Strategy

Omar Khan, University of Sydney Business School

Omar Khan, our Australia-based blogger, describes his trip to Asia with 24 MBA students  Read more

Niladri Gupta, Lancaster University Management School

Blogger Niladri Gupta has been immersed in strategy. Implementing a strategy is much harder than simply devising it he says because of the human element Read more

Niladri Gupta, Lancaster University Management School

If Machiavelli were around today would he have been a strategy consultant? Blogger Niladri Gupta from Lancaster University Management School believes he definitely would have been Read more

Niladri Gupta, Lancaster University Management School

Is there really an MBA bubble now, a fellow student asked me last week. “It depends!” was my quick retort. Read more

Jaya Sharma, Manchester Business School

Students hit the ground running for the second term at Manchester Business School. MBA blogger Jaya Sharma found the first week of classes vigorous and challenging with two main modules that stood out – strategy and negotiations  Read more

Hammad Hussain, IMD

One blogger who is at the beginning of his MBA programme has discovered the importance of strategy, not only for business, but also for life Read more

Helen Casey, Imperial Business School EMBA

Juggling the MBA with the rest of her life- both professional and personal – continues to be a challenge for one blogger Read more

James Doherty, Esade Business School

For one blogger the value of team work was brought home to him in a recent case competition.  Read more

Liliana Diaconu, Brandeis International Business School

The sparkling Christmas decorations have filled us with happiness and excitement. The holiday season is the time for gifts and the time when families come together to celebrate. For many MBA students this time of the year also marks the time of final exams, paper deadlines and endless hours studying. Stress and tensions are undoubtedly high but these are the last obstacles before we reach that brief period of rest and recovery. Read more

Ashish Rastogi, IIM Calcutta

Applying lessons from the classroom to real-life situations can help MBA students understand “the nuts and bolts” of a company’s strategy  Read more

Karenina Loayza, MBA Cass Business School

To mark the end of the first section of the MBA, teams of students were assigned a company facing a challenge. Their brief was to examine strategy, organisational behaviour and accounting and come up with recommendations.  Read more

Karenina Loayza, MBA Cass Business School

One of the biggest challenges of any international and diverse business school is keeping the student cohort happy, because each of us has different expectations and a distinct approach to the programme.

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Andrew DeLuca, WHU

A business simulation game allows students to make investment and strategy decisions in a controlled and fun environment Read more

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

With the programme drawing to a close thoughts are naturally turning to life after business school and the job search Read more

Barry Chien, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

Part of the process of studying for an MBA is reflecting on future aspirations and goals and taking steps now to achieve future aims Read more

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

The summer spent on a technology transfer project was time well spent, allowing a group of MBA students the opportunity to study the technologies and then come up with fresh insights into marketing potential and the steps needed to commercialise the research Read more

Wesley Cole, Cass Business School

I remember Christmas 1998 vividly. I was in my last year of school and starting to realise the joys of independence and freedom. As presents I was given CK One aftershave, a new Ben Sherman shirt and a NOW 41 CD featuring East 17. Good times. Read more

Mehul Ruparelia, Indian School of Business

Despite the rapid pace of the one-year programme, there is still time for formal and informal events at the Indian School of Business, including wine tasting  Read more

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

An internship at a centre for scientific and technological research in Mexico broadens the experience of a group of Thunderbird MBAs Read more

Barry Chien, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

School has been out for three weeks now due to the Chinese New Year holiday and I’ve had plenty of time to study Chinese, meet friends and enjoy the holiday festivities. Read more

Vera Guerreiro, Tuck School of Business

At Tuck, the first week of every term is course picking week, also known as add-drop week. We get the opportunity to try all the classes we are interested in, in order to make a final choice before the week is over. Read more

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

Four thousand three hundred and fifty pages were assigned to us as “essential reading” for this seven-week term (yes that is 4,350 pages in seven weeks!).

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Vera Guerreiro, Tuck School of Business

This week we had to rank our courses for the winter term. This is the first step of a little bit of Tuck magic that allows most students to take all the courses they are interested in during their time at Tuck. Read more