My experience on the International Business Study Trip to São Paolo, Brazil

My experience on the International Business Study Trip to São Paolo, Brazil

In March 2019, 116 Executive MBA participants from the 2018 cohort descended on São Paolo, Brazil, for the International Business Study Trip (IBST) week.

I probed members of faculty on what the ‘top secret location’ of the trip was in advance. My guess (and hopes) had been Colombia, so I was happy and not too far off with Brazil.

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A Very International EMBA programme

A Very International EMBA programme

It has been over a year since Jiaqi Nie (EMBA 2017) first began his EMBA journey at Cambridge. Learn about his international travels and experiences in his latest post. “Swift fly the years”, as the famous quote goes. Over a year has flown by, with last year’s matriculation day still as vivid as yesterday. Falling… Continue Reading

Wedding bells and graduation gowns – my final EMBA adventure

Wedding bells and graduation gowns – my final EMBA adventure

Brooke Bornick (EMBA 2016) married her EMBA classmate – Sébastien Long – in Cambridge, the day before their University graduation. Brooke reflects on her final weekend in Cambridge before starting her new family life – and business ventures – in Texas. As the new 2018 cohort prepares for Orientation Week, I’m equal parts envious that they… Continue Reading

Leadership in the space industry – an interview with Yasrine Ibnyahya

Leadership in the space industry – an interview with Yasrine Ibnyahya

Yasrine Ibnyahya (EMBA 2016) is Principal of Advanced Concepts at Inmarsat, the leading satellite communications company. A passionate advocate for innovation in the space industry, she shares with us her leadership philosophy and career journey. You were recently recognised at the 2018 Women in Technology Series Awards for “outstanding leadership” and for cultivating an “inclusive,… Continue Reading

Failing to see through the project management haze

Failing to see through the project management haze

Despite the plethora of advanced project management tools and techniques, most projects turn out to be poor value for money. Abdi Ali (EMBA 2015) highlights some of the challenges in the field and how the “managerial aspect” of projects is still poorly understood. Imagine regularly attending project oversight committee meetings and sifting through colourful project… Continue Reading

Making the most of an opportunity – an EMBA graduation

Making the most of an opportunity – an EMBA graduation

Musaddiq Khan (EMBA 2016) recently graduated from the University of Cambridge’s EMBA programme. In his first post as a “graduand”, he reflects on why he joined the programme. I’m incredibly proud to have graduated from the University of Cambridge, completing the Executive MBA at Cambridge Judge Business School. Despite a gruelling 20 months, which included… Continue Reading