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Project lift off & blue sky thinking

It’s lift off for the first MBA team project of the year, as Christina and her team join an aerospace start-up. She explains why the Cambridge Venture project is ideal for individuals looking for management consulting experience and how the project has helped the MBAs understand more – not just about their client – but […]

An entrepreneur goes back to school

About me…. A typical engineer with atypical dreams, I ventured into entrepreneurship – by starting a beverage alcohol company immediately after completing my undergraduate course in 2009. I enjoyed the unrivaled feat of introducing ‘Ready to Drink’ alcoholic beverages and other spirits in the Indian market. My decision to take a break from my business […]

Crystallising learning into praxis

Waking up to full-on sunshine and a chorus of exotic birds, we started every day of our Global Consulting Project (GCP) in Belo Horizonte, Brazil with a fresh mind. And although the four weeks flew by- they certainly left us with a number of crucial experiences to take forward. Our first-hand challenge in Latin America […]

Global Consulting Projects 2015: Week tw...

CLIENT: AFRICA’S VOICES FOUNDATION (ALSO KNOWN AS SIMBA’S PRIDE) Members: Render Braswell, Sarah Burslem, David Pepper, and Vera Vasilyeva I write this from our apartment in central Nairobi, where we have had an extremely interesting week.  We were able to meet a consultant working on the Well Told Story project (funded by the Gates Foundation) and an […]

Emerging from and reflecting on Michaelm...

  The first term of the Cambridge MBA has been highly demanding, to say the least. In the midst of completing seven core courses, a thorough Career Accelerator Programme, Leadership Seminar Series, Cambridge Venture Project (CVP), and countless extracurricular activities both within and outside of Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) there has been little time […]