soft skills

Marco Biava, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

Before the MBA programme properly begins, there is the pre-MBA which for Marco Biava was a three-week module which included team building and activities designed to enhance soft skills Read more >>

Marco Biava, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

Before his MBA programme officially began, Marco Biava took part in a three-week pre-MBA module which focused on team building. The sailing trip on the island of Hainan was he says the most effectivei team building trip he had ever been on 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 >>

Linda Groarke, Open University Business School

For Linda Groarke one of the most important things she has learned since beginning her MBA is learning about herself and the way she works Read more >>

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 Read more >>

Myha Truong

Based on my own observations, the business school courses that generated the most amount of grumbling amongst the student body were those in organisational behaviour (OB) and human resources management (HRM).

Some students were unhappy with these courses because there was no “right” answer, meaning that grades would be assigned based on subjective rather than objecdtive criteria. Others felt their tuition money and time could be better spent on courses that equipped them with concrete marketable skills, such as learning how to value a company. Finally, there was a subset of students who felt these courses were of little relevance to them since they were already well regarded by their peers and superiors with respect to their leadership abilities. Read more >>