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Going Native – my Cambridge MBA Global Consulting Project with Native Design

What was your Cambridge MBA Global Consulting project experience like overall? Doing an MBA is about charting out a transformational journey. I wanted my journey to lead me from the world of finance to the world of Design Thinking. The Global Consulting Project (GCP) with Native Design at Cambridge Judge Business School gave me an amazing […]

My Cambridge MBA Global Consulting Project (GCP) with United Nations Defeat-NCD Partnership

I had the privilege of doing my MBA Global Consulting Project with the United Nations Defeat-NCD Partnership. My teammates and I – Dhananjay Dixit, Jim Chang, Tim Belitza, and Yoshin Nakamura – successfully developed a business case and investment pitch for a set of satellite cancer centres in Rwanda, to improve health outcomes impacted by […]

Our MBA Global Consulting Project (GCP) – World Wide Fund for Nature

What was your Cambridge MBA Global Consulting Project experience like overall? The Global Consulting Project (GCP) was an opportunity for our team to bring together our past experiences, our current learnings, and our future goals. We were looking for an opportunity to make a practical difference for a cause we really believed in. While the […]

MBA Global Consulting Project (GCP) – Advancing the Economic Development of Afri

The Cambridge MBA opens new doors, it allows you to be curious and to explore unexpected opportunities; to develop a global network, make lifelong friendships and benefit from renowned academic faculty. This is what I was promised, and I feel privileged that this was what I discovered to be true. The Global Consulting Project (GCP) […]

Global Consulting Project (GCP): World Wide Fund for Nature

Global Consulting Project (GCP): World Wide Fund for Nature

During Michaelmas Term, a group of us decided that we wanted to find a project that would allow us to achieve the maximum impact and engage in an effort that we believe is meaningful. As we all shared a collective interest in conservation, development work, and Africa as a continent, we reached out to numerous […]

Energy and Sustainability SIG: half way through

Energy and Sustainability SIG: half way through

Cambridge Judge Business School is proudly highlighting its ability to tailor the MBA programme in a way to support various aspirations of each and every student. There are quite a few ways to do this, starting from the traditional electives selection that many other business schools adopt through to a standard Summer Project, that often […]

GCP Despatches from the Field (Week Three)

In this, the third of our “GCP Despatches from the Field” series, Diana shares her experience of her team’s project with Transformative, where they were based in various locations around the world. Tranformative (UK, USA) Diana Robinson  Our GCP project was with Transformative, an exciting start-up that does predictive analytics in healthcare, specifically addressing sudden […]

GCP Despatches from the Field (Week Two): Carnegie Hall

GCP Despatches from the Field (Week Two): Carnegie Hall

In this “GCP Despatches from the Field” series, Isabel shares her experience of her team’s project with Carnegie Hall in New York. Carnegie Hall (New York, NY, USA) Isabel Siragusa We knew we had arrived at Carnegie Hall the moment we walked into our designated work space and it was actually a practice room complete […]

GCP Team American Airlines – Customer Experience Improvement

THE TEAM Over March and April 2017, I chose to accept a mission to work with a team of dedicated professionals for our Cambridge MBA GCP. My team consisted of Danielle Devenuti (codename ‘The PM’), Dandi Li (codename ‘X-Factor’), Moji Olawoyin (codename ‘Super Researcher’), and myself (codename ‘Consultant’). THE CLIENT American Airlines aspires to be […]

Sourcing a GCP project: WHILL – Next Generation Personal Mobility

On 14 April 2017, we finished our GCP project by making the final presentation in Japan to our client, WHILL, a late-stage start-up founded in 2012, dedicated to reinventing the personal mobility industry with an intelligent personal electric vehicle that aims to eliminate the negative perception associated with wheelchairs. Whereas the GCP is just a […]

Working for BRAC – GCP blog

BRAC is the world’s largest NGO and you have probably never heard of it. Founded in 1972 in Bangladesh to assist the population following the civil war with Pakistan and subsequent independence, BRAC employs over 120,000 people – more than most Fortune 500 multinationals – and through one of its eight umbrella programs ranging from […]

Crafty Business: Eastern Market Brewing Company GCP Report

Fairness and Accessibility.  These are probably not the first words that come to mind when you think of craft beer and yet they were two words that kept coming up during our interviews with founders and master brewers from some of the top craft breweries in the world. The craft beer industry in the US […]

Is it Still You? GCP team Graphcore

Excerpts from a discussion with Graphcore’s Chief Technology Officer, Simon Knowles My Global Consulting Project (GCP) team, made up of myself, Apoorv Pandit, Jenn Atchley, Lana Bazzy and Nicolas Croix, have recently arrived at the headquarters of our client, Graphcore, in Silicon Valley. Graphcore are experts in machine learning and artificial intelligence. One of our […]

A powerful bonding experience — Team Addenbrooke’s GCP week 3

“I’ve worked with a lot of MBA students over the past few years. And this group is by far the friendliest group and has worked exceptionally well together as a team.” – Lawrence Ashelford, introducing the Addenbrooke’s GCP team at the final presentation. The team was a bit nervous at the outset of the final […]

Delivering the presentation — GCP Team WHO week 3

GCP team WHO outside offices

Three weeks of research, brainstorming and client interviews, led us to this day. We are finally on board our flight to Geneva, Switzerland, to meet our client and present our final deliverables! This will be our first time meeting our client face to face, but we had no qualms about it as we kept in constant […]

In full swing — GCP Team WHO week 2

GCP Team WHO project working

As our project with the World Health Organisation (WHO) goes into full swing, we found ourselves having to split into sub-teams to conduct interviews with various departments within the client’s organisation. We went through the school’s well-equipped databases, scrutinised reports and publicly available information, and presented our individual findings to one another. Hours were spent […]

A super cappuchino team — GCP Team WHO week 1

GCP Team WHO meeting for food

Our team is made up of 5 students: Allegra from Germany, Ciro from Italy, Nid from Thailand, and Ling and Lynn from Malaysia. Our team members have not gotten a chance to properly know one another since the start of the MBA programme in September last year, so our first week, apart from kicking off […]

Trading the stethoscope for a clipboard — GCP Team Addenbrooke’s update

Team Addenbrookes outside SWLEOC

The Addenbrooke’s GCP team has had a busy week in board rooms, hospital wards and operating theatres. Coordinated by Aditya Nigudkar, the team connected with approximately a dozen different health care providers and managers across different specialties as part of their qualitative research. Kit Hobbs organized a site visit to South West London Elective Orthopaedic […]

Introducing the Addenbrooke’s Hospital Global Consulting Project 2016 Team

Addenbrooke's GCP team

Aditya Nigudkar, Kit Hobbs, Dante Palazzo and Neil Dubey are the four group members of the Addenbrooke’s Hospital Global Consulting Project (GCP). We’re very excited to utilise our diverse backgrounds and resources at Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) to improve our local healthcare systems. Although the specifics of our project are confidential, we are performing […]

Johannesburg Trek: Ian’s view

First let’s set the scene, with some background music: African drums in the background… bring in some guitar… some bongos… and then the adventure begins… Beautiful sunsets, lions, wildlife, wild people, load shedding, mini-bus taxis, 11 official languages, the Springboks, biltong, Madiba, Mzansi, South Africa. I don’t think I need to give you any more […]