Networking

Victoria Michelotti, NYU Stern

The first term at business school is a great stress test for time management. Victoria Michelotti was exhausted until she received some timely words of advice Read more

Domitilla Ferrari, EMBA SDA Bocconi

Domitilla Ferrari, our Italy-based blogger, describes the value of class representatives on her executive MBA programme  Read more

Michael Wieder, Imperial Business School

Over the last few weeks, UK-based blogger Michael Wieder has learnt the importance of pitching to people, companies and projects Read more

Merih Ocbazghi, Kellogg School of Management

Merih Ocbazghi, our new blogger from the US, describes the perils of a student club fair  Read more

Jaya Sharma, Manchester Business School

Personal stories from three consultants inspire UK blogger Jaya Sharma and her peers at an MBA event in London Read more

Emily Ambrose, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Emily Ambrose, former management consultant, describes the lessons she has learnt starting business school  Read more

Owen Woolcock, London Business School

Having now completed one year at business school, Owen Woolcock reflects on the value of an MBA Read more

Piyush Jain, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Piyush Jain, one of our US-based bloggers, describes his first three weeks of business school  Read more

Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

Harvard MBA Marta Szczerba believes that student clubs are the best way to make lasting friendships Read more

Michael Wieder, Imperial Business School

Michael Wieder, one of our UK-based bloggers, reflects on what he would like to achieve at business school  Read more

Owen Woolcock, London Business School

Owen Woolcock, one of our UK-based bloggers, describes office life at one of the most recognisable companies in the world  Read more

Monica Dee, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Faced with a variety of tasks, our Asia-based blogger Monica Dee, is learning the importance of time management Read more

Abhinav Charan, Cambridge Judge MBA

Abhinav Charan, one of our UK-based bloggers, reflects on his year at business school and his MBA objectives Read more

Gareth Rees, University of Bath EMBA

Gareth Rees, our MBA blogger at the University of Bath, reflects on the differences between studying for an MBA and an executive MBA Read more

Prakhar Gautam, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

FT blogger Prakhar Gautam has completed four weeks at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. Already he recognises that it will be a roller coaster ride Read more

Veena Viswanathan, Insead

How important is it to develop staff talent? MBA blogger Veena Viswanathan asks Rajeev Kakar, chief executive of Dunia Finance UAE for his opinion  Read more

Kshitij Gopal, National University of Singapore

Most MBA courses are short. For most students they’re too short to figure out what to do with life and the future. For others they’re too packed with activity to sit back and take a break and for the select few who have families or jobs waiting for them – too little interest to care about what the batch is up to. Read more

Charlotte Clarke, Communities Content Editor

“Despite a conviction for fraud, which billionaire said he was planning to stand in the European elections?” and “Which internet company turned down Daniek Ek, the founder of Spotify, for a job?” were just two of the questions in the FT’s Business School Challenge, which launched this week. Seven European business schools participated and and the winner was…… Read more

Kshitij Gopal, National University of Singapore

What is networking? Kshitij Gopal thinks there is value to be found in networking and making contacts for the same reasons that we make friends Read more

Tristan Tucker, University of Queensland

This month I have completed an interesting MBA subject in the field of innovation leadership. A week-long intensive covered traditional Innovation topics such as itellectual property, research and development as well as less obvious strands of innovation including process innovation. Read more

Abhinav Charan, Cambridge Judge MBA

Three weeks into his MBA programme and Abhinav is thoroughly enjoying himself. Although the workload is heavy, there is still time to attend a formal ball Read more

Tristan Tucker, University of Queensland

At the two-thirds mark, Tristan reflects on his aspirations for his MBA when he started the programme. Networking he says is far and away the best part of his programme. Read more

Hammad Hussain, IMD

MBA holidays are as much about making contacts, reviewing future employers and investigating the global economy as they are about lying on the beach and getting a suntan  Read more