The first week of the Imperial MBA was eventful – the main difference from induction week being the beginning of the core course lectures. Let’s just say I was not prepared for the amount of recommended pre-reading for each lecture and my plan for taking detailed notes of everything had to be jettisoned pretty quickly.
Michele Lagioia, one of our Germany-based bloggers, describes the impact of his long-awaited international field seminar
Jaya Sharma, one of our UK-based bloggers, shares tips from a technology conference at her school
Owen Woolcock, one of our UK-based bloggers, describes office life at one of the most recognisable companies in the world
In his final post, Andrew Radin, one of our US-based bloggers, describes his plans after graduation
Andrew Radin, one of our MBA bloggers in the US, reflects on his second year at business school and the book that helped him
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
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?
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.
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
Design is about creating beautiful products that people are eager to buy, writes one blogger, and MIT creates innovative companies that do just that
MBA blogger Andrew Radin believes that having a great team stems from developing real relationships.
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
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).
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
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
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
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
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
Katie Sherning found a lecture by Jessica Jackley, the co-founder of both Kiva and ProFounder, to be truly inspirational
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
Following her internship with a venture capital firm Jennifer Soffen realised that there is no such thing as wasted time and research