For most of us, 2021 has been a fast ride. It still feels like it was only last month that I ended my four and half year’s career at Blackrock to join the MBA programme at the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School. Yet, here we are now towards the end of 2021 and I […]
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Cambridge Venture Project – Founders4Schools
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 […]
New Battery Technology – Cambridge Venture Project
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 […]
Pursuing the praxis of leadership
‘What is leadership?’, ‘What are the criteria for successful leadership?’, ‘How does an individual develop into the best possible leader?’ …although there are thousands of papers and articles published with a multitude of concepts and definitions, they can hardly shed light on all our questions. Since the start of our MBA programme, we have been […]
One month in- matriculated and project ready!
I am now one month into my Cambridge MBA experience but it feels like so much longer (in a good way!). Every day is so full of information, networking, practical sessions and fun that I’m already starting to feel like a member of this society, like I truly belong here. There’s been a lot happening […]
My MBA year-in-review: part 1
Transformative is a word often used to describe the experience of a world-class MBA. The changes to the way you think are subtle. It is impossible to pin the shifts in your thinking to a particular moment; rather I found the MBA was a series of small nudges. The cumulative effect of these nudges creating […]
1 Week to the Exams!
Wow… its a week to the exams and writing this post is a much needed break from learning financial reporting. For some of my classmates with prior experience in finance and accounting, this should be a breeze (or is it?). I must say that for someone with no prior experience in both areas, its been […]