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CVP Stories: Amphibious Electric Vehicle with Jaguar Land Rover

Coming from the Middle East, I was drawn to CJBS by its promise of high-quality projects and hands-on experiences. The first of these during the Cambridge MBA is the Cambridge Venture Project (CVP). I was eager to use my Finance and Startup background to solve new problems for our client: Jaguar Land Rover. Fast forward […]

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Winning the InsureTech & RegTech Venture

On the weekend of 17-19 November, we (Monique Andrew, Nick Ellwood and Michael Bean) took part in the InsureTech & RegTech Venture Creation Weekend (VCW) at Cambridge Judge Business School. The VCW is an event for students, postdocs, professional and researchers working on emerging technologies and innovations in InsureTech and RegTech, who are interested in learning […]

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China Careers Trek – incoming MBA class

The China Careers Trek was a student-led initiative, jointly between the incoming Cambridge MBA class and MBAs from Oxford Said Business School. It allowed us to network with local business leaders, gain insights into regional business practices, and mingle with incoming MBA students from our class. Our trip started in Hong-Kong, which to many, is […]

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GCP Team American Airlines – Customer Ex

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 […]

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Sourcing a GCP project: WHILL – Next Gen

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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What are the students in the Women’s Lea

The WLI is a School-wide programme which involves faculty, staff and students. It aims to serve as a platform to enable women’s empowerment and leadership in the business world globally. WLI Student Interest Group (SIG) Chairs Harshitha Balini and Aurelia Kassatly tell us about how MBA students have been taking an active role. Debate In […]

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Cambridge Venture Project – Founders4Sch

In the last two months or so, my Cambridge Venture Project (CVP) group, consisting of Lana Bazzy, Lucy Lan, Sunga Lungu, Akshat Mathur and I, were fortunate enough to work with Founders4Schools, where we worked directly with them to resolve key research questions they are currently facing in their business. Founders4Schools is a social enterprise based in […]

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Cambridge MBAs hit Amsterdam for Private...

The MBA experience is different from traditional university studies in many crucial aspects: the opportunity to tailor your pathway as you like; a diverse community and extensive exposure to challenging management assignments which require excellent multi-tasking abilities. In fact, opportunities for development are not bound to the school or even the University of Cambridge. One of the […]

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New Battery Technology – Cambridge Ventu

November. It is around 8pm and we are cycling in a typical cold and wet Cambridge evening. Our destination is the Institute for Manufacturing at the University of Cambridge. Our objective is to meet our CVP clients. We are working on commercialisation of a breakthrough battery technology. Sounds cool, right? Because it is cool. For […]

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