off fatigue says MBA blogger Justin Ter 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

Kshitij Gopal, National University of Singapore

Most MBA courses are short. For most students they’re too short to figure out what to do with life and the future. For others they’re too packed with activity to sit back and take a break and for the select few who have families or jobs waiting for them – too little interest to care about what the batch is up to. Read more

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

Last week, I walked into the MIT Sloan admissions office conference room for a prospective student lunch. In an effort to spark conversation, on the whiteboard was written, “What is your favourite Sloan memory?” I immediately wrote SVST on the board. Read more

Jaya Sharma, Manchester Business School

A live consultancy project gives MBA students to see what life could be like once they leave business school and enter the workplace. Jaya Sharma at Manchester Business School has found the entire experience exciting Read more

Michele Lagioia, European School of Management and Technology

In his first FT MBA blog Michele Lagioia, who is studying at the European School of Management and Technology, looks at the factors that propelled him to business school Read more

Christine Cheng, Essec MBA in Luxury Brand Management

What does an MBA in luxury brand management actually entail? FT blogger Christine Cheng gives an explanation Read more

Alexandra Fitzgerald, Rotman School of Management

Recruiting season – what does it mean and what secures an offer? Alexandra Fitzgerald has identified certain criteria which she believes can help students to get an interview and then subsequently an offer  Read more

Abhinav Charan, Cambridge Judge MBA

When Will.i.am retweeted Professor Allegre Hadida’s FT interview link to his 11 million followers, it reminded me of Malcolm Gladwell’s theories on ‘social epidemics’. It takes the gumption of very special individuals to make the ‘law of few’ come out alive. Read more

Sonal Yadav, Brigham Young University

Want to battle stress and nerves, thrive under pressure, work the group dynamics and remain unfazed by ambiguity? Try an MBA case competition. Read more

Jaya Sharma, Manchester Business School

Jaya Sharma, one of the MBA bloggers, accompanied the Manchester Business School team as they took part in the inaugural FT Business School Challenge. She had a great time Read more

Ramesh Chander, Sai¨d Business School, Oxford

Hilary term at Said Business School, Oxford is now well underway. But many of the MBA students, including MBA blogger Ramesh Chander, dub the term “Hellary” because of the heavy workload they all have to face  Read more