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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tracing the Silicon boom

We’re just entering the final week of our Global Consulting Project and all sad that we’re nearing the end of what has been a fantastic journey. It’s been great to work on an incredibly interesting project with a rapidly growing tech company in Silicon Valley. Aside from learning a huge amount on the project we’ve […]

Global Consulting Projects 2015: Week one continued

During the Global Consulting Project, MBAs form teams to consult with blue-chip multinational corporations or international organisations on a particular aspect of their business. We asked a selection of the GCP teams to send us a snapshot of their week’s activities. Come back for next week’s installment. CLIENT: MERCK CONSUMER HEALTH Team members: Veena Adityan, Bhawna Arora, […]

Global Consulting Projects 2015: Week one

During the Global Consulting Project, MBAs form teams to consult with blue-chip multinational corporations or international organisations on a particular aspect of their business. We asked a selection of the GCP teams to send us a snapshot of their week’s activities. Come back for next week’s installment. CLIENT: BNY MELLON – ASSET MANAGEMENT Team-members: Chris Millar, […]

My MBA year-in-review: part 2

The new academic year saw an increasing amount of global travel for Cambridge MBA, Jacqui Gilbert. It was the season for competitions: both business-centered challenges and sports tournaments. The term also saw Jacqui become a ‘googler’ for her Global Consulting Project, the flagship practical project undertaken during the Cambridge MBA year. Term 2: Lent Global […]

The Global Consulting Project Q&A: Lalit Peddakota, MBA.

  Lalit Peddakota (MBA 2013-14) sums up his recent Global Consulting Project experience-consulting for Japan Tobacco International. The Global Consulting Project sees MBAs form high calibre teams to tackle real issues faced by global clients. Pre-MBA Role: Pharmaceutical Scientist/Engineer Global Consulting Project Title: Business strategy planning for JTI’s global cigar business Global Consulting Project Locations: Geneva, […]

An MBA Odyssey to New York City

Two weeks ago, my team (Abhinav, Andrew, João, Kristin, and I) embarked on a fantastic, business-school sponsored trip to New York City to take part in the “MBA Odyssey” competition. The “MBA Odyssey” is an annual event for the world’s top MBA providers that is hosted by Columbia Business School. This year’s illustrious participants included: […]