Diversity

Mixed crowd: Haas business school aims to do more than just pay lip service to inclusion   © Image by Getty

Since starting the evening and weekend MBA programme at Haas, I have found that the combination of work and classes has made me more engaged in both pursuits. My brain is constantly thinking about applications of our coursework to my job and at work I have seen frameworks I have learnt in classes click into place. Read more

Beijing: Tsinghua University tends to draw a multidimensional class  © Image by Getty

One of my favourite elements of life as an MBA student has been the shared experiences with my cohort. As is true of most of the schools represented in this blog space, Tsinghua in Beijing tends to draw something of a multidimensional class every year, which has been extremely worthwhile for me. Read more

Taking some time to think about the MBA experience from a personal and professional view point, here are some insights worth sharing Read more

While trying to break the world record for a song sung by most nationalities, I understood what multiculturalism really is Read more

The issue is top of the agenda of today’s business leaders and schools, so how do they address it? Read more

Location is just as important as the ranking of your target MBA programme, says Kristina Koch. Read more

Meet one of the teams shortlisted for the final of the FT MBA Challenge  Read more

Philippa Rock sums up her first year, which involved 23 flights  Read more

Monica Dee travels to Dubai to compete in the Hult Prize regional finals Read more

Brenden Sheehan provides insight into strategic developments at Thunderbird  Read more

Merih Ocbazghi, our new blogger from the US, describes the perils of a student club fair  Read more

Gareth Rees, one of our UK-based bloggers, finds discussing business in a global context leads to some interesting questions  Read more

Piyush Jain, one of our US-based bloggers, describes his first three weeks of business school  Read more

Omar Khan, our MBA blogger in Australia, reflects on his first semester at business school  Read more

“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

At the two-thirds mark, Tristan reflects on his aspirations for his MBA when he started the programme. Networking he says is far and away the best part of his programme. Read more

For those who are still unsure whether or not to study for an MBA, blogger Helen Casey suggests several reasons for taking the plunge  Read more

Teamwork and class diversity go a long way towards making an MBA programme successful Read more

What do you look for when selecting a business school? One blogger gives her opinion Read more

January is a slow time for business in Australia. We’re in the middle of a heat wave, the Australian Open tennis is on and many are enjoying an extended Christmas/New Year break.

However, with an intensive MBA programme at Melbourne Business School to complete in just 12 months, my cohort and I have already had our first week of classes and activities, forming part of three weeks of orientation, leadership and ethics training. Read more

Despite exams, study sessions and intensive recruiting, one MBA blogger is surprised by just how much fun business school can be, there has not been a dull moment. Read more

As he approaches the end of his MBA programme one blogger believes that his time at school will define his life more than any other event Read more

Meetings arranged by the career services give students the opportunity to meet representatives from different sectors and gain different industry perspectives Read more

Outward bound courses and activities give MBA students the opportunity to learn about themselves and each other outside the classroom  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