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The Yale Healthcare Case Competition 201...

  In Febraury of this year, a team of Camrbridge MBAs, Gabriel Thia (Singapore), Hannah Kanamori (Japan), Xin Qi (China) and Yiwei Li (China) and Takehiro Aoki (Japan) were awarded the first place at the Yale Healthcare Case Competition (YHCC). The YHCC is an annual international case competition organised by the Yale School of Management, […]

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Healthcare Student Interest Group trip t...

Healthcare Student Interest Group trip to Congenica

On 3 November, the Healthcare Student Interest Group (SIG) conducted their first off-campus activity – visiting biotech company Congenica Ltd, which is a leading company in human genome analysis. The purpose of this visit was to understand the future of healthcare industry and to network with people in the industry. In a modern office building […]

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Delivering the presentation — GCP Team W

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 […]

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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 […]

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A super cappuchino team — GCP Team WHO w

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 […]

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Trading the stethoscope for a clipboard ...

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 […]

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Introducing the Addenbrooke’s Hospital G

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 […]

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Global Consulting Projects 2015: Week th...

  CLIENT: DNANEXUS Team members: Krish Vallurupalli, Alberto Facelli, Lee (Minjing) Li, Ram Rajan, and Shinichiro Shinozaki THE CASE OF YOUR IDENTITY IN THE CLOUD: It’s been three weeks and we are almost towards the end of our Global Consulting Project (GCP). Our trials and tribulations have somehow brought us closer together as a team of five MBAs travelling from Cambridge to […]

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Global Consulting Projects 2015: Week on...

During the Global Consulting Project, MBAs form teams to consult with blue-chip multinational corporations or international organisations on a particular aspect of their business. We asked a selection of the GCP teams to send us a snapshot of their week’s activities. Come back for next week’s installment. CLIENT: MERCK CONSUMER HEALTH Team members: Veena Adityan, Bhawna Arora, […]

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My MBA year-in-review: part 2

The new academic year saw an increasing amount of global travel for Cambridge MBA, Jacqui Gilbert. It was the season for competitions: both business-centered challenges and sports tournaments. The term also saw Jacqui become a ‘googler’ for her Global Consulting Project, the flagship practical project undertaken during the Cambridge MBA year. Term 2: Lent Global […]

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Biomedicine, Biobusiness and Biodollars

Learning more about the healthcare sector was the main reason I chose the Cambridge MBA and I have not been disappointed. Having worked with pharmaceutical companies, governments, health insurance firms (public and private), and multilateral aid agencies, I expected my learning to be only incremental–but I could not have been more wrong. The Pharmaceuticals and […]

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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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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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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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