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A Forté adventure – My MBA year ahead

A Forté adventure – My MBA year ahead

I was excited to attend the 2022 Forté MBA Leadership Conference in Los Angeles.  This annual conference is organised by the Forté Foundation, a non-profit consortium of leading companies and business schools working together to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, work opportunities and a network of successful women. The conference welcomed Forté […]

More exceptional stories from the Cambridge MBA

We caught up with MBA Class of 2021/22 student Rosin Patel to hear about the exceptional stories and MBA insights that he has recorded and shared on his podcast series MBA Mic. Interviewing and hearing stories fortnightly from his cohort of 220 classmates, Rosin has captured career sector insights from founders and serial entrepreneurs to […]

From colleagues to classmates, to competitors – our career switch from Shell to McKinsey and Bain

Introduce yourself: Nate: Both Audrey and I are actually “Shell Babies” – we both joined Shell on the Graduate Programme right out of college and stayed there until we enrolled in the business school. I joined Shell in 2014 as a Production Engineer in their newly constructed lubricants blending plant in Indonesia and have moved […]

My education start up – MIRAIing – an MBA career journey into entrepreneurship

About my entrepreneurial journey Honestly speaking, I did not think about becoming an entrepreneur seriously until my Cambridge Judge life started. Before joining the Cambridge MBA, I was working in the public sector, providing international cooperation in the Japan International Cooperation Agency. My career goal after my MBA was a career change to work in […]

Organising the Cambridge MBA Japan Trek 2020

Organising the Cambridge MBA Japan Trek 2020

In January nineteen of our Cambridge MBA cohort, from eight different countries, started off 2020 with the annual Japan Trek, which has established itself as a highlight at CJBS. Amid high expectations, the organisers were anxious but excited about setting the programme for the seven day trek, and had spent a few hectic months preparing […]

A matter of exposure

A matter of exposure

Many things have changed since my last entry on the Cambridge MBA blog in September 2018. I could write about the incredibly intense learning experience, the varied extra-curricular activities, the May Balls, my Global Consulting Project in Norway or any one of the thousands of cool events that happened during the year. The truth is […]

Founders Factory: a visit by the Entrepreneurship SIG

Founders Factory: a visit by the Entrepreneurship SIG

We arrived at the Founders Factory in London, for an evening of presentations given by three early stage startups. They ranged from a startup that is still forming market understanding and product offering to an early-stage company that has started selling to a limited audience. The companies included a media company that pulls together daily […]