Studying for an MBA online is a marathon rather than a sprint. Linda Groarke at the Open University Business School has some timely tips on studying and time management Read more
Juggling the MBA with the rest of her life- both professional and personal – continues to be a challenge for one blogger Read more
When studying for an MBA and working at the same time it is important to understand your learning environment and use the resources around you to help your MBA Read more
Before embarking on her MBA programme one blogger has taken the time to organise her work and her personal life in pursuit of the elusive work/life balance Read more
Mastering time management is one of the most important skills that an MBA student can learn Read more
Revision is a great way of committing knowledge to memory, especially when the spur is fear of failure and exam resits Read more
Periods of increased pressure, if approached in a positive frame of mind, can be both exhilarating and also highly productive Read more
As an undergraduate time was something to be squandered, but now studying for an EMBA and working full time, one MBA blogger understands the importance of time management Read more
With her school hosting MBAs from another continent, Brigitte has discovered that MBAs the world over appear to think alike Read more
In selecting any MBA programme research is vital and the MBA blogs have provided an insight into what it is like to go to business school Read more
If I could have a drink every time someone said to me: “Ooh, part time, that’s the toughest way to do an MBA” I would be suffering from alcohol poisoning by now. Read more
With the first term over, time management has been one of the most important lessons learned Read more
A one-year MBA programme is extremely demanding and time management is essential to get the most out of the programme Read more
Selecting what is important in one’s life inevitably means having to make sacrifices in other areas Read more
If you think that an MBA is a chance to take a “break” from work for a year or so, then you should really think again Read more
I have just finished reading tomorrow’s case for my Information Systems class and decided to relax and blog about an aspect that I feel is very critical to one-year programmes: managing our time and energy. Read more
This week, everywhere you go in the Saïd Business School, you will see laptops flipping open, little Apple logos glowing and pencils scribbling. MBA classes are now in full swing.
After two months of studying for an MBA at a top school, I can say that the secret of this MBA is Time Management. Time Management is very important inside every organisation, but also inside an MBA programme.
Over the last two weeks, my fellow MBA classmates and I have been inundated with full-day lectures: topics ranged from career advice to IT instructions, from fire safety to examination expectations.
As students we have packed Outlook calendars and frantic schedules. Immediate access to the world and perhaps more importantly, the constant ability to plan schedules has made us all merely our own personal assistants.
Draining is the first word that comes to my mind right now. This third mini term has truly been tiring. Unlike past semesters at the University of Miami, this one has a few unique aspects to it. Read more
Yes, I was one of the few naïve ones who thought that as I transitioned from consulting to student life, I was going to have a lot of time on my hands. Oh how wrong I was!
Things are busy! But in a good way. During undergrad, the majority of my time was probably taken up by classes and I certainly spent a ton of time in the computer lab – as a computer science major, the computer lab was, sadly, my second home.