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.
It’s crunch time once again here in Miami. Read more
The end of the second term is approaching fast. A little too fast. Read more
There’s a particular subject about which I have learned a great deal and it’s not even part of my schedule.
Time management at business school is something many students struggle with. There is only enough time to pursue a fraction of the worthwhile opportunities available. Students constantly grumble about this as if it were out of their control, including me. Read more