Entrepreneurship

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

Niladri Gupta, Lancaster University Management School

Lancaster is a long way away from Georgetown, a small town in the bluegrass state of Kentucky in the US, a place called home for the last 12 years. Read more

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

Design is about creating beautiful products that people are eager to buy, writes one blogger, and MIT creates innovative companies that do just that Read more

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

MBA blogger Andrew Radin believes that having a great team stems from developing real relationships.  Read more

Jennifer Soffen

A class that examined using your network to encourage investors to come on board stimulated considerable debate and gave Jennifer Soffen food for thought. Is it wise to “save” your network for the perfect opportunity or should you recognise that there will never be a perfect opportunity and as long as you have faith in your idea you should trust your investors to come to their own conclusions Read more

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

After nine months of planning and recruiting, this past weekend my colleagues at MIT Chief and I finally hosted the 3rd Annual MIT-China Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (MIT-Chief)Read more

Anne-Marie Conn Favillier, IAE Aix

Anne-Marie Conn Favillier asks if an entrepreneur needs an MBA. While she concludes that the answer is an obvious no, nevertheless a good MBA she says can generate excellent entrepreneurs  Read more

Lynne Hoey, IE Business School Global MBA +

Changing jobs during the course of the MBA is a daunting task, especially when it involves considerable travel. Lynne Hoey advises on the steps to consider before making the leap Read more

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

There is much more to an MBA than simply the cash return says Andrew Radin. Experiences that rarely come your way, such as listening to a talk by the former US chief economist, are common when you go to business school Read more

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

A busy day for new blogger Andrew Radin began with rowing on the Charles River and ended with an evening class on the application of advanced entrepreneurial techniques Read more

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

Instead of opting for an intership over the summer break, new blogger Andrew Radin opted to spend the months at MIT’s Global Founders’ Skills Accelerator to hone his entrepreneurial mindset Read more

Katie Sherning, Cranfield School of Management

Katie Sherning found a lecture by Jessica Jackley, the co-founder of both Kiva and ProFounder, to be truly inspirational Read more

Andre de Haes, Stanford Graduate School of Business

The summer internship is an opportunity to experiment, experience different sectors and try out potential careers. Stanford GSB blogger Andre has decided to see whether or not he would like to become an entrepreneur and is working with 1stDibs, an online marketplace Read more

Jennifer Soffen

Following her internship with a venture capital firm Jennifer Soffen realised that there is no such thing as wasted time and research Read more

Helen Casey, Imperial Business School EMBA

Working on an innovation project has ups and down but there are many lessons to be learnt on the way Read more

Lubica Valentova, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

Lessons in entrepreneurship have proved fascinating for one MBA blogger as the class has been given tips in how to draw up a business plan Read more

Helen Casey, Imperial Business School EMBA

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

Karen Allardice, Melbourne Business School

Many MBA students aspire to become entrepreneurs. Three successful food entrepreneurs gave their tips at a recent club at Melbourne Business School Read more

Thomas Pedrick, University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business

A year-long MBA programme is an intense experience and finding the balance between workload and networking can be tricky Read more

Ashish Rastogi, IIM Calcutta

A course on creating and managing new ventures proved to be very interesting for one blogger. Being an entrepreneur he discovered is no easy task Read more

Wing Lee, Ceibs

The new year brings with it the promise of exciting opportunities as well as the search for a summer internship Read more

Lubica Valentova, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

Entrepreneurship and becoming an entrepreneur are two of the reasons that many MBA students go to business school. Alumni who have started their own business frequently return to school to give tips and recount their experiences to current students Read more

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

A trip to California and Silicon Valley is the perfect opportunity for students to network with venture capitalists and entrepreneurs and get an understanding of what life could be like post-MBA Read more