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The Yale Healthcare Case Competition 2018

  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, […]

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 […]

CVP Stories: From architecture and construction to AI and machine learning

CVP Stories: From architecture and construction to AI and machine learning

I can’t believe it’s nearly the end of January! I arrived in Cambridge four months ago and the time has literally flown by. A lot of things happened over the past months. The MBA Programme is so intense that you do not have many possibilities to slow down and take a breath – unless you […]

Healthcare Student Interest Group trip to Congenica

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 […]

CVP Stories: Amphibious Electric Vehicle with Jaguar Land Rover

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 […]

Winning the InsureTech & RegTech Venture Creation Weekend

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]