Networking

Andrew DeLuca, WHU

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

Andrew DeLuca, WHU

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

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. 

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 

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  

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 

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 

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 

Kelvin Chiu

In his first blog Kelvin Chiu feels excited but also a little apprehensive as he contemplates his MBA journey 

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

A break from the MBA routine gives Brigitte time to reflect on what the MBA has taught her so far 

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

With her school hosting MBAs from another continent, Brigitte has discovered that MBAs the world over appear to think alike 

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

For the first time Oxford and Cambridge students collaborate to put on a Ted conference – where speakers discuss technology, entertainment and design.  

Abhishek Ramanathan, Australian School of Business

With the first term finished students are beginning to take the programme more in their stride and are beginning to focus on the recruitment process 

Lidija Pehak Kolenko, Essec Business School

In May, Geneva once again played host to an exclusive event. It was the eleventh European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition, which I had the opportunity to attend. 

Barbara O'Beirne, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business

Opportunities present themselves in the most unexpected of circumstances and a fleeting conversation can change someone’s career path 

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 

Chloe Weisberg, Stern School of Business, NYU

Spring break gives MBA students the opportunity to discover different cultures as well as network with students from other business schools 

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

Even though this blog is titled “The fine art of networking,” I’d just like to say that I despise the word “networking.” 

Pranay Harsh, Wharton School

The first semester at Wharton really flew by. It’s hard to imagine that I had arrived in Philly back in late July and that I’ve been there for more than five months now! 

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Well the trimester is now over and my final group deliverable for my business intelligence capstone course, a client presentation and white paper on the global energy market, was well received by both the client and the professor. 

Tyler Marcus, Fuqua School of Business

Networking can turn every business school student into a Ponce de Leon looking for the fountain of everlasting contacts. The process can unfortunately drift towards a more goal-oriented venture that ignores surrounding opportunities.

 

Alex Ferrari, University of Miami

The last blog I submitted was MBAs and relocation and today’s topic revisits it a bit: MBAs and the infamous job search. 

Vera Guerreiro, Tuck School of Business

Everyone complains about how the first year of an MBA programme goes by so fast and the second year even faster and time flies and the MBA has gone by in a flash.