Innovation

Jaya Sharma, Manchester Business School

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

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  

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

What is the Sloan Innovation Period? MBA blogger Andrew Radin spoke to Tracy Purinton, who administers SIP, to get the inside track on this learning experience 

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. 

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

Last week, I walked into the MIT Sloan admissions office conference room for a prospective student lunch. In an effort to spark conversation, on the whiteboard was written, “What is your favourite Sloan memory?” I immediately wrote SVST on the board. 

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. 

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 

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  

Hammad Hussain, IMD

Creativity is in the air at IMD and blogger Hammad urges individuals to look at things differently. The next innovation might just be around the corner he says 

Benjamin Bechtolsheim

Marketing, strategy and other lessons from business school teach students the importance of looking at mature markets in a different way. A different mindset finds opportunities where others see no room for growth 

Diana Mak, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University

Innovation is a large part of life in Beijing. A three-day seminar gave students the opportunity to experience it to the full 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

An international field trip gives MBA students first-hand experience of how businesses are being managed 

Aman Modi, IMD Class of 2012

Innovation lies at the heart of success, but for students to appreciate this they first have to lose their inhibitions and dare to think “outside the box” 

Julia Steinberg

Innovation is not synonomous with technology – any company can innovate 

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 

Vladimir Vano, WU and Carlson

“When You Love Her, Nothing Else Matters”, is a Slogan that Outsells Major Global Coke Brands. 

Maxime Droubi, IMD

Everything around us is designed by man. It is thus possible take any object, a bag for example and enhance it through innovation.

 

Nathaniel Lang, Kellogg School of Management

Throughout my year at the Kellogg School of Management I have been exposed to diversity. 

Nathaniel Lang, Kellogg School of Management

I have mental metrics that seem to be good indicators as to how much value I get out of my classes.