Entrepreneurship

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

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