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
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
Yesterday I took great joy in hitting the ‘submit’ button on the online submission form marking the completion of my first Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA) for the finance module I started in May. What a great feeling! Read more
While going through the MBA admissions process, I was keen to find out about others’ perspectives on everyday life as an MBA student at the schools I was considering. This blog is written with thanks to those who shared their reflections before me and with best wishes to anyone considering business school in the future. Read more
Kyle Wu is now on his internship. In his latest blog he explains what really is competitive intelligence. Read more
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
My business school week. Meet: chief executive and managing director Bharti AXA General Insurance; cheif executive Aditya Birla Group Retail. Read more
It is a great privilege to write in this forum through the second year of my MBA programme at London Business School. I hope I offer something for those contemplating, studying in, or reflecting on their own MBA experience. Read more
Between life and work I sometimes wonder where I’ll find the time to keep up with the suggested 12-hours a week I should be dedicating to my MBA. Read more
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
FT MBA blogger Veena Viswanathan spent some time talking to Prof Massa, Insead’s professor of banking. Among the many topics discussed was whether Prof Massa believes that the school’s new Master in Finance programme will cannibalise the MBA programme. Read more
Welcome to the Financial Times MBA Jobs Clinic for July 2014. Are you an MBA student or graduate looking for careers advice or a job. Perhaps, you wish to change careers? Or are you a recruiter wanting to learn more about the MBA job market?
Our panel of experts answered readers’ questions on Thursday, 10th of July 2014. The panel included:
Kate Newton- recruitment director for Accenture in the UK and Ireland
Stephen Pidgeon – associate director in the career development office at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth in the US
Becky Eisen – associate product manager at McCormick, the food company in the US
Greg Papp who is partner and managing director of The Boston Consulting Group in the US
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
Niladri Gupta joined Lancaster University Management School’s MBA programme almost seven months ago. It has, he says, been a journey, a voyage of reflection and learning and self discovery. Read more
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
New blogger Domitilla Ferrari has learnt a lot since joining SDA Bocconi’s evening EMBA programme. Here she lists her top 10 takeaways so far Read more
Are you an MBA student or graduate looking for a job or internship? Do you have questions about the job search process?
Mr Kovitz, senior associate director of the MBA Career Center at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California’s Irvine in the US, answered questions on July 26, 2014.
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
Are you struggling to study in the library? Do you want to meet economists, investment bankers, strategists and corporate financiers from the City’s largest buy and sell-side institutions? FT Alphaville, the daily news and commentary service for financial market professionals, is hosting a debut financial festival on Wednesday 2nd July 2014 and we have discount tickets for MBA students.
The festival will take place in the City of London, in a big white tent at the Honourable Artillery Company. It will feature talks from Peking University professor Michael Pettis and activist Carson Block; problems solved live by FT agony aunt Lucy Kellaway; and a pub quiz run by FT Management Editor Andrew Hill. There will also be a panel discussion titled Is this Nuts? with Bank of England executive director Andrew Haldane and the chance to network inside inflatable igloos. Read more
Are you interested in a career in finance? Confidence has grown in the financial markets but is it the best route to take? Or would an MBA be a better choice? These and other questions are now being answered by the Financial Times’ panel of experts.
On the panel are:
Kate Lander, head of education for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region at the CFA Institute
Andrew Clare, professor of asset management at City University Cass Business School
Heidi Pickett, director of the Master of Finance programme at MIT Sloan School of Management
Mark Shackleton, professor of finance at Lancaster University Management School
Emma Boyde, FT Business Education Reporter and FT Lexicon Editor
Moderated by Charlotte Clarke
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
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
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? Read more