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Jaya Sharma, Manchester Business School

A visit to Google’s offices in Dublin was an eye-opener for Jaya Sharma. While an MBA teaches you to be organised and structured when approaching work she says, Google looks for flexibility.  

Aushima Thakur, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

A mentor can make a difference to one’s life in unexpected ways 

Vladimir Vano, WU and Carlson

Corporate visits can prove to be just as valuable learning experiences as classroom lectures 

Anthemos Georgiades, Harvard Business School

I spent the last week or so in Silicon Valley on an HBS ‘Immersion Experience Program’. While some of my friends were off meeting the Rwandan president or travelling around Latin America on different programmes or treks, 50 of us opted to go to Silicon Valley to learn more about consumer internet and clean-tech start-ups alongside some of our faculty.