Networking

Lynne Hoey, IE Business School Global MBA +

What is leadership? A networking event on Mindful Leadership was an opportunity to gain a real insight into the management expertise of two Fortune 500 executives 

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

With the end of his two-year MBA programme in sight Mark Patridge is determined to make the very most of all his last moments at business school 

Lynne Hoey, IE Business School Global MBA +

An online programme is ticking every box for one MBA student, however the opportunity for some face-to-face time with classmates that she had only met virtually was a real boost for one blogger 

Derek Laan, Sungkyunkwan - Kelley School of Business

A visit from a group of MBA students from the Kellogg school provided a great opportunity for students at Sungkyunkwan to lay on a fun nrtworking event 

Linda Groarke, Open University Business School

When studying for an MBA and working at the same time it is important to understand your learning environment and use the resources around you to help your MBA  

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

Looking for a job? Then take the advice of one MBA blogger and network, network, network. 

Noel Hanssens, University of Hong Kong

For many on an MBA programme the international diversity of the cohort is one of the key elements. A two-year programme allows for friendships to develop and in many cases is a network that lasts a lifetime 

Helen Casey, Imperial Business School EMBA

Nine months into her EMBA programme one new blogger looks back on her first experiences of business school and gives tips for would-be students 

Eunice Benedicto, Durham University Business School

The first three months of the MBA programme have been packed with activities and the time has flown 

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

It has been a very busy period for one blogger who despite studying on a full-time programme has continued to work part time, adding an additional layer of complexity to an already busy life  

Arun Chaubey, Indian School of Business

As well as academic commitments students are busy with extra curricular activities, including working with non-profits 

Liliana Diaconu, Brandeis International Business School

Experiencing US culture has proved to be an eye-opener for one MBA blogger. Used to the culture of her own country she welcomes the transparency and abundance of information available 

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 

Nihar Dalmia, Oxford University: Saïd

With his MBA programme about to start one blogger is making the most of his final weeks of “freedom” 

Lee Mrnjavac, Iese Business School

As the summer comes to an end – yet another couple of months have flown by – I am trying to drag myself back into a studious frame of mind, which so effortlessly left me the day my internship finished. 

Aurelie Metcheka

A week-long trip to Russia included visits to a variety of companies – from luxury brands to software – but there was still time for sightseeing and catching up with alumni 

Kelvin Chiu

The MBA is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and students are determined to make the most of it 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

A Model United Nations simulation gives students the opportunity to flex their MBA muscles and understand the importance of keeping an open mind in negotiations 

Kelvin Chiu

With the recruiting season upon them the students have to be both persistent and prepared to network, network and network 

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

International conferences give students the opportunity to network and discover that although they may hail from very different countries their concerns are similar  

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

The spring break gives students the opportunity to take study tours overseas, witnessing at first hand how companies operate internationally  

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

An overseas trip gave students from Wharton’s east and west coast campuses the opportunity to network with students from Stellenbosch Business School as well as experience at first hand the practicalities of engaging with emerging markets  

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

Focusing on your goals and working out how you are going to achieve them is one of the lessons to be learnt at business school