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Project lift off & blue sky thinking

It’s lift off for the first MBA team project of the year, as Christina and her team join an aerospace start-up. She explains why the Cambridge Venture project is ideal for individuals looking for management consulting experience and how the project has helped the MBAs understand more – not just about their client – but […]

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An entrepreneur goes back to school

About me…. A typical engineer with atypical dreams, I ventured into entrepreneurship – by starting a beverage alcohol company immediately after completing my undergraduate course in 2009. I enjoyed the unrivaled feat of introducing ‘Ready to Drink’ alcoholic beverages and other spirits in the Indian market. My decision to take a break from my business […]

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How to host a Japan Day

By Tomo, Shingo and Masa. On May 9th 2015 our taxi was stuck in a traffic jam on the way home from MBAT Tournament at HEC Paris to Cambridge. Suddenly Shingo said, “Why don’t we organize an event that introduces Japanese culture?” This short question was enough to evoke our passion. Tomo and I replied, […]

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Tracing the Silicon boom

We’re just entering the final week of our Global Consulting Project and all sad that we’re nearing the end of what has been a fantastic journey. It’s been great to work on an incredibly interesting project with a rapidly growing tech company in Silicon Valley. Aside from learning a huge amount on the project we’ve […]

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Social Impact Exchange Day: Uniting the ...

  On Sunday 25th May 2014, students from Cambridge Judge Business School attended a Social Impact Exchange Day, alongside peers from Oxford Said Business School and London Business School. The day’s activities, organised by the co-chairs of the Social Impact Clubs at the three business schools respectively, offered students an insight into careers in the social impact […]

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An MBA Odyssey to New York City

Two weeks ago, my team (Abhinav, Andrew, João, Kristin, and I) embarked on a fantastic, business-school sponsored trip to New York City to take part in the “MBA Odyssey” competition. The “MBA Odyssey” is an annual event for the world’s top MBA providers that is hosted by Columbia Business School. This year’s illustrious participants included: […]

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Global Consulting Project 2014: GOAL on ...

Our second day in Kenema has been spent in a Toyota 4×4 (an awesome vehicle if ever there was one) travelling cross-country via muddy, rocky, hilly roads and into small villages for site visits. The purpose of the site visits was for us to see who the customers of Alafia latrines are, and what the customer […]

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Global Consulting Project 2014: Introduc...

  [THE BRIEF]: We’re four MBA students from Cambridge Judge Business School about to embark on a 2.5 week trip to Sierra Leone to examine the Alafia sanitation marketing programme that GOAL are running in Kenema, the third largest city in Sierra Leone. There’s a day to go before the four of us fly out. […]

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The Growth of MBA Careers in the Social ...

  On Monday 17 February 2014, 12 members of the Cambridge Judge Business School Social Innovation Student Interest Group (SIG) visited five social impact organisations in London as part of a student-led ‘Career Trek’. From capacity building at UnLtd, impact investing at home at Big Social Capital and in emerging markets–at Acumen and Pearson Affordable […]

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First step in tackling the Hult Prize –

In the mid-19th Century, Cholera used to be known as “The King” in London.  In slum areas particularly, its spread was fast, ferocious and fatal. So when tasked with addressing health in today’s urban slums, it may perhaps be surprising that non-communicable diseases – cancers, mental health disorders, diabetes, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases – are […]

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My mission to start a company in the nex...

My mission to start a company in the next 12 months…

I’ve come to Cambridge Judge Business School with a mission:  Start a company in the next 12 months, or stop talking about it.   I’m what many would deride as a ‘wantrapreneur. ’  I’ve been brainstorming ideas, creating wireframes, and buying domain names for years, but I’ve never actually created a finished product that someone could […]

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