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Kaizen spirit — the Sony Europe company

On 29 January 2016, 30 MBA students participated in the Sony Europe company trek—an activity organized by the Cambridge Asia Business Association (CABA). This was a great opportunity for us to go out of the classroom and see the theories we’ve learned in class applied in real life. Sony Europe (based in Weybridge, UK) is […]

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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 […]

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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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The Cambridge China Dialogue

By Tabs Aziz: “Last week Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) welcomed a delegation of distinguished business leaders from China led by Wang Boming, one of the founding fathers of the China’s securities market (President of the Stock Exchange Executive Council (SEEC)). Experiencing this forum first hand and having a chance to interact with some of […]

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Crystallising learning into praxis

Waking up to full-on sunshine and a chorus of exotic birds, we started every day of our Global Consulting Project (GCP) in Belo Horizonte, Brazil with a fresh mind. And although the four weeks flew by- they certainly left us with a number of crucial experiences to take forward. Our first-hand challenge in Latin America […]

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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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Global Consulting Projects 2015: Week fo...

The teams report from the final week of their Global Consulting Project (GCP): CLIENT: SIAM COMMERCIAL BANK Team members: Jerry Dulayakometh, Yusuke Kobayashi, Maura Lightfoot, Yenson She and Wimonrat Wachiraksasawakul This week marked the end of our Global Consulting Project with Siam Commercial Bank, one of the largest three commercial banks in Thailand. The out-of-classroom perspective […]

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Global Consulting Projects 2015: Week tw...

CLIENT: AFRICA’S VOICES FOUNDATION (ALSO KNOWN AS SIMBA’S PRIDE) Members: Render Braswell, Sarah Burslem, David Pepper, and Vera Vasilyeva I write this from our apartment in central Nairobi, where we have had an extremely interesting week.  We were able to meet a consultant working on the Well Told Story project (funded by the Gates Foundation) and an […]

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Global Consulting Projects 2015: Week o...

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: BNY MELLON – ASSET MANAGEMENT Team-members: Chris Millar, […]

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