During a talk by various leaders of Standard Bank in Johannesburg there is a light bulb moment – after two terms at Said Business School the finance speak is starting to make sense Read more
Africa has a long way to go, and faces various challenges but there are so many opportunities for disruption Read more
Sam Peter writes about his journey on finding a job in private equity Read more
Sam Peter prepares to make the most of an annual event at his school Read more
Michael Wieder, one of our UK-based bloggers, is making the most of all the extracurricular activities available to MBA students Read more
At last the great occasion is over and London has confidently told the world in the words of Sebastian Coe that when its time came it did it right. This is the motivation I took from the spirit of the Olympic Games 2012 – making our lives count. Read more
“… I have come here, to Ghana, for a simple reason: the 21st century will be shaped by what happens not just in Rome or Moscow or Washington, but by what happens in Accra as well…” President Barack Obama, July 2009.
We sat in the moist heat for almost two hours waiting to board the ferry to take us to the south coast of Mombasa. Apparently, we were lucky. Our driver informed us that he had had to wait for four hours the previous day.
Greetings readers and to my fellow MBA bloggers!
It has been a little over a month since I touched down in Nairobi, but in terms of knowledge and experience accumulated, it feels like eons. I’ve had the privilege of working with Acumen Fund, a global social venture fund dedicated to providing critical goods and services to the Base of the Pyramid (BoP), people earning under $4 per day. My focus this summer is on healthcare systems in East Africa, specifically mapping out the ecosystem for healthcare products and services and assisting with due diligence on pipeline investments with the potential to improve the health and well-being of low-income patients. Read more