Entrepreneurship

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 

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 

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  

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 

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 

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 

Wing Lee, Ceibs

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

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 

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 

Stephen Garden, London Business School

Panic over, a prolonged heat wave has quickly averted the threat of rain here in Berkeley. It has in fact been so hot that the MBA programme office has been providing free bottled water and sending out email warnings! 

Wesley Cole, Cass Business School

One EMBA blogger believes that there is more to his programme than a return on investment 

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

Without realising it, second year MBA students discover that they have built up a network of contacts across countries and sectors and when necessary can tap into this network to the benefit of the students on campus 

Stephen Garden, London Business School

A semester spent at another business school gives students fresh insights and different perspectives  

Suhel Banerjee, Kellogg School of Management

The Kellogg India Business Conference draws some of India’s most illustrious corporate leaders who share their experiences about creating and leading a successful venture in the country 

Kamal Nagi, Stanford Graduate School of Business

A wide variety of industries and occupations are represented on the Stanford GSB MBA programme, with many of the class wanting to become entrepreneurs 

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

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. 

Katie Cannon, London Business School

The power of networks can be far more pervasive than you realise and surfaces in the most unexpected of places 

Andrea Nowack, George Washington University

An interview with an entrepreneur provides some interesting tips and insights for some MBA students 

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

The summer spent on a technology transfer project was time well spent, allowing a group of MBA students the opportunity to study the technologies and then come up with fresh insights into marketing potential and the steps needed to commercialise the research 

Kelvin Chiu

With his MBA programme about to begin Kelvin Chiu begins to make his home in Hong Kong, although he finds the summer heat very overpowering 

Barry Chien, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

The importance of networking and the value it can add to your career prospects has been brought home to Barry Chien 

Barry Chien, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

One of the advantages of attending Cheung Kong is the school’s flexibilty in letting students take the initiative in hosting events that are directly relevant to their own interests, which in my case is entrepreneurship. 

Pranay Harsh, Wharton School

Rather than spend his summer doing an internship, MBA student Pranay Harsh is going to dip his toe into entrepreneurial waters