Networking

Eunice Benedicto, Durham University Business School

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

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  Read more

Arun Chaubey, Indian School of Business

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

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 Read more

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 Read more

Nihar Dalmia, Oxford University: Saïd

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

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. Read more

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 Read more

Kelvin Chiu

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

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 Read more

Kelvin Chiu

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

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  Read more

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  Read more

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  Read more

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 Read more

Andrew DeLuca, WHU

A conference on gender balance draws the attention of students to the lack of female representation in the boardroom Read more

Andrew DeLuca, WHU

Mastering time management is one of the most important skills that an MBA student can learn 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

Katie Cannon, London Business School

The power of networks can be far more pervasive than you realise and surfaces in the most unexpected of places Read more

Kamal Nagi, Stanford Graduate School of Business

The MBA is designed to be both fun and academically challenging and in the early days it is difficult to find the ‘work/life’ balance  Read more

Kamal Nagi, Stanford Graduate School of Business

With his first year at Stanford Graduate School of Business under his belt, Kamal Nagi begins to blog about his MBA experiences Read more

Suhel Banerjee, Kellogg School of Management

Kellogg students have recently returned from a series of week-long trips to various locations around the world, which include fun activities and also voluntary work for local communities Read more

Suhel Banerjee, Kellogg School of Management

It was only once he was in his global MBA class that Suhel understood the meaning of global diversity Read more