Entrepreneurship

Julia McInnis, Chicago Booth

The chief executive of Union Square Hospitality group tells Chicago Booth students that he saw an opportunity to form a venture fund to invest in new restaurant concepts and hired financier Mark Leavitt to help oversee it Read more

Luca Sabia, Durham Business School

A meeting with a former chief executive of Scottish and Southern Energy about a business idea offers confidence for the future, but the MBA is still the priority Read more

Tim Hesler, Tsinghua-MIT Global MBA

Legal training and experience can be an advantage, but sometimes it can present itself as something of a double-edged sword Read more

Jess Webb, University of Edinburgh Business School

In a cabaret-style event we celebrated the mistakes, the mishaps and the learning curves of the entrepreneurial journey.  Read more

Julia McInnis, Chicago Booth

Selling anything is hard, but selling yourself can be the most difficult thing of all Read more

Michael Wieder, Imperial Business School

Michael Wieder reflects on his final project and his time at MIT Sloan Read more

Monica Dee, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Life in a start-up provides autonomous ways of working, discovers Monica Dee Read more

Michael Wieder, Imperial Business School

Michael Wieder describes the talks and events he has been privy to in March Read more

Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

Marta Szczerba partners with five classmates to decide how best to invest $3,500  Read more

Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

Having enjoyed the events from her first semester, Marta Szczerba helps to organise a student trip around New York’s start-up scene Read more

Emily Ambrose, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Emily Ambrose, one of our US-based bloggers, describes the effect of sharing ideas on a campus so close to Silicon Valley Read more

Victoria Michelotti, NYU Stern

The first term at business school is a great stress test for time management. Victoria Michelotti was exhausted until she received some timely words of advice Read more

Michael Wieder, Imperial Business School

Michael Wieder describes his first week at business school, meeting lecturers and joining societies Read more

Michele Lagioia, European School of Management and Technology

Michele Lagioia, one of our Germany-based bloggers, describes the impact of his long-awaited international field seminar  Read more

Jaya Sharma, Manchester Business School

Jaya Sharma, one of our UK-based bloggers, shares tips from a technology conference at her school  Read more

Owen Woolcock, London Business School

Owen Woolcock, one of our UK-based bloggers, describes office life at one of the most recognisable companies in the world  Read more

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

In his final post, Andrew Radin, one of our US-based bloggers, describes his plans after graduation  Read more

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

Andrew Radin, one of our MBA bloggers in the US, reflects on his second year at business school and the book that helped him  Read more

Niladri Gupta, Lancaster University Management School

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

Prakhar Gautam, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

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

Niladri Gupta, Lancaster University Management School

The word ‘innovation’ has always been the siren’s song for me. I am attracted to it beyond any reason or logic. It makes me different and unemployable for the regular day-to-day entry level jobs. Read more

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