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Global Consulting Project 2014: GOAL on the road in the Kenema…

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 […]

Global Consulting Project 2014: Introducing team: GOAL, Sierra Leone

  [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. […]

The Growth of MBA Careers in the Social Innovation Space

  On Monday 17 February 2014, 12 members of the Cambridge Judge Business School Social Innovation Student Interest Group (SIG) visited five social impact organisations in London as part of a student-led ‘Career Trek’. From capacity building at UnLtd, impact investing at home at Big Social Capital and in emerging markets–at Acumen and Pearson Affordable […]

First step in tackling the Hult Prize – non-communicable diseases in urban slums

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 […]

My mission to start a company in the next 12 months…

My mission to start a company in the next 12 months…

I’ve come to Cambridge Judge Business School with a mission:  Start a company in the next 12 months, or stop talking about it.   I’m what many would deride as a ‘wantrapreneur. ’  I’ve been brainstorming ideas, creating wireframes, and buying domain names for years, but I’ve never actually created a finished product that someone could […]

Incredible India: part two of my experience meeting the founder of Infosys

Incredible India: part two of my experience meeting the founder of Infosys

Infosys InStep Programme: The campus in Bangalore is simply amazing.  All interns are given accommodation and free cab rides so they can visit the surroundings.  I get to walk through beautiful gardens, fountains and futuristic buildings on my way into the office.  There’s a gym, swimming pool, shops, restaurants… everything an internship participant needs.  And […]

Incredible India: my extraordinary encounter with the famous founder of Infosys

Incredible India: my extraordinary encounter with the famous founder of Infosys

Fortune Magazine says he’s one of the greatest entrepreneurs of our time.  And I got the chance to work with him this summer during my MBA internship at Infosys.  Mr Narayana Murthy is no stranger to anyone in today’s business world.  In 1981 along with six other Indian businessmen he founded Infosys, an IT services […]

Of reinvention and videogames

Of reinvention and videogames

In the world of business school marketing, flexibility is a term that is often used to describe the versatility and wide ranging applicability of an MBA program. Almost every top Bschool ends up promising versatile course content and fluid program boundaries, all of which are aimed at helping students tailor their MBA experience and career outcomes. At Cambridge Judge […]

Why I chose The Cambridge MBA over another UK MBA programme

Why I chose The Cambridge MBA over another UK MBA programme

A year ago, I was in a fortunate position to choose between Cambridge and another UK business school for my MBA. I did my research and preferred Cambridge Judge Business School for a  few important reasons – 1)  the concentrations on offer 2)  a better project focus 3)  the small class-size and 4) location – not necessarily in that order. […]