“Despite a conviction for fraud, which billionaire said he was planning to stand in the European elections?” and “Which internet company turned down Daniek Ek, the founder of Spotify, for a job?” were just two of the questions in the FT’s Business School Challenge, which launched this week. Seven European business schools participated and and the winner was…… Read more
With her MBA drawing to a close Helen Casey looks back on her business school experience and realises she has made some friends for life Read more
One EMBA blogger believes that there is more to his programme than a return on investment Read more
A week-long trip to Russia included visits to a variety of companies – from luxury brands to software – but there was still time for sightseeing and catching up with alumni Read more
The past few weeks have been quite busy on the Thunderbird campus. One of the more significant events was the inaugural Global Business Dialogue, which brought more than 1,000 alumni and distinguished business and social sector leaders from over 50 countries to discuss current global leadership challenges. Read more
The power of networks can be far more pervasive than you realise and surfaces in the most unexpected of places Read more
With half her MBA programme under her belt Katie is eager to see what the second year will hold Read more
It might be the summer break, but for those on a two-year MBA programme there is still the summer internship to contend with Read more
With the first term finished students are beginning to take the programme more in their stride and are beginning to focus on the recruitment process Read more
I was asked to speak on a panel and give advice to the new promotion about my experience with job hunting.
This week marks the grand finale to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Insead.
Less than five weeks to go! That is what everyone keeps saying. Read more
Tonight we had one of our Vlerick alumni networking events sponsored by our career services. The programme was mandatory for me (as well as my other classmates) because we had signed up for the mentorship & career guidance seminar programme offered by the school. Read more
SDA Bocconi has a challenging and busy academic programme which encourages students to develop their academic skills and knowledge, interpersonal skills (through numerous group work), time management skills and of course, networking skills. Networking skills are developed through the Career Development Service at the school, as well as through activities and student clubs. Read more
The one thing that has pleasantly surprised me about pursuing my MBA at Vlerick is the non-competitive atmosphere of our programme. I believe that part of the reason for this, is that it is ingrained in the culture of the school and is a large part of the structure of our programme. Working as a group has literally been a part of the programme since our first introductory class with the Dean, where we were assigned to small groups to analyse our first case. Read more