Omar Khan, our Australia-based blogger, describes his trip to Asia with 24 MBA students
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
Is there really an MBA bubble now, a fellow student asked me last week. “It depends!” was my quick retort.
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
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
Juggling the MBA with the rest of her life- both professional and personal – continues to be a challenge for one blogger
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.
Applying lessons from the classroom to real-life situations can help MBA students understand “the nuts and bolts” of a company’s strategy
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.
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.
A business simulation game allows students to make investment and strategy decisions in a controlled and fun environment
With the programme drawing to a close thoughts are naturally turning to life after business school and the job search
Part of the process of studying for an MBA is reflecting on future aspirations and goals and taking steps now to achieve future aims
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
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.
An internship at a centre for scientific and technological research in Mexico broadens the experience of a group of Thunderbird MBAs
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.
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.
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!).
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.