Leadership

Wing Lee, Ceibs

Two weeks of orientation has come to an end and there is finally time for some long overdue reflections. Read more

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

My MBA programme has taken me on a whirlwind tour over the last month and I have been exposed to the most inspiring, professional and intellectual individuals, both students and corporate executives. Read more

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

Although there are only a small percentage of female MBA students in their class, the women students are unconcerned. seeing it more as a contest of minds, rather than gender  Read more

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

At some point in December 2008, I decided to study for an MBA. This was the beginning of my journey to Berlin and to the European School of Management and Technology. Read more

Aman Modi, IMD Class of 2012

An element of many MBA programmes is self analysis. Team members offer feedback on each other’s behaviour which can be quite revealing  Read more

Mehul Ruparelia, Indian School of Business

As the end of the programme approaches, students are throwing themselves into the recruitment season and focusing on job interviews Read more

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

An integral part of any MBA programme is team work which can present challenges when a group of disparate personalities have to learn to work together Read more

Aurelie Metcheka

Leadership is not just taught in the classroom, there is much to be learnt from workshops and physical activities Read more

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. Read more

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

An MBA is a transformative experience and for some students can lead to an “ah ha” moment – a time when there is an understanding of self Read more

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

As his MBA programme draws to a close Ryan reflects on the last two years’ of study and is convinced it is the best decision he ever made  Read more

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

With the programme drawing to a close thoughts are naturally turning to life after business school and the job search Read more

Anthemos Georgiades, Harvard Business School

The second year at Harvard Business School brings with it the opportunity to select electives. The workload remains intense however Read more

Karenina Loayza, MBA Cass Business School

The importance of teamwork and leadership were under the spotlight when a team of MBA students spent time away from the school, learning to work together successfully in groups Read more

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 Read more

Jorge Millan, Chinese University of Hong Kong

What makes a good leader and can leadership be taught?  Read more

Pranay Harsh, Wharton School

Climbing to the summit of Mt Cotopaxi was one of the most challenging events MBA blogger Pranay has ever done in his life, but he believes the lessons learned will stay with him forever Read more

Barry Chien, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

For certain individuals, it makes more sense to begin a career as an entrepreneur first rather than a venture capitalist and that’s exactly what Kevin O’Connor did. Read more

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

In my Operations Management class the other day we were talking about the concept of process flow, which my professor likened to the feeling that runners get when everything is functioning on all four cylinders and they feel as if they could go on forever. Read more

Chloe Weisberg, Stern School of Business, NYU

During my first semester last year, I quickly found out that an MBA is more than just classes, homework, recruiting (and socialising!); it is also about taking on leadership roles in student-led clubs and actively contributing to the MBA community.

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Aswini Anburajan, Judge Business School

I always realise that what I value most from an experience is not what I had thought I’d value. Or to paraphrase advertising guru, Rory Sutherland, “All value is perceived value”.

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Federico Zaldua, Columbia Business School

It is 2 am. Read more

Maxime Droubi, IMD

This is the name of my team which we have chosen for our four-day leadership training. Read more